After we've made the decision to homeschool, this is how my family moves forward to plan for a successful year! Write a Mission Statement This may not even be on radars yet, but it is literally the first thing we've done. ...
My kids and I are definitely missing our public library! In past summers, we escaped to our local library weekly for new books, storytime, and free AC. Since this summer will be different, I’ve started a list of places...
This summer, The Little Free Library® (LFL) launched their Read in Color initiative at CentroNía in Washington, DC in partnership with Everybody Wins DC (EWDC) and Van Metre Companies. Through this incredible initiative, 21 new Little Free Library book-sharing...
This continues the conversation from our previous article with Dr. and Mom Aviva Legatt regarding how to navigate the college admissions process. Tell us about the most common misconception or myth about the college admissions process that you’ve encountered with moms. Aviva:...
Bright Horizons at Courthouse Station is opening in February 2019 in Arlington, VA! The center is conveniently located across from the Courthouse and just two blocks from the metro. A perfect location for easy drop-off and pick-up. Benefits of Bright...
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 school is the best fit...
With most of the school districts across the area starting the year with a distance learning model, parents are looking for creative ways to have a suitable learning space at home. Our DMV families live in apartments, townhouses, or...
Aquatic animals occupy a special place in my kids' imaginations. So we regularly visit our aquatic friends. To me, it seems like a very repetitive and sometimes even boring endeavor. So I have come up with alternative activities to...
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...
High school is such an important time both academically and socially, and finding the best-fit school for your child is one of the keys to a successful high school experience. But, what do you do when you find that...
There's been a lot of chatter recently about the upcoming election. Those of us who live in the District—whether we're into politics or not—can't avoid it. We also can't avoid talking to our children about the presidency and its...
As parents we go through many transitions. Feeding, walking, talking, school, all come with its on challenges and joys. Each brings an overload of information and some decisions on how we are going to approach them. Learning how to...
This is a guest article from Kiran Talvadkar and Alice Sturm with Nature Play Parents. Benefits of Gardening with Kids  From learning about the life cycle of plants, to getting physical activity and discovering new foods, the benefits of gardening with kids...
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...

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The DC Area Guide to Pediatric Urgent Care Clinics

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Searching for pediatric urgent care, and need it NOW? We've got you covered. DC Area Moms and Night Watch Urgent Care are pleased to present...