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Nature, Space, and Pony Rides at Rock Creek Park

  I don’t take advantage of all that Rock Creek Park has to offer nearly as often as I should.  Encompassing over 2,000 acres and sprawling gloriously through Northwest DC, it’s one of the largest natural urban parks in the … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: February 4-5

  Two years ago this month, I remember thinking that I couldn’t picture DC without two feet of snow blanketing the sidewalks, streets, front yards, and green spaces.  We temporarily replaced the stroller with a sled, and snow boots became … Continue reading

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Falling for the Weekend

Forgive the corny, cliché title of this post – it’s hard to come up with something clever week after week (not that they ever were that clever…). But trite or not, the reference to autumn is apropos for this roundup … Continue reading

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The Best Places in the DC Area to Enjoy a Beautiful Day Outdoors with the Kids

Today’s superb weather inspired me to put together a list of places that are made for beautiful days like this. Most of these locales have been recommended before, but never in one easy go-to list.  Certainly, there are many more, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Black History Month

Today marks the start of Black History Month, and there are many area programs and events happening over the next few weeks to celebrate it.  Here’s a round-up of them, some starting as soon as today.  Most descriptions are straight … Continue reading

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