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Best Places to Celebrate National Pet Month in Washington, D.C.

Some of the most important members of your family are your pets. May is National Pet Month and it’s a great opportunity for you to celebrate the animals in your family. The city has a number of restaurants and places that are welcome pets. These are the best places to celebrate National Pet Month in Washington, D.C.

05/22/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Washington, D.C.

Local area gyms are making it easier for parents to stay on top of their fitness game by making their facilities welcoming to children. Here is a list of some of D.C.’s best local gyms that provide child care as a major incentive for many parents to get in the gym.

04/24/2015

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Best Places to Go on a Picnic in Washington, D.C.

In a city where history is made everyday landmarks, parks, and gardens dot the urban landscape, which means Washingtonians and visitors have plenty of exciting picnic options.

04/17/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails In Washington, D.C.

When the weather is warm, taking a bike ride is one of life’s greatest pleasures. A bike ride can be fun alone, with a friend, as a as a family.

04/10/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. has an abundance of families with young children. Whether you met at school, a Mommy and Me class or just walking down the street, you probably have a play date you want to set up.

04/03/2015

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Best Family Hikes In Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. is a sprawling city, but just outside of the city there are beautiful mountains and views that are must sees. Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia provide the hiking trails you are looking for.

03/20/2015

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Ask an Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities for Kids in Washington, D.C.

Local travel expert Kirstie Tucker offers her tips on how to have a totally fun spring break staycation.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

The next time you deal with trying to convince your picky eater to eat their Brussels sprouts, check out these five tips from pediatrician Nimali Fernando to help make mealtime stress-free.

03/06/2015

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Best Dog Parks In Washington, D.C.

You want to give your furry four-legged friend the very best so not just any dog park will do. Here’s an update on some that are sure to suit your fancy.

02/27/2015

D.C.'s Biggest Snow Storm in Years

Keeping Your Kids Entertained on a Snow Day

If it’s winter, then it’s bound to happen: a snow day. Don’t let your kids run amok in the house. Freelance writer and travel expert Keryn Means has a few tricks up her sleeve to help keep the kids entertained on a snow day (and your sanity intact).

02/20/2015

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