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Oklahoma City Ballet: Arts Exposure for All Ages April 2014

Oklahoma City Ballet: Arts Exposure for All Ages

The staff of the Oklahoma City Ballet believes that a community’s strength is defined partly by the quality of life enjoyed by its residents—and that the arts are a critical element for community members of all ages.

Best Places to Have Fun with Teens & Tweens April 2014

Best Places to Have Fun with Teens & Tweens

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 and that families can enjoy together. Knowing the importance of continuing to connect and have fun together, we are pleased to share five venues in the OKC metro that are perfect for spending time with your teen—and may even earn you a “Coolest Mom Ever” award.

Could your child benefit from school choice? March 2014

Could your child benefit from school choice?

School choice has become one of the latest buzz words in the education world. If you are a parent trying to decipher what exactly it refers to, you are not alone

Kids Fest Insider Info: What to see & do at the Extreme Animals Petting Zoo March 2014

Kids Fest Insider Info: What to see & do at the Extreme Animals Petting Zoo

Kids Fest is all about hands-on fun and your family won’t want to miss the opportunity to interact with the awesome creatures in the Extreme Animals petting zoo!

Four Ways to Have an Unforgettable Spring Break March 2014

Four Ways to Have an Unforgettable Spring Break

Spring break is upon us! Whether you are planning your own mini-staycation or just looking for new ideas for family fun, here are four family-friendly locations to help you plan unforgettable spring break fun.

Real Moms of the Metro: Meet Amy Paulson March 2014

Real Moms of the Metro: Meet Amy Paulson

How she became a mother of six overnight and learned the true meaning of family.

Great Eating with A Good Egg Dining Group February 2014

Great Eating with A Good Egg Dining Group

The mission of A Good Egg Dining Group is to provide “extreme hospitality,” where that patrons “feel the love” in everything from the food to the people who serve it. Great food and outstanding hospitality are a trademark.

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit Clinton's Water-Zoo February 2014

The Top 5 Reasons to Visit Clinton's Water-Zoo

Are you looking for something a little out of the ordinary to entertain your family this winter? The Water-Zoo Indoor Water Park in Clinton should be at the top of your list. Wondering what’s so great about the Water-Zoo? Here are five reasons to visit.

Moms Becoming Strong Together February 2014

Moms Becoming Strong Together

In order to help moms strengthen their commitment to getting fit and healthy in 2014, MetroFamily is partnering with the Redbud Classic, Runhers Women’s Club and Red Coyote Running and Fitness to form a health and wellness support group called Strong Together. As the first step towards becoming more healthy and active, the Strong Together group will begin an eight-week 5K training program this month. Upon completion of this training program, the team will run in the Redbud Classic 5K on April 6, 2014.

When Valentine's Day Isn't All Hearts & Flowers... February 2014

When Valentine's Day Isn't All Hearts & Flowers...

Although the reality of Valentine’s Day is sometimes less fun than anticipated, there are important ways that you can help your child manage her expectations as well cope with any unavoidable disappointment. In fact, Valentine’s Day will likely not be the only disappointment that your child experiences in her life, so this is an opportunity to teach her important skills that she can use at other times.

 

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