Parenting – When Things Fall Apart

Posted September 30th, 2014 by Sue Wagner in Parenting

Parenting – When Things Fall Apart

I read Facebook updates with envy sometimes. And while I know that often, a person’s social media persona is a carefully curated version of actual life, it appears there are people who are blessed with kids who are “issue-free.” They excel (sports, art, science fair, marching band…), they make honor […]

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The Circus Is Coming To Town!

Posted September 9th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Entertainment, Living

The Circus Is Coming To Town!

The Big Apple Circus is headed back to the Washington D.C. area for a limited-engagement run from September 18th  to October 5th. with its all-new show, METAMORPHOSIS. I have never been to the Circus here in D.C., so this will be my family’s first time since going in New York […]

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A Peek Inside the First Indoor National Book Festival

Posted August 30th, 2014 by Jessica Haney in Uncategorized

A Peek Inside the First Indoor National Book Festival

The Library of Congress National Book Festival is still going until 10 p.m. this evening, so I’m no expert about how many people are attending this year, but I present this scientific estimate: A lot. I know that many folks — including one of this year’s top readers, Alice McDermott, […]

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Training to runDisney for Charity

Posted August 26th, 2014 by Sandie in Uncategorized

Training to runDisney for Charity

I’m running a 10K, but it’s not for me. I’m running it as a gift for my daughter, who turns 10 in November and wants to run a 10K as her 10th birthday. She asked to run for charity, and she chose’s Alex’s Lemonade Stand, an organization that helps children […]

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