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  • Easter and Spring Events - 2018

    Events, dates & times are subject to change. Please make sure to always check with the event site before heading out. Breakfast With the Easter Bunny. Mar 10. 10 am. Get ready for the best Breakfast EVER at Malawi’s Pizza. Read More
  • Finding Quiet Time as an Introvert While Parenting an Extrovert

    I’d make a good monk. Husband, child and girl parts aside, I’d look great sporting one of those long brown bathrobes. Making me even more fabulous at my new calling would be the whole not talking thing. As an introvert, Read More
  • Preparing for Your Autistic Child’s Adult Life

    Area resources and support groups help parents embrace the future Parents of a child on the autism spectrum may have concerns about what life may be like once their child becomes an adult. Preparation and seeking out available resources are Read More
  • Should Your Teen Go to College, Trade School or Work?

    The inevitable question asked of all teens is “what are your plans after high school?” Some answer with excitement, while for others it brings a tidal wave of apprehension. Some teens have set their dreams on a career, while others Read More
  • Abstract Money

    Saving money has interested me since I was a child, but tracking my finances was paramount. How many 12 year olds could say that? Fast-forward 30 years. The way I handled money then was different than the way teens of Read More
  • Pouches Visits the Past

    If Pouches' experience at History Camp is any indication, your son or daughter will enjoy joining Washington Heritage Museums and the George Washington Foundation for History Camp in Fredericksburg. The week-long day camp will be held June 25-29, from 9:00 Read More
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IMAGE 2018 Family Favorites
Welcome to our 4th annual Family Favorites contest!  Vote for your favorites, and enter to win a Science Museum of Virginia SWAG bag plus four... Read More...
IMAGE To Bob Ashcom (and All Teachers)
After high school, I attended Lord Fairfax Community College. That’s where I met Bob Ashcom. Mr. Ashcom was my English Lit professor. He was a... Read More...
IMAGE Should Your Teen Go to College, Trade School or Work?
The inevitable question asked of all teens is “what are your plans after high school?” Some answer with excitement, while for others it brings a... Read More...
IMAGE Preparing for Your Autistic Child’s Adult Life
Area resources and support groups help parents embrace the future Parents of a child on the autism spectrum may have concerns about what life may be... Read More...
IMAGE Easter and Spring Events - 2018
Events, dates & times are subject to change. Please make sure to always check with the event site before heading out. Breakfast With the Easter... Read More...
IMAGE Finding Quiet Time as an Introvert While Parenting an Extrovert
I’d make a good monk. Husband, child and girl parts aside, I’d look great sporting one of those long brown bathrobes. Making me even more... Read More...
IMAGE Abstract Money
Saving money has interested me since I was a child, but tracking my finances was paramount. How many 12 year olds could say that? Fast-forward 30... Read More...
IMAGE Family Favorites: Farmers Markets
Spring is here and that means our local farmers will be invading Hurkamp Park every weekend! That’s right, the Fredericksburg Farmers Market opens... Read More...
IMAGE Pouches Visits the Past
If Pouches' experience at History Camp is any indication, your son or daughter will enjoy joining Washington Heritage Museums and the George... Read More...
IMAGE The Freezer is Your Best Friend!
I’m not a huge fan of a big “Sunday cook,” where you cook, prepare and store food in advance for the entire week. But that’s just me. I say,... Read More...
IMAGE Raising Great Children with Good Character
We’ve all heard the saying, “All I really need to know about how to live and what to do and how to be I learned in kindergarten.” As parents,... Read More...
IMAGE Savvy Shopping
What would you say if I told you that 85 percent of my wardrobe is secondhand? Well, it’s true. Shopping secondhand is easy, rewarding,... Read More...

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HistoryCamp

If Pouches' experience at History Camp is any indication, your son or daughter will enjoy joining Washington Heritage Museums and the George Washington Foundation for History Camp in Fredericksburg. The week-long day camp will be held June 25-29, from 9:00 a.m. to noon each day.

Young historians discover American history with hands-on experiences as they walk in the footsteps where the history of Fredericksburg, and a budding America, was created. The camp complements the history taught in classrooms with activities such as soap making, code breaking, colonial crafts, penmanship and much more.

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