The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: 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 Dominique Dawes! Each month we will feature...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: 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 Elina Cannon! Each month we will feature...
I never thought how hard it would be navigating life with a COVID positive baby. But when my baby caught COVID, I learned quickly. When daycare sent a message on a Sunday night implementing a weekly testing policy in...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: 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 Alicia Dalton! Each month we will feature...
For years after we had children, my husband suggested participating in The Au Pair Program. I was very hesitant and worried about someone else living in our house and having to entertain them 24/7. I like my space and...
I work full time from home, but I am not always stuck at my desk or constantly on my laptop working, or even working eight hours every day. I'm probably many bosses' ideas of who NOT to hire –...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: 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 Marianne Hamilton Lopez! Each month we will...
I had been enrolled in the FSA FEDS program since before I was a mom, and enrolled in the DCFSA since becoming a mom. Both are offered to federal employees, working parents may be eligible for FSA (flexible spending...
Back to school, back to the morning routine We were excited to send the kids back to school for first grade! Bitter-sweet as the start of school can be, we were ready for them to learn in person and for...
Back to work after years at home I’ve been a stay-at-home Mom for almost 14 years. I was right there for every girls’ student conference, back-to-school nights, recitals, and scraped knees. I’ve been able to celebrate every win and comfort...
Both working and non-working mamas need mentors.  Whether you are in the office or out of the office, after having a baby or inheriting a bonus mom role, walking into the workplace can make a new mother feel like...
I'm writing this post from an airplane. It is my first flight since February 2020. Pre-pandemic, I traveled all of the time for both work and fun. As I sit in my seat recapping the last few hours, I...
My daughter asked me a couple weeks ago whether I could take off the summer to play with her.  I laughed and said no.  I told her that I needed and wanted to work.  That made me reflect on...
Are you struggling to find meaning in your day-to-day job? Feeling “stuck” in your current position/career? Looking to impact your local community? Serving on a nonprofit Board or committee may be the next role you want to consider.  Board Service...

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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...