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 and I were total rookies at bringing our one little boy to sporting events, and...
It's summer, AKA patio season! With kids, patio season might mean something different—maybe you bring your kids to a happy hour/early dinner on a patio, or perhaps you do a family breakfast or brunch before the rush of kids'...
The summer is going by so quickly, but never fear, there is still plenty of family-friendly summer fun to be had at a variety of August events. There are concerts, county fairs, movies, a Renaissance festival, and more. For...
Lancaster PA is close enough that you can make it a day trip, but if you are planning to go, make sure to spend a day or two more in the area! My kids are 4 and 2 years...
What could be more glorious for the end of summer than some time spent picking—or even just admiring—sunflowers? Here are the best sunflower fields in the DC area for seeing sunflowers from late summer to early autumn, in fields planted on...
It was said there might be a bouquet of flowers. There was an entire table’s worth. It was said there would be entertainment. There were activities, stations, music, a bubble machine, and a balloon arch. Guests were also welcome to explore the...
It’s hot out and the perfect time to treat yourself (and your kids) to ice cream! We talked to several local moms about their favorite neighborhood ice cream shops. These scoop shops have been taste-tested and are both kid...
Sure, the Air and Space Museum is one of DC’s most popular sites for tourists and locals alike. Its downtown location—and its sister site in Virginia—are wonderful places to see and even touch airplanes of all types, and if...
Summer is in full swing and there are a lot of family-friendly events going on in the DC area sure to entertain and enlighten. If you want to enjoy the warm weather, outdoor options this month include movies, lots...
Many of our area's annual fireworks displays and other public gatherings are back after a couple of years of COVID-related cancellations. Here are twelve ways you can celebrate our nation's 246th birthday in the DC area. Whatever you do,...
Searching for pediatric urgent care, and need it NOW? We've got you covered. DC Area Moms and Total Access Urgent Care are pleased to present you with this guide to local pediatric urgent care facilities. Check out the map or...
Organizing your bucket list for an epic summer of fun! Has school let out for your kids or are you excitedly counting down the days? Are you dreading the long, hot, humid days waiting for you? No matter what you're...
Since 1996, children and families throughout Northern Virginia area and the DMV have delighted in Synetic Theater’s Summer Camps. These camps offer fun, friends, and arts-based movement experiences that culminate in performance fit for the stage.  Here, Synetic Camp Director Ashton...
Father's Day is right around the corner! And we have sourced some great Father's Day gifts for dad from local, black-owned businesses.Does dad love to cook? Check out the unique spices from Calabash Tea & Tonic is the perfect Father's Day...

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Halloween Happenings Guide 2022

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This Halloween Family-Friendly Events Guide is sponsored by BrightHorizons®. BrightHorizons® knows childhood is a treasured time and they believe it is their responsibility to provide...