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A New Kind of Gratitude During COVID-19

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks the coronavirus lockdowns and how she feels grateful for all she has, despite the current hardships.

The Best Laid Plans: Coronavirus and Metro Parent

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief discusses how and why even the best laid plans fell through this April along with some of the COVID-19 resources available at MetroParent.com.

Living With Intent: A Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief reflects on the loss of a member of the MP family, how important it is to be living with intent and how to do that this spring.

Out With the Old: How Education Changes Over Time

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks about how she used to learn, how other generations learn and how education changes over time.

Christmas Cookie Overload

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief-talks the number of cookies she makes every holiday season and explains how they inspired this month's cover story.

Sweet Success: A Lesson in Being Happy for Others

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief discusses a time in which she was jealous of a friend's success and how a teacher taught her a valuable lesson on being happy for others.

A Halloween Plea: Why Kids Should Still Head Out on Oct....

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief reminisces of past Halloween traditions and gives a desperate Halloween plea to put the trick-or-treating back in the holiday.

Nature Experiences in School Sow the Seeds of Learning

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief discusses the nature experiences she had in elementary school and why similar hands-on learning could benefit kids today.

The Wonder Years vs. Testy Toddlers: A Love-Hate Relationship

Metro Parent’s Editor-in-chief discusses why she feels that the toddler years are magical and also how this developmental stage can also be tough on parents.

In Search of the Little House on the Prairie Life

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks Little House on the Prairie life, why she wanted it as a kid and how living a simple life can benefit families.

Kids and Corsages: Why School Dances Still Matter for Kids Today

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief discusses why school dances still matter for kids, despite how parents might feel about them.

Heart vs. Head: Reflecting on Childhood Anxiety

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief reflects on the childhood anxiety she dealt with and how it relates to part one of our Kids Mental Health series.