PJ Feinstein

PJ Feinstein is the editor of Washington FAMILY and the mother of two elementary school-age boys.

Mom Life: Suann Song The Appointed Founder/Creative Director and Mom of Two on Staying Organized, Family Travel and the Perfect Workout

Meet Suann Song, the founder and creative director of Appointed and mother two | Washington FAMILY

Meet Suann Song, the founder and creative director of Appointed in Ivy City, DC. The busy entrepreneur lives Chevy Case, Maryland, where she and her husband, Eugene Hong, are raising a 13-year-old son, Ike, and a two-year-old daughter, Novie. What do you love about the work you do? I’m so …

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Hand-washing 101 For Kids With the flu still going around—and coronavirus fears growing—now's the time to teach your children how to properly wash their hands

Hand-washing tips for kids

If you ask my kindergartner about pink eye, he’ll tell you that it’s caused by touching your butt and then touching your eye. It’s graphic, I know, but it turns out there’s some truth to his disgusting explanation. “Pink eye is caused by a virus same as viruses that cause …

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Wow in the World’s Mindy Thomas and Friends Are Throwing a Science-Themed Pop Up Party in Bethesda The podcast host is excited to meet all of her "best imaginary friends" this Saturday at the Music Center at Strathmore

Mindy Thomas is bringing the Wow in the World Pop Up Party to Strathmore's Music Center This Saturday

How do you turn a popular kids’ podcast that’s equal parts silly and scientific into a live stage show? Fans of “Wow in the World” will see for themselves this Saturday, when Mindy Thomas and Guy Raz host two Wow in the World Pop Up Party shows at the Music …

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Applications Open for Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes National Award Recognizes 25 Public-Spirited Youth Annually

Addison Barrett, 2019 winner of the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, which recognizes public-spirited youth in the U.S. and Canada, is now accepting applications for its 2020 awards. The Barron Prize honors 25 inspiring leaders ages 8 to 18 who are working in creative ways to help their communities or protect the planet. The …

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Family-Friendly Things to Do Around DC This Weekend (Feb. 13-16) Valentine's Day crafting, ice skating, dancing & more

Teddy Bear Tea Party for Valentine's Day in Northern Virginia

We hope your calendar is wide open because the next few days are jam-packed with Valentine’s Day activities to enjoy with the ones you love. Plus, Disney characters take to the ice at Capital One Arena and George Washington celebrates his 288th birthday with a big ol’ house party. Keep …

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Family-Friendly Things to Do Around DC This Weekend (Feb. 6-9) A Guava Jelly Concert, Planetarium Shows and a Valentine's Day Card Workshop

Family-Friendly Things to Do Around DC This Weekend, including Guava Jelly Trio

Valentine’s Day is just over a week away! This weekend, bring your kids to the Smithsonian National Postal Museum so they craft their own cards or register the family for a truffle-making class at The Watergate Hotel. For more family-friendly things to do around DC, check out our picks below. …

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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know Plus, how to protect yourself and your kids from respiratory viruses

How worried should parents be about 2019 novel coronavirus? Washington FAMILY spoke to an infectious disease specialist about this new respiratory virus.

The World Health Organization yesterday declared the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, a public health emergency. As of this morning, more than 200 people have died, with more than 9.800 infections confirmed worldwide, according to The New York Times. So naturally, we’re starting to freak out. …

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Family-Friendly Activities Around DC This Weekend (Jan. 30 – Feb. 2) 10 Fun Things to do With Your Kids in the DMV

Family-friendly activities around DC this weekend includes Ice Cream for Breakfast Day at Jeni's scoop shops | Washington FAMILY magazine

Between Fairfax City’s Chocolate Lovers Festival and Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, we’ve got desserts on the brain this weekend! Don’t have a sweet tooth? There are plenty of other family-friendly activities happening around DC such as Spy Fest at the Spy Museum and Lunar New Year celebrations that won’t …

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