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Steve F. Udvar-Hazy Center (a.k.a. the Air and Space Annex)

Beyond the Mall: Off-the-Beaten-Track Museums (That You Must Check Out)

As fabulous as the museum-filled National Mall is, there are equally awesome (and kid-friendly) museums in other parts of D.C. Here are six absolute favorites to check out this winter.

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19 Things You Must Do Around D.C. Before Your First Birthday

Leave the guesswork at the door. We’ve dug up 19 essential city spots, hidden gems and quintessential locales that every bambino-under-one should check out.

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6 Places to Pick Up a Pie…for Dinner

D.C. is a hotbed for bakeries and cafes that specialize in savory pies. One bite and you and the kiddos will think you’re hangin’ out in Grandma’s kitchen.

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Local Parent-and-Me Classes That Will Blow Your Mind

Overwhelmed by the vast array of mommy-and-me classes offered in and around the District? Start with one of these top picks.

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Cuckoo for Cocoa: The Chocolate Factory Tour Kids Go Nuts Over

There’s nothing like the mention of a chocolate factory to bring the kid out of you. Lucky for D.C. natives and their broods, you don’t have to travel far for a sugar-infused, family-friendly tour.

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Sing-Along: Local Birthday Performers that Keep the Party Rockin’

Count on these kid-catering musical performers to keep even the adults moving and grooving at the next birthday party.

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Smack Dab in the Middle: Spend the Day at CityCenter

Looking for a new way to while away a day? Need to get outdoors and still be able to please everyone from Mom to baby while out on this adventure? Then check out D.C.’s CityCenter and prepare to be gastronomically…

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Sweet! D.C. Gets 3 New Dessert Shops (That You Must Try)

Move over buttercream, these sweet spots hawk everything from cookies to cake pops, that are just right (and mess free) for your little foodie.

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National Building Museum

7 Playhouse-Style Museums for the Under-5 Set

These seven institutions encourage little ones to touch, climb, build, and stretch their legs (and ultimately their minds).

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Karate Kids: Local Places for Little Ones to Get Their Kicks

Self-defense, conflict resolution, discipline, physical and mental stamina: These are just a few of the awesome skills that martial arts can teach a kid, which is why it’s one of the fastest growing sports in the DMV.

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Best Spots for Moms to Work While Kids Play

If only there were a place you could take Junior to play while you focus on your to-do list. Well, there is! Read on for our list of the best places in the DMV where you can work while the kids play.

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Brookland: An Insiders Guide to Family Fun

Once a run-of-the-mill neighborhood sprinkled with bus stops and car repair shops, Brookland is now booming with family friendly businesses. Here are some of our favorites.

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Your Guide to Reliving Summer in D.C. (During the Coldest Months of the Year)

From splish-splashing around in the pool to chowing down on ice cream, with a few tweaks your family’s favorite summertime activities are totally winter-appropriate.

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Amy Barnes Morgan and Kathryn Zajac – Swēt-Ride

10 Local Mompreneurs You’ll Want to be Friends With

These local moms have worked hard to create unique businesses and services that help everyone from the littlest babe to the wisest grandparents. Plus, they are just downright awesome!

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The Hot, New Museum Just for Kids Who Like to Tinker

Think you have the next Edison, Graham Bell, or Tesla on your hands? Let them get their tinkering fix at Bethesda’s new KID Museum.

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