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Washington FAMILY Magazine Summer Camp & Activities Fair! 
Find the perfect summer camp for your kids! Meet with over 30 camps, enter to win amazing prizes, pick up free giveaways, and have an awesome time hanging out with us!

When: March 5, 2016
Where: Kid's Choice Sports Center
13000 Sport and Health Dr.
Woodbridge, VA

Best for FAMILIES is back!

Our annual Best for FAMILIES survey has officially launched! Vote for your favorite local businesses and be entered to win a prize! Click the link below for the rules, the survey, and more general information about our biggest contest of the year! 

Click here for more camp tips, information, ideas and more!   
Although there are hundreds of options for organizing your home, the pieces you make yourself are the ones that truly reflect your personality. Adding your own flair to standard organizing materials adds instant character and functionality to any room.

Making the most of your space - including your walls - is the key to successful organizing. Channel your inner creativity with help from...

As the father of a young child and the founding Head of School at BASIS Independent McLean in Tysons, VA, I know firsthand how often parents ask themselves, "Is my child set up for success?" The key to laying the foundation for academic success is to ensure that preschoolers' young, active minds are soaking up as much as possible. We want our kids to... 
Discover Engineering Family Day

When: Feb. 27
Where: National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, D.C.

When: Feb. 26
Where: The Athenaeum
201 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA
James and the Giant Peach

When: Feb. 27
Where: Adventure Theatre
7300 MacArthur Boulevard
Glen Echo, MD
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Mom Review: Kidliga Sammie and Sax 3 Piece Porcelain Place Setting, and Sammie and Sax in the Land of Quinoa Book
Mom Reviewer: Christy Petrak      
One of the biggest challenges each day as a parent is providing healthy choices for my children at meal time. The best way I have found to get my 4-year old son to eat a variety of foods is to involve him in the food shopping, meal planning and meal preparation process. This place setting and book from Kidliga provide another teaching tool for mealtime itself, focusing on balanced nutrition and healthy portion sizes.

Livliga, the parent company of Kidliga, was founded by a mother who was "waging a personal war against obesity" and "supersized dinnerware." The Kidliga Sammie & Sax porcelain place setting contains a large dinner plate (containing portion measurements by food group), an 8 oz. mug and a 12 oz. cereal/soup bowl.
We received... to read the rest, click here!  

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