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Marilyn Campbell

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Local Designers To Help Light Up the Season

Holiday wonderland this weekend will benefit Children’s National.

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Botanical Art Inspires New Line of Textiles

Local designer launches the “Flora Collection.”

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Preparing for Holiday Guests

Sprucing up a bathroom without a renovation.

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Habits that Stick

Key to making changing old habits and making new ones.

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Independent School Applications: The Essay

Admissions directors offer insight into what makes certain essays stand out.

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Teaching Gratitude and Giving

Child development experts share suggestions for helping children develop a sense of altruism.

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Lighting Up the Season

Event teams young patients with designers and artists to create holiday decor for charity.

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A Good Night’s Sleep

The impact of sleep deprivation and how to avoid it.

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Carving Made Easy

A lesson in creating a front porch-worthy Halloween pumpkin.

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Holiday-Ready Kitchen

Minor changes deliver big impact in time for holiday gatherings.

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Traveling in the Golden Years

Getting in shape before a trip can help prevent travel-related injuries.

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Life After Retirement

Staying engaged, connected and active

A Bucket List for Fall

Activities that will add spice to the season.

Navigating the Tween Years

Child development experts offer suggestions for a difficult period of development.

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Design Upgrades for Fall

Minor elements can make a major impact as seasons change.

Aiming for Long-Term Fitness

Study shows physical declines can be detected as early as age 50.

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Lunches That Make the Grade

Ideas for packing healthy foods that children won’t want to trade.

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Preparing for New School Year

Home organizing saves space and time.

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Required Vaccinations for School

Local clinics offer free immunizations.

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Designing a Midsummer Table

Using flowers and color to create a summer wonderland.

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Talking to Children about Suicide

Creating safe environment is key to opening a discussion.

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Preparing Home for Summer

From finding spaces for wet swimsuits and school papers to adding new throw pillows, small touches can add a warm-weather feel.

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Families Meditating Together

Family mindfulness practices can boost overall wellbeing.

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More Than an Apple for Teacher

Gifts for those who educate children.

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Ready for Summer

Time to dust off and spruce up patios for a season of al fresco entertaining.

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Wellbeing: Erasing the Stigma

Mental Health advocates work to tear down barriers to treatment.

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Camps & Schools: Affording Summer Camp

For families with a limited budget, paying for camp can be a challenge.

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Teaching Lessons in Money Management

April is Financial Literacy Month.

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Spring in Bloom

Preparing and planning a colorful warm-weather garden.

Too Late for a Flu Shot?

Flu season may continue longer than usual this year.

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Manners in the Tech Age

Etiquette classes aim to teach lost art of manners.

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Highlighting Features that Improve Functionality

Designer must-haves for building a dream kitchen.

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Discussing School Shootings and Other Violence with Children

Open dialogue is key to quelling fear, say mental health professionals.

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Diving into Black History with Books

Local educators suggest books to read in celebration of African American History Month.

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Styling a Coffee Table

Using décor to make a table pop.

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Feeding the Flu

What to eat when fighting the flu.

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Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Local tastemakers offer thoughtful giving suggestions.

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New Year, New Order

Local organizers teach methods for streamlining a space.

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2018 Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

Mixed reactions from local tastemakers who offer design ideas.

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Ready for the Cold

Preventing, recognizing and treating hypothermia and frostbite.

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Finding Peace and Joy

Relieving stress and finding meaning in the holiday season.

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A Kitchen for the Ages

McLean couple gets modern, spacious kitchen.

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Creating a Free-Flowing Kitchen

Remodel yields brighter space.

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Holiday Décor on Display in Georgetown

Top designers create lavish holiday designs for charity.

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Trends in Gift Giving

From charitable to sustainable, shopping ideas to please even the pickiest.

Manners in the Tech Age

Etiquette classes aim to teach the lost art of manners.

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Local Designers Help Light Up the Season

Tastemakers create holiday trees, mantelpieces, wreaths and a menorah for charity.

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