Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


Are you the go-to friend for styling tips? Do other moms envy your "look"? Do you keep up-to-date with the latest trends in fashion, hair or make-up? Then we want to connect with you! We are looking for contributors to our monthly "Trendy Mom" column in our magazine.

Email info@thefamilymagazine.com with subject line "Trendy Mom" for more information!

FAMILY Giveaway:
Win A YEAR'S WORTH of Nutro Natural Choice Dog Food AND/OR a FAMILY 4-Pack to the Super Pet Expo at the Dulles Expo Center on March 27th.
Click here for details and to enter! 
There are so many local ice skating venues - both indoor and outdoor - in the DMV! Check out our master list of rinks in the area to find one near you!

Click here for the list of Indoor and Outdoor Local Ice Skating Rinks
Crafts with Books to Match
These crafts go along with your kids favorite books! "Goodnight Moon" and more!
Kid Friendly Recipes
Looking for something you can do with your kids? Try one of these yummy recipes!
 Scavenger Hunt
A unique game to keep the kids busy during the cold winter months - create a scavenger hunt for them!
Click here for more indoor activities! 

Each February, more people buy chocolate than any other gift. The heart-shaped boxes symbolize love and affection, and they can also represent the heart-healthy benefits chocolate can provide. But before you go running out and buying a warehouse bag of chocolate kisses...

Like humans, pets can experience winder doldrums. Even those living in warmer weather regions are affected by seasonal changes. This is especially tough on dogs and cats, particularly those used to spending time outdoors. Beyond the obvious...
Local Ski Resorts

Are you looking for somewhere fun to take your kids during the winter months? How about teaching them a lifelong hobby? We've compiled a master list of the best places to ski, snowboard and go tubing in the area! Check out the list to find the perfect slopes for you and your family!

Click here for the list!
Dash and Splash

Feb. 21
Rockville Swim and Fitness Center
355 Martins Lane
Rockville, MD  


Feb. 21
Where: Rock Creek Park Nature Center
5200 Glover Rd. NW
Washington, DC
When: Feb. 21
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner Center
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center
McLean, VA

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Mom Blog: Teach Mama
Title: Melted Bead Suncatchers
We wanted to make something for the upcoming Valentine holiday, but the cool thing with this craft is that you could adapt it for any time of the year. In order to create the Melted Bead Suncatcher,  you need... to read the rest, click here!


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