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National Museum of American History Family Guide: 9 Tips to Know Before You Go

The Smithsonian Museums are at the top of the list for many families with kids in Washington, D.C. and for good reason! I love going to the museums (especially the National Museum of American History) with my kids because they tick all the boxes: Free! Educational! Not weather dependent! But with all the pros, there […]

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Back to School on the Spectrum

All parents can attest that back to school is a hectic time of year. The dreaded supply lists, school clothes shopping, mandatory orientations, back to school night, and getting back into the routine of homework and lunch packing. Parents of kids with learning differences face unique added challenges. School Shopping We all face the ridiculously […]

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5. Aaron Bliden and Dallas Tolentino in Escape from Peligro Island YOU Create Your Own Adventure at Imagination Stage. Photo by Margot Schulman

Why You Need to Teach Your Children Decision-Making Skills… And a Fun Way to Do It!

This post is sponsored by Imagination Stage. We hope you enjoy learning about their exciting new, interactive show, Escape From Peligro Island!One of the most daunting tasks we face as parents is teaching our children how to make decisions. While some of the first decisions our kids make, like deciding what to wear to school, […]

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Awesome Con – Washington, DC’s Comic Con Expands it’s Event: Awesome Con Jr.

If you live in the D.C. area and geek culture is your jam, you’ve probably heard of Awesome Con.  For seven years, Awesome Con has been bringing over 70,000 fans together to see their favorite stars from across comics, movies, television, toys, games, artists, and more!  And, Awesome Con just got even more Awesome this […]

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Celebrate National Crayon Day on March 31

Crayons are a creative staple in my household. If the plethora of dinosaurs, electronic gadgets, and books ever got boring (and apparently, they do) the kids will pull out the crayons. I love crayons because they can be used as soon as a child can hold a toy and into adulthood. You see them in […]

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Try Smart Snackz Lunch: Tasty Meals for Kids and Free Delivery!

This post is sponsored by Smart Snackz. We hope you enjoy learning about the meals they provide area families. Please consider supporting our sponsors. Thank you! 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 […]

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Summer at Sandy Spring: Where Learning and Fun Go Hand in Hand

This post is sponsored by Summer at Sandy Spring. We hope you enjoy learning about one of the DC area familes’ favorite summer camps!It’s always a delicate balance – giving your kids enriching summer experiences to eliminate the dreaded “summer brain drain,” while also ensuring they’re having fun and staying active. It’s called summer vacation, […]

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