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Expectations are Everything this School Year

Metro Parent's COO gets real about what this year's school year will be like and offers some resources to help parents get through.
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Know Better, Do Better to Raise Anti-Racist Kids

Metro Parent's COO talks systemic racism, how it has affected our communities and how it is important that once you know better, you do better to end it.
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The Importance of Getting Away During Covid-19

Metro Parent's COO talks about how spending time with your family and getting away during COVID-19 is still important — even if you don't like travel.
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Black Lives Matter: Metro Parent’s Vow to Do Better

Metro Parent's content director talks about Black Lives Matter and Metro Parent's vow to do better when it comes to representation and open conversation.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Journaling for Clearer Vision in 2020

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief talks the value of journaling and how it can be a valuable way to establish a clearer vision in 2020.
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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.
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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.
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A Halloween Plea: Why Kids Should Still Head Out on Oct. 31

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.