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What to do for Earth Day – Tues April 22d

Get your kids out and start appreciating our beautiful planet – here are some great ideas for 2014 Earth Day – Earth Day at Union Station: April 21-23, 2014. The celebration will feature interactive, eco-friendly exhibits and activities to raise awareness …

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10 Things Autism Parents Wish You Knew

April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication …

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My First Parent Teacher Conference By CareLuLu

There is something about sitting down with your child’s teacher that really makes you feel like you’ve crossed over a divide. If becoming a mother didn’t make you feel like a grown up, sitting down for your first parent-teacher conference …

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Largest STEM Event in the US Coming to DC April 26-27

April 26-27: USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo Inspires Kids to Explore STEM Careers; Free Event Has 3,000 Hands-on Exhibits and Science Celebs. Designed to inspire the next generation of innovators, the Festival Expo is a free, family-friendly expo that allows kids …

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Family Hikes in DC Area National Parks

It has felt like a long winter as April is finally arriving. Don’t get me wrong, I love winter, in particular snow because it provides many creative and adventurous activities for kids to do outside. At the beginning of March …

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Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sly Rooster

Nothing says “Welcome Home!” to a pre-teen like home-baked cookies. Are you with me? I tried to skirt my way around it, rolling around thoughts of cheese quesadillas, New England clam chowder and Pillsbury cinnamon buns. Anything to avoid baking. …

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