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Cute Baby of the Month

Name: Olivia Marie

Birthdate: October 10, 2017

Favorite pastime: Her favorite thing to do is give hugs to everyone. She loves all food and is so happy she has an older sister!

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Event Note

National Harbor Hosts Movies on the Potomac

Every Sunday at 6:00 p.m. is Family Night National Harbor brings back its popular Movies on the Potomac series through September 30. Families are invited to gather in front of the Plaza Screen to watch recent releases and classic films. Movie goers are encouraged to bring chairs and order take-out from one of the many restaurants around the plaza to enjoy the screenings. For additional information, please visit: potomac/.

Movies in June: 2 "Matilde"; 9 "Cars 3"; 16 "Ralph Breaks the Internet"; 23 "Air Bud: World Cup"; 30 "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

Mommy Must Haves

Safely Trim Tiny Nails

Bye-bye sharp nail clippers! This new glass nail file by Baby Blue Giraffe takes the stress out of trimming your baby's nails. It's responsibly made in Europe from genuine Czech glass and is gentler than a normal nail file. Just a few quick strokes a couple of times a week is all you need to trim tiny nails to prevent babies from scratching themselves. It comes in blue or pink. $9.99 Available at or on Amazon.


My First Tractor Set This 22-piece My First Tractor Set allows toddlers to build a magnetic, moving tractor along with a farmer, horses and fences. In addition to the joy of clicking pieces together or pulling them apart as magnetic magic is discovered, toddlers pick up quite a few benefits during play. Parents will notice how hand-eye coordination, logical thinking, color recognition and creativity are stimulated and nurtured with a few rounds of play. $27.99 Available on Amazon.

Grabease Utensils Make Self Feeding Easy For Babies

Grabease utensils are specifically made with tiny hands in mind. They're just the right size so little fingers can grasp the handles. That means little ones can take feeding into their own hands, fostering independence. Parents will love how safe Grabease utensils are, as they're made with a choke-proof barrier that eliminates worry.