Education & Enrichment

Careers Under Construction: Elementary Students Get to Work

When did your child first begin learning about careers? Those very first steps on their career journey might have started with an adorable board book...
Two teens in bright costumes laugh on a stage.

Stages for All Ages

Kids of all ages, abilities and backgrounds can reap the benefits of theater. The positive effects of participating in theater are lifelong and far-reaching....

Top 10 Family Events for April

Hop-hop-hop into spring with fun family activities abound! See how your family can learn, grow and fall in love with this season of growing.

Learn a Skill This Summer

With many summer camps closing their registration period only a few months into the year, you might be feeling the pressure to narrow down...
A young girl paints a picture.

5 Educational Summer Programs to Explore

Summertime is for having fun, but it’s also a time when academic and social skills can stall out for kids if they aren’t careful....
Patricia Velkoff

My Turn: Never the Right Numbers

By Patricia Velkoff What is lost when young people become too focused on numeric feedback? Here in Northern Virginia, a number of the high school...

Education’s Unsung Heroes Honored Through Art

When Terri Downey-Holton, a training specialist in food and nutrition services at Baltimore City Schools, was recognized in a special art exhibit, she felt...

WATCH: Mad science, backbends, arts & crafts at MoCo Camp Fair

A little girl walks up to a bubbling chemistry flask with soap oozing over the sides. “Do you want to wash your hands like a...

Meet the Camps! Washington FAMILY Summer Camp Fair: Bethesda, MD

With sunny skies on Sunday came nearly a dozen camps and summer programs at Westfield Montgomery mall in Bethesda. The 2023 Washington FAMILY Summer Camps...

Editor’s Picks: Balance bike, party games and more indoor and outdoor fun

By Elena Epstein, Director of the National Parenting Product Awards. All images are provided. Bunny Hopkins Swing Collection A unique handmade wooden disc swing for indoor...