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Simple Science Experiments: All About Insulation January 2014

Simple Science Experiments: All About Insulation

Ever pack a hot liquid in a thermos? Wonder why that liquid in there stays hot for so long? Or how about your house… you know there is “insulation” in the walls and attic, so how does it work? This month’s simple science experiment gets you testing different materials to see how well they can keep materials hot or cold.

New Years Resolutions for Your Relationship January 2014

New Years Resolutions for Your Relationship

According to Dr. Greg Smalley, good relationships and marriages don’t happen by accident. Here are three things you can do to strengthen your relationship in the new year.

5 Tips for Having a (Truly!) Stress-Free Holiday Season December 2013

5 Tips for Having a (Truly!) Stress-Free Holiday Season

Do your holiday preparations feel like a part-time job? If so, Dr. Lisa Marotta, a clinical/school psychologist in private practice in Edmond, says you are not alone. But the added responsibilities don’t have to zap the joy out of the season. Dr. Marotta offers the following tips to help keep holiday stress at bay.

Gifts that Give Back December 2013

Gifts that Give Back

As featured on our KSBI segment, here are some fun gifts that you can give this holiday season that give back to those in need.

3 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Winning in MetroFamily's 12 Days of December Giveaway December 2013

3 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Winning in MetroFamily's 12 Days of December Giveaway

There are still plenty of outstanding prize packs available in our 12 Days of December giveaway—and here is how you can increase your chances of winning!

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

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