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Teaching Kids Good Money Habits at Every Age March 2013

Teaching Kids Good Money Habits at Every Age

Children who learn about finances at a young age develop budgeting and money-saving habits early on in life.

Five Easy Tips to Motivate Your Child to Read February 2013

Five Easy Tips to Motivate Your Child to Read

Read Across America Day on March 1, 2013, is the largest celebration of reading in the country and a reminder that reading never goes out of style. Reading is an adventure that begins early in a child's life and should extend beyond the classroom.

Eight Ways to Save on Groceries February 2013

Eight Ways to Save on Groceries

Feeding a family well on a budget can be difficult when it seems like prices just keep going up. Here are eight easy ways to save.

Good Dental Health Starts Early in Life February 2013

Good Dental Health Starts Early in Life

Each February during National Children’s Dental Health Month, dental health providers throughout the state encourage parents and caregivers to help children get an early start in learning how to take care of their teeth and gums.

Make Your Own Valentine's Kit + Fun Valentine's Reads February 2013

Make Your Own Valentine's Kit + Fun Valentine's Reads

Looking for a way to make your child's Valentine's Day really special this year? Have them make their own pop-up valelentine's cards and enjoy some Valentine-themed books.

Rock Out With Spaghetti Eddie, Vol. 3 February 2013

Rock Out With Spaghetti Eddie, Vol. 3

For parents who love to share music with their children—and also enjoy it themselves—the forthcoming release of Spaghetti Eddie’s third CD Spaghetti Eddie and Other Children’s Songs Vol. 3 is music to the ears! MetroFamily recently asked frontman Brendan Parker to tell us more about the band’s upcoming CD.

Smart Start Central Oklahoma kicks off 2013 school readiness classes in February January 2013

Smart Start Central Oklahoma kicks off 2013 school readiness classes in February

Early Birds classes offered for parents in Oklahoma City Public School districts

17th Annual Pasta Tales Essay Writing Contest January 2013

17th Annual Pasta Tales Essay Writing Contest

According to Feeding America, the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, hunger is a reality for one in six people in the United States. To bring awareness to the issue and help find solutions, Olive Garden is asking students “How would you help end hunger in your community?” as part of the 17th-Annual Pasta Tales national essay writing contest.

Cold & Flu Tips for Parents January 2013

Cold & Flu Tips for Parents

When your child isn’t feeling well, you’ll want to know how to help and when to call the doctor. KidsHealth.org gives parents quick and easy tips to keep the winter sniffles and coughs from taking over your family this season.

Flu Widespread in Oklahoma – What to Do if You Get Sick January 2013

Flu Widespread in Oklahoma – What to Do if You Get Sick

New influenza statistics released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health indicate 345 persons have been hospitalized and eight persons have died in Oklahoma since reporting for the current flu season began. Here are signs and symptoms to be aware of for you and your children.

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