Education & Enrichment

Editor’s Picks: Balance bike, party games and more indoor and outdoor fun

By Elena Epstein, Director of the National Parenting Product Awards. All images are provided. Bunny Hopkins Swing Collection A unique handmade wooden disc swing for indoor...
Peaches recipe compilation

Read and Eat: Summer Peaches

Sweet (or maybe slightly sour), juicy and refreshing. In the season for fresh fruit, peaches are a summer icon in their own right—and from...

Sensory-Friendly Experiences for Kids in the DMV

Kids with sensory sensitivities enjoy going to museums, plays and events like their neurotypical peers. However, they may need some modifications to make the...

The Value of Teaching Your Kids ASL

Being deaf is more common than many people think, and deaf children are usually born to hearing parents. In fact, more than 90% of...
Babies at daycare

Baby and Maternity Directory: Childcare & Early Childhood Education

When the baby comes, you want your childcare and schooling options to already be at your fingertips. Explore a handful of education opportunities for...
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Best Kids’ Cooking and Baking Experiences in the DMV

Is your child a budding gourmet? Soon your little one could be making you pancakes every morning, not just on Mother’s Day and Father's...
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The Basics of Bike Safety

  Warmer temperatures and sunny skies encourage many families to take to the streets and sidewalks to ride their bikes. Biking through the neighborhood is...
“We Will Find Your Hat!: A Conundrum!”

Let the Party Begin! 12 Books Celebrating Special Occasions

By Jennifer Rothschild, Collection Engagement Librarian, Arlington Public Library Parties are a great time to connect with friends and family and meet new people. These...
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Editor’s Picks: Here’s What We’re Loving for Kids This Spring

By Elena Epstein, Director of the National Parenting Product Awards. For more product reviews, visit   The Play Kits Discover this subscription, stage-based learning program designed...
Washington Family Top 10 calendar May 2022

Top 10 Family Events for May in the DMV

Click the images below to download this Top 10 calendar as a PDF. This roundup of family events appears in the May 2022 issue of Washington FAMILY.