A lot local dads dress professionally and look put together during the week, but when it comes to weekends and vacation, they turn to ratty T-shirts, shorts and jeans. An expert has some tips for dads.
The start of a brand new year is a time to look forward and think about setting goals and expectations. And for parents, having more patience, spending more time with children and slowing down busy lives to enjoy the small moments top the lists of New Year\’s resolutions.
The littlest of people can come
home with biggest of germs — many of which are acquired during time spent at
day care or school. Here are some tips on how to keep your kids and your family free of bugs this season.
Before you head out the door to trick-or-treat or go to that Halloween party, you and the kids can prepare some healthier, festive snacks to offset the calories from looming stockpiles of candy.
Sunday, Nov. 3 is a day many adults look forward to, and one many
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.
September is the time of year when many parents put their kids on a school bus and settle back into a fall routine. But some parents never took a three-month hiatus from this schedule.
Lunchrooms will soon be swarming with students who are hungry for more than just knowledge.
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.
If your household is anything like mine, then you could be the prisoner of too much stuff. And beginning to organize it all can be downright overwhelming. Here\’s some advice.
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.
If your household feels rundown or sick often, there could be a link
to your ailments and the food you and your family consume.
It may sound alarming, but parents can sneak exercise into packed schedules. While free time for parents is often hard to find, getting a little exercise is better than doing nothing at all. A quick workout leaves mom and dad feeling a little more refreshed and relaxed — and it sets a good example for the kids.
For many families, there comes a time when a parent who has acted as the main caregiver or childcare provider for his/her family makes the decision to return to part-time or full-time employment. Here are some tips for that transition.
A goodie bag doesn\’t have to be a literal bag of goodies anymore. Katie Howard offers ideas for alternative party parting gifts.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.