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U.S. Surgeon General Gives Call to Action to Prioritize Youth Mental Health Crisis

  First, the good news: Mental illness in children and adolescents is often treatable and preventable. Unfortunately, the mental health of our country’s youth is in...
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Top 5 Qualities to Look for in a Summer Camp for Your Children

Summertime learning loss, coupled with rudimentary reductions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, can put your child’s life skills progress behind. Now more than ever,...
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Finding Peace with Food During the Holidays

  By Christie Dondero Bettwy Knowing how to eat can feel complicated, especially during the holidays. We want to enjoy food and connection with family...

We Love It! Holiday Gifts for Moms

Our picks from Elena Epstein, director of the National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA)   The Parent’s Hoodie Here’s the perfect sweatshirt for pregnancy and postpartum, and it...
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‘Is My Child OK?’

  It’s a question we parents ask ourselves all the time: “Is my child OK?” As parents, we know there are times when our children do...

How to Support Your Family’s Immune System This Cold and Flu Season

  While you continue to take precautions to keep your kids safe from COVID-19, you also should know that we’re in the midst of cold...
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The Best Gifts for Kids: Baby and Preschool

The 2021 National Parenting Product Awards (NAPPA) results are in, and we’ve identified the year’s top products for children in the DMV. Turn to...
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What Makes a Family Photo?

    When it comes to photographing children, Chris Knowles knows it’s important to be able to adjust on the fly. That’s what happened when the...
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Parents Respond to COVID-19 Vaccine for 5- to 11-year-old Kids

  Two days after Kate Hurwitz’s oldest son turned 12, he was vaccinated against COVID-19. And she said upon approval of the vaccine for younger...
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Early Learning Child Care Trends in 2021

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that the right care from birth through childhood optimizes an individual’s health and overall success in...