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Woopsies Ice Packs for Oopsy Daisy Falls

Cold Comfort for Skinned Knees

whoopsies ice packs!

The menu for summer’s outdoor adventures: a skinned knee with a side of frozen peas and carrots.

Give your clumsykins something a tad more satisfying with Woopsies, soft-as-a-worn-in-beach-towel ice packs for owies. Available in six quirky characters (we’re partial to the blue Zibble), the little guys are just the right pals to restore order to a sunny day.

In lieu of liquid or gel, the beanbag-like sack is filled with buckwheat seeds. Simply put it in the freezer or microwave prior to use, and the seeds hold the cold/heat for up to 30 minutes. Should a few icky blood drops spatter about, pop off the cover and machine wash.

Because ice cream and watermelon are all she has the appetite for.

Available online at bucky.com, $9.

this week in washington, d.c.!

GROOVE
Baby Loves Disco Superheroes Tour

What: Go in costume and boogie the afternoon away.
Why: He’s dying for an excuse to wear his cape in broad daylight.
When: Sun., 2-5 p.m.
Where: Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St., Annapolis, Maryland (410-263-7777). Tickets online at babylovesdisco.com. Family four-pack, $50; adults and children, $15; babies, free.

SOAR
Flights of Fancy

What: Listen to books that focus on all things airborne, plus hands-on activities.
Why: This week’s story, Astronaut Handbook, captures the attention of aspiring Armstrongs.
When: Ongoing. Thurs., 11 a.m.
Where: National Air and Space Museum, National Mall Building, Independence Ave. SW, at 6th St. (202-633-1000). Admission is free.

INDULGE
Baby Bash and Bling
What: Mingle with other moms-to-be, primp at the makeup station, and check out informational seminars.
Why: Mocktails so good you won’t even miss those martinis (uh, right).
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: The Westin Washington National Harbor, 171 Waterfront St., National Harbor, Maryland (301-567-3999). Tickets online at babybashandbling. Cost is $50-$70.

Photo: Courtesy of Bucky

LOCATIONS
Loews Annapolis Hotel
126 West St
Annapolis, MD 21401
The Westin Washington National Harbor
171 Waterfront St
National Harbor
Fort Washington, MD 20745
Independence Ave SW
@ 6th St SW
Washington, DC 20597
202-633-2214
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