Category - Creativity

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Missed Moments: Confessions of a Photographer Mom
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Rediscovering summer
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Attend NoVA Outside’s 6th School Environmental Action Showcase!
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LUNAFEST “connects women through film” March 8 in Arlington
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Moms UP! Retreat debuts this October! Interview with the founders & coaching giveaway!
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Annmarie Sculpture Garden: Finding Fairies & Creating Art in Community
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Pollination Station Exhibit at U.S. Botanic Garden is a must-see!
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Green Holiday Gift Wrap: 6 Easy Ideas
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World Children’s Festival closes Thursday

Missed Moments: Confessions of a Photographer Mom

You might think that a mom who is a professional photographer would be on top of her game when it comes to capturing images of her own child. The real story for me is much more complicated. Read More

Rediscovering summer

Here’s a confession: part of me has been dreading this summer. It sounds rather awful, I know, but the thought of my kids tearing down the stairs at 7 a.m. demanding my full attention while I try to write one last sentence at my computer and then have a whole entire day laid out before us for which we have to fill, well, it strikes a bit of fear in my heart and stirs up my anxiety.

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Attend NoVA Outside’s 6th School Environmental Action Showcase!

On Tuesday, April 25, NoVA Outside will put on its 6th annual School Environmental Action Showcase, or SEAS, at George Mason University. The day for students K-12 is an immersion in STEM, an opportunity for public speaking, an education about environmental stewardship and a career fair all rolled into one. Read More

LUNAFEST “connects women through film” March 8 in Arlington

Postpartum Support Virginia is bringing LUNAFEST back to Arlington on March 8 with a program of independent films by women, an author reading and a raffle. 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

Annmarie Sculpture Garden: Finding Fairies & Creating Art in Community

Annmarie Sculpture Garden‘s 7th annual the Fairies in the Garden exhibit, which opened in April and closes on September 5, is a delightful attraction at an always-magical venue. With an outdoor natural play area under towering pines and an indoor Art Lab, Nature Nook, and exhibit gallery space, Annmarie is a great day trip for all ages.

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Pollination Station Exhibit at U.S. Botanic Garden is a must-see!

The botanically-created and inspired Season’s Greenings train exhibit at the U.S. Botanic Garden, on display through January 3, has outdone itself with this year’s theme: “Pollination Station.” Season's Greenings A gorgeous tribute to bees, butterflies, and bats and the leafy and petal-heavy beauties they pollinate, the plant-created world is as magical and whimsical as ever. As the images in our photoblog attest, the exhibit is a must-see for all local parents, especially those who want to inspire in their children a love of nature and a respect for all the world’s interdependent ecosystems. Read More

World Children’s Festival closes Thursday

The  World Children’s Festival sponsored by the International Child Art Foundation wraps up its three-day array of free performances and activities on the Ellipse in front of the White House on Thursday, July 2 with a closing drumming session at 5:00 p.m. An Awards Banquet follows on Friday. The festival is a delight for those interested in connecting arts, peace and social justice.

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