featured articles

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

featured articles

IMAGE A commitment to constant improvement characterizes Virginia Quality care providers
Roza Sharifi has always loved children. As a certified midwife in her home country of Iran, she delivered more than 1,000 babies over the course of... Read More...
IMAGE Ask the Expert – Fredericksburg Academy
With big-name tech companies like Apple, Microsoft and Google investing heavily in educational technology, it’s a given that tech will transform... Read More...
IMAGE Letter to the Readers: Celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month
November is National Adoption Awareness Month. I’m a product of family adoption. My grandparents added me into their fold when I was close to 4... Read More...
IMAGE Choosing the Best Pet for Your Family
Before surprising your children with a new pet as a holiday gift this year, consider your family's lifestyle, finances and personality to decide what... Read More...
IMAGE In Light of National Prematurity Awareness Month, Reflecting on the Strides We’re Making
Pregnancy is nine months of preparation, planning and anticipation. But in about one in 10 pregnancies, the baby comes early. Called preterm or... Read More...
IMAGE How to Create an Emergency Fund for Life’s Curveballs
Simply put, an emergency fund is money set aside for life’s unexpected events. And yes, you can have an emergency fund even with debt. Personal... Read More...
IMAGE Why I Adopted: Local Families Share Their Stories
Sarah Bratt always felt that when it came to starting a family, she would choose adoption. She and her husband, Mike, are now the parents of three... Read More...
IMAGE The Benefits of Volunteering with Your Child
Volunteering is an ideal way for children and teens to be part of their community. It gives them a chance to explore their talents, and it also... Read More...
IMAGE 11 Ways Families Can Salute a Veteran
During this month of Thanksgiving, don't forget our military service members. Many organizations and veterans’ groups offer ways to help support... Read More...
IMAGE Family Favorites: Dupee Plumbing
When you turn on your faucet, you don’t always think about how it works. Plumbing is an integral, yet often forgotten part of our community; it... Read More...
Digital Edition Online
Click here if you are viewing from a tablet or smartphone.   Enlarge this document in a new window Read More...
IMAGE Hope House
The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness estimates that one-third of homeless people are families with children. Of this number, 59 percent are... Read More...
IMAGE Smart Tips for Grocery Shopping with Little Kids
When our son was a new toddler, a trip to the grocery store was always an adventure he looked forward to. In fact, it was often an actual destination... Read More...

Magic awaits at this year's
Back To School Expo!

 WizardingUniverseExpo2019

Fredericksburg Parent's Wizarding Universe

 Join us at the Expo and enter to win a year's membership to the Children's Museum Fredericksburg!

Saturday, August 3
12:00pm - 4:00pm
at the Spotsylvania Towne Centre

    • Tax-free shopping

    • Sports and art demonstrations

    • Entertainment

    • Come in your wizarding robes, and bring your wand!

    • Join in the fun of the costume parade and contest!

    • Make a wand

    • Let the magic happen as you dance your heart out at the Yule Ball

    • Signup for your Sports/Quidditch team physical

    • Quidditch game

    • Use your “Up to No Good” Map to find prizes

    • Sign up for music lessons, rent your band instrument

    • Don’t want to go to FredWarts? Look at other local school options,

We solemnly swear you'll have a good time!

 

Don't forget... It's tax-free weekend!

 

Thank you to all of our sponsors who support Fredericksburg Parent and the community!

HEADMASTER SPONSORS:

PCFC Stacked Tag Color

Fredortho logo 500px

 

FRIENDS OF FREDWARTS:

Robersons

PEC logo

KBI

 

ParagonGymForKids

VDAA logo

Allergy Asthma Center of Fredericksburg

 

STC Logo 2019

PatientFirst logo


CM Fredericksburg RGBWin a family membership to the Children's Museum Fredericksburg!

On the day of the event, you can submit your name to win a family membership to the Children's Museum Fredericksburg! 

Here's what's included: 

  • Unlimited admission to all museum locations including all special events (except ticketed events) for 2 named legal guardians and up to 6 children (under 18) living in the same household.
  • Special pricing on birthday parties
  • Members can bring guests for $1.00 off
  • Latest museum and event updates with monthly electronic Infoflash
  • 10% discount in our gift shop!

 

Star InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar InactiveStar Inactive
 

FredParent on Twitter

FredParent Education E-letter: Book Recommendations, Financial Literacy for College Grads, Brain Development, and More! - https://t.co/sJW5Hw0XZ1
FredParent RT @MWHCConnection: The new Mary Washington Urgent Care King George will open its doors on Monday, November 11 at 8:00 a.m.! Trust us for y…
FredParent RT @VaDOT: Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise in #VA & senior pedestrians are particularly affected. 16 pedestrians age 70+ were killed…

FredParent on Twitter

FredParent Education E-letter: Book Recommendations, Financial Literacy for College Grads, Brain Development, and More! - https://t.co/sJW5Hw0XZ1
FredParent RT @MWHCConnection: The new Mary Washington Urgent Care King George will open its doors on Monday, November 11 at 8:00 a.m.! Trust us for y…
FredParent RT @VaDOT: Pedestrian fatalities are on the rise in #VA & senior pedestrians are particularly affected. 16 pedestrians age 70+ were killed…
FredParent RT @dayhikingtrails: Games that will help kids better understand and appreciate nature #campvibes #kidsunplugged #VitaminN https://t.co/MS5

Upcoming Events

Pouches' Community Corner

The Table at St. George’s

The Table at St. George’s is a market-style food pantry serving the extended local community. Visitors are invited to select their own items from a variety of fresh food, including locally grown produce. The Table’s mission is to encourage healthy eating, build relationships with those in need, and blur the lines between those serving and those being served.

StGeorges

Read more...