River Farm

River Farm is the headquarters of the American Horticultural Society. Situated on 25 landscaped acres overlooking the Potomac river, it is an idyllic escape within the Washington, D.C. area. The picturesque property is also home to a Children’s Garden.   Entry to the property is FREE. It comprises a variety of themed gardens designed to stimulate children’s interest in plants and nature. It offers a … Continue reading River Farm

ZooLights

ZooLights is coming to Smithsonian’s National Zoo Friday, November 23, 2018-Tuesday, January 1, 2019 from 5:00-9:00 pm, except December 24-25-31.  A $FREE (parking extra) event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with two dazzling laser light shows set to music! This … Continue reading ZooLights

CLEMYJONTRI PLAYGROUND

CLEMYJONTRI PARK is a HUGE playground in McLean, VA. It features a unique playground where children of all abilities can play side-by-side. This park is a place where children who use wheelchairs, walkers or braces, or who have sensory or developmental disabilities, can have a parallel playground experience of fun and exploration. To the casual observer, the playground at Clemyjontri Park (The name CLEMYJONTRI is derived … Continue reading CLEMYJONTRI PLAYGROUND

Follow the Yellow Brick Road (Wizard of Oz Playground)

  Follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Wizard of Oz-themed playground! The playground design is a literary dream as it tells the story of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” from Auntie Em and Uncle Henry’s Kansas farm to the poppy field, Emerald City and Dorothy’s attempt to get home via hot air balloon. Even more, Dorothy’s ruby slippers were adapted to be … Continue reading Follow the Yellow Brick Road (Wizard of Oz Playground)

Favorite Things

Looking for gift ideas or just looking for items that may be useful when out exploring? Here are a few of our favorite things! On the go: CamelBak Water Bottles. The kids leak proof, easy to use bottles come with an amazing warranty, simply contact them if you need any replacement parts and they will send them right away! G has recently started using a larger … Continue reading Favorite Things