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Weekend Guide: June 13-16

Weekend Guide: June 13-16

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THURSDAY 13

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  • The Socialization Process and Its Impact on Children and Learning

    By Dr. Ralph G. Perrino

  • Co-Sleeping with Toddlers: Risks May Outweigh Benefits, New UMD Study Warns

    Co-Sleeping with Toddlers: Risks May Outweigh Benefits, New UMD Study Warns

    In an evolution of parenting styles, each of my three kids essentially got a different mom and dad: Our eldest got Type A rule-followers, the middle benefited from parents who were slightly broken-in and the youngest got the most permissive pair. One major difference was the amount of time that little caboose slept in our bed. It was a path of least resistance and sometimes a space necessity. Work travel often presented a kid-coveted bed vacancy. Admittedly, there was also comfort in clinging to that last baby. But it rarely made for an undisturbed night’s sleep.

  • Top 15 Family Day Trips Less Than 80 Miles from the D.C. Area

    Top 15 Family Day Trips Less Than 80 Miles from the D.C. Area

    Whether you need a quick weekend adventure, or something to entertain the kids while on summer break, day trips are the best options. They’re non-committal and don’t require too much advance planning. They require very little packing and no more than 90 minutes in the car, including a stop or two. (Plus, when you have children in the backseat, even a short car ride can seem like an eternity.)

  • Celebrate Dad! 11 Local Father's Day Activities

    Celebrate Dad! 11 Local Father's Day Activities

    Show Dad how appreciated he is by taking him out to one of these special Father’s Day events! From 5K runs to brunches and fishing fun, these activities will make Dad feel extra loved.

  • Summer Fest: Top DMV Festivals For Food, Fun, Family and More

    Summer Fest: Top DMV Festivals For Food, Fun, Family and More

    Summer is here, the kids are home from school and it is time to go out and make some sunny memories before the fall. With all of this free time, a summer festival is the perfect place to take the family for good food, live music or a dive into a new culture. Our list of the must-hit festivals features everything from bacon to the Smithsonian, and is sure to provide every member of your family with a day (or night) to remember!

  • Spring Cleaning? What (and Where) to Donate Locally

    Spring Cleaning? What (and Where) to Donate Locally

    Maybe it’s the fresh blooms and new growth, or the idea of thawing out after winter, but springtime always means cleaning out closets, attics, crawl spaces and other dark recesses of the home that seem to gather unwanted junk.

  • How to Turn Shelves Into an American Girl Dollhouse

    How to Turn Shelves Into an American Girl Dollhouse

    Like most young girls, my 7-year-old daughter is obsessed with American Girl and similar doll lines such as Target’s Our Generation and Wal-Mart’s My Life brands. She loves to dress each doll up for the day, change them into pajamas and tuck them into doll beds at night.

  • Sunny Reads: 13 New Summer-Inspired Books for Kids

    Sunny Reads: 13 New Summer-Inspired Books for Kids

    From lemonade stands to underwater adventures and beachside explorations, these newly-released children’s books will transport your kids into full-on summertime fun. 

  • Lesli Foster - Profile

    Lesli Foster - WUSA9’s Anchor in a Consumer Storm

  • Peter Alexander: "Family first. The rest is details."

    Peter Alexander: "Family first. The rest is details."

    NBC News’ Peter Alexander is one of the hardest-working men in the news business, regularly chasing down presidential candidates and reporting both for “TODAY” and for “Nightly News with Lester Holt.” He has interviewed world leaders like Fidel Castro and George W. Bush, and covered numerous international stories — from Iraq’s historic 2005 election to the death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan and the tsunami in Indonesia. He has filed reports from Afghanistan, the Galapagos Islands, Gaza, Israel, Laos and Mexico. Recently, he’s been busy traveling the country reporting on the presidential campaign, hitting the trail with several candidates.

Celebrate Dad! 11 Local Father's Day Activities

Celebrate Dad! 11 Local Father's Day Activities

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Show Dad how appreciated he is by taking him out to one of these special Father’s Day events! From 5K runs to brunches and fishing fun, these …

Summer Fest: Top DMV Festivals For Food, Fun, Family and More

Summer Fest: Top DMV Festivals For Food, Fun, Family and More

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Summer is here, the kids are home from school and it is time to go out and make some sunny memories before the fall. With all of this free tim…

Weekend Guide: June 6-9

Weekend Guide: June 6-9

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Weekend Guide: May 30-June 2

Weekend Guide: May 30-June 2

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Weekend Guide: May 23-26

Weekend Guide: May 23-26

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THURSDAY 23

Weekend Guide: May 16-19

Weekend Guide: May 16-19

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THURSDAY 16

Weekend Guide: May 9-12

Weekend Guide: May 9-12

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THURSDAY 9

Mom’s Day OUT! 9 Local Mother’s Day Events

Mom’s Day OUT! 9 Local Mother’s Day Events

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Sure, Mother’s Day gifts are always a pleasant surprise, but this holiday isn’t about spending a ton of cash — it’s about spending quality tim…

Weekend Guide: May 2-5

Weekend Guide: May 2-5

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THURSDAY 2

Weekend Guide: April 25-28

Weekend Guide: April 25-28

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THURSDAY 25

Green Belt: Remote Florida Resort Tees Up Natural Beauty

Green Belt: Remote Florida Resort Tees Up Natural Beauty

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Standing at the top of a towering sand dune more reminiscent of Scotland than Central Florida — yes, Central Florida! — my hands are sweaty an…

Weekend Guide: April 19-21

Weekend Guide: April 19-21

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Weekend Guide: April 12-14

Weekend Guide: April 12-14

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FRIDAY 12

Weekend Guide: April 4-7

Weekend Guide: April 4-7

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THURSDAY 4

Hop into Fun! 12 Family-Friendly Things to Do This Easter and Passover

Hop into Fun! 12 Family-Friendly Things to Do This Easter and Passover

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Weekend Guide: March 28-31

Weekend Guide: March 28-31

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Weekend Guide: March 21-24

Weekend Guide: March 21-24

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THURSDAY 21

Weekend Guide: March 14-17

Weekend Guide: March 14-17

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THURSDAY 14

Celebrate Youth Art Month in the DMV!

Celebrate Youth Art Month in the DMV!

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Youth Art Month is an annual observance each March to celebrate, promote and recognize the value of art and art education for all children.