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Bunny Sitting

Northern VA Bunny Sittings   Take pictures with America’s most popular bunny, the Easter bunny! Family fun events, include photos with candy games, facepainting, and lots of eggs! Easter Bunny Photos Date: Mar 28-Apr 19 Location: Tyson’s Corner Mall. 1961 Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA Phone: (703) 847-7300 Description: Easter …

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Media Coverage

Alexandria Times, November 16, 2006, Healthy Kid One Mile Fun Run Washington Business Journal, April 2-8, 2010, Good Works

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Ten Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy!

Wondering what to do with all that leftover candy? Here’s 10 great ideas that will help you put that candy to good use! 1. Unwrap and store for baking. From Hershey bars to miniature snickers,it’s easy to dress up those holiday brownies and cookies with a few extra touches. Consider …

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A Laurie Berkner Christmas

New Laurie Berkner Christmas CD Doesn’t Dissapoint   USA Today calls her “The undisputed queen of kindie rock.”  Parenting Magazine calls her “The pied piper of preschool,” and Time Magazine labels her as “A kind of sippy-cup Sheryl Crow.”  The award-winning recording artist, Laurie Berkner, has just released her first …

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Toys the Season

BY CYNDA ZURFLUH You know that great feeling when you walk into one of those “classic” neighborhood toy stores? Yes, it’s great fun. But the best part is that sigh of relief when you realize you can check off just about every kid on your list in one stop. In …

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Math Never Tasted So Good

By Cheryl Bastian   Our children love math! It hides in their sandwiches, seasons their spaghetti, and sweetens their apple pie. From the time our children peek over the tableedge or push a chair up to the kitchen counter, they investigate, predict, collect data, and discover. The result: they understand. In …

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Best Organic Food

By Judy Caplan Even with the increased desire for healthier food and the push for more local and organic products, many of us still don’t really know what the term “organic” really means. Here is the official word from the USDA: “What Does the “Organic” Label Really Mean? The United …

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Get Ready for the Second Semester

by Dr. Raymond J. Huntington Remember that “go get ‘em” attitude you and your child had at the beginning of the school year? That certainty that setting aside “homework time,” limiting TV and recreational Web surfing and staying in close contact with teachers would lead to top grades all year …

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Top Ten Tips For Summer Safety

by: Nisi Bennett 1. Learn CPR/First Aid. One in four kids under the age 14 will sustain an injury that will require medical attention. It typically takes about 5 minutes before EMS to arrive. What are parents going to do in those 5 minutes? What about the houses your kids …

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