Archive - September 2016

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Birth & Babies Fair comes to Montgomery County
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Moms UP! Retreat debuts this October! Interview with the founders & coaching giveaway!
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Car Free Day September 22 and Bike and Walk to School October 5
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Fall Events at a glance
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Giveaways from our adventures at the National Kids Yoga Conference
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Third National Kids Yoga Conference is almost here!
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Breastfeeding Center to premiere its documentary and screen Milky Way this Friday
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NoVA Outside promotes outdoor learning with two fall events

Birth & Babies Fair comes to Montgomery County

This fall marks the first time the DC Birth & Babies Fair is venturing out of the District. Organized by Eat-Sleep-Love Maternity & Parenting Center, the Birth & Babies Fair of Montgomery County will take place Sunday, October 9 at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Read More

Moms UP! Retreat debuts this October! Interview with the founders & coaching giveaway!

Pleasance Silicki and Alexandra Hughes are moms on a mission to help other moms find joy, take care of themselves, and learn to be present even in challenging situations. At the end of October, they will be taking their show on the road for a unique weekend of self-care at their Moms UP! Retreat in beautiful Meadowkirk, Virginia at Meadowkirk Manor. Read More

Car Free Day September 22 and Bike and Walk to School October 5

Kids who see their parents making mindful decisions about transportation are more likely to grow up doing so themselves. The air quality in Washington DC and in nearby Virginia locales get an F for Ozone. Children are more susceptible to developing problems from pollution. Thursday, September 22 is Car Free Day. The folks at air quality leader Clean Air Partners and transportation network Commuter Connections are encouraging residents to take the Car Free Day pledge to get people ready for the big day! Read More

Giveaways from our adventures at the National Kids Yoga Conference

If you’ve never been to the National Kids Yoga Conference, get ready to meet some of its awesome musicians and authors in this great giveaway!  Read More

Third National Kids Yoga Conference is almost here!

The National Kids Yoga Conference is returning to DC for its third year September 30 to October 2. A weekend of programming for adults bringing yoga and mindfulness to the next generation, the conference includes discussions, presentations and hands-on breakout sessions and inspiring keynotes with speakers sharing experiences and research about the impact of yoga and mindfulness training on children’s health, wellness and readiness to learn. Conference registration has been extended through Thursday, September 29. Read More

Breastfeeding Center to premiere its documentary and screen Milky Way this Friday

The Breastfeeding Center for Greater Washington is hosting a movie night on Friday, September 16 at nearby GWU Hospital to premiere the Stone Soup Films documentary about the non-profit organization and to screen the full-length breastfeeding film, The Milky Way. Read More

NoVA Outside promotes outdoor learning with two fall events

NoVA Outside is an alliance of environmental educators that promotes outdoor learning. This fall the group is hosting two events: a happy hour and resource fair on September 16 to connect educators of school-age children to resources for outdoor learning and an early childhood conference on October 1 that will inspire educators of young children and give them the tools to develop a robust outdoor program. Update 9/28/16: The October 1 conference has been postponed until March. Details forthcoming.

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