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Meet the 2021 Metro Parent CoverKid Winner

We sifted through photos submitted to our CoverKids Contest prior to the COVID pandemic and picked Solana Pullen as the 2021 CoverKid. Read more about her, here.
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Metro Parent’s Staff Shares Their New Year’s Resolutions

In the January/February issue of Metro Parent, we share some of our staff member's New Year's resolutions.
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Thank You, Readers. Julia Signing Off

After 15 years, Metro Parent's COO says goodbye to readers as she assimilates to a different role with the magazine, away from writing our monthly Note.
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Celebrating the Holidays During COVID

Metro Parent's COO talks the holidays during COVID and offers her top three tips on celebrating the season this year.
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A Divine Calling: The Importance of Forgiveness

Metro Parent's COO talks about an incident she had with an angry lady at Costco and the importance of forgiving others, even when you feel they don't deserve it.
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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.