Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


Our annual Best for FAMILIES Survey is coming soon! Keep an eye on www.washingtonfamily.com to vote for your favorite places for parties, home improvement, child care and more!

GIVEAWAY: Win a FAMILY 4 Pack to B&O's Day Out With Thomas at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Click here for more information and to enter!
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! 

Click here for the list!

Click here for more decorating ideas, tips and tricks!

A kid's birthday is the all-about-ME day. We parents know that. We want nothing more than to see that shine in our kids' eyes when they get to celebrate their big day "their way." To inspire you to throw that perfectly memorable birthday party...



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.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

April 11
National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc.
Washington, D.C. 

Scavenger Hunt Race

April 10
Where: Salamander Resort & Spa
500 North Pendleton St.
Middleburg, VA
When: April 10
Children's Museum at Rose Hill Manor Park
1611 N. Market St.
Frederick, MD

Click here for more events happening this week!

Blog: Kat Forder: Life, Love and Make-Believe
Title: Washington FAMILY Magazine - Baltimore, MD Newborn Photographer

"The room is painted black, and it's almost completely dark. You can't have a lot of equipment for safety. There's not a lot of time, probably an hour.  They think they have several models, 10 and under, and fog. There's a fog machine too." This could have been the beginning of a really strange dream sequence (or, for some, perhaps even a nightmare... to read the rest, click here! 
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."   

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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