Caroline Quat

Caroline is a first-time mom to her baby boy, born in April 2021. Along with exploring DC through his eyes, she loves spending time with her dog and husband, which now includes early morning walks to grab coffee in their NoMa neighborhood. Brunch has already been her favorite, and she loves that DC has the best brunch scene. She works in healthcare policy, but her real passion is eating dessert and watching reality shows.

Guide to Golf Activities for Everyone in the Washington, DC Area

Locations: National Harbor 6400 Clipper Way Oxon Hill, MD (301) 686-8240 Germantown 20101 Century Blvd Germantown, MD (240) 644-6014 Loudoun 20356 Commonwealth Center Dr. Ashburn, VA (703) 763-2020If you’re looking for things to do in your area, there are plenty of places to go – but...

Birth Defect Awareness

I recently learned that January is Birth Defect Awareness Month. It's odd that I didn't know about it because I was born with a birth defect, which I mentioned in this article about my...

Top DC Area Toddler-Friendly Places for Grandparents

Living around Washington, DC means there are lots of places to visit for people of all ages. But when my parents came to watch our toddler for a week in between daycare transitions, I...
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So Your Child Needs Ear Tubes

So your child needs ear tubes. Did you know that 500,000 children each year get tubes in their ears? I didn't, but learning that statistic when the pediatric ENT told us our one-year-old needed...

A Momcation Series: Part 3–A Plane Ride Away

For part three of DC Area Moms “Momcation” series, we bring you some locations that are a plane ride away. In our first two articles, we looked at staycations and locations an easy drive...
top 5 food halls in the dc area

Top 5 Food Halls in the DC Area

Food halls seem to be the newest trend, and the DC area isn’t immune. Finding the top food halls in the DC area can be tough, as the concentration of them has increased in...

Top 7 Parks on Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is full of parks with playgrounds. And everyone loves a good park, especially when it’s that perfect day with perfect weather. So how do you know which ones to go to? Honestly,...
self-care is different for everyone

Self-Care is Different for Everyone

Self-care looks different for everyone. And self-care is hard—it’s the truth. As much as “Take care of yourself!” and “Treat yourself to that fancy coffee!” and “You can’t be the best for your kids...
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The Best Instagram Accounts for Moms

I used Instagram before I became a parent to keep up with friends, family, and highlights of others' lives. It wasn’t used for any educational purposes. As the COVID-19 pandemic began and everything went...
Navigating life with COVID positive baby

Navigating Life with COVID Positive Baby

I never thought how hard it would be navigating life with a COVID positive baby. But when my baby caught COVID, I learned quickly. When daycare sent a message on a Sunday night implementing...
Top Items for Every City Parent

5 Top Items for Every City Parent

Having a baby and kids requires a lot of stuff. Clothes. Toys. Travel gear. Sleeping and eating accessories. The list is endless. And as I prepared to have my first baby, I realized one...