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Surviving Kindergarten Video included

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 WSVN --  It's an exciting and emotional time for parents and kids, which can make the first week of kindergarten a bit chaotic. 7's Lynn Martinez has advice on making the move easier in today's Parent to Parent.

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School Fashion

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A lot of kids are headed back to school next week so it's time to shop for that new look. Whether your child's school requires uniforms or not. Kids can still express themselves. 7's Lynn Martinez takes us shopping in today's parent to parent. More>>

Crockett Brothers Video included

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WSVN -- Two local brothers are hometown heroes to many kids in our community. That's because they prove hard work and dedication can lead you down the right path. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent. More>>

Art Students Video included

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Some creative high school students are getting a rare opportunity this summer.
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Save Our Library Video included

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WSVN -- It's a free summer program many families rely on but it could be coming to a close. In today's Parent to Parent, 7's Lynn Martinez tells us how the kids and Miami-Dade librarians are fighting together to save the free lunch program. More>>

Microsoft Camp Video included

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WSVN -- If your kid loves video games or is computer savvy this is the place for them. In today's Parent to Parent 7's Lynn Martinez shows us a summer camp where kids can put their computer skills to the test. More>>

Russell Reading

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He used to play for the Miami Dolphins, now this team player is helping coach kids to better their education through reading. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent. More>>

Kid Talent Video included

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Parents your child may show interest in several different sports or hobbies. But when do you know it's time to commit your time, effort and money into just one? 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent. More>>

Jungle Island Camp Video included

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If you haven't signed your kids up for camp yet, it's not too late. Campers can jump into a jungle adventure right now. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent. More>>

Summer Jobs Video included

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A lot of high school students want to work and earn money this summer. One local business owner has some sound advice to help teens land that job. 7's Lynn Martinez has more in today's Parent to Parent. More>>

Safe Parties Video included

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With graduation parties in full swing, there is a big concern about underage drinking and driving. A local program is asking parents to take action to keep their kids safe! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent. More>>

Nature Camp Video included

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There's a place where kids can dig through the dirt and even hold a butterfly in the middle of South Florida's greatest garden. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this nature camp in today's Parent To Parent.

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Low Cost Camps Video included

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Finding the right summer camp for your child isn't always easy. Especially if you're a busy, working parent on a budget. 7's Lynn Martinez shows you where to look in today's Parent to Parent. More>>

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  • ADHD Camp

    ADHD Camp

    Tuesday, May 13 2014 8:49 AM EDT2014-05-13 12:49:51 GMT
    WSVN -- More kids are being diagnosed with attention disorders than ever before. Now there's a summer program that's helping families, and the kids love it. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    WSVN -- More kids are being diagnosed with attention disorders than ever before. Now there's a summer program that's helping families, and the kids love it. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Cirque Camp

    Cirque Camp

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-05-06 18:38:21 GMT
    If your child has always wanted to run away and join the circus ... a rare opportunity has come to town. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent To Parent.
    If your child has always wanted to run away and join the circus ... a rare opportunity has come to town. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent To Parent.
  • Dance Camp

    Dance Camp

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 9:26 AM EDT2014-04-29 13:26:36 GMT
    If your child dreams of one day performing on "So You Think You Can Dance" or just likes to shake it, there's a summer camp that has all the right moves. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    If your child dreams of one day performing on "So You Think You Can Dance" or just likes to shake it, there's a summer camp that has all the right moves. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Tennis Camp

    Tennis Camp

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 6:29 PM EDT2014-04-23 22:29:08 GMT
    Whether your child is the next tennis phenomenon or they just like hitting the ball and having fun, there's a summer camp just for little kids. 7's Robbin Simmons shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    Whether your child is the next tennis phenomenon or they just like hitting the ball and having fun, there's a summer camp just for little kids. 7's Robbin Simmons shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Helping Spring

    Helping Spring

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:41:49 GMT
    Families in need turn to local organizations for life-saving support. Now, those who rescue boaters who break down on the water are coming to the rescue of some of these families. 7's Lynn Martinez explains in today's Parent to Parent.
    Families in need turn to local organizations for life-saving support. Now, those who rescue boaters who break down on the water are coming to the rescue of some of these families. 7's Lynn Martinez explains in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Boys & Girls Club

    Boys & Girls Club

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-08 12:46:03 GMT
    The Boys & Girls Club is more than just a place to hang out after school it's where kids can learn, create and have fun this summer! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    The Boys & Girls Club is more than just a place to hang out after school it's where kids can learn, create and have fun this summer! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Art Camp

    Art Camp

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-01 15:28:47 GMT
    Does your child have a certain flair for the fine arts? If holding a paint brush is second nature to them, there's a creative camp worth checking out this summer. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    Does your child have a certain flair for the fine arts? If holding a paint brush is second nature to them, there's a creative camp worth checking out this summer. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Thespian Class

    Thespian Class

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-03-25 12:02:48 GMT
    Some South Florida students are very passionate about performing. They say acting, singing and dancing helped them come out of their shell and learn more about themselves. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    Some South Florida students are very passionate about performing. They say acting, singing and dancing helped them come out of their shell and learn more about themselves. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Safety Devices

    Safety Devices

    Tuesday, March 18 2014 1:57 PM EDT2014-03-18 17:57:17 GMT
    Most parents have experienced the panic of losing their child in a public place even if it's just a few seconds. But a new technology is helping keep track of kids at all times. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    Most parents have experienced the panic of losing their child in a public place even if it's just a few seconds. But a new technology is helping keep track of kids at all times. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Teen Meditation

    Teen Meditation

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 6:50 AM EDT2014-03-12 10:50:37 GMT
    Between studying for tests and keeping up with social media, today's teenagers have non-stop lives. However, an ancient practice is helping them to slow down and release stress. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent To Parent.
    Between studying for tests and keeping up with social media, today's teenagers have non-stop lives. However, an ancient practice is helping them to slow down and release stress. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent To Parent.
  • Parent to Parent: Coach Inspires

    Parent to Parent: Coach Inspires

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 8:48 AM EST2014-03-04 13:48:48 GMT
    With childhood obesity on the rise and physical education classes being cut, many kids are not living healthy, active lives. One local school's coach is trying to change that by sharing his personal story. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    With childhood obesity on the rise and physical education classes being cut, many kids are not living healthy, active lives. One local school's coach is trying to change that by sharing his personal story. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Bieber Fallout

    Bieber Fallout

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 8:25 AM EST2014-02-25 13:25:23 GMT
    A lot of kids are talking about Justin Bieber's bad behavior and recent run-ins with the law. So should parents ignore it or talk about it with their kids? 7's Lynn Martinez gets some expert advice in Today's Parent to Parent.
    A lot of kids are talking about Justin Bieber's bad behavior and recent run-ins with the law. So should parents ignore it or talk about it with their kids? 7's Lynn Martinez gets some expert advice in Today's Parent to Parent.
  • Nature Center

    Nature Center

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 11:26 AM EST2014-02-19 16:26:40 GMT
    Our students learn about science and protecting the environment but nothing compares to seeing it first-hand. In today's Parent to Parent, 7's Lynn Martinez shows us where kids are getting a real-life lesson in nature.
    Our students learn about science and protecting the environment but nothing compares to seeing it first-hand. In today's Parent to Parent, 7's Lynn Martinez shows us where kids are getting a real-life lesson in nature.
  • Singer Bullied

    Singer Bullied

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 9:37 AM EST2014-02-12 14:37:33 GMT
    She sings, writes songs and launched a massive campaign to stop bullying. In this morning's Parent to Parent, 7's Lynn Martinez introduces us to a local teen who is combining her music with a very important message.
    She sings, writes songs and launched a massive campaign to stop bullying. In this morning's Parent to Parent, 7's Lynn Martinez introduces us to a local teen who is combining her music with a very important message.
  • Miami Music Project

    Miami Music Project

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 5:55 PM EST2014-02-04 22:55:18 GMT
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    With music classes being cut all over the country many children are missing out. Now a new program is bringing music to our local schools and so much more. 7's Lynn Martinez shows is in today's Parent to Parent.
    With music classes being cut all over the country many children are missing out. Now a new program is bringing music to our local schools and so much more. 7's Lynn Martinez shows is in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Percussion Program

    Percussion Program

    Wednesday, January 29 2014 3:18 PM EST2014-01-29 20:18:55 GMT
    From congo to snare drums, kids are learning to follow their own beat. A new center just opened that caters to the passion of percussion. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    From congo to snare drums, kids are learning to follow their own beat. A new center just opened that caters to the passion of percussion. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • No Screens

    No Screens

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 11:32 AM EST2014-01-21 16:32:41 GMT
    Imagine telling your kids they can't watch television or play on their iPad. Believe it or not, it's a way of life for some families. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent. 
    Imagine telling your kids they can't watch television or play on their iPad. Believe it or not, it's a way of life for some families. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent. 
  • Summer Reading

    Summer Reading

    Friday, January 17 2014 3:23 PM EST2014-01-17 20:23:10 GMT
    If you didn't think your local library was a cool place to hang out this summer think again. Lots of kids are choosing to read and keep their brain active. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in tonight's Parent to Parent.
    If you didn't think your local library was a cool place to hang out this summer think again. Lots of kids are choosing to read and keep their brain active. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in tonight's Parent to Parent.
  • Preschool

    Preschool

    Friday, January 17 2014 3:17 PM EST2014-01-17 20:17:00 GMT
    Putting your child in pre-school can be nerve-wracking. So how can you overcome that separation anxiety and feel good about your decision? 7's Lynn Martinez has some advice in today's Parent to Parent.
    Putting your child in pre-school can be nerve-wracking. So how can you overcome that separation anxiety and feel good about your decision? 7's Lynn Martinez has some advice in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Anti-Bullying

    Anti-Bullying

    Friday, January 17 2014 3:15 PM EST2014-01-17 20:15:51 GMT
    Bullying has become a huge problem in our schools and even online. It's the cause of depression and suicidal thoughts in young people. Now a local group is taking a stand. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    Bullying has become a huge problem in our schools and even online. It's the cause of depression and suicidal thoughts in young people. Now a local group is taking a stand. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Motivational Edge

    Motivational Edge

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 7:58 AM EST2014-01-14 12:58:02 GMT
    There's a program that's giving kids growing up in the inner city a chance to be heard, and it's happening through music. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    There's a program that's giving kids growing up in the inner city a chance to be heard, and it's happening through music. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Two Hippos

    Two Hippos

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 8:02 AM EST2013-12-17 13:02:59 GMT
    When a local mom started creating products for her own kids, it really took off. Now she runs her own company and it's helping other moms! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    When a local mom started creating products for her own kids, it really took off. Now she runs her own company and it's helping other moms! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.

  • Giving Back

    Giving Back

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 8:46 AM EST2013-12-03 13:46:42 GMT
    With the holidays upon us, most kids are thinking about what they want this year! However, two local students created a way to give back to those in need. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in Today's Parent To Parent.
    With the holidays upon us, most kids are thinking about what they want this year! However, two local students created a way to give back to those in need. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in Today's Parent To Parent.
  • Fiscally Fit

    Fiscally Fit

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 8:25 AM EST2013-11-26 13:25:07 GMT
    WSVN -- We haven't made it through Thanksgiving yet but the signs are everywhere. The holiday season is upon us! Yasiel Sanchez: "I want this!"  And the kids already know what they want. Yasiel Sanchez:
    Does your child's holiday wish list just seem to get longer and more expensive? There are ways families can save money and create lasting memories this season. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Vet School

    Vet School

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 8:08 AM EST2013-11-19 13:08:54 GMT
    A local high school is giving students a jump start to a rewarding career. They work with animals every day, earning a degree to become a veterinary assistant. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this program in today's Parent to Parent.
    A local high school is giving students a jump start to a rewarding career. They work with animals every day, earning a degree to become a veterinary assistant. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us this program in today's Parent to Parent.

  • Obesity

    Obesity

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 10:32 AM EST2013-11-12 15:32:58 GMT
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    Losing weight isn't easy for anyone and parents can have a hard time getting kids off the couch. But one local teen is proving that a little bit of effort can bring amazing results! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    Losing weight isn't easy for anyone and parents can have a hard time getting kids off the couch. But one local teen is proving that a little bit of effort can bring amazing results! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Obesity

    Obesity

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 7:58 AM EST2013-11-12 12:58:36 GMT
    Losing weight isn't easy for anyone and parents can have a hard time getting kids off the couch. But one local teen is proving that a little bit of effort can bring amazing results! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    Losing weight isn't easy for anyone and parents can have a hard time getting kids off the couch. But one local teen is proving that a little bit of effort can bring amazing results! 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Fit Moms

    Fit Moms

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 9:52 AM EDT2013-10-08 13:52:58 GMT
    Everyone knows they should exercise and that's especially true for women who are pregnant. In today's Parent to Parent, 7's Lynn Martinez tells us about an exercise program just for women to help before, during and after pregnancy.
    Everyone knows they should exercise and that's especially true for women who are pregnant. In today's Parent to Parent, 7's Lynn Martinez tells us about an exercise program just for women to help before, during and after pregnancy.
  • Mommy Has Cancer

    Mommy Has Cancer

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 4:13 PM EDT2013-10-01 20:13:51 GMT
    When a young, single mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, she didn't know how to tell her little boy. Now this inspiring mom's story is helping other families cope with cancer. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    When a young, single mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, she didn't know how to tell her little boy. Now this inspiring mom's story is helping other families cope with cancer. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • School Clinic

    School Clinic

    WSVN -- What if kids could get the medical care they need for free without ever having to leave school? It's happening, right here, thanks to an innovative program. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    WSVN -- What if kids could get the medical care they need for free without ever having to leave school? It's happening, right here, thanks to an innovative program. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Pro Training

    Pro Training

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 9:07 AM EDT2013-09-10 13:07:33 GMT
    From the NFL to the Olympics, if your child's dream is to one day become a professional athlete, there's a perfect place for them to train. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    From the NFL to the Olympics, if your child's dream is to one day become a professional athlete, there's a perfect place for them to train. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.

  • Pet Road Trip

    Pet Road Trip

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-08-27 20:07:37 GMT
    If that upcoming road trip includes taking the family dog, you need to make special preparations. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how to care for our pets during a trip in today's Parent to Parent.
    If that upcoming road trip includes taking the family dog, you need to make special preparations. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us how to care for our pets during a trip in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Etiquette

    Etiquette

    From a school dance to their first job interview, kids need to learn proper social skills. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us a program that goes beyond good manners in today's Parent to Parent.
    From a school dance to their first job interview, kids need to learn proper social skills. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us a program that goes beyond good manners in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Ballet Boys

    Ballet Boys

    It's a form of dance we usually think only applies to girls, but there's a place where young boys are encouraged to pursue their dream to dance. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
    It's a form of dance we usually think only applies to girls, but there's a place where young boys are encouraged to pursue their dream to dance. 7's Lynn Martinez shows us in today's Parent to Parent.
  • Therapy on Wheels

    Therapy on Wheels

    A lot of kids like skateboarding but for some, it's more than just fun and games. One local therapist is making breakthroughs with his Therapy on Wheels. Check it out, in tonight's Parent to Parent.
    A lot of kids like skateboarding but for some, it's more than just fun and games. One local therapist is making breakthroughs with his Therapy on Wheels. Check it out, in tonight's Parent to Parent.
  • TEDx Miami

    TEDx Miami

    If your child has an inspiring idea how can he or she get their message out to the world? There's a local program that encourages kids to pursue their passion. 7s Lynn Martinez shows is in tonight's Parent to Parent.
    If your child has an inspiring idea how can he or she get their message out to the world? There's a local program that encourages kids to pursue their passion. 7s Lynn Martinez shows is in tonight's Parent to Parent.
  • Elite Youth Program

    Elite Youth Program

    Recently, a nine-year-old girl was able to escape her abductor when she fought to get out of his car. In tonight's parent to parent, I'll show you a local program that's teaching kids those same life-saving skills.
    Recently, a nine-year-old girl was able to escape her abductor when she fought to get out of his car. In tonight's parent to parent, I'll show you a local program that's teaching kids those same life-saving skills.
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