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In This Issue

March 2015

COVER STORY

Innovative Learning

Learning is important but making it fun really gets the children interested. From sending satellites into orbit and acting out math to seeing human remains floating in jars and having solar systems light up in front of your eyes, Northern Virginia is an exciting, educational epicenter of children’s entertainment.

By Lynn Norusis with Katie Bowles and Lee Phillips

The Kids Issue

 

 

FEATURES
 
Middle Ground Middle Ground

Everything you need to know to maintain your salon and spa services between appointments. Plus, three salons for fashionable children’s cuts.
By Angela Bobo
 
Summer Camps

Looking for a summer camp that will provide entertainment, creativity and education for your child? Look no further than the institutions that are guiding our young adults into the world: area universities and colleges.
By Rebecca Norris
 
Modern Family

When it comes to families, the new “normal” is that there is no “normal.”
By Cynthia Long
 
Tots to Teens, Spaces for the Ages

Carve out a space in the home that blends old-school classics seemlessly with new-school innovations for a space your child can enjoy until they head off to college.
By Jennifer Shapira

 

 

 

BUZZ
 
buzz

CHATTER:
Taxi Wars Head to Richmond; #NoVA; Graphic Life; New Openings; NoVA Madness; Teen Book Festival

FACES:
Lissette Bishins, Child & Family Network Centers

 

MEDIA:
UrbanArias Changing the Tune of Opera; ‘Reference’ at Workhouse Arts Center; Bookshelf; New Releases

DATEBOOK:
Five not-to-miss events this month

 

 

STYLE
 

WARDROBE:
The Reinvented Basic; Obsessions This Instant; Worth It App; PrettyQuick Mani App

VISAGE:
Best in Beauty; Scent of the Month: AERIN Waterlily Sun; Accessory Advisory: Bucket Hats

SHOP TALK:
Bellies and Babies; Sales & News

SPACES:
Angelica Talan of Clarendon Moms

 

 

VOICES
 

City Sprawl
Safety Debt: A home break-in made us safer. I wish it hadn’t.

Profile
Rocknoceros Grows Up
 

 

 

 

RELISH
 

TRENDS, ETC.
Don’t Sit Baby in the Corner; What Would Chefs Do?; Unexpectedly Kid-Friendly Restaurants

NECTARVino Kids

REVIEWS
The Garden Bistro; Koi Koi Sushi & Roll

Q&A
MasterChef Junior’ Abby Major

 

 

 

FAMILY
 

TALKING POINTS
Move Me Festival; The Animated Child

GAME PLAN

PETS

 

 

 

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