Summer is a wonderful time for kids to explore the outdoors, make new friends, and engage in fun activities. However, researching and finding the perfect summer camp can be an overwhelming ordeal. Last year, my family and I struggled...
Why am I writing this article? My six-year-old is devouring books, so I want to share the most captivating chapter books for early readers. As an avid reader myself whose nose is in a book whenever I get a...
It’s 8:30 AM on a bright and sunny Tuesday morning in Winter, and I have already called three parents to pick up their children because of germs and illnesses at school. It’s me, (Hi!), I promise I’m not the problem,...
I have been involved in Montessori education for over 35 years. As the founder of Oneness-Family School and as a board member of the International Montessori Council, I have had a chance to see the benefits of Montessori at...
Here are 10 family-friendly ways to celebrate Black History Month and the contributions of Black people. The DC area is filled with rich opportunities to partake in educating, celebrating, and engaging Black history for the entire family. 1. Visit Museums Black...
This week is National School Choice Week! We are fortunate to live in a country where we have so many options to suit every student's particular needs. One choice that is definitely on the rise but sometimes overlooked is...
Many people express an interest in homeschooling, and the biggest obstacle is usually just not knowing where to start. I am often approached about this since our family has chosen to homeschool, and I myself was educated at home....
Lunchboxes! Anyone else need inspiration for the daunting task of creating balanced lunchboxes for kids? We can spend hours looking at blogs, Instagram post and many websites looking to gear up. For more seasoned moms, we might be passed...
Did you know that all D.C. Schools don't have full-time school nurse? Each public and charter school in D.C. has a nursing suite, the office where student vaccination record, medical history, and medications are kept. It’s the place where...
Do the words “school lottery” send you into a panic? You are not alone! Thankfully, My School DC has incredible resources to help prepare you for EdFEST 2023 and to help you navigate the 2024-25 school year public school lottery! 2024-25 School...
Independent Bookstores across the US are making a come back (you can read about it here or here). We are lucky to have quite a few right here in the DC Area! Many of these locations are hubs for activities...
Warmth, Routine, and the Geneva Method   Back-to-school is often defined by new shoes, fresh crayons, bright lunchboxes, and fond friends. For most students, it is a time of ritual and renewal. Nothing quite says the “great return” like getting...
British International School of Washington (BISW) is a leading private school in the heart of Washington, D.C., and part of the Nord Anglia Education family. We are committed to offering the highest quality education to students aged 2 to...
Independent play? Tell me more! One of the biggest challenges I face is entertaining my children in this world of constant and instant gratification. While I would love to continually play and be completely present for my children, let’s...

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June Family-Friendly Events Guide

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Summer is finally here and it's time to start enjoying all that the season has to offer! June offers DC-area residents so many options...