This is a guest article from Ami. Many of us miss social gatherings during this unprecedented time, especially once in a lifetime occasions. With virtual baby showers, family and friends still have the opportunity to shower the mom-to-be with lots...
Thinking about preschool but not sure where to begin? There are tons of online resources available (including our Comprehensive Preschool Guide!), which are a great start. But, you'll never really know for sure if a school is the best fit...
What a year! Who could have predicted the challenges we'd face with schooling - virtual, hybrid, in-person... the list goes on. Luckily, we are fortunate our region has some of the best schools in the nation that are navigating...
This is a guest article written in partnership with Alexandra Scott, Founder of Ditto Kids magazine.  So far this year, so many people have been exhaling wistful sighs about 2020 and how challenging it is and when is it going to...
As moms, we’re always striving to keep our kids safe. Given that car accidents are the leading cause of death in children age 14 and under, car seat safety is one of the most important and tangible ways we...
This is an article written in partnership with Libby Bianchi.  Ah, the wonder of bringing a baby into the world! It’s an amazing feat. Truly. And it’s intense and stressful. All the things wrapped up together. Throw COVID in the mix, and it...
Bright Horizons® centers across the DC Area are open and enrolling! At Bright Horizons, we make your child’s health and safety our top priority. Our standards are the highest in the industry, meeting or exceeding all local and state...
As a homeschooling mother of five, I try to provide toys for my kids that are both educational and fun. During the pandemic, this feels more important than ever. I love Wicked Uncle's collaborative toys (listed 5-9) so that the...
So your little one is refusing to sleep, and you’re not ready to give up nap time? There is a happy medium: Rest Time! What’s the big difference? Rest time has no expectation of sleep. Kids are expected to do...
Since our normal routines were upended in March, many families have been spending A LOT of time at home together. In our home, my twins have grown tired of their toy supply and we have run low on creative,...
In this strange time of staying home and buying everything imaginable online, it’s such a relief to have a site that narrows the field of children’s toys. Wicked Uncle has a fantastic collection of well-made, exciting toys, kits, sets,...
In a family as large as mine, I am always looking for the perfect gift for the many kids in my life. My 4-year old son only wants to get his older cousins the coolest gifts possible, which we...
As the temperatures slowly drop and the days grow shorter, it’s time to settle into a new fall routine. If your family hasn’t experienced the fun of Music Together online classes, this is the perfect semester to give it...
A few months before my daughter’s fourth birthday, I realized she was changing … a lot. Her language was more sophisticated, her interests were shifting, and she suddenly seemed like a kid instead of a toddler. How did that...

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March Guide to Family-Friendly Reopenings and Events

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Health and safety concerns in our communities have caused many typical family-friendly events and activities to be canceled or closed. This month, we have...