Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


We hope you had a fantastic holiday weekend! 

Are you an expecting mother? Or do you have a new little one at home?  Washington Baby & Maternity Guide is the go-to resource for products and services tailored especially for babies, parents and parents-to-be. Here you'll discover listings of classes, support groups, retail establishments, doctors and so much more. All of the resources you need as you begin your parenthood journey!
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There are so many new skin care products on the market that it can be difficult to tell whether a face cream will be good for your skin. With all of the advances and new miracle ingredients, you may wonder whether or not the products will help you get the skin you want.


Planting a garden from scratch can sound like a daunting task, especially for those who are new to the hobby. But with the right knowledge, you can plan a successful, fruitful green space and expect to have a great harvest. Here are some tips and tricks to make the most of this method:




May 29
9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 

Tour De Fat Bicycle Festival

May 30
Where: Capitol Riverfront
1100 New Jersey Ave. SE, Suite 1010
Washington, D.C.
When: May 30
Washington County Agricultural Education Center
7313 Sharpsburg Pike
Boonsboro, MD

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Mom Review: Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake
Mom Reviewer: Julie Turco

My family and I recently had the pleasure of experiencing Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake. We had done a similar experience in Hilton Head, SC, last summer so my older boys had high expectations. At the ripe old ages of 3 and 4, they vividly remembered every turn the captain took them on last year...finding the treasure map, drinking the grog, "booming" Pirate Pete with the water cannons, and pulling up the treasure from the bottom of the ocean. This trip... 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."   

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