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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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International Travel with Kids Ages 5 and 7

Posted September 24th, 2013 by Elaine in Child, Parenting, Travel, Uncategorized

Having children changed the way my husband and I think about traveling. For one, we must carefully consider transportation. Flying can not only be expensive, it can be extremely painful or tiring if a child decides he has lost his ability to sit still, or if the child has decided that the only way she […]

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Personal Fitness Map: Virtual Boot Camp

Posted September 13th, 2013 by Sandie in Fitness, Health, Uncategorized

As I announced last week, I’m trying my hand at working out at various places in the DC area, but for my first week, because of the craziness of settling into the back-to-school routine, I started with an online boot camp run by my friend Karen. I’ve known Karen more […]

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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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Tough Talks With My Kids: Pet Loss

Posted May 21st, 2013 by Stacy Kravitz in Child, Parenting, Uncategorized

It has been a rough couple of days around here because I’ve had to tell my inquisitive young kids about some sad and anxiety-provoking news.  My son, Noah, is five and my daughter, Mallory, is three.  He is a high functioning autistic and that means that I never really know […]

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