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2016 Vacation Bible School Guide

Looking for a Vacation Bible School for your child this summer? Find different VBS programs from around the Oklahoma City metro here!

5 Things to Do With Teens in OKC This Month

When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun activities that older kids will love. Thankfully, Oklahoma City has plenty of activities and events to keep them entertained. We've hand-picked the best events to keep your older kids busy all month long.

5 Things to Do With Toddlers in OKC This Month

Preschoolers are full of wonder and energy! To help you occupy those active minds this May, we've rounded up our top five events for toddlers and preschoolers happening in the metro. From story times, art making and more, you’ll have plenty of exciting ways to keep the youngest in the family busy all month long.

Top 10 FREE Things to Do This Month in OKC

Oklahoma City is alive with fun, family entertainment around every corner and we've hand-picked the top 10 free events happening across the metro this May.

Kid Review: Hafer Park

I had never been to a park before with so many different playgrounds. There’s also a lake with fish in it and a lot of unusual birds. I’ve seen ducks and geese before but these were more colorful and it was interesting to watch them, walk under the covered bridge and try out three different play areas.

2016 Family-Friendly OKC Street Festivals

Spring and summer bring endless opportunities for outdoor fun to the Oklahoma City metro. Communities in the metro host exciting events filled with live music, local food and activities for guests of all ages. Grab your family and take part in thrilling street festivals in your community this spring or summer.
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What to do and where to go in the OKC metro
Parent/child outings: how to spend less but invest more

Parent/child outings: how to spend less but invest more

Get six tips to make the most of one-on-one time.

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Fostering a child requires help from the whole community. On this blog, read tips and advice from local foster families.
3 Things Easter Has Taught Me About Foster Care

3 Things Easter Has Taught Me About Foster Care

As foster parents we need to be reminded the story isn’t over. When the past trauma and attachment issues appear to be winning – the story isn’t over. When the days are long and no one is around – the story isn’t over. When all seems destined for failure – the story isn’t over. In fact, Easter reminds us that God can write a new story, one we could have never imagined.

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Best Places in OKC to Explore Nature

There is no better time than spring to get outside and enjoy nature with your family. And the best news is, you don’t have to travel far to experience the wonders of nature. It’s all right here in Oklahoma. Ready to unplug and reconnect with your family? Here are five beautiful places to rediscover nature close to home.
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Stay Safe in Water This Summer

As Oklahomans gear up to visit lakes, rivers, pools and splash pads, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is providing some water safety tips. May 23-29 is National Healthy and Safe Swimming Week. Follow these helpful tips all season long to avoid recreational water illnesses.

Nick Vujicic Talks Fatherhood

Nick Vujicic may have been born without arms or legs, but that hasn't stopped him from being a hard-working husband, inspiring father or New York Times best-selling author.

MetroFamily Receives 7 Industry Awards

Earlier this spring, the Parenting Media Association announced winners of its annual editorial and design competition and MetroFamily received seven awards for excellence.

SPONSORED: Protect Your Family & Legacy With Estate Planning

A RocketLawyer survey reveals that 60 percent of Americans do not have a will. Do you have a plan for your family? What will happen to the people and possessions that you cherish if you don’t?

SPONSORED: The Jungle Book Spring Festival Launching at Myriad Gardens

Look for the bare necessities in the Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Children’s Garden as we transform the area into a jungle haven for 17 days celebrating The Jungle Book!

Peace, Love & Goodwill Festival Set for June 5

You probably already know your donations of clothing and household items to Goodwill helps the organization raise money through their 20 retail stores in the metro and surrounding area, but attending the organization's annual Peace, Love & Goodwill Festival provides an opportunity to enrich the lives of Oklahoma City youth and have fun at the same time.
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