Looking for where to get a COVID-19 vaccine for your child age 5 or older? Or maybe the most convenient place to get your first dose, second dose, or your booster? Look no further! DC, Maryland, and Virginia have hundreds...
COVID-19 has caused so much uncertainty for nearly two years now. Like every other family, we are craving and missing our “old” social life and not living in the fear of the unknown. For us, getting a COVID vaccine and having...
I'm asked for recommendations all the time for the best true crime podcasts. Why? Because ever since "Serial" debuted in 2014, I have been hooked. I listen to true crime podcasts constantly, although, I've had to pause around my son...
This past month has been a particularly heavy month to watch news from around the world. The upheaval in Afghanistan has led to scores of displaced families becoming refugees. Many thousands have and will continue to settle in our...
This has definitely been a heavy week for many of us. The developments all over the world over the past couple of weeks have left me paralyzed and with a sense of hopelessness. I usually wake up, read the...
When I was pregnant, I could barely walk from my car into my work building without taking a break. And I counted that as my exercise for the day. But when it comes to Lindsay Flach - she's a bit...
Ever since the pandemic started, the “Mom guilt” has been amplified.  For kids going to school; mothers are asking themselves, Will they catch or pass this deadly virus that’s already caused so much destruction? For kids not going to...
The fight against COVID-19 often felt like walking in a dark tunnel, with no way to know when you were getting closer to the other side. The darkness overwhelmed me at times. The scary part about the tunnel was...
I have been sitting in front of this blank page for a couple of hours, watching all the commentaries and analysis on the attempted coup on January 6. Honestly, it has been everything but surprising. And I know it’s...
I am deeply saddened and disturbed by what's happening right now. And while there's a lot to say, the truth is that there's nothing new I can say that will change anything. However, what's happened this week affects all...
When COVID-19 reached the U.S. and states started shutting down in March, I didn't think we'd have to cancel our family vacation plans in June. But June came and went without that trip to Montana. Summer hit us hard....
As a white parent of a white son, I feel a strong responsibility to teach my child about racial justice. I believe the last thing this country needs is another entitled white man. In our neighborhood, we also regularly...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) was a true American hero known in pop culture for her dissent collar. The famous dissent collar is a reminder that we can respectfully disagree and stand up for what we believe is right....
What a time to be alive! We are experiencing so much emotionally, and maintaining joy is difficult because of it. COVID is one global issue. The beginnings of toppling racism and reforming criminal justice in America (I'm trying to...

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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...

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