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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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...

3 Ways a Certified Divorce Coach Can Help Moms Rebuild

Divorce feels like a hot topic right now. Whether it’s talk of increased divorce rates due to Covid, the rise in ”gray divorce” (divorces in couples who are over 50 years old), high profile...

Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun

Summer is here, and we've got you covered! Here's your resource for all things summer fun with children in the DC area. Click on the images below for a guide specific to that topic. Enjoy!

The DC Area Guide to Pediatric Urgent Care Clinics

Searching for pediatric urgent care, and need it NOW? We've got you covered. DC Area Moms and Total Access Urgent Care are pleased to present you with this guide to local pediatric urgent care facilities....
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The Best Father’s Day Gifts from Local Black-Owned Businesses

Father's Day is right around the corner! And we have sourced some great Father's Day gifts for dad from local, black-owned businesses.Does dad love to cook? Check out the unique spices from Calabash Tea &...

Bar-T Summer Camp 2022: Let kids be kids this year!

Hey D.C. Area Families...  Let’s talk summer camp. This year camp is more important than ever for our children. It’s time to let our kids be kids: socialize, adventure, meet new people, and get outside...
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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 Indoor Play Places in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Ahh, spring in DC. It's the most beautiful time to be outside. But it doesn't last forever - between hot, humid summers and below-freezing winters, the great IN-doors is often the place to play. Luckily,...

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...
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Give Your Child the Gift of Music at FAME’s Summer Program

Where has the time gone? It seems we just took down our Christmas tree and now we’re suddenly in April preparing for Easter weekend. With the end of the school year fast approaching you may...