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World Champion Boxer Laila Ali and husband Curtis Conway welcomed their second child Sydney Conway early Monday morning.  She tweeted the good news about her new bundle of joy later Monday afternoon.

Parenting is a hard job. It’s the one job where a great deal of what you do you learn on the fly. It is however one that if you were given a firm solid base you have a ‘leg up on”. It is by far one of the greatest, yet most daunting things that one […]

Today at 5pm on Beauty, Brains & the Bottom Line, Dr. SaFiya Hoskins interviews Dr. Carol O’Connor, author of the forthcoming, Relevance in the Curriculum:…

Of all the age groups I have ever had the privilege of mentoring, by far my favorite group is teenagers. Babies and toddlers give unconditional love and believe nearly everything you tell them, but they often cannot articulate their feelings beyond whining and crying. Grade-school-aged children and most middle schoolers are hilariously goofy, but one […]

All across the airwaves,  media outlets reported long standing children’s’ show, “Sesame Street” was pulling the skit of singer Katy Perry and Elmo’s remix of “Hot and Cold” off their season premiere episode due to excessive comments from parents complaining about too much cleavage from the “I Kissed A Girl” star.

VIA NORTHERN VIRGINIA MAGAZINE: Dining with young charges can be exhausting—plotting amiable seating arrangements, scavenging for crayons/booster seats, etc.—without worrying if there’s actually anything healthy to eat. These restaurants make kid-friendly their business. Foxfire Grill 6550 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria; 703-914-9280; http://www.foxfire-grill.com Average entree: $13 to $20 ($$). Open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining […]

Prince George’s County Public Schools encourages parents and community members to get involved in the education process! Kick off the school year on August 24 by being a role model in the lives of children. Escort children to school that day, meet them at school as they exit their bus, or visit them in class. […]