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Ways to fight kids' summer brain drain

A couple months out of the classroom doesn't have to cause "brain drain" for students enjoying summer vacation. An expert shares ways to make sure kids stay engaged and prepared for the next school year.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 09:40am EDT

Tags: brain drain, Ann Dolin, Kristi King

When school lets out for summer, hunger begins for many

For a lot of kids, the sound of school's final bell signals fun and freedom. But it leaves many students wondering where their next meal will come from.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:02am EDT

Tags: meals, food insecurity, Rachel Nania

New beach gadgets to give you a hand this summer

These affordable beach gadgets can lend a hand to some of your basic summer vacation needs.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 05:02pm EDT

Tags: Jasmine Song, Beach gadgets, My Cabana Boy, BeachBUB, The Beach Glass,

A sign of spring: It's CSA sign-up time

Despite the constant cold air, there is a glimmer of hope that spring is just around the corner: it's CSA sign-up time.

Saturday - 03/01/2014, 08:04am EST

Tags: CSA, produce

Which is better? Winter's snow or summer's warmth?

When it comes to weather, would you rather be walking in a winter wonderland or soaking in summer's sun?

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 06:46am EST

Tags: weather, winter, snow, sunshine, Sarah Beth Hensley

(Non)Endless Summer

With Labor Day upon us, the warm, relaxing days of Summer 2013 will soon become as hazy as a morning on the Chesapeake Bay. Photographer Bill Crandall captures the easy pace of life on the western shore of the bay, with iPhone 4, using Hipstamatic.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 02:13pm EDT

Tags: Bill Crandall, Fairhaven, Owings Cliffs

True love: Why mosquitoes bite

One in five people are more appealing meals to mosquitoes, and if you're one of them, you probably know it.

Monday - 07/22/2013, 05:38am EDT

Tags: DEET, deborah kotz, mosquitoes, Joan Jones

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, Children,

Infuse your liquors like a pro with summer's fresh produce

Headed to the farmers market this weekend? Sure, you can pick up some staples for dinner, but you can also find some ingredients for a refreshing summer cocktail.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 09:01pm EDT

Tags: infuse, Mary Beth Albright, cocktails, liquor, fruit

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: kids, activities, Katie Howard, Good to Go, dog days

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