Looking to unwind with a glass of delicious local wine while your kiddos play? We've got you covered! Here's our guide to our favorite family-friendly wineries in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Prefer alone time with your vino?  Scroll all the...
At least twice a year, I try to do a serious "stuff" audit in our house. I take a good hard look around our place and ask myself: What stuff are we using (really using...ie has this object been...
What could be more glorious for an end to summer than some time spent picking — or even just admiring — sunflowers? The DC area has plenty of locations for seeing sunflowers from late summer to early autumn, in fields planted on...
I love going to the movies. The smell of popcorn, the quiet darkness, a moment to be entertained. I also love taking my kids to the movies. Yes, I will admit, 90 minutes of a semi-break is the dream....
I’ve only been camping twice in the last 15 years and I have never been camping with kids, which makes me the very last person you should ask about taking your family camping. But don’t worry, I interviewed my...
The summer is going by so quickly, but never fear, there is still plenty of family-friendly summer fun to be had at a variety of August events. There are concerts, county fairs, movies, a Renaissance festival, and more. For...
If you are looking for the best fertility resources in the DC area, we have you covered! Below you will find everything from fertility specialists in IVF, to egg freezing, to gestational surrogacy, and much more. And please know that...
Have you considered a DC staycation? I'm sure many of you can relate to this: my husband and I were in desperate need of a change of scenery. But compared to what seemed like everyone else, the thought of...
Heads-up, mamas! Starting TOMORROW, Tuesday, July 20, most of the Smithsonian’s museums will not require timed-entry passes for visiting.  That means if you wake up and suddenly need to see paintings of the first ladies at the National Portrait Gallery...
We are grateful for the sponsor of this guide: Bright Horizons. Please be sure to check out thorough details about their centers below. We are thankful for Bright Horizons sponsorship, which allows us to continue to bring DC Area Moms...
It’s hot out and the perfect time to treat yourself (and your kids) to ice cream! We talked to several local moms about their favorite neighborhood ice cream shops. These scoop shops have been taste-tested and are both kid...
If you're hankering for a little getaway, consider Richmond for a day trip! We recently spent a spontaneous Saturday exploring Virginia's capital city and can't wait to go back to see even more. From delicious food to outdoor fun...
OK, not going to lie. I have no idea how our family has been stuck in the house for the past 15 months and only recently found out about geocaching. I had heard that term before but never really...
“It has the best of it all…great nature with great history!” That is what my 8 year old son said about our day trip to Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary, and he is not wrong. Mallows Bay was designated...

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October Family-Friendly Events Guide

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October brings an end to the summer heat and so much family fun that one guide simply does not suffice. This month's guide to...