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Parenting During Coronavirus Local resources to help parents stay informed and connected with their community

Parenting During Coronavirus

Life in D.C., Virginia and Maryland has changed dramatically in just a short period of time, and we can expect even more changes to come. Parenting during coronavirus is different than it was before: Suddenly, we’ve been asked to become our children’s teachers while attempting to telecommute. We want to …

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Applications Open for Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes National Award Recognizes 25 Public-Spirited Youth Annually

Addison Barrett, 2019 winner of the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, which recognizes public-spirited youth in the U.S. and Canada, is now accepting applications for its 2020 awards. The Barron Prize honors 25 inspiring leaders ages 8 to 18 who are working in creative ways to help their communities or protect the planet. The …

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Knitting for Charity More than just a hobby, knitters and crocheters are picking up their needles as a way to give back to the community

Knitting for Charity | Washington FAMILY magazine

Aside from the inherent sense of accomplishment and pride in creating a garment or accessory, the simple act of knitting for charity can be a way for even the busiest person to give back to the community. Many hospitals and charity groups exist to connect crafters with those in need, …

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