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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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Lessons from EdFEST: Post-School Fair Notes

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. Each school had its own table, and staff—and sometimes parents and students—answered questions about their school. […]

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Be Inclusive of Extended Breastfeeding During World Breastfeeding Week

Extended Breastfeeding Deserves Support When we talk about World Breastfeeding Week, we have to include extended breastfeeding in the discussion. This is such an important topic because if more women feel supported, then it’s more likely that they will have a successful breastfeeding relationship with their child. This boost of immunity from the mother, in […]

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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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Guide to Easter Egg Hunts in the Washington, DC Area

Hippity, hoppity Easter’s on its way.  Easter decorations are up and there is talk of the bunny in the house.  There is no way my nearly three-year-old twins remember when I made them hunt for Easter eggs filled with puffs and goldfish, but somehow they are acutely aware that Easter egg hunting is a thing […]

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4 Easy, Fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Snacks for your Little Leprechauns

  In honor of our daughter’s birthday, who was born on St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to share our favorite easy and fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts and snacks for kids. Every year on March. 17th we have a big celebration with lots of shamrocks, leprechauns, rainbows, and festive foods; this tradition began on the […]

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