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RGIII’s Injury: A Teaching Moment
For Both Parents and Young Athletes

Sunday, January 13th, 2013
by on Living Around

It is the biggest issue these days in Washington. No, not the inauguration, but RGIII’s knee. Everyone in the tri-state area and beyond is focused

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Lessons from Parents at the Olympic Games

Friday, August 10th, 2012
by on Living Around

Any parent who has ever sat on the sidelines at a school sports match can identify with the parents of Olympic athletes. Most parents know

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Who Should Be a School Bus Monitor?

Monday, June 25th, 2012
by on Living Around

By now the whole world has seen the video of a group of middle school boys bullying Karen Klein, the school bus monitor in Greece,

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Rielle Hunter: Daughter Dearest, Mommy Dearest

Friday, June 22nd, 2012
by on Living Around

It’s a well-known fact of life: parents exist to embarrass their kids. This red-faced phenomenon peaks in middle school leading to all those desperate pleas

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The Smithsonian Elevates Video Games to Art

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012
by on Playing Around

Video games. Two words that had the power to ignite a power struggle between parents and children. Parents worried about the adverse effects of spending

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Celebrating Adoption

Saturday, November 19th, 2011
by on Living Around

Adoption is a hot topic these days. After his death and the release of his biography, Steve Jobs has become the most famous adoptee in

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What Parents Can Learn from Beavis and Butt-head

Sunday, October 30th, 2011
by on Living Around

Beavis and Butt-head are back. The cartoon aired on MTV from 1993 to 1997 and had parents up in arms. These were the days before

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Our House…After the Empty Nest

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
by on Living Around

Standing on the grocery check-out line, I overheard two shoppers behind me bonding over their empty nests. “My stomach physically hurts with missing my child!”

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