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Family Fun Night at Temple Hall Farm Park

Farm animals, a jumping pillow, live entertainment, and so much more…

Astronomy Festival on the National Mall

This highly-anticipated festival will feature hands-on activities, demonstrations, videos, a planetarium show, and more…

Films in the Park at Mosaic District

Grab your blankets, snacks, and lawn chairs for Friday night movies in the park…

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Freshwater Swimming — Lakes, Bays, Quarries, & More!

There are many opportunities I’ll drive for — and a freshwater swim in a lake, bay, or quarry is definitely one of them…

Outdoor Water Park Guide

Wave pools, slides, lazy rivers, and more…

All-Things-Water: A Guide to Pools, Swimming Holes, Spraygrounds, & More!

No matter the month or the season, there are always opportunities to swim around NOVA…

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Tip For Making a Basement More Functional

Before you bump out your kitchen or add a third floor to your home, you should take into consideration the spaces in your home that are currently under-utilized…

Can Kids Wear Braces for an Extra Year to Avoid the Retainer?

Children still need to wear a retainer post-treatment for several reasons…

Making Your Best Offer on a Home

It is exciting to begin searching for homes. But what will you need when you finally find “the one” and fall in love the moment you walk through the doors with your real estate agent…

What Shoes are Best for My Child?

Your child is starting to walk. That’s great! So what shoes are best for proper foot development…

Should I Buy My Child a Tablet to Help Him Communicate?

Tablets and apps can be helpful tools when used appropriately and will improve the likelihood of verbal communication,…

5 Tips to Develop a Child’s Leadership Skills

No matter what children plan to do in their lives, learning to communicate, make decisions, and work with teams will benefit them tremendously…

Learning from Mistakes: Why We Need to Let Children Fail

From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy, and to engage and interact…