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10 Terrific Things to Do with Kids this Week

We've done the hard work for you, sifting through our extensive kids' event calendar to let you know whichevents are sure to please. Have fun, make memories and go on an adventure with your family!

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Crafts for Pets: Valentine Creations

Valentine's Day isn't just for humans anymore. Denise Yearian shares three easy crafts that are sure to get your furry friend's tail-wagging approval.

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Park: A Legacy Remembered

You don't have to venture far for to follow in the steps of an American hero. The recently opened Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historic Park, located on Maryland's Eastern Shore, is a testament to Tubman's remarkable legacy. With beautiful natural surroundings, it's a perfect way to spend an afternoon.

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Learning Differences: Pursuing Positive Supports

Addressing a child's challenges requires compassion and re-framing. But how do you discipline a child who is struggling with an "invisible disability?" Julie Skolnick, founder of With Understanding Comes Calm, LLC, provides insight into how you can search for strengths while pursuing the positive.

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Parental Conflict: Golden Rules of Resolving Differences

Parenting is hard. But disagreeing on daily parenting decisions, can make it even more difficult. However, parental conflict has its advantages. Children benefit greatly from parents with different strengths, viewpoints and ways of problem solving.

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Renwick Gallery: A "WONDER"-Filled Experience

At this point you've probably heard all the buzz about the newly opened Renwick Gallery in Downtown D.C. But as Meg Maher discusses, the eye-catching exhibits are sure to fill everyone in your family with "WONDER."

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Thumb Sucking: A Habit to Break?

Thumb sucking has been called the "earliest addiction." But what can you do to help your little one break the habit? It turns out the answer may be simple - nothing at all.

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Times are Changing ... And so is Summer Camp

Campfires, long hikes, afternoons swimming in the murky river, these are probably your cherished memories of summer camp. But as Andrew Madigan concludes, today's camps are far more diverse and specialized. As our kids head off to Instagram and Star Wars camp, maybe it's up to us to remind them of the importance of basic life skills.

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Winter Activities that will Keep Your Kids from Bouncing Off the Walls

During the winter months, cold weather and school closings can lead to frequent stay-at-home days. Make the most of cabin fever with these 8 indoor-friendly activities.

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