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How to Take a Family Vacation During the School Year (and why you should)

Children having a fun beach day.

More and more families are traveling during the school year. Here’s how to minimize the impact—and maximize the benefits—of school-year vacations. Last January, my family took an epic 11-day vacation to Oahu, Hawaii. We swam, snorkeled, hiked and—most importantly—bonded. The best part? Our kids, twin boys in fifth grade and …

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Locally-penned ‘Niagara The Musical’ A Hit in D.C. Creative team met in high school, took production to DC Arts Center

  Given the chance to guess, you might venture that “Niagara: The Musical” is a musical version of the 1953 Marilyn Monroe noir-thriller “Niagara,” or a musical exploration of the Native American origins of the Niagara Falls tour boat, Maid of the Mist. Well, Marilyn doesn’t make an appearance in …

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What to Know Before a Family Road Trip Tips for keeping the kids entertained, feeling good and staying safe this summer

Summer is upon us, which means, for many American families, it’s time to hit the road. In fact, a 2021 CarInsurance.com survey of U.S. drivers found that 79% of participants reported having been on a family road trip within the past five years. The U.S. Travel Association’s ongoing Travel Recovery …

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DIY: Fireworks for the 4th of July This craft will allow kids to relive the magic of a sparkling sky on paper

4th of July craft

If you’re looking for a way to get you and your family into the Independence Day spirit, we’ve got you covered. This glitter fireworks craft is a budget-friendly, fun way to create an awesome decoration. Happy Fourth of July!   Materials Black construction paper Glow-in-the-dark liquid craft glue (if you …

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