Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


Winter is in full swing and we don't know about you, but we've been turning our thermostats up and piling the blankets on. As much as we love the heat, it can get pretty pricey pretty quickly. Check out these tips on how to keep the heat high and the cost low. 

Remember that new look we promised in the New Year? Keep a look out... it may just be coming soon...
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!
Wonderful Wednesdays

Jan. 28
Port Discovery Children's Museum
35 Market Pl.
Baltimore, MD 

Winter Ice Fest

Jan. 31
Village at Leesburg
1602 Village Market Blvd.
Leesburg, VA
When: Jan. 30
S. Dillon Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Dr., SW
Washington, D.C.

Click here for more events happening this week!


"Special needs" is a broad category, so the first step is for parents to zero in on the camps that handle their child's specific learning disabilities, behavioral deficits or physical-care needs. Some kids may have a combination of delays and diagnoses that can include autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities...

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: Beltway Bargain Mom
Title: My Most Memorable Night Out in DC: National Archives Sleepover
Having lived near DC for the majority of my life, I've had the opportunity to visit many national landmarks as well as fine art and dining destinations. But something was lacking in my experience of the DC "night scene," and it wasn't until recently that I experienced DC in a whole new way. You see, I had one of my most memorable nights out in our nation's capital... and it wasn't a date night with my husband or girl's night out. It involved...  to read the rest, click here!

Check our Facebook page for a ton of fantastic contests coming up where you can win tickets to fun and local events near you! Be sure to "Like" us so you don't miss out!
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