Give Your Child a Healthy Start to the School Year

Give Your Child a Healthy Start to the School Year


Help ensure your child enters the new school year healthy and without delay with these tips from the Virginia Department…

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Building Our World: Women Arc…

Meet local women who are paving the way to careers in archit... Read more

Are Your Kids Caffeinated?

Find out why caffeine and kids don’t mix. Read more

Encounters with Art

Art is a natural part of our world. Explore art with your ch... Read more

Charming Quebec City

“Here they come!” shouted Ross, our youngest son, and ran ba... Read more

Chatting About Online Safety

Nowadays kids of all ages are connecting with friends and fa... Read more

Top 9 Things To Do in Roanoke

Check out these nine ways to have fun in Roanoke. Read more

Why Manners Matter

Start your children on the right foot by teaching them manne... Read more

Why Yoga is Good for Kids

Little Cecilia Kocan, age 5, sat perfectly still, meditating... Read more

Saddle up for Adventure

Hands forward, knees bent, and ready to go, 12-year-old A.J... Read more

Nuts About Nuts

Holiday vacation time is approaching, and I already feel lik... Read more

Put an End to Bullying

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged ... Read more

Family + Sports = Fun

Fitness starts early—from a child’s first steps! When Mom an... Read more

The Dirt on Dirt

“Don’t track mud in the house!” “Wash your hands before din... Read more

Pop Over to London

As Americans we are linked to Britain in many ways, includin... Read more

Walking the Middle Path

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a relatively new appro... Read more

A Salute to Special Olympics

Last December Cierra Winn swept her long chestnut hair over ... Read more

Hit the Slopes in Canaan Vall…

Skiing is challenging for me, but my kids absolutely love it... Read more

Enchanting Puerto Rico

Sometimes light, sometimes a little more intense, the warm r... Read more

Reeling in Summer Fun

The sun shimmers on the water, glinting on a thin fishing li... Read more

Cozy Mystic, Connecticut

The first time I saw a beluga whale, he smiled at me and win... Read more

Growing Up Gardening

Finding time to play outside is a challenge for today’s chil... Read more

Take a Hike!

A quiet trail winds among towering trees behind Chesapeake A... Read more

Zits for Grown-Ups

Cafeteria cliques may be a distant memory, but if you’re sti... Read more

Changing for the Better

Early on a recent Sunday morning near Kids’ Cove at Mount Tr... Read more

Chasing the Future

Four-year-old Andrew Davis eagerly ran inside his house afte... Read more

TF Health: Your Kids & You

Tips to Help Your Anxious Child

09-01-2023 Health

As the new school year begins, help your child feel less stressed. Read more

Q&A About Antibiotics

09-01-2023 Health

Antibiotics are an important tool in keeping your child healthy. Read more

Irwin's Pharmacy: Cheap & Ta…

09-01-2023 Nutrition

Old-fashioned lunch counters are alive and well in Tidewater. Read more

Avoiding Toddler Meltdowns

08-01-2023 Behavior

How to prevent tantrums with preparation and understanding. Read more

Culinary Creativity on the Go

08-01-2023 Nutrition

Who knew you can find such inventive dishes on a food truck? Read more

Be Prepared for Hurricane Season

07-01-2023 Safety

Tips from Dominion Energy on prepping for the hurricane season. Read more

Swimmer's Ear in Children

07-01-2023 Health

Learn how to prevent and treat swimmer’s ear. Read more

Why Hormones Matter

07-01-2023 Health

Understanding the impact of hormones can help increase your quality of life. Read more

Fresh Up-North Flavors

07-01-2023 Nutrition

Legal Sea Foods’ new Virginia Beach location serves New England seafood and more. Read more

Time to Ditch the Pacifier?

06-01-2023 Health

Tips for easing the transition for you and your toddler. Read more

UTIs As You Age

06-01-2023 Health

Why it’s important to recognize common and uncommon symptoms and get treatment fast. Read more

Elegant Dining + Kids' Menu, Too

06-01-2023 Nutrition

Sophisticated, new chophouse makes everybody happy. Read more

Does Your Child have a UTI?

05-01-2023 Health

Recognizing and treating UTIs in children is crucial. Here’s why. Read more

10 Years of Epic Biscuits

05-01-2023 Nutrition

Deliciously improbable menu choices await at this iconic eatery. Read more

Prepping for the Doctor's Visit

04-01-2023 Health

Take these steps to reduce stress when your child visits the doctor. Read more

What is Vulvodynia?

04-01-2023 Health

If you are experiencing sensitivity or pain, don’t be timid about seeking out help Read more

TF Travel: Let's Go

Culinary Adventures in France

09-01-2023 European Travel

Foodies will love exploring the Burgundy region of France. Read more

Bunches of Beaches

08-01-2023 United States Travel

What are your favorite beaches? Here are a few of Peggy’s. Read more

Beautiful, Beguiling Bulgaria

07-01-2023 European Travel

Find out why Bulgaria is the trendy new destination for travelers. Read more

Discover Dresden: A Storied City

06-01-2023 European Travel

Take your family on a journey from the past to the present in this historic city. Read more

Find Food & Fun in Charlesto…

05-01-2023 United States Travel

Discover why this Lowcountry destination is a top spot for visitors! Read more

Culture & Lore in St. August…

04-01-2023 United States Travel

Explore this NE Florida city, ideal for visiting with family and friends. Read more

Foodie Adventures in Costa Rica

03-01-2023 World Travel

Take a trip to Costa Rica, where delicious food and drinks await. Read more

At Home in Loudon County

02-01-2023 Day Trips

Loudoun County is a one-size-fits-all vacation destination. Read more

Discover the Magic of Colombia

01-01-2023 World Travel

From its jungles to beaches, Colombia attracts adventurers of all ages. Read more

Adventures in Paradise

12-01-2022 World Travel

From families to couples, this stylish resort offers vacations to meet everyone’s desire. Read more

An Idyllic Greek Cruise: Pt. 2

11-01-2022 European Travel

Fabulous food, surprising scenery, and a chill vibe are just a few reasons to love Greece. Read more

An Idyllic Greek Cruise

10-01-2022 European Travel

Discover why Celestyal Cruises is the best way to explore the Greek islands. Read more

Biking Through Holland

09-01-2022 European Travel

Join Peggy and Peter as they bike through the Veluwe in the heart of Holland. Read more

Innocents Abroad: The Adventure …

08-01-2022 European Travel

Discover how foreign travel can change your perception. Read more

Open Your Eyes in Europe

07-01-2022 European Travel

It’s never too late to explore other cultures while learning about yourself. Read more

Best-Ever Cruise Sale with Celes…

06-29-2022 World Travel

Dreaming of an amazing cruise in the Greek Islands. Prices will never be lower! Read more

TF Fun: Explore Your World

Discover the Night Sky

08-01-2023 Nature

Introduce your family to the wonders of the stargazing! Read more

Enriching Arts Fun is Close By

04-01-2023 Enrichment

Here’s how you can enjoy arts experiences in your community. Read more

Meet Melissa Schappell, Artist

04-01-2023 Arts

Learn how art tells stories and communicates meaning. Read more

Are Kids Getting Enough Art?

03-01-2023 Arts

Explore these inspiring home-based arts activities. Read more

Parent Tips

Be Kind

09-01-2023 Take Five

Having a bad day? Kindness is the best antidote. Read more

The Challenges of Life

08-01-2023 Take Five

Peggy reminds us of how we are connected and why empathy and grace matter most. Read more

A New Outlook

07-01-2023 Take Five

Here’s how to feel more joy. Read more

Wherever We Go

06-01-2023 Take Five

We can change the world in little ways, and today is the perfect time to start. Read more