Dear FAMILY Friend,

No one likes doing chores, especially kids. While we may wish they weren't a part of our every day life, chores are necessary to a clean and balanced household. Not only are chores helpful to you as a parent, but they actually have a lot of benefits for how kids' brains develop which ultimately benefits their academic careers. To find out more, click here!
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Mommy + Me Fashion Tea Party Workshop

When: Thursday, August 28
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lady Camellia Pastry and Tea Room
3261 Prospect St NW
Washington, DC  

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Fun Family Activities


When: Thursday, August 28
Time: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Port Discovery Children's Museum
35 Market Place
Baltimore, MD

Old Town Plaza Series- Mr. Skip
When: Friday, August 29
Cost: Free
Old Town Plaza
3955 Chain Bridge Road 
Fairfax, VA 
Garden Tour
When: Thursday, August 28
Time: 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm    
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC   
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Mom Blog: Moneywise Moms   
Title: Freezer Cooking For Back To School    
Oh, back to school season. It's a transition for me as well as the kids. We're back to the rush of packing lunches, packing backpacks, finding shoes, a new school (for 2 of the 3), homework...

Afterschool to dinnertime is busy time, even on nights with no extra-curriculars. We have...
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