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...
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...
If I could offer my children only one thing in their entire lives it would be the social and emotional skills to know themselves and relate well to others. I know my kids won't just learn this from a...
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...
It is officially back to school time in the District, Maryland, and Virginia. While getting uniforms, backpacks, and lunch boxes ready to go, don’t forget about back to school pictures. Or the very first day of school ever pictures. There is...
If you have a dinosaur lover in your house, you have to add the Dinosaur Land roadside attraction to your upcoming plans. Find seven more places to experience dinosaurs and look for fossils below too! Dinosaur Land is so...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: working moms, stay-at-home moms, single moms, moms of multiples, foster moms, adoptive moms, etc. We want to highlight some of those moms like Chelsey Christensen! Each month we will feature...
Childcare in the DC area is hard. Daycares have waitlists. Nanny-shares and home-based care have their own complications. And in this region none of them are cheap.  This is not a post about what to look for in a...
Nine months ago I wrote an article with tips for being a room parent. I could never have guessed that I would end the year writing an addendum to that piece with ideas about how to celebrate the end...
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...
Searching for a local school for your early learner? It can be a daunting task, especially with so many excellent options in the DC area. Today, we’re highlighting one of the area’s top-rated preschools, The Winchester School in Silver...
Every parent should feel confident that their child is receiving the highest-quality education and care available. At Primrose, we crafted our Balanced Learning® approach to introduce children to important concepts such as character development and life skills alongside subjects like mathematics...
For many families, social distancing and quarantining have created a whole new world of extended periods of togetherness. That means more snuggles, more playtime, and more family meals together. It also means more pets and more children creeping into...
Bright Horizons® centers across the DC Area are open and enrolling! At Bright Horizons, we make your child’s health and safety our top priority. Our standards are the highest in the industry, meeting or exceeding all local and state...

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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...