Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine

 
    


We would like to thank everyone who came out to the Camp Fair this past weekend! We had so much fun meeting you and hope you found the perfect camp for you and your family!  

Our annual Best for FAMILIES Survey is coming out next week! Keep an eye on www.washingtonfamily.com to vote for your favorite places for parties, home improvement, child care and more!
Celebrate Spring with a traditional egg hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny! Nothing says "warmer weather ahead" like a basket full of eggs, pastel candies and tons of kid-friendly activities! We have a list of Easter activities in the area for you and your FAMILY to enjoy!

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Spring Break Day Trips and Activities

Do you have the kids at home for Spring Break? There's no need to go away for the week when there are so many fun, local attractions to enjoy! We've compiled a list of fun day trips AND ideas of what to do if you're staying home! 

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Do you know a Mom who's making a difference?

The DMV is chock-full of talented, hard-working and creative moms doing amazing things, and we want to celebrate them! Our Local Mom Profiles feature authors, activists, entrepreneurs, leaders and more!

Nominate a deserving mom today by emailing info@thefamilymagazine.com with subject line "Mom Profile."   
 
EASTER FUN   
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ARTICLE    
10 Tips for Healthy Spring Cleaning

It's time for spring cleaning, but this year instead of just sprucing up your home, why not make it a healthy living space that can help reduce the symptoms of the upcoming pollen-filled months? Check out these 10 tips for healthy spring cleaning brought to you by Robin Wilson, author of the new book Clean Design: Wellness for Your Lifestyle. 
 
EVENTS  
Eggcellent Adventure

When:
April 3
Where:
Terrapin Adventures
8600 Foundry St.
Savage, MD 

Youth Open Mic

When:
April 4
Where: Busboys and Poets- Shirlington
4251 S. Campbell Ave.
Arlington, VA
 
When: April 4
Where:
Alden Theatre
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, VA


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Mom Review: Little Tikes Grip N Roll Balls
Mom Reviewer: Christy Petrak

Our 8-month old is always looking for new forms of entertainment and stimulation. I had seen this type of product recommended for her age group and was very excited to see how she would react to them. These Little Tikes Grip N Roll sensory balls are meant to stimulate babies while focusing on their development of fine and gross motor skills, hand/eye coordination and tactile senses. The recommended age range is...  to read the rest, click here!  
Contests

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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