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Favorite Fairfax County Playgrounds and Parks

Looking for a new playground to try out? Here is a very short list of some amazing playgrounds in the area : Chessie’s Big Backyard at Lee District, Alexandria- Built for the community by the Fairfax County Park Foundation, this playground offers three different...

Sunscreen 101: Top Recommendations for Kids, Moms, Dads and More!

If you’re anything like us, every summer involves a new attempt to figure out the best sunscreen options for our kids – and ourselves. With the constantly evolving perspectives on the frequency of application needed, and which sunscreens actually work and are safe, we...

Traveling with Kids: How to Make it Better for Everyone

If you’re traveling this winter, you might be dreading the part where you tote your tired and bored kids on long stretches through planes, trains and automobiles. To get some tried and true advice, we turned to two people who are more experienced at traveling with a...

An Interview with FEED’s Lauren Bush Lauren

The name Lauren Bush Lauren incorporates two distinct, all-American Dynasties—the (George H.W. and George W.) Bush political one and the (Ralph) Lauren fashion one. Lauren, however, has carved her own path by founding FEED, an impact driven lifestyle brand whose...

What is Paper Greats?

On the website for their new paper goods company, Paper Greats, CT-based founders Heather Terry and Selina Fletcher write: “Life is short—let us take something off of your plate and put it on ours.” You don’t have to ask us twice—and we’re already huge fans of their...

5 Tips to Boost the Nutrition in Your Kid’s Meals

Powered by Salata Cooking healthy meals that are delicious and satisfying can be hard work for us moms! Lately, I’ve been struggling to curate a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner that include all of the important nutrients and vitamins, only to have my kids come to...

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