Sponsor Note: The Little Gym Has Special Offers For Summer Camps For Your Little One!
Our friends at The Little Gym wanted you to know that when you reserve Four Summer Camp Days, You'll Receive One Spring Break Day for Free! Now Until March 2, 2013!
The Little Gym's camps combine physical activity and games with arts, crafts and special events. Each week offers an interactive learning theme and each day brings a different and creative lesson plan. From hometown heroes such as Policemen and Firefighters visiting to some of our Furry and Fun Animal Friends visiting the Gym, your little one is sure to enjoy any camp we offer!
Flexible scheduling options allow you to sign up for several weeks, a single week or even just a day at a time.
Visit their schedule online to see what camps look like the most fun to your little one! Camps are for children 3 (and potty independent) to 8 years old.
Check The Little Gym website for the location nearest you and find a great line-up of camps and classes. Attached is a sample of the Fairfax, VA camp schedule. http://www.thelittlegym.com/.
The National Children’s Museum (NCM) will partner with PBS Kids and the National Educational Association’s Read Across America initiative throughout March for a month of literacy and science- focused educational programming.
Special events will include a storytime with Washington Redskins’ wide receiver Josh Morgan, a tribute to Dr. Seuss and special screenings of the new full-length film Sid the Science Kid: The Movie.
Since launching our book Kid Trips Northern Virginia: Your Family's Guide to Local Fun, one of the questions we get asked the most by readers and reporters is, "Which version of Kid Trips is better, paperback or ebook?"
We decided to take matters into our own hands as two of our authors, Claudine and Micaela, weigh in on their favorite choices.
It’s Not Fair to Me (Round River Records $12) is the long-awaited collaboration between Bill Harley and Keith Munslow, two veterans of the children’s music scene. Harley and Munslow bring years of performing and friendship to a wacky collection of songs that range from the spooky “Stinkeye” to the blues send-up “Give Me Back My Hat.”
Additionally, Bill Harley and Keith Munslow will be performing @ Jammin' Java in Vienna on 2/23. Find out more about their show at:
Win a copy of this fun new CD by entering below:
By Amy, Claudine & Micaela
HAVE YOU HEARD THE BIG NEWS?? DC Metro Mom has joined award-winning blogger Super NOVA Mommy, Micaela Williamson, in creating a fantastic new guide for local parents, Kid Trips Northern Virginia! For the first time, you can access all the best of Northern Virginia in digital and print versions. Drawing on our combined years of experience in the metro area, we’ve compiled useful information and insider tips on all of our favorite family-friendly destinations, activities, seasonal events, restaurants, child care, parenting resources, and much more. Whether your family includes tots, tweens, or teens you’ll find amazing things for the whole family to experience and learn about in Kid Trips Northern Virginia!
We are excited to offer digital and print versions on Amazon, Kindle, and Smashwords. For a preview the book’s chapters, please visit our new website www.GoKidTrips.com.
A Baby Affair, the metro area’s definitive boutique luxury consumer event for the modern moms and moms-to-be, is coming Sunday, March 17, 2013 to the Long View Gallery, in Washington D.C.
The event features:
Baby It's Cold Outside!
This was the view from our kitchen window this morning...brrrr! Last night the blizzard of 2013 hit us with about 30" of snow, but thankfully we kept our power. First job of the day was clearing a path to the yard for our delicate dog. He's 85 pounds of wimp. Not that I can blame him; I sent the kids out to do the shoveling. Meanwhile, I'm wrapped in cashmere drinking warm cocoa...a most excellent form of suburban hibernating.
My child and I received a free sample of Little Passports in the mail to review and were thrilled with the colorful maps, cute story, and authentic looking passports. With Little Passports, subscribers can follow new penpals Sam and Sofia on their exciting adventures around the USA or the world. Inspire a love and understanding of the world as your child learns about a geography, history, culture, and language in a fun and memorable way. The program has won multiple awards and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Parents Magazine, Disney Family Fun, and more.
What is it about a charming little room for a child that makes most people let out with a collective "Aww"? I think planning a nursery is one of the greatest joys for an expectant mother. Every nook and cranny of the room is given special attention. The crib, bedding, rocking chair, pastel paint and even lighting are endlessly fawned over by most new mothers.
For many, dreaming of decorating a nursery falls a close second only to envisioning one's wedding dress. So when it comes time to take that step, where do you start? My personal preference is to focus on a color scheme first. Whether it is pink, yellow or even the new trend of more neutral earth tones, select your color palette before embarking on your journey. For pleasing color schemes, clip ideas from catalogs and magazines and save them as inspiration for your shopping trips.
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