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Plenty to Fancy at Brookside Gardens

  Butterflies are a huge part of Sasha’s girly-girl repertoire. Right up there with princesses, Hello Kitty, unicorns, and pink.  She squeals with earnest delight at the sight of anything pretty that flits delicately about, some of her favorite clothes … Continue reading

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Outdoor & Indoor Play at Potomac Overlook Regional Park

  It’s a small blogging world around here.  And I experienced it firsthand on a visit to Potomac Overlook Regional Park in Arlington a couple of weeks ago.  I got the idea to go there from No Monsters in My … Continue reading


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Take Me to the River Farm

  For the last day of spring break, I decided to do something new with the kids: A visit to the American Horticultural Society’s River Farm.  It wasn’t a new venture for lack of trying; we attempted the outing on … Continue reading


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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 2-6

  So, a ziplining adventure in the Central American jungle may not be a plausible outing for everyone this week, but one in local forests is (for ages 7 and up, anyway).  That’s just one of several suggestions for fun … Continue reading

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The Weekend Round-Up: March 16-18

  It may not be March 20, but for all intents and purposes, spring has sprung! So, I’ll just cut to the chase and urge you to get outside at some point; if the forecast holds out, we’re in for … Continue reading

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