This week in the Metroparent newsletter October 21, 2014
5 kid-friendly haunted houses in southeast Wisconsin
With help from our friends at Tap Milwaukee, here's a guide to where some of the scares are in southeast Wisconsin that offer a family hour, children's matinee or a kid-friendly option that isn't too scary.
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Tips, resources to help teach your children about elections
With Wisconsin voters headed to the polls Nov. 4 to pick a governor, now is a great time to start discussing elections and the process with your children.
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5 strategies to get a slowpoke toddler moving
With weekdays full of work commitments and day care start times, often parents are overwhelmed by a slowpoke toddler.
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Trick-or-treating when your child has a food allergy

Trick-or-treating can be very, well, tricky when you have a child with food allergies. | Oct. 15, 2014 10:43 a.m.  »Read Full Article

Sports nutrition: Feeding your hungry child athlete
How much should I feed my children before and after sports activities? They have hearty appetites, but I’m worried they may overeat.
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Metroparent's Cover Kids Contest!
Whose kid is the cutest? Metroparent is looking for your family snapshots to choose our next cover kids. Submit your snapshots today!
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Things To Do

Healthy Eating on a Budget
Christ the King Church, Brookfield October 21

Halloween with Peter and the Wolf (Pajama Jamboree)
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Bradley Pavilion, Milwaukee October 22

Special Therapies to present: Calming Activities
Parents Place, Waukesha October 22

Not-So-Scary Halloween
Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Milwaukee October 23

Little Explorers Playgroup
Riveredge Nature Center, Saukville October 23

Little Monster Bash
Betty Brinn Children's Museum, Milwaukee October 24

Kids' Night Out at the Wisconsin Humane Society
Wisconsin Humane Society, Milwaukee October 24


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