I’m always looking for new options to have in my back pocket to provide some entertainment for my kids. Bonus points if it doesn’t require screen time and packs an educational punch. Recently, I discovered that National Children’s Museum...
Another year of celebrating Latinx culture! We are well into Hispanic Heritage Month and have a calendar full of festivals and opportunities to taste foods that represent every corner of our culture. It is also a great opportunity learn...
With revenge travel in full swing, a lot of parents are going on new adventures with toddler, baby, or kids in tow. Doing anything with children is already time consuming and traveling is no exception. I'd love to share...
October brings an end to the summer heat and so much family fun that one guide simply does not suffice. This month's guide to family-friendly events includes outings sure to please every member of your family. Whether your crew...
The DC Area Moms' writing team is growing and we are hosting an open call for contributors! We are looking for fresh, local voices who are passionate about motherhood in and around the DC area and interested in sharing...
Rosh Hashanah is one of the holiest days in the Jewish calendar (the reason this holiday, along with Yom Kippur, are called the High Holidays or High Holy Days). Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year (literally meaning "head...
If you find yourself visiting Jamaica, this gorgeous, popular tourist destination, you may want to explore with more of a local's set of eyes. Ok, I’m not a local at all, but being married to a native Jamaican means...
School has begun and we are over the moon. However, do you know your child's teacher? See our free, printable teacher questionnaire to get to know teachers or other staff! Our kids are at school ALL day and these...
What are kid-friendly wineries and breweries made of? They offer kid-friendly food options Have outdoor seating, with plenty of space to run around safely Shaded seating for the hot summer days Play area, of course! These 12 wineries and breweries...
Want to go to the top of the Washington Monument with kids? We (finally!) zoomed 500 feet into the air (on a fast elevator) and think you can do it too! Visiting the Washington Monument seems to be on...
We all love YouTube, right? Now, I know the majority of us parents resort to screen time every now and then. Trust me, I'm all the way guilty of this! So finding the right things to watch is quite...
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Thank you, Summer

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Hello, September! The weather is cooling down, the pumpkin spice lattes are filled to the brim, and school is FINALLY back in full swing. Connecting with parents on just how long and overwhelming Summer can be is painstakingly comforting. We...
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 your baby sleep. Whether you're...
Ah, the humble roll of Painter's Tape - one simple material, endless possibilities. Such a simple utility item can bring endless hours of fun and activities! One of the supplies we had in bulk around the house was rolls...

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October Family-Friendly Events Guide

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October brings an end to the summer heat and so much family fun that one guide simply does not suffice. This month's guide to...

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