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Strong Together—Final Thoughts None 

Strong Together—Final Thoughts

The Strong Together bloggers share their final thoughts are having successfully completed the Redbud Classic 5K.

Strong Together—Week 8 None 

Strong Together—Week 8

Week 8 of MetroFamily's Strong Together Training Program has our bloggers discussing how they plan to continue their healthy lifestyle after the Redbud Classic.

Special Needs Day Care Celebrates 30 Years July 2015

Special Needs Day Care Celebrates 30 Years

When Pam Newby’s daughter was approaching preschool age, she did what most moms of toddlers do and sought out great preschools in the metro area. In fact, a good preschool meant even more to Pam as her young daughter had battled leukemia and gotten a bit behind developmentally.

Exploring Tulsa with Children July 2015

Exploring Tulsa with Children

We all want to have a little fun in the summer, but unfortunately, sometimes our budgets don't match our dreams. For a trip that's heavy on the fun but light on your wallet, head to Tulsa! T-Town is full of family friendly fun that's affordable—and in some cases, free!

MetroFamily's New Parenting Connection June 2015

MetroFamily's New Parenting Connection

Since 1998, MetroFamily Magazine's mission has been to help Oklahoma City area parents be more successful and have more fun with their families. Technology continues to provide more ways outside our print magazine to do that. We're thrilled to announce we've just opened three Ages & Stages Closed Facebook Groups to help parents of children in specific age ranges connect with other local parents.

AAA Reports Lowest Gas Prices Since 2009 June 2015

AAA Reports Lowest Gas Prices Since 2009

AAA reported this week that Oklahoma is experiencing the lowest gas prices since 2009. This graphic reveals prices in several cities throughout the state, including a statewide price of about $2.42 per gallon. Last summer, the price per gallon was almost an entire dollar more. The cheaper prices mean more summer traveling. Where will you go? Check out some exciting options on our Exploring Oklahoma with Children page.

Mosquito Bite Prevention with Kids June 2015

Mosquito Bite Prevention with Kids

Oklahoma has experienced a very wet spring, leading to an unusually bad season for mosquitos. As you head outdoors this summer, be aware of how to prevent mosquito bites and keep kids safe.

May 20, 2013: Celebrating Life, Grieving Loss May 2015

May 20, 2013: Celebrating Life, Grieving Loss

The EF-5 tornado that touched down in Moore on May 20, 2013 claimed 24 lives and left many more injured. As the community was grieving lives lost, some Oklahoma moms were celebrating the birth of their babies.

Local Foster Kid Camp Needs Your Help May 2015

Local Foster Kid Camp Needs Your Help

Here at MetroFamily, we believe every kid should have the opportunity to attend summer camp. For youth with special needs or circumstances, Oklahoma City has several non-profit organizations that help provide summer camp experiences at little or no cost. One of these is Church of the Harvest's Harvest Foster Camp.

Explore Outdoors: Q&A with mom & nature expert May 2015

Explore Outdoors: Q&A with mom & nature expert

Mae Kiggins has worked as a park ranger, research assistant, forest policy intern and environmental sciences academic adviser. Now a mom of two (her son Macen is 5 and her daughter Sydney is 2), Mae blogs about her outdoor experiences with her kids. There’s no one better to shed a little light on the joys of outside adventures. Read her thoughts on the importance of outdoor play then plan to explore an Oklahoma state park.

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