Weekly events, articles and contests from Washington FAMILY Magazine


Win a FAMILY 4-Pack of tickets to The Wild Kratts LIVE!

The adventuring duo, Martin and Chris Kratt leap into action in Wild Kratts, an adventure comedy that follows the brothers on hilarious expeditions with wild animals! The brothers use the amazing abilities of animals to rescue their animal friends!

Where: DAR Constitution Hall 
When: Sunday, March 6th at 2 p.m.  

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"Mom of the Year"

Honor that special mother who does so much for their family and community by nominating them for our "Mom of the Year" contest! The nomination process is simple and runs through January so click the link below to get started! 

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While flu and cold are common to every region of the world, different cultures have developed their own solutions to tackle the all-too-familiar and dreadful symptoms. Today it's thought that 70 percent of your immune system lies in your digestive tract, so many of these alternative healing methods rely on food for its curative properties. While some... 

If your 2016 resolution is to spend less and save more, you're not alone. A quarter of U.S. consumers are making money-saving resolutions, according to Nielsen surveys. mWhile everyone sets out with the best of intentions, the truth is that only eight percent of us are successful at achieving our New Year's goals. With a little preparation you can be the exception to the rule...

Jan. 23
Weinberg Center for the Arts
20 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 

Jan. 23
Where: Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C.

Jan. 23
Where: Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre & Children's Theatre
5 Willowdale Dr.
Frederick, MD

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Mom Review: Kinsa Smart Thermometer
Mom Reviewer: Alexis Aschenbach    
The Kinsa Smart Thermometer is an innovative thermometer you use in conjunction with your smart phone and the free Kinsa app. It can be used for all ages, but is especially kid-friendly since it is virtually unbreakable and has a game for children to play while the device reads their temperature.
I was really impressed when I first received the product and looked at the packaging. It's clean, bright and provides a nice overview of the product features right on the box. I downloaded the free app and... 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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