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Vote in our Best for FAMILIES survey and be eligible to win a "Summer Getaway to Gaylord National." Ranked at an $800 value, this prize package includes a two night stay at Gaylord National for two, including breakfast each morning. Resort fees, taxes and self parking for one car are all included in the prize. The prize is valid until Sept. 7, 2015!

One of our favorite things about spring is the return of local farmer's markets coming back! Don't know where one is near you? We've got you covered! Check out this list of Farmer's Markets in the area!   

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Click here for more Mother's Day activities, ideas and crafts! 
40 Ways to Grow a Green Kid
Living a green life isn't just for adults. The next generation can be trained from a young age to be good stewards of the earth and to live a sustainable lifestyle. But what exactly can a preschooler do? Or a 12 year-old? Read on for 40 ways that you can encourage your child to not only reduce, re-use and recycle, but enjoy it. 
Do the words SUMMER, SWIMSUIT, BEACH and/or VACATION bring up feelings of anxiety? If you want anything to happen in life it takes planning, preparation and progress over time; preferable backwards from the goal, deadline, or end result. Changing daily lifestyle habits takes an understanding of how the mind, body and food work together.

May 2
Manassas Regional Airport
10600 Harry J Parrish Blvd.
Manassas, VA 

Korea Day: A Family Festival

May 3
Where: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C.
When: April 29
Tin Roof Baltimore
32 Market Pl.
Baltimore, MD

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Mom Blog: Kid Trips Kid Trips
Title: The 10 Things You Need to Know Before Soccer Season Starts 


Spring is here and for many parents that means the start of the soccer season.  My daughter has played soccer since the age of 5 and has always loved the sport.It has been fun to watch her grow as a player over the years.With every season, I get excited to watch her play and reconnect with old friends.With my recent move to Texas I have found that... to read the rest, click here!    

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