Parent You Should Know

Oz Papados

Oz Papados has a joke that she likes to tell people. “I retired at 34,” says the 49-year-old, chuckling over the phone. The graduate of George...

Parent You Should Know…Kelly Speck

Kelly Speck, a Washington, D.C. mother of three, accountant and author faced a frightening reality when her eldest son was born: uncertainty. Bennet, who has...

Parent You Should Know: Patricia Tanumihardja

Food brings people together. This is something author Patricia Tanumihardja knows well. While her name is typically found on the covers of cookbooks, she...

Parent You Should Know: Lindsay Gill

Since the onset of the pandemic, The Napkin Network has collected more than 200,000 diapers and thousands of cans of baby formula. The nonprofit,...
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Parent You Should Know: Shannon Phelan

Meet Shannon Phelan, business owner, yoga instructor and mother of two. Phelan teaches yoga independently in Gaithersburg at Opus Yoga, Flying Buddha Studio and...
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Parent You Should Know: Christine Goerke

Christine Goerke is among the world’s leading opera singers. Her powerhouse performances have earned critical acclaim across the globe. This November, D.C.-area audiences will...

Megan Christie’s Journey in Alexandria with Neurofibromatosis

When Megan Christie found out her son Logan was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis- Type 1 (NF- 1), a genetic disorder, she was fearful. A Speech-Language...
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Parent You Should Know: Matthew Breman

One of the aspects of Matthew Breman’s new home-based business that he is most excited about is the opportunity to spend more time with...
Jennifer Barnwell

Parent You Should Know: Jennifer Barnwell

Jennifer Barnwell found a career path that combines her love for travel with her financial and analytic skills. As president of Curator Hotel &...
The Tuss Family Parent You Should Know June 2022

Parent You Should Know: Adam Tuss

  Viewers of NBC News4 Washington know Adam Tuss as the transportation reporter and anchor of the Sunday edition of News4 Today. Before joining NBC4...