Raising Philadelphia Archive: September, 2011

Raising a kid in Philly: One family's experience

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In the current issue of Philadelphia Magazine, Daily News columnist Ronnie Polaneczky describes her life as a city parent. It's worth reading... Read more

This bumper sticker says it all

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If you get tired of those oval bumper stickers touting a vacation in the Outer Banks (oops, make that OBX) or an athletic accomplishment, local... Read more

Do you speak up at the playground?

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My son and his friends were playing at the beautifully renovated Roberto Clemente playground recently when a child who appeared to be about... Read more

Parenting series on Main Line

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I don't leave the city often, but I just might try to hit a few of the parenting talks at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church starting this Sunday... Read more

Sign up for Kids in Center City newsletter and maybe win $500

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The Center City District, which aims to improve quality of life for businesses and residents in its namesake neighborhood, wants you to sign... Read more

Weekend event at Bache-Martin features "Nova basketball coach

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One of the best parts about living in the city these days is watching parents who are trying to improve their local schools. In my neighborhood... Read more

Two members of School Reform Commission Resign

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Two members of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission resign. Read more here. Read more

Changes at Cook-Wissahickon

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My colleague Monica Yant-Kinney writes about how budget cuts affect one school where a group of parents has worked very hard to improve their... Read more