World Down Syndrome Day takes place every year on March 21 (3/21) to celebrate and bring awareness to individuals with Trisomy 21. Here's what you need to know! What is Down Syndrome? Down syndrome is a chromosomal arrangement where a person...
We may not have control of everything or anything in our lives. We do know that we have control of our attitude towards everything in life. How about having an “attitude of gratitude?” What exactly is “attitude of gratitude?”...
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 you with this guide to local pediatric urgent care facilities. Check out the map or...
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,...
Incontinence, diastasis recti, pain during sex... these are often talked about as somewhat "normal" postpartum conditions, but they don't have to be with a pelvic floor therapists! A seasoned physical therapist who specializes in pelvic health can help get you...
In the journey of life, many of us face challenges that can be incredibly daunting. For single moms, navigating through loss can be particularly challenging. Whether it's the loss of a relationship, a job, or a loved one, the...
There are few things more fulfilling for kids than winning and losing in youth sports. An authentic athletic and fitness experience builds leadership skills, improves confidence, and inspires healthy living. That’s the goal of Kids Elite Sports - to empower...
There's something about a fresh year that can make us reflect on all of the hopes and dreams we have for ourselves and our family. For those of us who have found ourselves in the position of co-parenting, it...
Wondering how to build a postpartum village? We’ve all heard the saying “It takes a village to raise a child” when it comes to parenting. However, the true phrase should actually be “It takes a village to raise a...
We are 22 days into the new year and people’s resolutions are falling by the wayside fast! According to Forbes, improved fitness is the number one New Years resolution. After big holidays filled with food and merriment, that makes...
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...
Take care of yourself, mama! You've heard it before, "put on your oxygen mask first;" "fill your own cup first;" "take care of yourself;" or "invest in self-care." Especially as a mom, you likely hear these phrases often. You KNOW taking...

Hospitalized with RSV

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My 6-month-old was hospitalized with RSV. And it was scary. It was stressful. It was, frankly, a lot to deal with. But I also learned a lot. So let’s talk about it. What is RSV? RSV really isn’t something that is...
Searching for the best pediatric dentists? Whether you're looking to book your baby's first appointment or in search of a new provider for your child, we've got you covered! Oral hygiene and health is essential for children right from the...

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Guide to Outdoor Movies in DC, MD, and VA

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There’s something truly magical about watching a movie outdoors, and the Washington, DC area offers a myriad of venues where you can enjoy your...