Mari-Jane Williams

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Group marks its own milestone while celebrating achievements of those with disabilities.

  • Oct 15, 2014

If you’re not sure if a gerbil or great dane is right for you or your family.

  • Oct 8, 2014

The right pet, in the right home, can be one of the best experiences you can give your child.

  • Oct 8, 2014

Marty Essen and his wife traveled to all seven continents for his book, “Cool Creatures, Hot Planet.”

  • Sep 28, 2014

If you’re at a loss for words, a question or compassionate smile is always better than misplaced sympathy.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Meshia Adams is living with kidney disease, and trying to help other patients cope.

  • Sep 17, 2014

We aren’t saints, and we aren’t feeling sorry for ourselves. We’re just parents.

  • Sep 15, 2014

The annual ritual is more than just a recruiting opportunity for the PTO or Girl Scouts, though. It’s a chance to find out what is really going on in your child’s classroom.

  • Sep 8, 2014

Program collects leftover goods from Dale City market and delivers them to ACTS and SERVE food pantries.

  • Sep 7, 2014

New supplies, new clothes, new teachers and sometimes a new school can be overwhelming. Here are ways to ease anxiety.

  • Aug 22, 2014
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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.
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