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Cute Baby of the Month

Name: Liam

Birthdate: November 15, 2015

Favorite pastime: This lovable social butterfly is a smiling and exploring boy. He enjoys listening to music, eating and being sociable.

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Event Note

Disney on Ice Presents Follow Your Heart

Join the gang from “Frozen,” “Inside/Out,” “Finding Dory,” “Toy Story” and more at Eagle Bank in Fairfax, VA for a great time on the ice. Celebrate friendship, bravery and love with your Disney on Ice. Dress your little ones up like their favorite characters and enjoy the fun at the rink. Tickets start at $20. Check and enter “Disney on Ice Presents Follow Your Heart” into the search bar.

Mommy Must Haves

Petite Plume

You probably saw Prince George bedecked in his bedtime finest when he met the President several months ago. Dress your little one like royalty in Petite Plume's pajamas and robes. Starting October 1, they are releasing an adult collection so you and your kids can match in the morning. All online orders arrive in a beautiful box with a bow. You can also go pick up a pair of PJ's at Little Birdies Boutique right on Wisconsin Ave. in Georgetown.

Dandies Marshmallows

This Halloween grab some treats that are sweet without all the junk! Dandies Marshmallows provide the taste kids crave without any high fructose corn syrup or gluten. Kosher, vegan and GMO free, you and your kids will love the subtly flavored pumpkin and vanilla marshmallows. Good for baking and roasting, you can purchase find online at and some grocery stores or markets.


Little Hands need little spoons that are designed for new eaters. Designed by two nutritionist Moms, Kizingo's contoured spoons are purposefully curved to fit hands that are just learning to hold their own. Available in four fun colors, Kizingo spoons are dishwasher and microwave safe as well as BPA, PVC and phthalates free. Available at select retailers and online at

Go, Go, Grapes! A Fruit Chant

April Pulley Sayre's adorable and engaging book, “Go, Go, Grapes! A Fruit Chant is available for the first time in board book form so even your youngest fruit fan can enjoy her rhyming book about fruit. A companion to her book, “Rah, Rah, Radishes! A Vegetable Chant,” kids will love hearing the repetitive rhyme scheme all about the good foods we eat. Both books are available wherever books are sold.