We want to show our support for the Palestinian community, as we witness the continued pain and suffering they are experiencing during this time. Many in our area have family and friends in Gaza that have lost whole families...
Like many babies born in 2020, our son was blessed with one of the silver linings of the coronavirus pandemic: a home with both parents around 24/7, for a time that extended beyond family leave. When my husband returned...
Reading, seeing, and hearing about what is happening in Israel is completely heartbreaking. Kidnappings, killings, hostages, and innocent lives being taken is horrific. It's hard to sit on the sidelines knowing how much pain people are going through. A...
We are grateful to Bright Horizons for sponsoring this Halloween Events and Happenings Guide which allows us to continue to bring resources like this to local DMV families. Bright Horizons® knows childhood is a treasured time and they believe it...

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There are quite a few of us in the D.C. area who once called Hawaii home. When we encounter one another, an immediate bond is often formed from that fact alone, followed by a peppering of eager questions: "What...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms. There are 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 Sarah Wen! Each month we...
Back to school already? It’s that time of year. Summer is coming to a close. Target began showcasing their school supplies in late June, reminding us all that eight weeks would go by way too fast. You have a short...
What could be a better way to teach big concepts like gratitude, empathy, and caring for others than by volunteering? There are tons of ways to be involved as an adult, but it can be trickier to find these...
I'll soon be forty (and figuring it out). Forty. ForTY. FORty. FORTY. As forty drew closer and closer, I kept thinking I would be one of those people who would pick a goal. Forty marathons by my 40th birthday or 40...
Why make room for dad? To be honest, I can be pretty critical of my kid's dad. As a mom, sometimes I’d rather just do things myself because naturally, I do it best, and somehow, he does it all...
WeAquatics is dedicated to sharing the love, discipline, skills and sport of swimming with the greater Washington D.C. community. Learning to swim is empowering and an important life skill our students will possess forever! WeAquatics is delighted to serve...
This is a continuation of a three-part series answering common questions about foster care. Check out Part 1 and Part 2. I don’t feel called to be a foster parent, but I want to help. What can I do? Not everyone can...
I gave people a chance to ask their honest questions about foster care on my Instagram stories with the promise of answering them in a blog. So, as promised, here are some of those questions and my answers. Do you...
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...

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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...