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Book Your Mini Session Now with Urban Hues Photography

Check out local family-friendly photographer Manjula of Urban Hues Photography! Manjula will be offering $150 mini session on November 1-2,

Crafty Tea and Cauldron Tea

Come to the Carlyle House terrace for a spooky afternoon tea on October 19, 2014 at 11 am, that will

Jimmy’s Annual Halloween Party for Kids

Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern is hosting it’s annual Halloween Party for kids on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 12:30-3 pm.

Free & Cheap

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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

Free Open House: Super Strategies for Helping Your Child Write Well

The Writing Academy is offering local parents an opportunity to learn how to help your children complete their school writing

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 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

Reads & Links We Like

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9 Tips on How to Raise Siblings Who are Friends

Those of us who grew up with siblings already know that there will inevitably come a time when we will

Dove: Legacy

This video is cringe-worthy. Not because of the actors or overall message, but as I watched, I cringed as I

Don’t be this mom . . .

See past stories here. New! Don’t be this mom . . . Generosity is a great thing to instill in your daughter

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