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Things to do over Easter weekend

FRIDAY, 14 APRIL Virginia Stage Company presents “The Wiz.” 8 tonight, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at The Wells Theatre,..

April 11, 2017

After boy with autism escapes fire, his class bands together to thank Chesapeake firefighters

Reese Prestipino reads a letter written for Chesapeake, Va., firefighters at Butts Road Intermediate School on Friday, April 7, 2017. The..

April 10, 2017

“I feel every parent is at risk”: Child discipline expert to speak at ODU for Child Abuse Prevention Month

Every parent is at risk of engaging in child abuse, but learning about children’s brain development can help them avoid it. That’s the..

April 3, 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

Stuck in a store during a tornado, Chesapeake family takes 6-month-old on an impromptu adventure

Instead of staying in a dark garage, the Drace family decided to head into a nearby sports store (Dick’s Sporting Goods at Towne..

April 3, 2017

Fun to do this weekend: March 31-April 2, 2017

  FRIDAY, MARCH 31 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present Circus Xtreme. 7:30 tonight, 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1..

March 28, 2017

Could changes to home day care rules drive some Virginia caregivers outside the law?

In 2012, the state started ensuring in-home child care businesses follow local zoning laws. But requirements vary widely from city to city,..

March 24, 2017

At sweet 16 birthday party, Norfolk teen is the Belle of her own ball

This is the story of a bookish, shy girl trying to be herself in a world that views her as an outsider. If that sounds like the plot of a..

March 21, 2017

Watch these twin toddlers’ hilarious all-night rager

Thinking they’re finally alone, watch these twins break out of their cribs and through an all-night slumber party together.

March 21, 2017

Birth and Beyond: Baby Fair 2017 this weekend


March 13, 2017