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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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Koa: Building Community Through Sports

It's no secret that kids in the D.C. metro area face enormous pressure to achieve in many facets of their young lives. Even youth sports aren't immune from this intense climate. Koa Sports is changing the nature of these leagues by building community through sports.

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National Geographic's New Exhibit Will Get You Hooked on Monster Fish

They lurk in streams around the world. Fish so monstrous they can only be called one thing, "Monster Fish." The new, hands-on exhibit at the National Geographic Museum, "Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants" will take you on a trip around the world, as you come face-to-face with these river giant.

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Only Children: Moving Beyond the Stereotypes to Raise a "Mighty One"

Assumptions, rules and societal norms have long been placed on only children. But as Kristi Guillory explains, those myths couldn't be farther from the truth. It's about more than raising "one child," it's about raising a "mighty one."

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Stopping Temper Tantrums: Helping Your Child Deal with Strong Emotions

Whether it's preschool temper tantrums, a first-grader erupting over homework, a preteen slamming doors in a distraught crying fit or a teenager cursing you out, temper tantrums can be tough for even the most experienced parents. Katherine Reynolds Lewis offers advice for parenting a child with strong emotions.

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Teens and Marijuana Use: Playing Russian Roulette with the Brain

With the recent hype surrounding the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana, many young people may be confused as to the actual risks of marijuana. But as new research suggests, teen may at risk for more than just a case of the munchies when they experiment with marijuana, instead they are playing a dangerous game of Russian Roulette with their brains.

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What is a Nanny-Share? A Shared Solution for Child Care

For many working parents in the D.C. metropolitan area, finding affordable and safe child care can be quite a dilemma. But has your family ever considered the benefits that can come from being part of a nanny-share? One local mom explains her her experience with this "shared solution."

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Crafts for Mother's Day

Celebrate Mother's Day this year with fun, eco-friendly crafts. "Crunchy" Scott has three crafts that the whole family is sure to love.

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