Incognito is just the latest step in realizing football will not be a part of my kids’ sports lives.
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, the continuing adventure of the Norse-god superhero.
One book is clever and sparks a child’s imagination. The other does the opposite.
Karl Gabriel’s pictures featured in “Shine,” a book about letting your inner light come through.Column
Parents can forget that grades aren’t the point of education; learning is.
How to help a sister very angry after a divorce, and her children who are the focus of her anger.
Ice skating, museum hopping, animal saving: it’s all on the docket for kids and their parents this weekend.
This mom with a chronic disease works hard to be a parent, and to advocate for herself
Lori Aratani and Amy Orndorff
Also, a new book relies on common experiences to explain scientific principles.
Jane Horwitz and — Michael O’Sullivan
Movie reviews with kids in mind. Also reviewed this week: ‘Ender’s Game’ and ‘Last Vegas.’
Toss your pumpkin, make crafts among artwork, see a play. Many happenings with kids this weekend.
With so many choices, it can be hard for new parents to know whether a basic model will suffice or they need all the bells and whistles of a higher-end bottle.
A single mom worries about telling teens about family finances.Column
It’s time to speak up against how grown-ups have hijacked the holiday.
Doug Gansler argues he isn’t responsible for other people’s kids. Aren’t we all?The Switch
A major pediatric association released strict guidelines on kids and media ... the same day as a new report detailing how much time young children spend online.
School personnel play a big role in diagnosing the disorder, but they may not be best equipped for the job.
If parents are indeed keeping tabs on their kids on Halloween, we’ve reached a new low in helicopter era.
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, Robert Redford is stranded at sea in an unusual, mesmerizing film.
There is endless fun waiting for you and your kids this weekend, from a horse show to a costume symphonyDiscussion
Family Almanac columnist Marguerite Kelly discussed the ups and downs of parenting, and tips for helping children through challenging times.Column
Her 20-year-old son has never had a close friend. Marguerite Kelly offers this mom some advice.
Much to celebrate in Down Syndrome Awareness month, but moms find more work to be doneVideo
MaryLynn Haase and her husband, Greg, of Arlington, Va. spend their late summers cooking 750 pounds of tomatoes into sauce. The Fold's Whitney Leaming spends "sauce day" with the family and their friends to find out how, and why.
Women are obtaining milk over the Internet. Are we pushing mothers too hard to feed babies breast milk?
Yes, studies say, they will test better. But whether being active helps them learn better is still unresolved.
A study suggests doctors and others should recognize this continuing favoritism as mothers grow older.
A new survey ranks Washington D.C. eighth best city to trick or treat. What are your traditions?Column
A husband who believes in spanking and a wife who doesn’t: It’s time for a conversation and mutual respect.
Queen Elizabeth I, a Rubik’s Cube and two funny optical illusions were among winners in this year’s contest.
There were some positives to getting furloughed. Among them? Family time.
Parents shouldn’t fear the Halloween haul.
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, a cinematic version of Shakespeare’s iconic love story.
The film follows five young friends on a journey to the mall to replace a Wiffle ball bat that a bully destroyed.Column
Letting your kids have a treat or two won’t kill them — or make you a bad parent.
Marguerite Kelly explores how to stop a toddler’s end-of-tv-tantrums.
What should you get out of a parent-teacher conference? Follow these tips and learn.
Some single mothers see cherished independence crumbling because of government shutdown.
Sushi Bar in Del Ray is a no-kids establishment, and it’s working.
Study finds that children who do not adhere to a regular bedtime act out more.
We give you 11 good pumpkin patches to try this season, now that the sun is out again.Video
A small study found a possible link between BPA and miscarriage risk in women prone to fertility problems.
Ann Dolin’s book tells parents what to look for in a school, provides information about D.C. area options
Movie reviews with kids in mind. This week, an intense drama about the hijacking of a container ship.
A new study shows moms are more tired than dads. Would we change it if we could?Column
A mother asks Maguerite Kelly what to do about her young son who hits and kicks her.
Melissa d’Arabian shares her best ideas for pinching pennies on the family grocery budget.
Report finds that fragmented time and long, mental checklists add to fatigue, but that moms find work meaningful.
Miriam Carey may have had postpartum depression. So do at least 14 percent of new moms. We need to help.
Soccer is back on for kids whose field is shuttered. Plus, other options to get through a shutdown weekend
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