Some kids were born to love athletics. Others participate reluctantly or only when heavily bribed. No matter your child’s ability or interest level, there are DC-area sports camps that are perfect for them. Calling all jocks For your serious soccer player, the area’s professional team, D.C. United, runs both spring …Read More »
|30+ Free Online Resources for Parents Homeschooling Their Kids
Ideas, activities, lesson plans & more from local and national sites
|We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge.
To help you navigate this unprecedented time, we’ve rounded up more than 30 free online resources for parents homeschooling their kids right now. Keep checking back as we update this list with both local and national resources.
Aside from the inherent sense of accomplishment and pride in creating a garment or accessory, the simple act of knitting for charity can be a way for even the busiest person to give back to the community. Many hospitals and charity groups exist to connect crafters with those in need, …Read More »
Name: Laicie Heeley Occupation: Founder/CEO of Inkstick Media Lives: New Market, MD Spouse: Mark Children: Austin, 13; Arlo, 4; and Ames, 1 What do you love about the work you do? I spent a big part of my career working for think tanks, with a creative outlet on the side. …Read More »
The World Health Organization yesterday declared the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, a public health emergency. As of this morning, more than 200 people have died, with more than 9.800 infections confirmed worldwide, according to The New York Times. So naturally, we’re starting to freak out. …Read More »
The presidential election is more than nine months away, but with coverage of the impeachment all over the news, your kids might be growing curious about our government. So how can you nurture their interest in the political process? We asked Keren Joshi, children’s librarian at D.C. Public Library’s Deanwood …Read More »
Between Fairfax City’s Chocolate Lovers Festival and Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, we’ve got desserts on the brain this weekend! Don’t have a sweet tooth? There are plenty of other family-friendly activities happening around DC such as Spy Fest at the Spy Museum and Lunar New Year celebrations that won’t …Read More »
When you have little ones, making new mom friends can be a lot like dating. You lock eyes with another frazzled mama across the playground and wonder whether you should approach her. Just when you work up the nerve to say hi, you kid starts having a tantrum and you’re …Read More »
Love is in the air … and at the zoo, museums and so many other places around D.C. Here are some lovely ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2020 right here in the DMV. Events for Kids Heart String Art Your little DIYer can work on their sanding, nailing and painting …Read More »
Back in the early 90s, Nickelodeon had the best game shows. Remember “Double Dare,” “GUTS” and “Legends of the Hidden Temple”? How badly did you want to want be a contestant on one of Nick’s game shows just so you could get slimed — or meet Marc Summers? Tonight, Nickelodeon will …Read More »
Forty-seven percent of teens say they are addicted to their phone. On average, kids spend …Read More »