Family & Pets

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Best Dog Runs in Washington, D.C.

Your canine companion needs lots of fresh air and places to run and stretch its legs. Here’s an update on some of the best places where both you and your subordinate sidekick can do just that.

03/27/2015

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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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Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near Washington, D.C.

Washington DC may not have mountains for skiing, but there are plenty of ski resorts in the area. Here are the best ski slopes for kids near Washington, D.C.

02/13/2015

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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Washington, D.C.

Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity for couples to have a special day together. Here are the best Valentine’s Day dates for parents in Washington, D.C.

02/06/2015

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Ask A Washington, D.C. Expert: After-School Activity Ideas

Here are some ideas that really fall into the enriched learning pool of after-school program possibilities.

01/30/2015

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Best Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In Washington, D.C.

Sports are a great way to get your children involved in something after school, teach them discipline and keep them active. For kids that want to do something different, martial arts is a wonderful option.

01/23/2015

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