Back To School

Easy One-Pot Dinners For Back To School TimeRock your kid's first week back to school with an amazing meal that will have them asking for more, please. These five delicious recipes with simple instructions will take the chore out of family dinner, leaving you free to spend more time kicking back with the family after a long week.
Best Educational Gaming Apps For School Age ChildrenStart the school year off right with these fun and challenging games that will keep your kids entertained and learning for hours. These six apps will provide endless laughter while your little one's work hard to solve puzzles, work on new skills, and create.
Take A Deep Breath It's Back To School Time!
Ask a D.C. Expert: 5 Tips For Getting Your Child Ready for KindergartenThe first day of school is an important step for the whole family, and you'll want to be as prepared as you can. Amy Mascott of the website Teach Mama has a few tips for you to ace getting your child ready for Kindergarten.
Ask a D.C. Expert: 5 School Lunches Kids Can Make ThemselvesWith a few easy-to-follow lunch plans, you can help guide your child in the wise decisions they make. Plum Relish co-founders Sarah Van Dell and Amanda Leader further help in the quest for developing healthy, easy-to-follow school lunches that kids can prepare themselves.
Top D.C. Stores for Back-to-School ShoppingIn recent years, it seems that we are hearing the phrase "Back to School" almost as soon as school lets out for summer break. Nonetheless, we have to prepare for the coming school year to ensure our students have the proper supplies and accessories needed to go into the new school year prepared for the work to come and with a positive outlook and excitement. Our list consists of some of D.C.'s children's boutiques and some of the more economical back to school options with some very unique and stylish consignment and vintage shops.
5 Items To Include In Your Child's Sensory KitLearning about the world can be tough for some young children, particularly ones who have sensory issues or disorders. But the senses can be used to help ground them, and there are a variety of toys and items that can do just that.
How To Create A Back To School Time CapsuleCreate some back to school memories, then re-visit those memories for many years to come. A back to school time capsule is a great annual tradition. Here's how to make one and a few ideas on what to include in your family's capsule.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
5 Traditions to Start Your Back to School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
5 Ways to Create the Perfect Study Space in Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
5 Healthy Breakfasts for Weekday MorningsPlan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.

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Take A Deep Breath It's Back To School Time!
Fourth Of July Recipes: Set And Forget Hors d'oeuvresGet ready to wow the crowd this Fourth of July with these simple make ahead hors d'oeuvre. These wallet-friendly recipes are a great way to feed a big crowd with minimal effort. Chips and dip just took on a whole new meaning with our compilation of bold flavors and fresh ingredients.
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Guide To Washington D.C.'s Best 2017 Independence Day EventsIf you’re planning on spending this Independence Day in Washington, D.C. then you’re in luck. The nation’s capital promises a whole host of fun activities and celebrations for the occasion.
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5 Festive Favors For Your Fourth Of July BBQIf you're throwing a backyard BBQ for July 4, here are some awesome festive favor ideas to send home with your guests.
Fourth Of July Activities For KidsKeeping children entertained on the Fourth of July can be tricky. Here are a few different activities that kids will enjoy.
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DIY Gifts For Dad - Gifts To Make For All Ages And Skill SetsThis Father’s Day, celebrate dad with a handmade gift from the heart. Go above and beyond this year with a great gift that's easy on the wallet yet a home run in his eyes.
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Best Memorial Day Events In Washington D.C.As the nation’s capital, D.C. is booming with plenty of Memorial Day events. From parades to parties, here are some great ways to celebrate the day.

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