From the first moment I stepped out of my car I could hear the exotic sounds coming from just beyond the fence. I couldn’t wait to start my safari through Roer’s Zoofari, Vienna’s very own zoo. Filled with animals, reptiles and birds from almost every continent, and owned and operated by Vanessa and Jacob Roer, […]

Winter is a great time to spend with your family, indoors and outdoors, with snow or without snow. People think of summer as being the perfect time to enjoy family since the kids are out of school and you can do more outside, but there is plenty to do when the air is chilly and […]

Boo! Did we scare you? Probably not, but if you want to have some frightening times in and around Reston this Halloween, we’ve got just the thing for you and the entire family. First, if you’re looking to get your scares in early, check out the free Reston Community Center Hunters Woods celebration on Saturday, […]

During summer vacation, sometimes you still have to keep the kids entertained, even between  vacations, camps and pool days – and it’s not always easy. We’re here to help! All of these activities are local and age-friendly for most. However, we encourage you to use parental discretion and go to the websites we’ve provided to […]

Weekend Getaways for the Family
Not every family has the opportunity to take week-long vacations over the summer with busy schedules. The kids are at camp, and mom and dad are busy at work. You all deserve some relaxation and family bonding, but where do you go on your weekends? Do you want to go somewhere fun? Maybe your family [...]
Plan A Summer To Remember
Camps Give Kids Lots of Options for Summer Fun As spring emerges and the weather turns warmer, summer plans begin to take shape. You may picture warm, lazy days with relaxed schedules. But with public schools out for 10 weeks and some private schools even longer, kids get restless and parents need safe, reliable options [...]
Egg-citing Easter Fun

Easter is just around the corner! Before you know it, you’ll be dying eggs and stuffing plastic shells full of candy and coins into the corners and nooks or your backyard for Easter morning. Here are a few ways to spice up your Easter routine and keep the kids excited this year! How to Make […]

Spring Break for the Family
Spring break is finally here and the kids are home for the week. Maybe you’ll take some time to visit with family, entertain guests, or go on a trip. But what if you don’t have any plans? We have some ideas for all ages to have fun at home, or for a quick and affordable [...]