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Weekend FAMILY Fun (May 8-10) Relaxing ways to celebrate Mother's Day at home, plus other fun kid-friendly activities

Moms, you’ve been busy these past two months. In addition to your “normal” work and household responsibilities, you’ve had to help kids with schoolwork and then keep them occupied for the rest of the day. You’ve probably been cooking more meals than ever before—and doing more dishes, too. And you’re …

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Weekend Family Fun at Home in DC | #AwesomeConOnline

Weekend FAMILY Fun at Home (May 1-3) 7 Kid-Friendly Things to Do While We're Still Social Distancing

AwesomeCon, the District’s version of Comic Con, has been postponed until December, but there’s still a lot of awesome to be had this weekend. Starting Friday, May 1, comic book fans can participate in #AwesomeConOnline, featuring a full itinerary of virtual fun, including live Q&A’s with Ross Marquand of “The …

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How to make a butterfly sensory bin for toddlers

Make a Butterfly Sensory Bin This Weekend This hands-on learning activity for little ones is fluttering fun

Activities that stimulate a child’s senses are important for the development of important skills, such as motor skills, social skills and even language, math and science skills. And this Butterfly Sensory Bin stimulates lots of senses—perfect for little hands and growing minds. Picking up beads with tweezers and then threading …

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Considering puppy adoption during coronavirus? Here's what you need to know about bringing home a "pandemic puppy"

One Way to Make Quarantine Life More Fun? Bring Home a New Puppy! Now that we're stuck at home, experts say it's the perfect time for many families to adopt a dog

If your family’s got puppy fever, you’re not alone! Animal shelters have been reporting an increase in puppy adoptions since the start of the coronavirus pandemic last month. And with all of that extra time at home, experts say it’s the perfect time for many families to bring home a …

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Weekend FAMILY Fun: Chalk Your Walk and more things do at home during social distancing

Weekend FAMILY Fun (April 10-12) Draw outside, bake some hotel-quality cookies and other at-home activities during social distancing

This weekend should’ve be filled with family gatherings and festive meals, religious celebrations and Easter egg hunts. We’re feeling the sting of being separated from our friends and loved ones, too. Hopefully these at-home activities will make you smile, even for a few minutes. Stay safe and be well, readers! …

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