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ASAP Sitters: Mommy’s Morning Out at Chibis Indoor Playground

Chibis, ASAP Sitters, and little ones (18 months through age 6) are getting together to give parents/caregivers a well-deserved break!

Is Your Child’s Name THIS Popular?

Below is a list of “Top 10 Female and Male Dog Names of 2014.” Can you guess which dog names

FCPS 2014-15 School Calendar Revised‏

Spring Break: March 30-April 3, 2015 Student Holiday: April 6, 2015 See the full 2014/2015 calendar here. Via a FCPS email:

Fairfax County Weekender: July 25-27, 2014

We love the Fairfax County Weekender! Take a peek at their latest issue: Friday, July 25, 2014 Campfire Friday — Nocturnal Hunters: Venture out

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Kids Bowl Free This Summer at AMF

AMF Bowling, partnered with Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue, is offering a new “Summer Games” program for children, teens, and

Bowl America’s Rolling Rewards

Rolling Rewards is an Honor Roll Program that offers incentives for academic excellence. Every “A” and “B” (or equivalent grade)

Free Workshop on Proactive Discipline

Join Dr. Rene for a free workshop on Proactive Discipline Techniques.  In this workshop we will cover the types and

Farmers’ Market Fun Days Performances

Come enjoy Farmers’ Market Fun Days Performances on Thursdays in July and August from 10:30-11:15 am on the Herndon Town

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Marriage Counselor or Therapist Recommendation?

“Can anyone recommend a good marriage counselor or therapist? Specifically in Herndon or Sterling — but I would be willing

Cloth Diaper Recommendations?

“Baby #2 will be here soon and I am considering using cloth diapers. I used disposable with my 1st —

Outerbanks Recommendations or Advice?

“Trying to book a house in the Outer Banks this September. I have no idea in which community though. Which

Volunteers Recs for a Family?

“Can anyone recommend a place/organization where my family, including my children, can volunteer?” Post by Dulles Moms.

Ask Julie, a Pediatric Speech-Language Pathologist

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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

Ask Julie: When Will My Toddler Start Talking?

Dear Julie, “At what age should my child begin combining words or speaking in sentences? My daughter is 24 months

Ask Julie: Child Mispronouncing Sounds

Dear Julie, “My son cannot say the /r/ sound. He says /w/ for /r/. Is this typical? At what age

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The Online Epidemic of Cyberbullying

Bullying has been a serious problem in schools and neighborhoods for as long as anyone can remember, and adolescents and

30 Parent Hacks to Keep The Kids Busy (And You Sane) For The Rest Of Summer

We are smack in the middle of the best season of the year. Long, sunny days stretch ahead, yet somehow

Are You Raising Nice Kids?

A Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to raise them to be kind Earlier this year, I wrote about teaching empathy,

The Day I Left My Son in the Car

The day it happened was no different from most; I was worried, and I was running late. I was worried