Bright Horizons Smithsonian Discoveries gives children a window into history, their world, and the greater universe around them — all without leaving their center. This collaboration between the Smithsonian® and Bright Horizons® brings the benefits of museum learning into...
With so many amazing preschools in the DC area, it can be hard to decide which is best for your child and family. We created this comprehensive list of local preschools to help ease the decision-making process for you. Read...
Geneva Day School’s Student-Scientists Spread their Wings with Butterfly Gardens What has scales yet does not measure weight? What is colorful yet does not glimmer as a rainbow? What flies yet does not flutter as a bird? This riddle and...
The new school year is here and that means back to a routine. Although this year brings a lot of mixed emotions and uncertainty, many of us are ready to bring our kids back to the classroom (keeping safety...
Raised Real is a new box subscription service for healthy single-serve meals for babies and toddlers. I just tried my first ever box of Raised Real Foods for our 21-month-old and I love it! I easily ordered my box online...
Like most people, I had a sense that COVID-19 was going to result in my family being quarantined. I stocked up on essentials, cleaned, organized and sanitized our home in preparation for our family of five to stay put....
Well, I survived EdFEST. It was informative, busy, and crowded, and I'm glad I went. EdFEST is the District of Columbia's annual public school fair, where families can talk to representatives of public and charter schools in one spot....
Hi, my name is Moira and I live with... my husband our two children at my mother's house along with my grandmother Wonky policy people call us a four-generation household.   Let me stop you right there before you can even think,...
We've all been there - that feeling of hopelessness in the middle of the night when, once again, baby is awake. It may be time to find a sleep consultant to help you and your baby sleep. Whether you're...
My son, Ezra Winter, wrote this essay on how kids need more recess. He began work on this project during distance learning, as we started our isolation at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new schedule of work and...
I’m always looking for new options to have in my back pocket to provide some entertainment for my kids. Bonus points if it doesn’t require screen time and packs an educational punch. Recently, I discovered that National Children’s Museum...
Did you grow up in DC or the surrounding areas? DC is such a transient city. We moved here over 11 years ago and only knew a few people when we first arrived. But now so many of the people...
For many families, getting healthy meals into their kids’ lunch boxes can be a challenge. Just getting the kids fed and dressed in the morning sometimes feels like a herculean task. Who has time to cut fresh fruit and...
Join us for BLOOM on Facebook on Thursday, September 23rd at 8 pm for our expert panels and giveaways!!! We are excited to introduce and invite you to Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Families! We are linking arms with...

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December Family-Friendly Events Guide

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December is here, and with it comes a multitude of opportunities for family fun. In addition to the events compiled here, please check out...