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Cute Baby of the Month

Name: Tracy

Birthdate: March 13, 2015

Favorite pastime: This little lady loves to be outside, in the water and playing with her big sister Chloe!

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Event Note

Season's Greetings at the United States Botanic Garden

The annual holiday exhibit, held at the Botanic Garden, features miniature buildings made of real plant materials. The 2016 theme is National Parks and Historic Places. Great for all ages, the exhibit runs from November 24 to January 2. Visit for daily hours.

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. Even better is the new 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 Avenue in Georgetown.

Munch Mitt

The Munch Mitt is the undroppable teething mitt for your little one. Made with a medical grade silicone, the mitt is also BPA and phthalate free. Just Velcro the mitt onto your baby's hand and she can chew with impunity, and you don't need to worry about having to pick it up off the floor. The mitt is interchangeable between hands and helps baby soothe herself when those gums hurt. Available at local retailers and

Fairy Tales Curly-Q

If your child has curly hair, you know the patience it requires – both for the parents and the kids! Fairy Tales Curly-Q are hair care products designed specifically with the curly haired tot in mind. Fairy Tales has come out with a new formula designed to nourish, hydrate and detangle without the usual sticky and crunchy feel. With natural quinoa, avocado butter and rice amino acid, hair comes out feeling clean and manageable. Available at stores and