Tagged: Kid-Friendly

Get. Out.

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That's what I have to tell myself, probably more often than I'd like.  Get. Out.  As in, get out of the house.  I never figured myself much of a hermit, but there are plenty of days, saddled with two kids and the insanity that situation brings, where simply leaving the house isn't worth the hassle. ...

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Kid-Friendly in DC: The American Trail

We've been making a lot of trips to the National Zoo lately.  It being in our backyard doesn't hurt, but we are also drawn by its newest large scale exhibit, The American Trail.  We'd seen "Coming Soon" signs for years now, eagerly awaited its unveiling, then suddenly it was opened - way ahead of schedule. And ...

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Weekend Recap – Father’s Day Edition

With Natalie mostly working from home for the last few weeks (and likely doing so until the baby makes its arrival), this little apartment was starting to feel a bit cramped.  Thankfully, a weekend filled with picture perfect weather forced us out into the city, where space and distraction abounds. Friday we emerged from the basement ...

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Kid-Friendly in DC: Farragut Square Food Truck Lunches

Like a lot of Washingtonians you're probably well aware of the Food Truck bonanza that takes place at Farragut Square every week day.  As the clock strikes lunch hour masses of downtown employees flood the Square for a bite to eat and a moment's reprieve from the hectic workday.  They may be grabbing food from the ...

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Stumbling Into An Obsession

We took this weekend as a chance to stay mostly local, joining my brother-in-law for a birthday barbecue, making a quick trip to Ikea (on a Saturday - aaaaaah!), and finally landing at my mother-in-law's house for some down time.  Along the way we learned a few things. 1) Two spent glow sticks are more interesting than ...

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Kid-Friendly: Process Insight

By now you may have noticed that these kid-friendly posts don't take you to places that are solely kid-oriented or kid-centric.  Instead they focus on interesting places that happen to be accessible with small children for one reason or another.  That is by design.  There isn't much value in noting that, say, Chuck-e-Cheese is kid-friendly. ...

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Kid-Friendly in DC: The National Building Museum

Note:  You can see more Kid-Friendly reviews throughout the DC and Baltimore areas here, here, here, here, and here. I'll get right to it:  I highly recommend this one. The National Building Museum might not sound like the most interesting place in the world - especially for kids - but they've got something the rest of the DC ...

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