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Registration for Girls on the Run is Open Until Feb. 27

Girls on the Run runners bond together.

The Power Of Girls on the Run: Providing a Safe Space For Kids to Learn and Practice Key Life Skills

Prince William County Life Guard Hiring Event!

Be a Lifeguard this Summer | Hiring Event  

A surprising way to stop bullying

Reasons to Be Cheerful looks at a "No-Blame" approach to school bullying that enlists the bullies' help to solve the problem.

Tickets are Available to YFT's Heart2Heart Gala & Sweetheart Raffle

Heart2Heart Gala 2024

Mark your calendar for February 10th for Youth For Tomorrow’s Heart 2 Heart Gala and the Sweetheart Benefit Raffle Drawing!

Bristow Band Nominated for D.C. Wammie Awards for Best Youth Musical Group-Artist.  

Danielle sings lead with SerreBrem with her brothers Andrew, Nicholas and Gavin playing instruments.

Flashback about a year ago, the Bristow family band, SerreBrem, was  featured on the cover  of Gainesville Haymarket Lifestyle Magazine's January 2023 edition.   …

VDOH Office of Vital Records Announces Top Baby Names of 2023

Virginia Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records Announces Top Baby Names of 2023, Other Interesting Virginia Birth Data

Cub Scout Pack 1166 Wolf Den gives back to local pediatric patients with the Jared Box Project, a national service project aimed at improving children’s experiences at the hospital.
Kids & Family

5 tips to help your student thrive this year

(BPT) - Do you remember how challenging school could be? As a parent, it’s easy to forget that studying and homework aren’t always easy. Your child needs your support and guidance to help …

Recharge your routine with new snacks

(BPT) - Are you looking for options that can help you choose more wholesome, better-for-you snacks for you and your family to enjoy as you begin the new year?This can be a busy time for everyone, …

Know as They Grow: How birth defects affect each stage of life

(Family Features) Birth defects, structural changes that affect one or more parts of the body, are the leading cause of infant mortality. To help improve the lives of people living with birth defects, consider this information.

How to Protect Your Family from Tornadoes

(Family Features) Capable of destroying buildings, uprooting trees and sending dangerous debris flying, tornadoes are rotating columns of air that extend from the base of thunderstorms to the ground.

5 Tips to Keep Kids Healthy During the Holidays

(Family Features) Keeping children and their families healthy during the holidays should be a priority for everyone. Consider these five tips to keep in mind throughout the holidays.

Curious Kids

Why does a leap year have 366 days?

Leap Day is coming. Marvin Samuel Tolentino Pineda/iStock, via Getty images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d …

Why do people and animals need to breathe? A biologist explains why you need a constant source of oxygen

All living things need oxygen, except for some bacteria and a few tiny animals that don’t. You might be surprised to learn how many ways there are to get oxygen – breathing is only one of them. Curious Kids is a series for children of all …

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'Short burst' tutoring in literacy shows promise for young readers

The 74 looks at a 'short burst' tutoring model that combines one-on-one instruction with computer-based activities, while being less costly than other tutoring programs.

Do health policies keep exclusive breastfeeding out of reach?

Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to explore breastfeeding rates with CDC data, highlighting the barriers families face to breastfeeding exclusively.
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