Playseum Bethesda and Playseum Upstairs – A Great Resource for Little and Big Kids

Posted January 3rd, 2014 by christine in Child, Parenting, Preschoolers, Teens & Tweens, Uncategorized

I recently met a friend and her two children at the Playseum in Bethesda. We’d never been there before, but it was a really great discovery. You enter through an unassuming doorway between two storefronts in downtown Bethesda, and go downstairs to find a warren-like selection of rooms and things […]

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Vacationing with Kids

Posted July 2nd, 2013 by Elaine in Child, Parenting, Preschoolers, Uncategorized

I am about to embark on 32 consecutive days of travel with my two children. My husband will join for most, but not all, of the trip. I am already steeling myself for the moment in the vacation when my daughter (age 5), who loves her own bed, decides to […]

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Let Them Figure It Out

Posted April 9th, 2013 by Jennifer Thorson in Child, Parenting, Preschoolers, Teens & Tweens

I am a slacker-parent. In the years since I first claimed my slacker title, Lenore Skenazy created the term “Free-Range Parent” which not only sounds better than “slacker,” it comes with a whole philosophy attached, which you can debate with the other parents at your parenting group, proving that even […]

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