Christina Barron

Editor, KidsPost


These easy-to-make ice pops are colorful and tasty — perfect for a hot summer day.

  • Jun 29, 2015

Lemelson Hall offers plenty of hands-on learning and an expanded space just for kids.

  • Jun 26, 2015

A boy adopted from Romania has a tough time in his new home. Will an adopted baby make life worse?

  • Jun 23, 2015

Timothy Burke was one of 55 winners of this year’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge recipe contest.

  • Jun 17, 2015

This summer, curl up with some books that will take you to foreign lands and introduce new ideas.

  • Jun 16, 2015

She builds a fairy tale about a brave girl and her adventures among Caribbean creatures from folklore.

  • Jun 16, 2015

They found something for sports fans, artists, photographers and more.

  • Jun 16, 2015

Her award-winning ‘Brown Girl Dreaming’ is the story of her youth written in verse.

  • Jun 3, 2015

A KidsPost guide to this summer’s best of the big-screen, from “Jurassic World” to “Ant-Man.”

  • Jun 1, 2015
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Christina Barron is editor of KidsPost, a five-day section of The Washington Post written for ages 7 to 13. She started at The Post in 2001 as a copy editor on the National Copy Desk. After seven years of editing stories about terrorism, politics, hurricanes and more politics, she landed on the Features Copy Desk, where she worked on Weekend, KidsPost, Health, Food, Local Living and the Magazine. She moved to the KidsPost for a reporting position in 2012 and became editor in 2013. She lives in Northern Virginia and has her own 9-to-12-year-old focus group.
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