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Leek American Bistro

 Leek American Bistro:  Farm Fresh, Fabulous Food     Leek American Bistro offers a modern American menu with seasonal changes and a contemporary twist on old favorites. They work with local farmers to offer sustainable meat, dairy and produce whenever seasonally available. Their desserts and breads are both made in-house …

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Healthy Families, Healthy Kids

by Beth Cline When Andrea Vincent goes to lace up her tennis shoes, her one-year old daughter giggles in excitement and exclaims, “Run mommy, run!” Vincent is already setting a lifelong example for her daughter by taking her along on regular runs, thanks to a running stroller. As a first …

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Alternatives to Organized Sports

By Christine Bannister Moore Every Saturday afternoon at the local grocery store, it’s hard to miss the families proudly toting around their young athletes in everything from soccer cleats to cheerleader skirts.  Organized sports are a very effective way for kids to get regular exercise, get out of the house …

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Homemade Halloween Costumes

  Click on your favorite costume idea below for full instructions! Vampire Costume Bumble Bee Costume Peanut Butter and Jelly Costume Lion Costume Pumpkin Costume Popcorn Costume   Vampire Costume You’ll hardly be able to “count” all the compliments you’ll get withthis easy to make vampire costume.  It’s perfect for …

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Benefits of Summer Camp

    •    Kids get an opportunity to learn about academic ideas in an experiential way-limiting the amount of summer brain drain that takes place.     •    Camp offers a stimulating environment with plenty of things to do and fun places to cool off.     •    Camp fosters independence and promotes …

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PB & Jack

 Come Have Some Fun at PB & Jack       Tucked away in a busy, construction-filled strip mall in the heart of Fairfax is a gem of a kid’s place that Northern Virginia parents need to know about.  PB & Jack is a secret too good to be kept …

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Kid to Kid Rockville

  A Must Shop Spot for Savvy Parents!   I’m excited that a new Kid to Kid store is opening in Rockville!  I’ve shopped at Kid to Kid in another state, and am looking forward to having one here locally. Kid to Kid is a national franchise similar to consignment, …

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Marketing to Mom

How Moms decide where to spend their time and money in restaurants, stores, theme parks, and other family attractions. By Nora Lee Listen to your mother. It’s good advice for practically everyone. But if you own or manage a store, restaurant, amusement park, sports arena, museum, or any other location …

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Healthy Kids as a Team

From Marines raising the flag at Mt. Suribachi to pick-up games of football in the backyard, teamwork is everywhere! Children learn from a young age the importance of working well with others. Team sports give children the benefit of practicing valuable teamwork skills while developing healthy habits to last a …

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August 5, 2020

Online Summer Camps at Arlington Arts Center
at Arlington Arts Center in Arlington

August 6, 2020

Camp Sp’Arc: Animals & Environment Week
at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Bel Air

Imagination Stage Online Summer Camps
at Imagination Stage in Bethesda

Online Summer Camps at Arlington Arts Center
at Arlington Arts Center in Arlington

August 7, 2020

Camp Sp’Arc: Animals & Environment Week
at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Bel Air