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We were introduced to Rocknoceros a year ago during their performance at a local coffee house and became hooked. Ever since then we've been checking their online calendar and following them around the DC Metro Area like groupies. Hailing from Northern Virginia, Rocknoceros' Coach Cotton, Boogie Woogie Benny, and Willie Bob have been friends since they were kids. Now these three dads play gigs ... Read more >
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In no particular order, here's a list of 50 things to do in the DC Metro Area with a child before they grow up: Head out the night before and brave the elements for your tickets to the White House Easter Egg Roll just to say you've done it Witness the beauty of the cherry blossoms at the Jefferson Memorial at their peak Go kayaking at Mason Neck State Park in Virginia since it is a great place ... Read more >
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Summer is here and with it is the general desire to be outside. But where do you go to run the wiggles out of your preschooler and toddler in the absence of recess? If you haven't been to Clemyjontri Park just off of the Old Georgetown Pike in McLean, this 2 acre park is sure to wear the most active child out. There's something for everyone at this incredible playground, especially since it was ... Read more >
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Top 5 Things to Do in the DC Area on a Rainy Day Sometimes rainy days make me want to curl up on the couch underneath a blanket with my two children cuddled close with a stack of books for a reading marathon. Other times we feel like we've been stuck in the house for days and need to escape. National Building Museum's Building Zone - - My children love anything construction related so we hop ... Read more >
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We're at the time in the year where the seasons are wavering between spring and summer. A series of rains have made the grass lush and green while the temperatures are warming and hinting that summer is on the way. I'm not a fan of the mosquitos and the Californian in me absolutely despises our humid summers so I'm trying to take advantage of being outside before summer truly arrives. We've been ... Read more >
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We love to cook in our house. The sound of the mixer stops our toddler dead in his tracks and causes him to carry a chair over to the counter to help. Our preschooler used to love watching us make anything that needed to be flipped over (pancakes, French toast, grilled cheese) and had a little dance that we called the Flip It Over Dance. Now she and her brother spend hours in their pretend ... Read more >
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My toddler is obsessed with trains. He knows the best places to spot trains and Metros while riding in the car and has a keen ear that always alerts him to approaching trains. For train lovers, there are many opportunities to get up close and personal with trains in the DC Metro Area and beyond. The B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore is a train lover's paradise. Cases upon cases of model trains ... Read more >
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Emily Post and Miss Manners would be so pleased. I was raised to write thank-you notes. After each birthday party and Christmas, I dutifully took out my stationary and wrote notes of thanks to those who had gifted me. As a child, I never viewed thank you notes as a chore like my brother did. I enjoyed taking out my stationary and using fancy pens to write to friends and family members. Thank you ... Read more >
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Perhaps it is due to the fact that we recently completed a major addition on our home, but my children are construction obsessed. My son knows the name of every piece of construction equipment on a site and has an eagle eye for cranes. My daughter's vocabulary includes words like silt fence. Both love a good project, especially one that involves a hammer, dirt, some screws, and a trip to the ... Read more >
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My 4 year old daughter adores tea parties. I don't exactly know where her infatuation with tea parties came from, but ever since she was young, she has loved setting up her tea set and playing tea party with her stuffed animals and any available adult in the house. What can you do for a tea-obsessed child? Attend high tea. High tea is the perfect excuse for for donning that beautiful, but ... Read more >
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Leticia never had any inkling that she would end up in the DC Metro Area but now finds herself loving everything about living here except Beltway traffic. Born and raised in Northern California's Silicon Valley, this Bay Area native spent 6 years as a New Englander and then moved to the DC Metro Area to be closer to her now-husband and teach for a local school system. By day, Leticia spends...Read more >
Beth is a former corporate flunky turned corporate drop-out and now spends most of her time chasing her two kids; princess-obsessed brand-new preschooler, Mia, and food-obsessed chubbiest baby you've ever seen, Owen. She's a 30-year resident of Northern Virginia and enjoys dragging her kids to all the same places her parents used to drag her....Read more >
Where do we begin if we want to make good citizens out of our young children? For parents of preschoolers, mere mention of this idea may seem absurdly lofty. We're still mired in the minutiae of picky eating habits, playground supervision and bedtime rituals. Can't the civics lessons wait ...Read more >
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