“Go, go, go!” My two little boys are interested in anything and everything that moves (planes, trains and automobiles, anyone?). Since we drive by Reagan National Airport and see planes overhead on a daily basis, their interest in aviation...
The Washington, DC area has gobs of activities, events, nature, museums, etc. Here is our list of 101 best things to do with kids in the Washington, DC area. This is broken up by indoor, outdoor, and based in...
Spring is here!! Finally, the weather is getting warmer, flowers are blooming, and trees are beginning to show their new leaves. The beginning of spring offers so many opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature with your family. This...
The National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center With the cold winters and unpredictable spring weather, playgrounds have just not been as enjoyable. Unfortunately, I have been nervous about taking my 3.5 year old to indoor places the last...
Aquatic animals occupy a special place in my kids' imaginations. So, once a month, we visit our aquatic friends. To me, it seems like a very repetitive and sometimes even boring endeavor. So I have come up with alternative...
There is so much to celebrate in March! Spring is coming, so flowers are beginning to bloom. This includes the area's illustrious cherry blossoms (peak bloom is expected to be March 23rd -25th). The Cherry Blossom Festival is scheduled...
The DMV area has an abundance of nature parks nearby. You can see a waterfall, various wildlife, and serene rivers depending on which park you choose to walk or hike in. Walks or hikes in nature can be great self-care,...
Celebrating Black History Month during a pandemic can present indoor challenges. So here's a guide on how to celebrate outdoors. Many museums are closed or have limited entry, and let’s face it, sometimes scheduling advance tickets is not part of...
A few weeks ago, I planned a spa day with my best friend and it was absolute heaven with some much needed self-care. The only difficult part was choosing which DC area spa to spend our limited time away...
Find an escape from the winter cold at some of our favorite indoor spaces as they host family-friendly events that will keep you and your children warm, entertained, and enlightened. While many annual events have been cancelled due to...
Valentine's Day can be triggering to so many different moms. Several moms might have loving relationships with their partners, some moms may feel disconnected from their partners for whatever reason, other moms may feel isolated without that partner to...
This 2022 I want to encourage everyone to participate in more kid-friendly international and cultural events for your family. Washington, D.C. is home to people of more than 170 nationalities and ethnic groups, making it one of the most...
Our snowy weather probably got you thinking about skiing. Maybe you grew up skiing. Maybe you didn't but want to learn. Maybe you want your kids to learn. Either way, here is the ultimate family guide to skiing with kids...
Happy New Year to you and your family! With plunging temperatures and increases in COVID positivity rates, families in the DMV may find it challenging to find ways to get out and enjoy our area this month. We have...

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Ultimate Spray, Splash, and Water Park Guide for DC, MD,...

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This spray, splash, and water park guide was created by Julie Hart and updated by Stephanie Shipman. One of the best places to beat...