Aquatic animals occupy a special place in my kids' imaginations. So, once a month, we visit our aquatic friends. To me, it seems like a very repetitive and sometimes even boring endeavor. So I have come up with alternative...
Celebrate Black History Month with books Books open up discussions about life skills like perseverance, and unearth hidden stories, particularly those about pioneering Black women in STEM. To celebrate Black History Month and honor and emphasize Black stories, here’s a list...
This is a guest post from Emily Lund, M.Ed., Head of Lower School at Barrie School. When I first entered a Montessori classroom, I kept asking the teacher, “Are you sure they are only three years old?” I observed these...
Black History Month is a great time to pay close attention to the contributions and rich culture of African-Americans in our country. With littles, it may be hard to decide how to introduce MLK, Malcolm X, or Harriet Tubman...
Are you looking for affordable, easy to use, accessible tutoring for you child? GoPeer Tutoring to the rescue! GoPeer is a 1:1 online tutoring service with advanced classroom experiences built into their platform. They offer a robust selection of tutor and...
Missing travel? Take your kids on a virtual journey around the globe — and beyond — with these kids' "travel" books If you are anything like me, then this fall might find you pining for the days of old. Remember...
Searching for some academic support for your child? An enrichment program? You've come to the right place! The DC area is full of amazing educational resources - from tutors to test prep, speech therapy to executive functioning coaching, and more. If...
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 Khadija Amjad! Each month we will feature...
Are you already thinking about where your child will go to school next fall? Is it causing stress or anxiety in addition to a bit of excitement? You are not alone! If you are considering public schools (District of...
We are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month until October 15, so I am sharing my son’s favorite 10 books in Spanish for toddlers. Some of these books are in only Spanish and others are in English and Spanish. We read...
This past month has been a particularly heavy month to watch news from around the world. The upheaval in Afghanistan has led to scores of displaced families becoming refugees. Many thousands have and will continue to settle in our...
Why do I teach kindness in my virtual art class? Well, it was another Saturday morning and I had just logged in to my zoom account and launched my virtual art class. Usually it is an easygoing and fun...
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...
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...

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Halloween Happenings Guide 2022

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This Halloween Family-Friendly Events Guide is sponsored by BrightHorizons®. BrightHorizons® knows childhood is a treasured time and they believe it is their responsibility to provide...