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National Stroller Running Day with FIT4MOM

National Stroller Running Day is a day when active parents everywhere declare their commitment to family fitness and living a

Don’t be this mom . . .

See past stories here. New! Don’t be this mom . . . Strollers really allow a mom to pack and store loads

Flexible Job Opportunities for Families via FlexProfesionals (October 28, 2014)

We’re big fans of supporting local mom-owned business! Take a peek at FlexProfesionals latest newsletter! Women face unique challenges in

Free & Cheap

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Meet the Doulas and Teachers Night at Nova Birth Services

Help Nova Birth Services celebrate their 1-year anniversary and meet their fabulous doulas and birth class instructors on Wednesday, October 29,

Family Day at Artisphere

Calling all families . . . spend an artful day at Artisphere’s free family day on Sunday, November 2, 2014 from

Open House at Bach to Rock Lansdowne

Bach to Rock Lansdowne is holding an Open House on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 11 am-3 pm! Stop by

Ask Dr. Mike

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Talking To Your Children About Ebola: 4 Tips To Consider

With the death of Mr. Thomas Duncan and news that a second health care worker in Texas was just diagnosed

Ask Dr. Mike: Child Having Trouble Dealing With Anger

Dear Dr. Mike, “My 6-year old son has trouble dealing with is anger. If I tell him no, when he

Is it Okay to Spank Your Child?

When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was recently arrested for beating his 4-year-old son with a tree branch, the

Ask Dr. Mike: Is Medicine the Only Option for my ADHD-Diagnosed Child?

Dear Dr. Mike, “Beyond therapy and medicine, do you have any advice for holistic approaches to dealing with hyper children?

Ask Julie, a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

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Ask Julie: Lisp or Typical Development?

Dear Julie, “Dear Julie, My 3 year old son has a lisp when he says the sound /s/. Should he be

Ask Julie: Books, Books, & More Books

Dear Julie, “Dear Julie, Do you recommend any specific children’s books to work on language and vocabulary?” ~ Concerned Parent

Ask Julie: Speech vs. Language – What’s the Difference?

Dear Julie, “My daughter’s teacher recommended that I have her evaluated by a speech therapist. She said that her articulation

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The Other “F” Word, Please Don’t Say Fundraiser.

At school pickup time today, my son Jack bounded toward me, excitedly waving a document that parents dread more than

5 BS Excuses Parents Make for Mean Girls

I recently spoke to a friend of mine who told me a heart-wrenching story about how a group of seventh-grade

5 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Preschool

Choosing a preschool can be a daunting task for parents. Having been a concerned preschool parent myself, I can appreciate

Help a Dulles Mom Out

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Need Good Meal Ideas for Delivery to a New Mom

“I want to deliver meals to a friend who just had twins. Any favorite recipes for meals to be delivered?”

Need Photographer with Special Needs Experience

“I need recommendations for a photographer to take holiday pictures of my family — however they have to be VERY

Advice Needed for Rude Comments

“My kids don’t look like me and I’ve been on the receiving end of some pretty funny, albeit rude questions