It's that magical time of the year. Our children are discussing their Halloween outfits non-stop (and sometimes changing their mind multiple times). One thing most of us dread is the sugar high that comes with it. When my boys...
I’m always looking for new options to have in my back pocket to provide some entertainment for my kids. Bonus points if it doesn’t require screen time and packs an educational punch. Recently, I discovered that National Children’s Museum...
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...
Do you have friends with little kids visiting from out-of-state or internationally? Or, live in Maryland or Virginia and are planning a day trip to D.C.? Check out the perfect Washington, DC itinerary for kids, below. And make the...
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...
This week (August 25 – August 31) marks the 10th Annual Black Breastfeeding Week! Black Breastfeeding Week 2022: 10 Years, A New Foundation I was fortunate enough to breastfeed both of my children for 2+ years. When I found out I...
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...
Whether you are a summer iced black coffee or specialty coffee enthusiast, Northern Virginia offers some of the best coffee shops. Whether you are having a one-on-one meeting, a social gathering, a playgroup meetings, or just craving craving baked...
Like many others, my family is trying to soak up the last days of summer before the hustle and bustle of the school year starts. So last weekend, we decided to enjoy a picnic lunch by the beach. I...
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 Anchyi Wei! Each month we...
Do you have the need... the need for mead?? Okay, maybe you don't even know what mead is... or a meadery for that matter. Think of it as going to a winery, only mead is alcohol made by fermenting honey mixed...
For part three of DC Area Moms “Momcation” series, we bring you some locations that are a plane ride away. In our first two articles, we looked at staycations and locations an easy drive away from the area.  Sometimes you...
This is the second article in a three-part series highlighting three different types of staycation or vacation destinations for "momcations." Co-authored by Caroline Quat and Stephanie Shipman. If you want to venture a bit further than a staycation, check out...

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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...