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December 14, 2016
Winter storms have blanketed many states across the country and sometimes it’s difficult to get that active outdoor play that your kids need. It’s still easy to get your kids moving and... »
Playworks alum Abby Sondak gives inner-city youth a chance to spend the summer at sleep away camp
September 1, 2015
It was May of 2011, and I sat across from my father in a French restaurant in Dupont Circle. “You know Abby,” he said carefully, “You don’t have to go if you don’t want to.”Months earlier... »
Pixar’s new movie Inside Out acknowledges the great mix of kids’ emotions as we all should.
June 25, 2015
I went to go see the new Pixar movie, Inside Out, with my teenagers on opening night. Honestly, I was a little surprised they wanted to go. And I was struck by the message and the depth... »
Guest blogger shares why and how to get kids playing
December 9, 2014
If there is one thing moms worry about less and less nowadays, it is washing clothes stained with mud and dirt. That sure makes laundry day a little lighter but it is not entirely... »
Building kind citizens by integrating activities into your routine
November 13, 2014
Building kind citizens may not be in our schools’ curriculum, but it is an important goal of both educators and parents. Studies show that kind people are not only happier, they are... »