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From the dinner bowl, to the Super Bowl: Va. business competes for a commercial

An Alexandria-based company has a shot at landing a commercial spot during this year's Super Bowl.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 07:45am EDT

Tags: Mom Made Foods, frozen food, healthy food, super bowl, Rachel Nania

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Good to Go: Create a more harmonious household

The idiom, "the apple doesn't fall far from the tree," might apply to some parents and kids, but not all. In fact, in most families, the apple does fall far from the tree.

Thursday - 10/03/2013, 08:53am EDT

Tags: Good to Go, Katie Howard, parenting, Kerrie LaRosa, tips

Back to school can be a pain for parents

For most, school is back in session. And that can make things a little busy for both kids and parents.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 06:24am EDT

Tags: school, students, parenting,

Good to Go: Tips for that next big move with the kids

Moving into a new home can be an exciting, but often overwhelming and stressful, experience. And a move with children in tow can prove to be even trickier, as feelings of anxiety and nervousness about the change in their new surroundings creep on. Here are some tips for your next family move.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 08:36am EDT

Tags: Claudine and Mark Rubin, You Move Me, moving, tips, Katie Howard, Good to Go, new house

Good to Go: Old school fun to conquer summer boredom

While a break from homework and a more relaxed schedule in the summertime is a welcomed change of pace, that doesn't mean you won't hear "I'm bored" from the kids. Here are some active and engaging activities for summertime fun.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 08:42am EDT

Tags: summer, activities, Katie Howard, Good to Go, dog days

Researchers: Kids gain weight during summer vacation

Now that school is out and summer is in full swing, what are you doing to make sure your kids stay healthy over the break?

Friday - 07/05/2013, 08:08am EDT

Tags: health, summer break, weight gain, American Journal of Public Health

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, Children, day care, Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Gardening with kids: Tips and advice for starting an active and healthy habit

For adults, gardening can be one of the most rewarding activities of summer. However, getting kids to enjoy the same activity may present challenges for some parents and caregivers. Several area experts offer advice and tips on making gardening a fun, healthy and rewarding summer activity for youth.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 07:52am EDT

Tags: gardening, obesity, screen time, We Can!, National Gardening Association, Hoai-Tran Bui, Mike McGrath

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, family, running, recipes, Good to Go, Katie Howard

4 survival skills every kid should know

In emergency situations, kids often rely on adults to keep them safe. But if they're alone, do they know what to do?

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 07:12am EST

Tags: Dick Uliano, parenting, allstate,

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