As an introverted mom of three kids, I know what it means to need alone time. As a long-time anxiety sufferer and lover of nature, I know what it means to need a stress outlet outside of the home....
I love personal handcrafted gifts, but I'm not a crafty, DIY kind of mom. I am typically  more of a what can I order last minute (bonus points if it's on Prime) kind of mom. So combine that with...
Celebrating Black History Month during a pandemic can present indoor challenges. So here's a guide on how to celebrate outdoors. Many museums are closed or have limited entry, and let’s face it, sometimes scheduling advance tickets is not part of...
We are thrilled to present our 2022 Favorite Things Guide! Our inaugural 2021 guide is outstanding and we are grateful to shine a spotlight on even more outstanding local small businesses and creators. Two lucky readers will win a bundle of...
So this is happening. And everything keeps changing. The plans for work and school and every other place that existed last week for COVID-19 or the Coronavirus, have changed. Whatever I write here could be different in the next...
  In honor of our daughter's birthday, who was born on St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to share our favorite easy and fun St. Patrick's Day crafts and snacks for kids. Every year on March. 17th we have a big...
It's time to get in nature! There are lots of ways to enjoy spring and summer with u-pick produce (including strawberry picking), markets, and farm fun. Farms with a 🍓emoji have u-pick produce available. Be sure to CALL the farm...
So, I was all set to attend this one-of-a-kind event called the Momference™, described as the first conference for millennial moms of color. It was conceptualized by two DMV-based women, who, like me, are mothers to sons. In fact, my...
I am a stay at home mom to two preschool-aged kids, 13 months apart. These days are long and often feel like groundhog day, the same thing over and over. Having Bridget Eldridge come and photograph us for a...
This is a short story of what a typical morning in our homeschool life looks like. I'm a homeschool mom of 4 children ages 11, 8, 5, and 3. Life is busy at this stage of our lives and sometimes...
We love spending an afternoon picking blueberries, blackberries, and/or raspberries during the summer months.  The kids have a blast berry picking and I love that it helps teach them about where their food comes from. Blackberry picking is in full swing...
When I signed up to write for DC Moms Blog, I knew what my first post would be: "Why Summer Break is THE WORST." Everyone is so excited for summer break and I get that--if you have relaxing vacations...
Welcome to DC Area Moms Blog!  We are thrilled to bring a City Moms Blog Network Sister Site to our area! Our aim is to provide relevant, relatable content for DC area moms, that the site will foster a community...
With warmer weather finally upon us, now is the time to get your home cleaned up and organized. Below are 6 tips for spring cleaning and organizing. Start Small - You don’t have to do it all at once....

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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...