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84 articles in "Washington, DC"

  • Mini History Lessons

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    Living in Washington, DC, we're a stone's throw from history around every corner. From cornerstones marking the perimeter of our nation's capital, monuments that define the landscape of our city, buildings where history is made on a daily basis, and Civil War battlefields t.... read more

  • Engaging Our Curious Kids

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    One of the greatest things about childhood is the ability and desire to learn, that innate sense of wonder and excitement when faced with anything new. A child's curiosity knows no bounds, and every day is an opportunity to make new discoveries, learn new things, and figure.... read more

  • Best-Loved Book Nooks

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    It's always nice to curl up with a good book at home but even more special to find cozy places for reading outside your home. Besides local libraries and area bookstores, there are many hidden book nooks around the city. Many of our area museums have specially designed are.... read more

  • Around the World Without Leaving the Beltway

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    While a far off getaway to an exotic locale requiring a passport is a wonderful possibility, the DC Metro Area makes it easy to travel around the world for favorite eats from distant lands.  Exposing children to a variety of different foods through the diverse restaurants.... read more

  • Holidays in DC: The Magic in the Mundane

    Kristi Campbell - Washington Dc

    The holiday break is a time for shopping, travel, and dining out with friends and family. Running errands and waiting in airports can be boring for young children, though, and as every parent knows, when the kids aren't happy, nobody can relax. Here are a few Savvy suggestions.... read more

  • Room to Run, Even on a Cold, Rainy Day

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    With winter making its debut last week, DC families may be on the hunt for places to burn off steam indoors, sooner rather than later.  Bundling up for neighborhood walks and short stints at the park are a great chance to breathe in the fresh chilly air but might not be q.... read more

  • Honoring Our Nation's Heroes

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    Living in the nation’s Capitol, there isn’t a shortage of heroes that can serve as role models for our children. Great presidents, inspirational leaders, along with brave service men and women are honored through monuments, museums, and memorials. Many times we p.... read more

  • Top Five Outdoor Adventures in Washington, DC

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    When the weather is nice, it's hard not to be outside. Take advantage of the warmer temperatures throughout the summer by adding a little adventure to your day because before you know it, there will be a chill in the air announcing the arrival of fall.Pick Berries at Butler's .... read more

  • Watch It, Play It, Practice It!

    Leticia Barr - Washington Dc

    Sports enthusiasts in the DC Metro Area have their choice of teams to root for, as well as places to practice their favorite sport. We're fortunate to have professional football, baseball, hockey, and soccer teams at our disposal, providing plenty of inspiration for .... read more

  • The Highs and Lows of DC

    Kristi Campbell - Washington Dc

    Ready to explore the city with your children a little bit differently? Sometimes, getting a new perspective is as easy as finding a new vantage point. Whether you fancy thrills from riding the east coast's tallest roller coaster, or the chills of going underground to experienc.... read more

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