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As the school year comes to a close, kids are coming home excited and ready for a fun summer. But sometimes finding ways to fill the long summer days and nights can get repetitive and difficult to come up with new ideas. That's where we come in! Check out this article for 50 Days of Summer ideas for you and your family to try! What are your favorite summer activities? Tell us, show us, and share with us on Facebook
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Skatefest 2014
When: Friday, June 27 - Saturday, June 28
Location: Wakefield Park
8100 Braddock Road
Annandale, VA
The Choctaw Nation: Through a News Lens
When: Friday, June 27 - Saturday, June 28
Time: Free!
Location: National Museum of the American Indian 
4th Street & Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC
48th Smithsonian Folklife Festival
When: Wednesday, June 25 - Sunday, July 6
Time: Free!
Location: Smithsonian Center for Folks and Cultural Heritage
600 Maryland Avenue SW
Washington, DC

Bethesda Summer Concert Series
When: Thursday, May 8 - Thursday, July 24
Cost: Free!
Location: Veterans Park
Corner of Norfolk and Woodmont Avenues
Bethesda, MD
School's Out for Summer!

Are you looking for an exciting day trip for your kids this summer? 

Why not plan a visit to Washington, D.C., a city brimming with tons of fun things to see and do? Everyone knows the grand monuments and well-known historical spots that cover the city, but there's more to D.C. than just that. If you're looking for something a little off the beaten path, why not visit Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C.?

More than just a wax museum, Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is a fully interactive experience, where visitors are able to touch, see and hear historical icons and celebrities like never before. You can meet all 44 presidents and brush shoulders with your favorite celebrities and sports stars!

Sound like your kind of fun? Book your tickets online and save up to 40% off here!

MOM BLOG: Musings From Me 
How To Do Laundry

I'm disorganized. I identify more with clutters and hoarders than neatniks and Harriet Homemakers, but I love a clean room. BUT don't love cleaning. AT. ALL. A room piled to the rafters with stuff gives me anxiety. I get twitchy when I walk in to such a room. I have many such rooms in my house. I know I should tackle the mess one pile at a time, but instead I leave the mess to pile up until a room is out of control. Piles and piles of mismatched, assorted items. Items needing a home somewhere else in the house. I do cleaning on an as needed basis but don't have a schedule of cleaning. My house shows it. The lack of a cleaning schedule is apparent in every room. When I entertain I have to do a massive, back-breaking clean. It's awful. I hate how my lack of regular cleaning results in a cleaning nightmare. I'm not a completely disorganized goner. I have the laundry. Aaahhh. The laundry! Now the laundry room is... to read the rest, click here!

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