Are you ready for some free summer fun in 2022? Here is our epic guide to 50 local, kid-friendly excursions we’re putting on our bucket list for the summer—and even better, many of these fun outings are free. Start...
It's time to get in nature! There are lots of ways to enjoy spring and summer with u-pick produce (including strawberry picking), markets, and farm fun. Farms with a 🍓emoji have u-pick produce available. Be sure to CALL the farm...
A trip to the movie theater does not sound appealing to most these days. Well, I’m here to try and convince you otherwise. This winter we were anticipating yet another DC snow storm and were stumped what to do... how...
Looking for Passover books? The festival of Passover, also called Pesach, celebrates the Israelites leaving Egypt and gaining freedom. While understanding the meaning of Passover may be a bit complex for our little ones, we’ve created a list of...
Bluebells, tulips, and daffodils, oh my! If you're looking to soak up all of spring's glory, you can't miss these nature gems. Fresh blooms visually say, “Spring has arrived." My family has enjoyed making traditions (old and new) out...
“Go, go, go!” My two little boys are interested in anything and everything that moves (planes, trains and automobiles, anyone?). Since we drive by Reagan National Airport and see planes overhead on a daily basis, their interest in aviation...
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is back! After a long winter and an even longer pandemic, we can finally enjoy the National Cherry Blossom Festival with kids again. Spring has sprung in the nation's capital. The weather is beautiful....
Cherry blossom season is upon us once again! Peak bloom is expected to occur between March 22nd and March 25th. Best viewing is typically 4-7 days after the peak (keep in mind that shifts in weather could alter the...
The Jewish holiday of Purim, which is filled with costumes, stories, celebrations, treats and shenanigans, begins on the evening of Wednesday, March 16th and runs through Thursday, March, 17th. As a side note, the combination of St Patrick's Day...
Get in the Irish spirit with these green, fun, healthy St. Patrick's Day recipes. In our family, a holiday is not complete without a themed meal. Here are 5 super easy recipes you can make to celebrate St. Patrick's...
My husband and I have been married for almost five years now, together for eight. But we don't sleep in the same bed. We used to. I remember thinking I was so lucky because he didn't snore! We were able...
Black History Month is a great time to pay close attention to the contributions and rich culture of African-Americans in our country. With littles, it may be hard to decide how to introduce MLK, Malcolm X, or Harriet Tubman...
My mother was adopted through a private closed adoption. My grandmother never told my mom she was adopted, but one of her cousins told her when she was a teenager. It is unclear if my grandmother never told anyone...
Valentine's Day is internationally known as a day of love – but the romantic kind of love. Hallmark, Kay Jewelers, etc. capitalize on romantic relationships when it comes to celebrating Valentine's Day. But what about celebrating the love of...

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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...