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Parenting: What risks are too risky for families?

The rescue of the Kaufman family 900 miles off the coast of Mexico sparked both backlash and support for their decision.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 06:59am EDT

Tags: risks, Parenting, Randi Martin

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Chevy Chase author challenges families to eat together

Aviva Goldfarb is making it her mission to have families all over the country eat dinner together. She wants to get 10,000 people to commit to eating dinner together as a family at least three times a week for four weeks.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 07:41am EDT

Tags: Aviva Goldfarb, The Family Dinner Challenge, dinner, Rachel Nania, spinach and mushroom risotto, family dinner

Tips to stay safe, have fun at the beach

It's still vacation season and that means there's time to hit the beach before summer slips into fall.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 12:40pm EDT

Tags: alan etter, vacation, travel, Parenting, tourism, beach tips

Cost to raise your bundle of joy just spiked

The cost to raise a child increased by 25 percent over the past decade. So no it's not your imagination, your children really are draining your wallet.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 03:48am EDT

Tags: children, family budgets, Joan Jones, raising kids

Good to Go: Exercise date ideas for Valentine's Day

Dinner and a movie always make for a great date night, but how about breaking a sweat instead this Valentine's Day? WTOP's Katie Howard offers some fitness-inspired activities that will help burn those calories from heart-shaped boxes of chocolates.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 10:37am EST

Tags: Valentines Day, exercise, ice skating, yoga, recipes, relationships, Good to Go, Katie Howard

What to know when planning a fusion wedding

WTOP talked with four local fusion wedding experts about the ins and outs of fusion ceremonies, mixed receptions and what advice they have for diverse couples exploring their wedding options.

Tuesday - 01/29/2013, 02:38pm EST

Tags: Wedding, relationships, Hindu, brides, groom, Heather Brady

Good to Go: Fitness trainer fathers share ways to exercise as a family

Three fitness trainers, who are also fathers, share their family exercise routines. From running, to bowling, to playing on a jungle gym, even families without a built-in personal trainer can find inexpensive ways to exercise together.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 05:30am EST

Tags: exercise, running, kids, recipes, Good to Go, Katie Howard

Couples hold off on having kids

It costs about $235,000 to raise a child from birth to age 17.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 07:47am EDT

Tags: economy, children, veronica robinson