Paige Janes

Paige is a DC area native who grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. After a 5-year stint in San Diego with her husband, they moved back to DC to start their family. They have three children, Coco (2016), Fay (2018), and Van (2020). Paige loves exploring everything the city has to offer, especially kid-friendly museums, parks, and coffee shops, and is looking forward to discovering more as her children continue to grow. Paige loves coffee, pilates, and writing.
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4 Water Safety Tips Every Toddler Parent Should Know

May is one of my favorite months of the year. It finally feels like spring, the flowers are blooming, we get to celebrate Mothers Day… the list goes on.  May is also National Water Safety...

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts From Small Businesses

Mother's Day is almost here! Are you ready? If not, we've got the inspiration you need. Here are some special Mother's Day gifts and treats from small businesses we love. Pro Tip: Don't forget a...

The DC Area’s Best Childcare Providers

One of the first decisions many parents make (sometimes even before their child is born!) is where they'll send their little ones to daycare. There are so many things to consider - proximity to...

Fostering Your Child’s Development at EDCJCC Preschool

The hunt for the perfect preschool often feels like one of the most important decisions for new parents. I remember searching for my oldest, weighing the things that meant most to our family -...

Capitol Learning Academy: A New Educational Experience for DC Kids

Capitol Learning Academy isn’t your average school. In fact, if you don’t know to look for it, you might walk right past it at 725 8th Street SE, on Barracks Row, just south of...

Ultimate Guide to Summer Camps in the DC Area 2023

Who’s ready for summer?! It feels like the camp rush has been more intense than ever this year, but there are plenty of amazing options for our kids to make the most of their...

The DC Area’s Best Orthodontists

My children's visits to the dentist have (luckily!) been pretty uneventful, but last time my oldest went in for her cleaning our dentist surprised me by mentioning a visit to the orthodontist was likely...

Finding Your Village at Two Birds

After the last few years, it feels like we’re all seeking connection more than ever before. And for new parents, that need is even more pressing - finding your village, your friends, and your...

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Moms, Dads, and Kids

We're excited for a (slight) return to normalcy this holiday season, and thrilled to introduce some new gift ideas for 2022! Here's some top gifts our team will be giving loved ones this year: Gifts...
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Find the Best Sleep Consultant to Help You (Finally!) Get Rest

We've all been there - that feeling of hopelessness in the middle of the night when, once again, baby is awake. It may be time to find a sleep consultant to help you and...

Preschool Open House Guide

Thinking about preschool but not sure where to begin? There are tons of online resources available (including our Comprehensive Preschool Guide!), which are a great start. But, you'll never really know for sure if a...

Get to Know The Goddard School at the Wharf!

The Wharf is one of the most exciting neighborhoods in DC. The countless new businesses, apartment buildings, and activities are drawing in tons of families with young children. And if there’s one thing these...

Comprehensive Guide to Preschools in the DC Area

With so many amazing preschools in the DC area, it can be hard to decide which is best for your child and family. We created this comprehensive list of local preschools to help ease the...
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Ultimate Guide to Kids’ Birthday Parties in the DC Area

Is your child’s birthday around the corner? Are you overwhelmed by all the birthday party options, not to mention all of the over-the-top inspiration on Pinterest? We've got you covered! DC Area Moms has partnered...