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Simple Steps for Grateful Kids November 2013

Simple Steps for Grateful Kids

Helping to develop a grateful attitude in your child may be as easy as asking the right questions. Licensed marital and family therapist Randy Crownover of Edmond says that we often get so busy that we forget to take stock of all we do have and simple questions can help us to re-focus.

Simple & Cute Ideas for Classroom Party Fun October 2013

Simple & Cute Ideas for Classroom Party Fun

The most important lesson for us overachieving moms? When it comes to class parties, remember that simple can be just as cute—and give you more time to enjoy the celebration.

Keep Your Child Healthy During Fall Allergy Season September 2013

Keep Your Child Healthy During Fall Allergy Season

Oklahoma’s wet summer will likely lead to an early fall allergy season. While there is no cure for allergies, they can be managed with proper prevention and treatment. Parents can help their children with these avoidance techniques.

A Day in the Life of a "Wicked" Performer September 2013

A Day in the Life of a "Wicked" Performer

Wicked will be flying back to Oklahoma City September 4th-22nd, with a native Oklahoman as part of the cast. MetroFamily had the pleasure to speak with Jillian and learn how her background in the arts in Oklahoma helped her land a part in this Grammy and Tony award-winning show.

Capitol Hill Library Seeks Tutors August 2013

Capitol Hill Library Seeks Tutors

The new school year has begun, and the Capitol Hiill library has parents and children seeking tutoring help

Be Prepared for Ozone Alert Days August 2013

Be Prepared for Ozone Alert Days

Last year, a record number of ozone alert days were declared in central Oklahoma. Here are 7 tips for cutting carbon emissions on ozone alert days.

MetroFamily's BIG Birthday Giveaway Winners! August 2013

MetroFamily's BIG Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Congratulations to these lucky winners for winning an awesome birthday party package as part of our 2013 BIG Birthday Giveaway!

Hot Weather Safety Concerns for Children July 2013

Hot Weather Safety Concerns for Children

As temperatures climb, it is important to recognize that children’s bodies overheat easily and infants and children under age 4 are among those at greatest risk for heat-related illnesses.

2013 “Reading Makes Cent$” Sweepstakes July 2013

2013 “Reading Makes Cent$” Sweepstakes

Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan to give two readers $2,529 college savings accounts.

Vote for Veterans Park in Moore! July 2013

Vote for Veterans Park in Moore!

Help Veterans Park in Moore recover from the recent tornado devastation! Coca-Cola's "Take It To the Park" search for America's Favorite Park is on, and Moore's Vertans Park is in the running for the grand prize—a $100,000 grant to help restore, rebuild or enhance activity areas in the park.

 

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