Summer Fun at the National Building Museum Each summer, the Great Hall at the National Building Museum transforms into an innovative and interactive Summer Block Party exhibit. Even if you haven't gone to one, no doubt you've seen pictures all...
The physical environment I am in influences my psychological well being. I don’t think this is a profound statement. Of course, it affects everyone. Yet, I have so many friends who are parents who tell me they hate their...
As a little girl, I loved “The Paper Bag Princess,” a story about a princess named Elizabeth who single-handedly defeats the dragon that had destroyed her castle and kidnapped her prince. But when she rushes in to save Prince...
Baskets are a simple, energy-preserving solution to organize We recently moved from a single floor, two-bedroom apartment to a four-bedroom house with three floors. My youngest was about 4 months old, and I was still recovering from the wreckage done...
Now that the summer is here, there is no better way to enjoy the sun and cool down than with these frozen creamy chocolate fudge pops. They work great as a snack or dessert for the whole family since they are...
My husband and I spent most of our "short" 1.5 years of parenthood far from family, which can be difficult in many aspects. How do you ensure that your children grow up feeling connected to their extended family when...
I'm proud to say that I've been a plant lady since 2011, and along the way I've learned a lot of tips and tricks. Long before it was the hottest trend to own plants, I've craved the peace they provide...
When I was preparing for the arrival of my first child, I spent hours scouring the internet and books, learning everything I could to prepare for her arrival. The more I read, the more I felt we needed -...
Is summer travel with your kids stressing you out? There is no shortage of blog posts with great ideas to make traveling with your kids smoother. But have you ever thought about the impact of your own thinking on...
Hellooooo summer! We will kick off the month with 4th of July celebrations, but there is much fun to be had throughout July. Lots of outdoor adventure awaits your family this month. You could find it touring Maryland farms,...
As a clinical psychologist specializing in the perinatal period and parenting, I spend a lot of my time talking to expecting and new parents. While their concerns are varied, a consistent theme is a sense of isolation and a...
If you are a child or the ‘80s or ‘90s you were probably taught that you could “have it all”: the career, happy kids, a loving husband, fun, friends and a fit body, too. Then came a new millennium...
"Before I had kids I used to...", "Back in the day...", "It’s been so long since I..." Do you find yourself saying that a lot when someone is asking you about the things that you love to do for fun?  ...
I've had a passion for cooking for as long as I can remember. It started with cooking with my mom and grandma, and eventually led me to start my own blog. I have been collecting recipes and techniques over...

Stay Connected

6,123FansLike
14,391FollowersFollow
91FollowersFollow
588FollowersFollow

In + Around DC

Government Shutdown Resources and Information for Families

0
I know we're all feeling a little bit anxious about the possibility of a(nother) government shutdown and the unexpected loss of income. It's a...