Wellness

Expert: How to Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy on Halloween

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Fall is here, and with holidays like Halloween and fun festivities like trick-or-treating coming up, there are many temptations and goodies to be offered....
A glass heart rests in many hands.

How Two Mothers Found Healing in Organ Donation

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Death is never an easy topic to discuss, especially with children, but one mother was surprised by her daughter’s reaction when she found her...

Your Guide to Baby-Proofing Your Home

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Baby-proofing is an important step in every parent’s journey. As children grow, so does their curiosity. The goal is to make your home a...

Autism and Siblings: A Guide by Behavior Analyst Angela West

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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect social communication and behaviors. ASD is considered a “spectrum” disorder because it can...

‘Stop the Violence’ family cookout Saturday in Prince William County

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In the wake of recent violence, the families of Prince William County are coming together to foster a healing community spirit and “Stop the...

Teens Have Access To Free Planet Fitness Summer Pass in DMV

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The Planet Fitness Summer Pass program gives high school-aged students the opportunity to work out for free all summer long. Teens in the DMV can...
Mother and daughter gardening together

Gardening with Kids: Growing Memories

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  I’ll never forget the first time I picked a beautiful, ripe, red tomato that I helped grow. I had watered and weeded around the...
A young man with diabetes checks his sugar.

What to Know About Youth Diabetes

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A diabetes diagnosis can feel crushing, especially when you aren’t expecting it. This is even more true when the diagnosis is for your child....
Kids play sports on a field outside.

Making Sports a Safe Space for Kids

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Sports are a great way for kids to stay active, develop their social circle and gain confidence. That can be especially important for kids...

How Early Diagnosis Makes a Difference for Children on the Autism Spectrum

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  During Maya’s* first birthday celebration, her mother knew something was different. “We were singing ‘Happy Birthday,’ and she had such a blank stare. In that...