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6 Winter Break Camps That Cure Cabin Fever

If your plans this year have you working instead of “breaking,” or perhaps you just need a little extra personal time away from the kids to prep for the holidays, check out some of the fabulous options around the D.C. area for Winter Camps.

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Holiday Helpers: Awesome Places to Volunteer as a Family

Check out some of the funnest ways to get out and do some hands-on volunteering to remind your kiddos that the season is really about the gift of giving (not getting).

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18 Free (and Fun) Things to Do During the Holidays

Whether they’re super psyched like the Griswolds or grumpy like the Grinch, we’ve got your must-check out events…that just so happen to be free, too.

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The Ultimate Guide to Scoring Free Kids Meals Everyday of the Week

From burgers and fries to shawarma and kibbeh, these eateries serve up parent-approved plates at no cost for kids.

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10 Things to See and Do in Georgetown

Get out to Georgetown where historic homes, a waterfront park and sweet snacks make for a great outing…or five.

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Curtain Call: Holiday Show Must-Sees for Kids

Find old holiday favorites, new twists on the classics and some truly special live performances that create memories and traditions that last long beyond the holiday season.

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Best Spots for a Cold Weather Play Date

As old man winter brings frigid temps and gray days, you may want to skip your stand-by park for the warmth of one of these awesome indoor spaces.

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Strike a Pose: Where Little Busy Bees Go to Get Zen

We’ve scoped out the best yoga studios to help kids reconnect their minds and bodies, while enjoying being a kid (and standing on their heads).

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Under the Sea: Family Fun at the National Aquarium

With over 750 species of underwater critters, puffin feedings, a 4D Immersion Theater, and more, the aquarium has something for everyone.

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We’ll Wait! 7 Restaurants With Fun Pre-Meal Distractions

In a city where restaurant wait times can top an hour, parents need all the help they can get. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite eateries with great pre-chow activities.

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E-I-E-I-Oh Boy! It’s Farmcation Time

Put some space between you and the concrete jungle by heading out to one of these farms where you and the kids will be put to work (but in the most fun ways).

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Face Value: D.C.’s Best Face Painters

Whether for a Halloween party or a birthday bash, face painters can take a kiddo’s special day to a whole new level of awesomeness.

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Hit the Mat: 8 Awesome Prenatal (and Postnatal) Fitness Classes

Has it been a while since you stepped foot in a gym? Make the process a piece of cake with these seven spots that do an amazing job at getting you healthy in the months leading up to the workout of labor!

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Unwind in One of D.C.’s Hidden Labyrinths

Each of D.C.’s labyrinths offers a unique setting for kids to explore, an inviting atmosphere and the opportunity to circle your way to a more peaceful place. Yes, please!

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Free for Fall! No-Pay Activities to Add to Your Must-Do List

Leave your pocketbook at home. All you will need for these no-cost outings is a camera to capture the crazy-good fun that your family is having.

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