Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


It is the season of summer festivals, outdoor concerts and so much more! The DMV has so many summer activities for families and so many of them are FREE! We've compiled a master list of everything going on this summer! Stay tuned for a list of 4th of July activities!
Click here for more pregnancy tips on eating, products, advice and more - before and after! 

Rule two, ask your wife or a trusted female friend. For all you wives, significant others and friends of dads, please help. He hasn't given up, it's just that he hasn't had to attract someone other than his partner since cargo shorts with Birkenstocks were considered appropriate date attire...


"Fats" has become a four-letter word in our diet. For more than four decades, dietary fats have been demonized and disparaged. We avoid them, purchase low-fat or fat-free options and even choose synthetic or factory-created fats over real food. Current science is revealing that...  


June 25
Cherry Hill Park
312 Park Ave.
Falls Church, VA 

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

June 26
Where: National Mall
Jefferson and Third St.
Washington, DC
When: June 27
Round House Theatre Bethesda
4545 East-West Highway
Bethesda, MD

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Mom Review: Potted Potter 
Mom Reviewer: Debbie Williams

Whether you know a little or a lot about the Harry Potter franchise, you and your family will have a raucous good time at Potted Potter. I took my 16-year old daughter and her friend, both Potter aficionados and theatre kids. They LOVED the show and raved about it afterwards. Looking around the theatre though, I can imagine that was the general reaction from everyone in the audience. Potted Potter is... 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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