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We hope you had a great Halloween weekend! What were you and the kids this year? Click the link below and comment your favorite pictures in costume! 

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner. This brings to mind a large turkey with all the trimmings on a dining room table, surrounded by happy family and friends. It's one of my favorite holidays. But this year, I want to take a look at "thanksgiving" as a verb, instead of the noun of the holiday. "Thank" is a...
With diminished stomach space, pre-delivery jitters and a mile-long to-do list, expectant moms may be tempted to slack off on healthy eating as delivery day nears. It's completely understandable; after all, you're busy, tired, and you've got other things on your mind. Who has the time or energy to whip up healthy meals when you've got a birth plan to finish and diapers to buy?

Nov. 8
26469 Ticonderoga Rd.
Chantilly, VA

 Nov. 6
Where: Other Voices Theatre
244 South Jefferson St.
Frederick, MD

When: Nov. 7
Where: Locust Grove Nature Center
7777 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD

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Mom Review: Hope Springs   
Mom Reviewer: Eric Walters 
The Mbooni District in Kenya is a village far away from our Washington, DC, suburbs. Hope Springs is set in that distant, dusty village. It is a story about how people confront the reality of scarce resources, specifically, what does a community do when there is limited water during a drought? In the story, three children... 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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