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 Ali Newsome! Each month we...
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 environments and experiences that capture the joys of childhood, nurture each child’s individual growth and...
October brings an end to the summer heat and so much family fun that one guide simply does not suffice. This month's guide to family-friendly events includes outings sure to please every member of your family. Whether your crew...
The DC Area Moms' writing team is growing and we are hosting an open call for contributors! We are looking for fresh, local voices who are passionate about motherhood in and around the DC area and interested in sharing...
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Thank you, Summer

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Hello, September! The weather is cooling down, the pumpkin spice lattes are filled to the brim, and school is FINALLY back in full swing. Connecting with parents on just how long and overwhelming Summer can be is painstakingly comforting. We...
We've all been there - that feeling of hopelessness in the middle of the night when, once again, baby is awake. It may be time to find a sleep consultant to help you and your baby sleep. Whether you're...
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 Lydia Russo! Each month we...
If you're anything like me, there is at least one part of laundry day that you absolutely dread. From the gathering and the washing to the drying and the folding, I don't know any parent who loves this entire...
Some of our most treasured possessions are family photography and our Guide to Washington, DC area Photographers has you covered! From new babies and family milestones to special achievements and occasions, we love to beautifully capture these family memories....
So your child needs ear tubes. Did you know that 500,000 children each year get tubes in their ears? I didn't, but learning that statistic when the pediatric ENT told us our one-year-old needed ear tubes brought me some...
Summer is coming to an end. The school year is starting again and pumpkin spice is beginning to sneak its way back into almost everything, so Fall must be around the corner. (Fall officially begins on September 22nd.) This month,...
This continues the conversation from our previous article with Dr. and Mom Aviva Legatt regarding how to navigate the college admissions process. Tell us about the most common misconception or myth about the college admissions process that you’ve encountered with moms. Aviva:...
Guidance on the college admissions process from Dr. and Mom, Aviva Legatt. School. SATs. Extracurriculars. APs. Recommendations. Applications. Early Admission. The school year is around the corner. While the school year can bring hope and excitement, it also can bring...
As I sit in my airplane seat breastfeeding my daughter during takeoff, it feels like such a victory to be able to easily feed her during a moment of what could be discomfort for her. It definitely has not...

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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...