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Cool Off & Have Fun at Local Spraygrounds

Looking for some ways to soak up the sun while splashing in the water this summer? Northern Virginia is home

Guide to Aerial Challenge Adventures

Very few things in life can compare to the feeling of flying in the air as you zip through the

Ready, Set, Go-Karting!

Summer is almost here which means more time for FUN. If you’re looking for a thrill, check out these local and

Local & Regional Waterparks

Wave pools, slides, lazy rivers, and more! Check out all the great opportunities to cool off this summer at local

Day-Trippers for Families

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Day Trip To: Albemarle County, VA (Charlottesville)

Home to the University of Virginia, one of the most historically-prominent colleges in the United States, and two US Presidents,

Day-Trip To: Washington, DC

The word “historical” seems somewhat of an understatement when it comes to Washington, DC. Established in 1790 to serve as

Day-Trip To: Prince George’s County, MD

Prince George’s County is situated in a most enviable location, just minutes from downtown Washington, DC, and a short trip

Check It Out!

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An Emergency Room Just for Kids!

Join the Reston Hospital Center on Saturday, June 6, 2015 as they celebrate the grand opening of their brand-new pediatric

Bruno’s Barnyard Bash

With an oink, and a moo, and a cock-a-doodle-doo . . . Reston Association wants to party with you on

Flexible Job Opportunities for Families via FlexProfesionals

We’re big fans of supporting local mom-owned business! Take a peek at FlexProfesionals latest newsletter! Women face unique challenges in

Dinosaurs Alive 3D in a Life-Sized IMAX Presentation

While at the National Museum of Natural History, make plans to get tickets for their newest IMAX show at the Samuel C.

Free & Cheap

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The Frisbee Guy

The Frisbee Guy is an award-winning, world freestyle Frisbee champion who demonstrates his techniques to audiences — close to half a million in 17-years! The Frisbee Guy’s goal is

Ignite Kids Club Open House

Ignite Kids Club is a new, innovative Summer Camp and Before/After School Care provider in the Chantilly/South Riding area. With

Free Super Soccer Saturdays

Join The Learning Experience in Chantilly/South Riding for a free children’s soccer class. The 5-week session, for children ages 4-

Free in June: Build Iron Man’s Avenjet & Captain America’s Motorcycle

The Lowe’s Build and Grow Program is an opportunity for children to hand-build wooden projects in a safe environment with all

Ask an Expert

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Ask Dr. Mike: Should We Tell The Kids The Family Dog Will Be Euthanized?

Dear Dr. Mike, Our family will sadly need to put our sick dog down soon. The kids know the dog

My Child’s Permanent Teeth Are Crooked

Dear Dr. Barakat, My 9-year old’s top teeth are crooked. I thought they would be straight now, since they are

Ask Julie: What is Apraxia?

Dear Julie, “My three-year-old was recently diagnosed with apraxia. What exactly is apraxia? How long will she need therapy?”  ~

My Child Snores — Is That Normal?

Adults are not the only ones who snore. Researchers have found that anywhere from 12 to 20% of normal children


Guest Blogs

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The Top 5 Things I Learned in Momtographie

by Heather Gonzalez, owner Pink Polka Dot Bake Shop Aperture, ISO, shutter speed . . . huh? When I met Beryl

A Dulles Mom’s Guide to Eating Out with Food Allergies

by Rachel Briggs As a mom to a daughter with severe food allergies, I understand the overwhelming feeling that comes with

5 Tips for Moms for Getting Pics from Phone to In Hand

by Blaire Ring. Second Ave Photography I will admit it — as a photographer and mom, I am not great about printing

5 Pieces Every Mom Needs in Her Closet

by Jennifer Mackey-Mary, owner Apple & Pear Wardrobe Design Each morning, women everywhere stare at their closets full of clothes