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Youth sports injuries highlighted in new report

Concussions, sprained ankles and torn knee ligaments are hazards of playing sports. And, they're also partly responsible for the 1.35 million children and teens who were admitted to emergency rooms for sports-related injuries in 2012, according to a new report.

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 11:42am EDT

Tags: sports injuries, parenting, concussions, acl, thomas warren

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Silver Spring teacher writes children's book on environmental awareness

If you think a water bottle can't have an adventure, think again.

Tuesday - 07/23/2013, 09:15am EDT

Tags: Jennifer Chambers, Chesapeake, watershed, “Watershed Adventures of a Water Bottle”, Silver Spring,

Arlington police reward good behavior with cool treat

Arlington County police want to make it cool for kids to behave themselves this summer, literally.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 03:19pm EDT

Tags: Arlington Police, slurpee, 7-eleven, summer

Report finds shortcomings in D.C. children's agency

When kids in D.C. are at risk of child abuse and neglect, the agency responsible for helping them continues to struggle in coming to their rescue.

Monday - 07/15/2013, 07:56am EDT

Tags: D.C. Child and Family Services Agency, Center for the Study of Social Policy,

Virtual rally gathers celebs, support for early childhood development

Have you ever wanted to "hang out" with celebrities like Jennifer Garner and Soledad O'Brien? Well now you can, while also showing support for early childhood education.

Friday - 07/05/2013, 01:05pm EDT

Tags: Jennifer Garner, ZERO TO THREE, early childhood development, early childhood education, Patricia Cole, Rachel Nania

One parent puts a stop to youth entitlement in household

After witnessing her children's state of entitlement, one mother threw in the towel and decided to make a change in her family.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 12:47pm EDT

Tags: parenting, youth entitlement, Kay Wills Wyma, Rachel Nania

Fairfax Co. day care providers say new regs complicate business

In-home day care operators say the increase that will allow them to add two more children in their homes may not be worth the effort.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 07:43am EDT

Tags: parenting, kids, day care, Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Healthiest counties for kids: 3 are in D.C. metro area

Montgomery and Howard counties in Maryland and Fairfax County in Virginia are ranked among the top 50 healthiest counties for children, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 01:44pm EDT

Tags: healthiest counties, Colleen Kelleher

7-year-old robbed of bike at knifepoint

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 12:28am EDT

Tags: bike robbery

How to keep from leaving a child in a hot car

These helpful tips will help you make sure children are safe.

Tuesday - 06/04/2013, 04:13am EDT

Tags: kids and cars, Hank Silverberg, parenting, heat stroke, summer safety, amber rollins

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