Category Archives: Teens

A Return to the Trees: The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring

An outing to the Adventure Park at Sandy Spring to end the summer break is becoming somewhat of a tradition for us. Owen and I first went last summer as a last hurrah before going back to school, and we … Continue reading

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Live Entertainment on Local Stages this Summer

As the weather heats up, stay cool — and entertained — with a variety of live productions around the DC-Metro this summer. Here are the shows that will be on local stages, listed in order of start date with most … Continue reading

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Step Up to the KazokuFit Family Obstacle Course Challenge

Obstacle courses are all the rage these days. Mud runs and other races that involve physical challenges along the way seem to take place all the time now. In fact, I did one of those mud runs with a group … Continue reading

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Encounter “Real Pirates” at the National Geographic Museum

I got my first look at the National Geographic Museum’s Real Pirates exhibit several weeks ago, at a sneak preview the day before it opened to the public. And while I’ve listed it among weekend and weekday picks, I waited … Continue reading

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The National Museum of Health and Medicine: Fascinating, but not for the Faint of Heart

Every once in a while, our adventures around the DC-Metro don’t go so well. An exhibit disappoints, a show can’t hold the preschooler attention span, a meltdown occurs. Recently, one was just a total fail — and I only have … Continue reading

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