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Education & Enrichment

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...
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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...
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Coding: A Good Career Path for Autistic Children?

For parents of autistic children, “learn to code” is not a snarky rejoinder to the absence of computer skills. It’s a legitimate suggestion for...
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You ‘Odder’ Know Katherine Applegate

You might know Katherine, or K.A., Applegate from the popular young adult series Animorphs, which she co-wrote with her husband Michael Grant. Its 1996...