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! 
St. Patrick's Day is just around the corner and there are a TON of local events to attend! Bring the family out for a music festival or take your spouse to a local brewery. This master list includes it all! You'll be sure to find the perfect event for you and your family!

Click here for the list!
 New Uses for Old Things
Rubberbands keep camisoles from slidding - and tons of other great (unexpected) ideas!
  "I'm Bored" Idea Jar
A solution for the "I'm Bored" syndrome! Take a look at this cute idea!
 Trash Bags on a Roll
A simple solution to keeping organized!
Click here for more bright ideas!

Sarva Rajendra, a Loudoun mother of three, lives a bit of a double life. By day, she works as a private medical practice manager in Leesburg, VA. By night and in her spare time, she serves as executive director of the Sahasra Deepika Foundation for Education-a nonprofit organization that provides...

Sleek cases of coated wood, full of art materials, serve as the base of a towering pile of art books and New Yorker magazines that flank my desk. Within the cases are an elaborate array of pastels, acrylic paints and colored pencils that...
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
Find that "just right" summer camp for your kids! Come to the Washington FAMILY Summer Camp and Activities Fair! Bring the whole family for entertainment, activities, giveaways and more!

Saturday, March 28th 
Where: Springfield Town Center
6500 Springfield Mall
Springfield, VA
Teelin Irish Dance Company Show

March 7
Weinberg Center  for the Arts
20 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD  

Rainforest and Candy Shop

March 7
Where: Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Rd.
Alexandria, VA
When: March 8 and more
National Museum of Natural History
10th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

Click here for more events happening this week!

Mom Review: Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories
Reviewer: Bryony Kowalewski
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and More Lost Stories is a collection of Dr. Seuss tales originally published in magazines in the 1950s. Nearly forgotten for 60 years, Random House released the first batch of similar stories in 2011 in a collection called The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories. These new printings... 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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