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The cost to raise a child increased by 25 percent over the past decade. So no it's not your imagination, your children really are draining your wallet.
Mixing alcohol and energy drinks is a disturbing trend among college students, local health experts say, and there is a growing concern that younger siblings may follow their lead.
Kids say the darnest things, and 5-year-old Lulu London is no exception. Former CNN journalist Gina London spoke to WTOP Living about her new book, "Because I'm Small Now and You Love Me," which chronicles her daughter's funny sayings.
Tina Frundt, founder of Courtney's House in D.C., works to break the chains and help fellow survivors of child sex trafficking.
Frederick County officials say a 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault for bullying a high school student who was about to be interviewed on the subject by a television news crew.
District officials kicked off the biggest restoration project of playgrounds in the city's history this week.
Most kids are consuming far more salt than they should and that extra sodium could be posing a health risk.
It costs about $235,000 to raise a child from birth to age 17.
Every parent has been there: The frustration of trying to figure out what a crying baby wants or needs. Now, some parents say a new tool helps open lines of communication with children even before they can talk: Sign language. Or at least a limited form of the signing long used by the deaf or hearing impaired.
It's back to school time for District of Columbia students, and Mayor Vincent Gray will be visiting several schools to welcome students back.
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