covid-19

Special Edition District Notepad by Appointed Supports Local Families in Need During Coronavirus

Special Edition “District Notepad” Supports Efforts to Feed Families in Need During COVID-19 DC-based paper goods brand, Appointed, also offering free downloads to help busy families get organized at home

When schools closed back in March, Suann Song noticed that her 13-year-old son was struggling without structure in his day. So the founder and creative director of Appointed, the DC-based desktop paper goods brand, designed a weekly schedule for him to fill out each day. It proved to be so …

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Considering puppy adoption during coronavirus? Here's what you need to know about bringing home a "pandemic puppy"

One Way to Make Quarantine Life More Fun? Bring Home a New Puppy! Now that we're stuck at home, experts say it's the perfect time for many families to adopt a dog

If your family’s got puppy fever, you’re not alone! Animal shelters have been reporting an increase in puppy adoptions since the start of the coronavirus pandemic last month. And with all of that extra time at home, experts say it’s the perfect time for many families to bring home a …

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Weekend FAMILY Fun: Chalk Your Walk and more things do at home during social distancing

Weekend FAMILY Fun (April 10-12) Draw outside, bake some hotel-quality cookies and other at-home activities during social distancing

This weekend should’ve be filled with family gatherings and festive meals, religious celebrations and Easter egg hunts. We’re feeling the sting of being separated from our friends and loved ones, too. Hopefully these at-home activities will make you smile, even for a few minutes. Stay safe and be well, readers! …

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DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookies Official Recipe

DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Recreate the hotel experience by baking a batch of these delicious cookies at home

One of the many disappointments of the coronavirus pandemic is that families have had to cancel their travel plans. Parents and kids are feeling this sadness particularly hard now during what was supposed to be spring break week. Checking into a hotel may not be an option at the moment, …

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At-Home Learning Initiative from local public TV stations in the D.C. area

Local Public TV Stations Offer Free Educational Resources "At-Home Learning" is a new initiative from MPT, WETA and WHUT

As the world grapples with the spread of COVID-19, moms, dads and caregivers everywhere are adding “at-home learning” to their list of daily responsibilities. They’re flexing their multitasking muscles by turning their kitchens into classroom while still managing to show up on time for virtual staff meetings. To support busy …

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