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Win 4 tickets to Day Out With Thomas!

We're giving away TWO 4-packs of tickets to B&O Railroad Museum's Day Out With Thomas! Little Engineers won't believe their eyes - or their ears! For the first time ever at Day Out With Thomas, Thomas the Tank Engine will be able to talk to his fans! This event is packed with fun activities. Click below for more information and to enter!

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Those foods classified as "superfoods" tend to have some pretty impressive benefits for our health. Goji berries are no exception. Although they are quite small and fragile, the goji berry health benefits are fairly expansive. You might be surprised at how much your health can be improved, simply by adding some of these berries to your diet. 
Spring is the perfect time to introduce new twists on classic desserts that will impress your loved ones. Dessert combinations, like a classic cheesecake laced with sweet cherries on a buttery chocolate chip cookie crust or a brunch-perfect cinnamon French toast with your favorite features of an apple fritter, are sure to be the talk of your family's table. No matter the occasion...

Family Workshop: Paper Trails

When: April 16
Where: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, D.C.
Shakespeare & Company Presents Macbeth

When: April 15
Where: Mongomery College Cultural Arts Center
7995 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD
 Twelve Years to Treasure Tours

April 17
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place SE
Washington, D.C. 
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Think about your favorite local businesses...

Do you have a local coffee shop that you frequent? Have you had an awesome experience with a birthday party venue? Does your pediatrician feel like a part of the family? Give back to the local businesses, men and women who give so much to our communities and our families by voting for them in our annual Best for FAMILIES survey! Click here for more information & for the survey! 
Mom Review: Peek-A-Zoo T-Shirt: Wearable Education
Mom Reviewer: Christy Petrak

Children love to play dress up! I still remember the trunk we had in our attic full of fun things to pull out and pretend with. The Peek-A-Zoo collection is a great line of clothing for children who love animals and like to pretend to be one.

Peek-A-Zoo was created by two animal-loving moms in 2013 with inspiration from their children. The line includes infant and toddler wear (onesies and t-shirts up to 5T) that feature any animal/insect/creature imaginable. Categories include Under the Sea, Insects, Dinosaurs and Zoo Animals.

Each design includes... to read the rest, click here!

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