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Learn Another Language

Language Stars offers language classes in Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Italian and Arabic to children ages 1 to 12. With fun, play-based learning at several D.C. area centers, give your children a worldly boost to their education. languagestars.com. 888-55-STARS.

Cute Prayers

Divine Beginnings offers a unique line of clothing and products for children that feature Biblical scriptures and spiritual symbolism. From bibs to onesies, t-shirts and more, you can buy these adorable and beautiful clothes for your young one at divinebeginnings.com.

Listen Up!

The Howard University Speech and Hearing Clinic is a state of the art facility that provides speech, language and hearing services. Their dynamic clinicians are culturally competent with a variety of certifications. They also offer bilingual services. Go to communications.howard.edu/programs/speech-and-hearing-clinic to learn more.

Christmas Village at Leesburg Animal Park

Come celebrate the holidays during the month of December at Leesburg Animal Park with some of your best animal buddies. The new indoor facility will be adorned with festive decorations and thousands of holiday lights. Events include photos with Santa, arts and crafts, a play zone, marshmallow roasting, pony rides and more! Visit leesburganimalpark.com/Christmas.html for dates and times.

So Tasty!

With the holidays comes baking, baking and more baking! As much fun as that can be, it's also time-consuming to get the ingredients and measure them out to get that perfect batch every time. Try the subscription service, So Bakeable, which ships two no-fuss packages a month to satisfy your baking needs. All you need on hand is butter, milk and eggs. Go to sobakeable.com right now and satisfy your sweet tooth.

Take the Old and Make it New

JK Upholstery & DECO is the premier custom upholstery firm for residents and businesses in the area. They bring a new, fresh and professional look to homes and commercial businesses. Click on over to jkupholstery.com for more information.