Mari-Jane Williams
Staff writer, Local Living

A lifelong resident of Northern Virginia, Mari-Jane Williams covers parenting and family issues for Local Living and schools for the Prince William and Loudoun Extras. She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, two kids and cat. When she’s not parenting, she’s reading or cooking. And she is waiting patiently for the local football team to return to its former glory.

Latest by Mari-Jane Williams

My kids are Redskins fans. But I won’t let them wear the sportswear.

My kids are Redskins fans. But I won’t let them wear the sportswear.

When your child’s favorite team becomes a political statement, it’s time to pack away the T-shirts and hats.

Pr. William fair celebrates area’s agricultural heritage

Pr. William fair celebrates  area’s agricultural heritage

Celebrating its 65th year, the event blends old-school farm fun and midway attractions.

Your phone is ruining your family

Your phone is ruining your family

Think your kids don’t notice how much time you spend checking e-mail and social media? Think again.

Pr. William school dabbles in the arts for summer program

PE, art and music reinforce math and reading lessons for 400 students in Prince William County