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Fair Lakes FallFest

Save the date! Bring the whole family for Fair Lakes FallFest on Saturday, September 27, 2014, 1-4 pm. This FREE

Fairfax County Weekender: August 29-31, 2014

Friday, August 29, 2014 Dairy Days- Ice Cream and Butter: Experience life as it used to be on the farm-

Upcoming Reston Events

Farewell to Summer Campfire Friday, Aug. 29, 7-8:30 p.m. WNC Campfire Ring, on Soapstone Drive, between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road,

Honey Crisp Apples Ripe & Ready for U-Pick at Great Country Farms

Via Great Country Farms: It’s apple picking season and we have a bumper crop of honey crisp apples which are the

Help a Dulles Mom Out

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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

In Need of a Photographer

“I am looking for an affordable photographer for a session for my one-year old daughter this fall. I’d like to

Dental Advice/Dentist Recommendations

“I have a 6-year old daughter who, for the past month, has two teeth popping out behind her top two

Breastfeeding Advice Needed

“I am getting ready for baby #3, an itty-bitty surprise, as my youngest is 10! I am determined to breastfeed

Ask Julie, a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

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Ask Julie: Stuttering… Should I be worried?

Dear Julie, “My 3 year old son has always been a great communicator. He began speaking very early and has

Ask Julie: Does My Child Have Autism?

Dear Julie, “My 2.5 year old son is not able to follow directions and doesn’t seem to really look at us

Ask Julie: Speech/Language Delay with 2 Languages?

Dear Julie, “My son is 3.5 yrs old. He has still not picked up on fluent and clear sentences. He

Reads & Links We Like

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Kids Are Exposed to More Fat Shaming on TV Than Adults

Related: Obesity Action Coalition Calls For Ban on Fat-Shaming Apps Related: What’s Wrong With Fat-Shaming? We’re big fans of Common Sense

Why We Need Women in STEM

This month, Lego is releasing a miniset of female scientists–a first for the 82-year-old toymaker. The idea comes from a

The Mental-Health Toll of Being a ‘Super Parent’

Carrie Wendel-Hummell, a doctoral student in sociology at the University of Kansas, had some depressing things to say about the

These Teachers Are Spending Big Money On Back-To-School, And They’re Not Alone

Back-to-school time doesn’t only mean big spending for students and parents, often, educators have to shell out money from their