This is the time of year when many of us look for ways to make a positive impact on communities. We'd like to help bring a little more brightness to the lives of strangers. The need for giving back...
We love playing board games and card games with our kids. There are usually some tears and disgruntled players, but also lots of laughter and fun. As a child I loved playing board games with my parents. I have...
Over six years ago, my husband and I started our foster care and adoption journey. We had a spare room, big hearts, shiny rose-colored glasses, and frankly, quite a bit of innocent ignorance. While those things got us through the door...
A highly sensitive person raising a highly sensitive child?! Loud sounds, strong smells, large crowds, all are a hard pass for me. Growing up, I never realized why certain situations were overwhelming for me but not for my peers....
Need to know the best instagram accounts for busy moms? Juggling all the demands motherhood throws at you is time consuming enough. That's why I love Instagram, where I get all kinds of information in quick, bite-sized pieces. No...
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 Achi Sharma! Each month we...
November is a time to celebrate the peak of fall and all the good things that the holiday season brings, including precious time with your family. If you are looking for fun things to do in November, here are...
Dear Moms, I don't know if you are in the same boat as I am but I have not gotten a single night away from my child since birthing him. I am not resentful, but I am tired. I...
Living around Washington, DC means there are lots of places to visit for people of all ages. But when my parents came to watch our toddler for a week in between daycare transitions, I had to think about what...
Ready to BOO your neighbors and friends this Halloween season? Now is the time! Booing is a great way to celebrate the spooky-fun holiday. Plus, it is a wonderful way to build community and let others know that you...
At DC Area Moms, we value supporting one another in all stages of motherhood. If you have experienced a pregnancy or infant loss, please don't hesitate to reach out to any of these groups or organizations. These are here...
How do we celebrate Diwali? Diwali, often called the Festival of Lights, celebrates a story of good triumphing over evil. It’s the largest festival in India, my husband’s home country.  We’ve celebrated Diwali in San Francisco, Sydney and northern Virginia....
As the weather starts to get chilly, it's a perfect time to start planning a beach vacation in the winter. If you are looking for warm places like I am, this is the ultimate guide to kid-friendly all-inclusive resorts....
Trigger warning: candy. I'm only half joking – kids eating candy is a hot topic. I understand – the sugar levels, the hyperactivity, the teeth concerns, etc. Plus, the incessant begging for candy once they know what it is. It's...

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10 Best Coffee Shops in Maryland

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Let's visit the best coffee shops in Maryland. After a hectic time with the kids, is there anything better than a couple solo hours...