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The Yummiest Farm-to-Table Restaurants Kids Love

Tummies growling? Check out these delish farm-to-table restaurants, serving up everything from farmhouse soup to wood fired pizza, and then plan a night out with your kids.

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D.C.’s Hot Spots for Kid-Friendly Public Art

Washington Monument aside, there are hundreds of lesser-known, tucked away statues and outdoor artworks in this city. Here are a few that are worth scoping out with your kids.

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16 Signs You’re a D.C. Parent

There are some overarching—often hilarious—truths about parenting in The District. Check them out here and tell us if you agree!

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Get My Thrift: 7 Consignment Shops for Back-to-School Threads

Shopping for cool back-to-school kids’ clothes doesn’t have to break the bank. Don’t believe us? Just swing by one of these local consignment and thrift stores.

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Cool Fall Festivals to Help Shuttle in the Season

Check out these eight local festivals that will make everyone in your family excited to see those leaves start dropping.

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5 Fun Things to Do After School (That Don’t Involve Staring at a TV Screen)

We’ve rounded up some of the best post-homework happenings that keep kids from vegging out on the sofa.

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Go Big: The District’s Amazing Super-Size Exhibits

Little one growing up too fast? Then take her to one of these larger-than-life museum displays that’ll put their pint-sized bodies into perspective, while drumming up a ton of fun.

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Sunday Supper is Served!

Sunday Suppers are making a comeback in our area, thanks to family friendly restaurants that make eating a big meal together a piece of cake. Check out some of our favorite eateries.

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10 Last-Hurrah Things to Do Before Summer Ends

There are just a few weeks left before your little scholar has to get school serious. Before then, check some of these awesome antics off of your to-do list.

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Little Rockers: D.C.’s Coolest Music Classes for Kids

From cello and ukulele to dulcimer and accordion, the list of learning possibilities at these music schools is endless!

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Celestial Oohs and Ahhs Worth Staying Up Late For

Share that sky-high feeling of stargazing with your own wide-eyed wonders by trying out one of these celestial viewing hot spots.

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Kid’s Best Friend: Top Spots to Adopt a Family Pet

If you’re ready to get a family pet but don’t know where to start, read on. We’ve rounded up six local adoption centers and animal shelters that are must-visits.

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Upper Crust: 4 Local Pizza Parlors That Deserve Repeat Visits

Take note, moms and dads, and be prepared to buy some bigger fitting pants because after you read this list of the best places to pick up a pizza you won’t be able to stop at just one topping.

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Road Trip Pit Stop: Dinosaur Land

If your kid is in a dinosaurs-are-so-cool phase, or you’re just into quirky roadside attractions, make a pit stop at Virginia’s Dinosaur Land.

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6 D.C. Restaurants with Outside-the-Box Kid Menus

So, kiddo is ready to branch out beyond chicken nuggets and cheese pizza? Get started at one of these local restaurants with kids menus that are far from standard.

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