Developing curious and questioning children is easy in Washington, DC with our wide range of museums, attractions, and activities. The key, and challenge, is to find specific ways to extend our children's learning and encourage their interests in meaningful ways. Although i.... read more
The sounds and sights of Mother's Day are getting close as Washington families prepare for treating their moms with flowers, cards, and beautiful clay projects made in art class. While some families like to go to brunch (and others opt for breakfast in bed), Sundays in Ma.... read more
Washingtonians are fortunate to be able to explore and discover all that Washington DC has to offer over time. What about families whose time is limited by a quick trip or vacation to our area? There is so much to see and do from history to sports and everything in betwe.... read more
Families in the Washington DC area are often pressed for time when running from one activity or errand to another. Sometimes though, in between events or tasks, parents find themselves with an hour to spare, an hour that they want to make the most of with their children. T.... read more
Washington DC is a cultural hotbed with venues for theater and music that sate the global and diverse tastes of Washingtonians. But what about venues where families can get their groove on or experience new sounds and new perspectives that cater to budding music enthusiast.... read more
The good news about living in Washington DC is that birthday party options for our children are plentiful. Many museums and venues around the area offer full menus of possibilities of all ages like the National Children's Museum, nature centers, and recreation centers. Many p.... read more
The summer season, with the typical Washington heat and humidity, will be here before we know it. School doors will be closed, area fountains will explode in town centers with water for children to play in, and families will consider hitting not-too-distant beaches. Many famil.... read more
Finding ways to show love and affection to our families is something that we do every day, but Valentine's Day is the perfect time to create family traditions that remind children that hearts are everywhere. Which is why a scavenger hunt like parent-child outing in the Wash.... read more
Washington DC is the home to Embassy Row. An entire neighborhood lined with embassies and consulates of countries from all over the map. Lots of cultural representation in our community also means lots of cultures and ethnicities found in our restaurants and taking our .... read more
Learning about history is easy to do in the Washington DC area, but true learning comes from experiencing firsthand what life was like during a historical time period or event from a primary source or artifact. Since most of us cannot transport back to the days of old, our bes.... read more
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