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Hook it Up

Take control of your bags and your stroller with the Mommy Hook. Your best friend when hauling shopping bags, the Mommy Hook is made of a durable aluminum with a soft foam grip that will stand up to the test of even a toddler. Simply clip the overlarge carabiner on the back of your stroller bar and hook on your bags. Available online and in stores, the Mommy Hook runs about eight dollars.

Pull Those Socks Up!

Help your young ones help themselves with EzSox. Designed with little loops on the side for little fingers, kids can put on their own socks with ease. Just put your fingers in the loops and pull up. Also available are underwear for boys and girls with the same loops. Get them online at and select children's clothing retailers and let your child get himself dressed with a little more independence. Prices vary.

Summer Fun *Washington Parent's* Montgomery County Camp & Summer Fun Expo

TPlan your 2017 summer at Washington Parent's Montgomery County Camp & Summer Fun Expo on Sunday, January 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Meeting Center (1750 Rockville Pike). Enjoy free activities, demonstrations, giveaways and prizes. Meet with summer program representatives, day camp and overnight camp directors and associates from summer fun destinations. The hotel is adjacent to the Twinbrook Metro. Parking is free. Be sure to like us on Facebook (@washingtonparent), Instagram (@washingtonparent) and Twitter (@washparentmag) for event updates. To learn more about how you can make your child's summer camp experience unforgettable, visit

Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG

The Michael Mosier Defeat DIPG (diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas) is committed to finding a cure for brain stem tumors. Nearly every day a child in America is diagnosed with DIPG and another child dies from it. Named in honor of Michael Mosier, who passed away from DIPG in May 2015, the organization raises money and awareness for the disease. You can learn more at

Personal Shopping at Your Door

DWee Blessing, LLC is a subscription-based clothing company that delivers directly to your door, either monthly or quarterly, custom selected clothing for your young one. At up to 40 to 80 percent off retail cost, Wee Blessing's goal is to provide parents with hand-picked outfits for their children without the hassle of a trip to the store. Don't like what was sent? Send it back. Love it all? Keep it and save 10 percent on the whole box! More details at