Tom Price has lived in and written about Washington for more than two decades. As a political journalist and a parent of a college-aged Washington native, Tom knows the ins and outs of both official Washington and the kid-friendly landscape. From 1982 through 1995, Tom was a correspondent in the Cox Newspapers Washington Bureau. Since then, he has been a freelance writer whose work has appeared in books, magazines, and newspapers and on Internet sites. He is the author of Washington, D.C. For Dummies, 2nd Edition and Frommer& ’ s Irreverent Guide to Washington, D.C., 5th Edition. With his wife, Susan Crites Price, Tom is coauthor of The Working Parents Help Book: Practical Advice for Dealing with the Day-to-Day Challenges of Kids and Careers, which won a Parents& ’ Choice Award, was a Scholastic Book Club selection, and has been featured by & “ Today& ” and & “ Oprah.& ” Previously, Tom, a Pittsburgh native, reported for newspapers in Pennsylvania and Ohio.