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It can be hard to figure out things to do during the cold, winter months. It's important to keep kids active when they can't go outside. We've compiled activities and things to do that will keep your kids busy all winter long! Click here for Indoor Play Ideas!
 
EVENTS  
Winter Blast

When:
Jan. 24-25
Where:
National Museum of the American Indian
Fourth Street & Independence Ave., S.W.
Washington, D.C.  

Children's Sing-Along and Royal Tea

When:
Jan. 24
Where:
Arts Barn/Kentlands Mansion
311 Kent Square Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD
 
When: Jan. 23
Where:
Barnes & Noble Fair Lakes Promenade
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Dr.
Fairfax, VA

Click here for more events happening this week!

 
ARTICLES   

Have you been feeling blue this winter? There may be a reason for it besides coming down from the holiday sugar rush! Most of us know the importance of vitamin D in bone health, but today science has proven this incredible nutrient to have numerous roles in maintaining optimal health including reducing the risk of depression, cancer, Alzheimer's and anxiety. Click the link above to find out more...

There isn't just one secret to keeping children active and healthy during the onset of cold weather. There are several things you can do that can provide exercise for your little ones while you get stuff done around the house or while running errands. Click the link above to see the list!
Mom Blog: Moneywise Moms
Title: Super Easy M&M Cake Bars
  
Heading to a Valentine's Day party, or just need a treat for the kids' lunchboxes? These Super Easy M&M Cake Bars only have five ingredients (one is water!), and they're quick to make...  to read the rest, click here!
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