Janice D’Arcy
Reporter

Janice D’Arcy is a mother of two girls, a toddler and a preschooler, and has been a journalist for more than 15 years. She is an avid seeker of things to do and cannot be at home with her kids for any stretch of time; their place is the size of a spacious walk-in closet. The city has become their living room. Janice writes about the news, ideas, trends, people and opinions shaping our experience as parents. Join her as she explores how we raise our children today in the On Parenting blog. She, her husband and their girls live in the District.

Latest by Janice D’Arcy

After 20 years, some want more from Family and Medical Leave Act

After 20 years, some want more from Family and Medical Leave Act

U.S. among handful of nations failing to offer paid leave to workers.

The parent trap

The parent trap

It makes perfect sense for parents to share child-raising responsibilities equally. So why is it so hard?

What not to say

A blogger skewers oversharing parents.

Saying goodbye as the year ends

Saying goodbye as the year ends

We take a look back at some of the year’s top stories, and a blogger says farewell.