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Small siblings fighting over a remote control in the living room.

Fostering Friendships Between Siblings

  “There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Licensed psychologist Harriette Wimms uses this lyric from Leonard Cohen’s song...

Don’t Forget to Brush Your Teeth!

Keep track of your teeth brushing every week. Click on the image below to download this chart as a PDF.  
Olaolu Ogunyemi and family | Provided Photo

Parent You Should Know: Olaolu Ogunyemi

Title: Communications Officer for the U.S. Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia; active duty; rank: captain Family: Brea (wife), Brilee (12), Jacob (8) and Eniola (3)   Olaolu Ogunyemi...
Erika Gonzalez Parent You Should Know

Parent You Should Know: Erika Gonzalez Loving the moments of motherhood

  Erika Gonzalez is an anchor and reporter for NBC News4 and Telemundo 44. She spearheads the “4 Your Home” segments where her storytelling revolves...
The Living Classrooms

In This Issue: February 2022

  In this issue of Washington FAMILY, we explore summer camp choices, from our feature on programs that cultivate a full camp experience for children...
5 tips for first-time overnight campers

5 Tips for First-Time Overnight Campers

Easy ways to prepare your child for their first summer at sleepaway camp.
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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...
Angel High

Editor’s Picks: Here’s What We’re Loving for Kids This Month

The picks below are presented by Elena Epstein, director of the National Parenting Product Awards. For more product reviews, visit nappaawards.com.     Discovery #MINDBLOWN Career Play...

Tips for an Autism-Friendly Halloween How parents can approach the holiday's challenges for kids...

For many families, Halloween is a holiday to unwind and have fun. But for children on the autism spectrum who rely on predictability to...

Dealing with Halloween Fears Tips for helping kids who find the season a little...

For some children, Halloween is a time to overindulge in candy, take on a new identity for a day and witness spooky decorations transforming...