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Tag Archives: March 2020

The Pros and Cons of Language Immersion Programs Not sure whether to enroll your child in language immersion? Here's some advice from the experts—and parents who've been there.

The Pros and Cons of Language Immersion Programs

Three years ago, my husband and I agonized over a decision—whether or not to enroll our twin boys, then in kindergarten, in a Spanish immersion program the following year. Their school is one of 17 Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) that offer language immersion programs starting in kindergarten or first …

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Could Your Child Be Twice-Exceptional? One local mom describes what it's like to raise a kid who is gifted with learning disabilities

Could your child be twice-exceptional? | Washington FAMILY magazine

Now and then throughout my son’s childhood, I wondered whether something was amiss. For example, the way he wrote certain letters seemed odd, like starting at the bottom of a “p,” where I would start at the top. He often couldn’t follow what I thought was a clear a series …

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Mom Life: Suann Song The Appointed Founder/Creative Director and Mom of Two on Staying Organized, Family Travel and the Perfect Workout

Meet Suann Song, the founder and creative director of Appointed and mother two | Washington FAMILY

Meet Suann Song, the founder and creative director of Appointed in Ivy City, DC. The busy entrepreneur lives Chevy Case, Maryland, where she and her husband, Eugene Hong, are raising a 13-year-old son, Ike, and a two-year-old daughter, Novie. What do you love about the work you do? I’m so …

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Hand-washing 101 For Kids With the flu still going around—and coronavirus fears growing—now's the time to teach your children how to properly wash their hands

Hand-washing tips for kids

If you ask my kindergartner about pink eye, he’ll tell you that it’s caused by touching your butt and then touching your eye. It’s graphic, I know, but it turns out there’s some truth to his disgusting explanation. “Pink eye is caused by a virus same as viruses that cause …

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