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July 25, 2010

Stay active and beat the heat this summer!

With the temperature rising above 100 degrees it may be difficult to stay active and healthy, especially during preganancy.  But we have a great way to get your exercise in while staying cool this summer.  Water areobics are great for pregnant woman.  This low impact excercise is that perfect way to stay active and healthy while you beat the heat.  All you really need is a pool, but if you want to get a little more advanced try picking up some water dumbells, kick boards or swim gloves.  Here are a few recommended excercises for the pool:

Running under water can be a great way to exercise.  Beginners may want to start with your feet on the ground and gradually build up to running with out touching the bottom.

Also, standing in the shallow end and holding a noodle above your head as shown in the picture, and then bending from side to side is a great workout.  Just remember to keep the noodle as high up as you can and try to get as close to the water with your elbow as you can.

This next exercise requires the water dumbells.  You stand in water the should come up to about your shoulers.  Hold the dumbells out to your side and push them down to your thighs, and slowly let them rise back to the surface.  You can also do this exercise with your arms out in front.

Just remember that even though you are in the water you are still sweating and need to drink plenty of water before, during, and after your workout.

July 16, 2010

Hot NEW toys!

Thats right…NEW toys are here!  From an alphabet abicus to a gourmet chef kitchen we have the hot new toys to make your little ones smile. 

First up is a classic.  The Rainbow block set is fun for everyone (even mom and dad) and will last for years to come. 

The creative peg puzzle is like three toys in one! You get a stacker, sorter, and puzzle all in one fun colorful toy.  Safe for kids 18 months and up this is a great toy to teach your little one problem solving and have fun at the same time.

An abucus with a twist! This fun toy is made more for helping to teach you little on the ABCs. Plus with a twist you get a picture of something that corresponds to the letter on the front!  The alphabet abucus is tons of fun for kids 3 and up!

These three items are the perfect set for creative play. The gourmet kitchen, gourmet food set and gourmet cooking set are great for the little ones who want to be just like mom and dad!

The park and go garage is another favorite.  There is plenty of room for all of your little one’s vehicles plus two are included to get them started!  Plus there is even a helicopter and helipad for even more fun and excitement for little ones that are 3 and up.

And finally the discovery box is the perfect toy to keep your little one entertained for hours. With so many things to discover on each side, including an abacus, bead maze, and pretend clock there is always something new to play with! Perfect for kids 2 and up.

July 5, 2010


Thats right, we are having a SALE here a giggle Chevy Chase.  From now until July 31st stop on in to pick up some super savings on select gear, clothing & furniture! You can save anywhere from 15-50% off!!!  Some sale items included BabyGanics cleaner, assorted tea clothing, iplay summer clothing, and much much more!  Make you stop in because the sale ends on July 31st or until supplies last!!!

July 1, 2010

Celebrate Independence day with a BANG!!!

Come celebrate July 4th with us here at giggle Chevy Chase!  We will be open from 10am to 8pm on Saturday July 3rd and 12pm to 7pm on July 4th.  Plus, after joining us you can make your way down to the National Mall to enjoy an amazing fireworks show.  There will be tons of fun activites for families all day.  Included in the National Mall 4th of July Celebration is an Indepence Day Parade, Family Events at the White House visitor center, Concert on the Monument Grounds and much much more…including (of course) FIREWORKS!!! 


Whatever you do this 4th of July, have a happy, healthy and FUN day!!!