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Over the Rainbow and Beyond at Watkins Regional Park

Watkins Regional Park in Upper Marlboro, Md, was one of my early parent discoveries. And by parent discovery, I mean it took having a child to realize the place existed, even though I had lived in the area for years. … 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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Let’s Get this Party Started

The Birthday Party.  It seems to be a perennial topic among parents of young kids — what kind of bash to throw, where to host it, how many guests to invite.  In fact, I’ve written about the very subject before … Continue reading


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