Guide to Spring Fun

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4 Inspiring Earth Day Volunteer Activities with Children

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The thoughts presented in this Earth Day volunteer activities with children article are the writer’s and do not represent views of the organizations they...

Ring Sling vs. Wrap vs. Soft-Structured Baby Carriers

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I remember those early days of having a newborn and feeling trapped. Trapped in my bed, in a rocking chair, or just holding them....

The Journey Through Grief and Love

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"Grief is love with nowhere to go." I didn't believe or understand this phrase when I first heard it soon after my mom died....

5 Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2024 with Kids

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As parents, we're always searching for activities that entertain our kids while also teaching them about important issues. With Earth Day around the corner...

The Best Pop-up Experiences for Kids

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Many pop-up experiences for kids have come up around the area. They cover different interests and ages. These experiences are great for an afternoon...

Lauren Engler: Mom of the Month [April 2024]

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The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms. There are working moms, stay-at-home moms, single moms, moms of multiples, foster moms, adoptive moms,...

Trains to See, Trains to Ride: The Ultimate Guide to Trains in the Washington,...

All aboard! Very few things excite both my son and daughter quite like a train. And, the DC area has no shortage of full...

My Second Pregnancy and Missing My First Child

I am pregnant with my second baby and I am already having thoughts about missing my first child. Currently, I am 34 weeks pregnant...
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5 “Secret” Gardens in Washington, DC

I always look forward to seeing beautiful flowers growing all over the city. Mostly, that's because it means sunshine and warm weather have arrived....

Things We Wish We Had Known as a New Mom

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I asked my mom friends and fellow DC Area Moms Writers “What’s something you wish you’d known as a new mom or that you can’t...

A Trip to Charlottesville with Kids

Charlottesville is often thought of as a getaway for adults. The wineries! The breweries! The restaurants! The cute boutiques! But it's also surprisingly family-friendly...

Traveling with Toddlers: 7 Game-Changing Packing Tips

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Packing for a trip with toddlers in tow? Fear not, as I’ve got you covered! Recently, I conquered a two week trip to Seattle...

Throwing A Baby Shower? 5 Tips You Need to Know!

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Throwing a baby shower for someone can be a source of stress. But, if you want to be a good friend or relative, you...

April Family-Friendly Events Guide

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Spring is here!! Finally, the weather is getting warmer, flowers are blooming, and trees are starting to show their new leaves. The beginning of...
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7 Tips For Taking Kids to a Baseball Game

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With baseball season in full swing, I’m excited to take my kids to a few games. It wasn’t too long ago when my husband...

Vacation Bible Schools in the DC Area

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Vacation Bible Schools in the Washington, DC, area are plentiful. We have you covered if you're looking for a place to take your children...

Northern Virginia Bucket List: 50 Must-Do Activities for Kids

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There are so many year-round and seasonal fun things to do in NoVA, we created a Northern Virginia bucket list: 50 must-dos activities for...
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5 Reasons It’s Harder to Parent Older Kids

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I’ve been a parent now for almost twelve years. As a girl mom to three lovely little ladies, I remember all too well the...

11 Summer Camps for Preschoolers in Maryland

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Summer is a wonderful time for kids to explore the outdoors, make new friends, and engage in fun activities. However, researching and finding the...

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Apr
21
Intermediate Irish Fiddle Class
Washington Conservatory of Music
9:00 pm
Apr
22
Origins of Infant Temperament Study
University of Maryland, College Park
Apr
22
Spring Break Art Camp
ArtPropel
9:00 am
Apr
22
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22
Secret Gardens of Asia
O Museum in The Mansion
9:00 am

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A Trip to Charlottesville with Kids

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Charlottesville is often thought of as a getaway for adults. The wineries! The breweries! The restaurants! The cute boutiques! But it's also surprisingly family-friendly...

Traveling with Toddlers: 7 Game-Changing Packing Tips

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Packing for a trip with toddlers in tow? Fear not, as I’ve got you covered! Recently, I conquered a two week trip to Seattle...

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