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Enter to WIN a FAMILY 4 Pack of tickets to "Disney On Ice - 100 Years of Magic"

See over 50 Disney Stars! Click here for more information and to enter to win four tickets to this amazing show on October 23rd!

Festivals, Oktoberfests, Hayrides, Pumpkin Patches... We've got you covered for all the fall family fun activities in and around D.C. this month!

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Click here for more fall recipes, fashions, decor and more!  

Being from Southern California, I love my cut-off shorts and flip flops. But there's something to be said for boots, hats and scarves. Not only is the look fashionable, but unlike in warm California, they're must-have accessories for our chilly seasonal weather change. And the upcoming season just happens to be my absolute favorite: Fall. One of the things I cherish most about this season is...   
The brass ring of being one of America's millions of working mothers is finding that elusive work/life balance. Historically, women have been the ones responsible for keeping up the housework, making dinner and raising the children. Today, despite...

Oct. 9
Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre at Shenandoah Conservatory
620 Millwood Ave.
Winchester, VA 

 Oct. 11
Where: Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Ave.
Bethesda, MD

When: Oct. 10
Where: National Gallery of Art
4th and Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.

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Mom Review: Meet the Incredible Romans (The Wonderful World of Simon Abbott)   
Mom Reviewer: Christine Rowe  
Who knew that the Romans were really into their bath time? In fact, during Roman times, special bath houses were built just for the occasion. You would begin with a steam room, proceed to the hot room, then a cool room and then jump into cold water and finally end with a massage. In the book Meet the Incredible Romans, you are taken through different parts of Roman life and given a glimpse of what it was really like.... to read the rest, click here!  
We have been running the Best for FAMILIES survey in our magazine for more than 20 years! This year, we surveyed thousands of DMV moms and dads in over 200 categories and rounded up tens of thousands of votes. Take a "scroll" down this list for access to the D.C. area's Best for FAMILIES restaurants, retail, activities, trips and more!

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