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Not every mom can or wants to breastfeed – and that’s ok, according to new research

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 70 percent of new mothers breastfeed their babies. While the physical benefits are..

April 14, 2017

Turn your baby’s clothes into keepsake ‘memory bears’

Artists and crafty moms are turning those old baby clothes into teddy bears. A great project for those old onesies your little may have..

April 3, 2017

Things to do this weekend: Mar. 10-12, 2017

Friday Virginia Stage Company presents “Venus in Fur.” 8 tonight, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at The Wells Theatre, 108 E...

March 7, 2017

Facing millions in federal penalties, Virginia expands background checks on child care providers

Virginia parents can soon be sure the people taking care of their kids have undergone a thorough background check, regardless of whether..

March 1, 2017

Things to do: Mar. 3-5, 2017

FRIDAY, MARCH 3 Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents “Pictures at a French Exhibition.” 8 tonight at Ferguson Center for the Arts, 1..

March 1, 2017

Portsmouth girl gets the jump on career plans as a motocross racer

By Teri Winslow The Virginian-Pilot It comes caked in dust and mud and zooming 20 feet into the air. Pure joy. Lyleanne Baker feels most at..

February 16, 2017

Norfolk studio keeps students in stitches several times a week

At Little Stitch Studio in Ghent, children ages 6 to 14 learn about sewing, as well as patience and problem-solving.

February 8, 2017

5 ways Virginia Beach school start times could change

Medical experts generally agree these days: To learn at their best, high school students should start classes later in the morning. With..

February 1, 2017

Things to do this weekend: Jan. 27-29, 2017

FRIDAY, JAN. 27 Virginia Opera presents “Der Freischütz (The Magic Marksman).” 8 tonight and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Harrison Opera House,..

January 25, 2017

Weekend edition: things to do from Jan. 20-22, 2017

FRIDAY, JANUARY 20 Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents The Four Seasons. 8 tonight at Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News; 8 p.m...

January 18, 2017

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