• Kissing Your Children: Sometimes a Kiss is just a Kiss

    Kissing Your Children: Sometimes a Kiss is just a Kiss0

    What do Angelina Jolie, Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez, Kobe Bryant, Heidi Klum, Wiz Khalifa, Beyoncé, Katie Price, Miranda Kerr, Sarah Jessica Parker, Khloe Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, Jessica Alba, Cash Warren, Jennifer Garner, Hillary Duff and now Tom Brady have in common?  Well, they’re all celebrities.  And they’re also all parents who kiss their children

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  • Ashburn Native Competes in Third Olympics

    Ashburn Native Competes in Third Olympics0

    American Authors’ song “Go Big or Go Home” could have been written with Ashley Caldwell in mind. The Ashburn native is known for attempting jumps that few other female competitors try. In winning the gold medal in freestyle aerials skiing at the International Ski Federation Freestyle World Ski Championships in Spain last year, Caldwell became

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  • Dr. Mike: 7 Tips to Parenting Through Divorce

    Dr. Mike: 7 Tips to Parenting Through Divorce0

    For many, divorce is an unavoidable reality.  Put plain and simple, some marriages – short or long lived – just don’t work.  Research on divorce has shown infidelity, lack of communication and financial problems to be the top reasons for marriages ending.  Marrying too young, abuse, changing individual needs, sexual problems, psychological/alcohol/drug problems, and differences

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  • Virginia premiere film screening, discussions slated for Black History Month

    Virginia premiere film screening, discussions slated for Black History Month0

    Enslaved communities, reducing prejudice and the contributions of Booker T. Washington and others are among topics that will be explored in February at Loudoun County events to commemorate Black History Month. Local happenings include the Virginia premiere screening of the new documentary Me, the “Other” on Feb. 18 at the Northern Virginia Baha’i Center in Sterling. The film

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  • Oatlands Seeks New Executive Director

    Oatlands Seeks New Executive Director0

    The Oatlands Historic House and Gardens seeks a new executive director as Bonnie LePard recently left for a similar position at the Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, D.C. Matt Kraycinovich, director of development at the National Historic Landmark, became interim executive director in late January while the board conducts a national search. “Oatlands will miss

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  • New Swim School Opening in Ashburn

    New Swim School Opening in Ashburn0

    Goldfish Swim School is entering Loudoun County, opening a 9,000-square-foot facility in Ashburn in March and hiring about 50 employees. Goldfish, which formed in 2006 in Michigan, has other locations in Reston and Falls Church that are owned by a different franchisee. Goldfish, located at 21140 Ashburn Crossing Drive near Washington Redskins Park, is jointly owned

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