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Celebrate Youth Art Month!

March is Youth Art Month! We've compiled a list of 10 awesome art related events happening all over the DMV throughout the month, including concerts, workshops, films & more. We're sure you'll find an event perfect for you and your family! Click here for the list! 
Win a free weekend for two at Gaylord National Resort!

Enter to win a romantic getaway package complete with a two night room stay, a champagne welcome amenity, and a complimentary breakfast. 

Click here for more local destinations, travel ideas, packing tips and more!   
Summer camp offers all kinds of fun and character-building experiences for kids of any age. Whether you're looking for a few hours of entertainment or weeks of intentional skill-building for your child, you can find it at camp. Day camps offer the... 

Has your high schooler come to you asking to take a year abroad? Or your undergrad, has she said she wanted to take time away from the quad and go to Qatar? And did you hold your breath? I get it. When I went to my parents at 21 and said I was taking a semester off of school to go to Kenya, and that I wouldn't get any college credit for it, I think it took all the energy they could muster not to chain me to the nearest post. Asking... 
Spring Break Half Day Art Camps

When: March 21
Where: Art Frame Solutions
11529 Sunrise Valley Dr.
Reston, VA
52nd Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show

When: March 19
Where: Montgomery County Fairgrounds
16 Chestnut St.
Gaithersburg, MD

March 19
Ben Lomond Historic Site
10321 Sudley Manor Dr.
Manassas, VA 
Click here for events happening this week!

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! 

Mom Review: AUTOSEAL® Contigo Gizmo Sip Water Bottle  
Mom Reviewer: Christy Petrak   
Everywhere we go, I try to bring water for myself and the kiddos--I've found hydration keeps everyone happier! Inevitably, someone ends up soaked when their water bottle spills or leaks in their car seat while I'm driving and can't control the backseat mess. Contigo has eliminated these messes with the creation of their AUTOSEAL® Gizmo Sip water bottle.

The Gizmo Sip is a 14 ounce, BPA-free plastic water bottle fitted with AUTOSEAL® technology. AUTOSEAL® instantly seals the bottle between drinks to contain any spills or leaks that occur with typical water bottles. When your child... to read the rest, click here! 

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