Paige Janes

Paige is a DC area native who grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. After a 5-year stint in San Diego with her husband, they moved back to DC to start their family. They have two daughters, Coco (2016) and Fay (2018). Paige loves exploring everything the city has to offer, especially kid-friendly museums, parks, and coffee shops, and is looking forward to discovering more as her daughters continue to grow. Paige loves coffee, pilates, and writing.

The Best Childbirth Education and Parenting Classes in the DC Area

Considering a childbirth education class? Or maybe a class to learn about how to care for a newborn? Infant CPR? You've come to the right place! While pregnancy, childbirth, and life with a newborn is...

Tutoring & Educational Resources Guide

Searching for some academic support for your child? An enrichment program? You've come to the right place! The DC area is full of amazing educational resources - from tutors to test prep, speech therapy to...
Hospitals & OB/GYNs

Pregnant? Your Guide to the Best DC Area Hospitals & OB/GYNs

Expecting a baby? Congrats! Here is your guide to the best hospitals & OB/GYNs in the Washington, DC area. There are few people who get as close to you - physically and emotionally - as...
holiday gift guide

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Moms, Dads, and Kids

We're excited for a (slight) return to normalcy this holiday season, and thrilled to introduce some new gift ideas for 2021! Here's what our contributors will be giving loved ones this year: Gifts for...

Preschool Open House Guide

Thinking about preschool but not sure where to begin? There are tons of online resources available (including our Comprehensive Preschool Guide!), which are a great start. But, you'll never really know for sure if a...

Comprehensive Guide to Preschools in the DC Area

With the welcome return to (mostly) in-person schooling, we once again face tough decisions about which preschools will be the best for our children. Fortunately, our region is home to some of the best preschools...

Our Favorite Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness Classes in the DC Area

If there was one thing that kept me sane and feeling good during my pregnancies, it would be my prenatal and postpartum fitness routine. Nothing else built up my physical and mental strength before...

The Best Midwives & Doulas in the DC Area

Few decisions are more personal than selecting the best midwife or doula to walk with you throughout your pregnancy and birth experience. Thankfully, the DC area is rich with experience, respected midwives and doulas...
Nutrition tips to boost fertility

7 Nutrition Tips to Boost Fertility Naturally

If you are like one of the millions of women currently trying to conceive, you have probably wondered what you can do prior to seeking out fertility treatments to boost your fertility naturally. My top...

The Best Sleep Consultants to Help You (Finally!) Get Some Rest

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 look into sleep consultants to help you and your...
pelvic floor therapy

The Best Pelvic Floor Therapists In and Around DC

Incontinence, diastasis recti, pain during sex... these are often talked about as somewhat "normal" postpartum conditions, but they don't have to be with a pelvic floor therapists! A seasoned physical therapist who specializes in pelvic...
family-friendly wineries

Guide to Family-Friendly Wineries in the DC Area

Looking to unwind with a glass of delicious local wine while your kiddos play? We've got you covered! Here's our guide to our favorite family-friendly wineries in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Prefer alone time with...
Fertility Resources in DC

The Best Fertility Resources in the DC Area

If you are looking for the best fertility resources in the DC area, we have you covered! Below you will find everything from fertility specialists in IVF, to egg freezing, to gestational surrogacy, and...

Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun

Summer is here, and we've got you covered! Here's your resource for all things summer fun with children in the DC area. Click on the images below for a guide specific to that topic. Enjoy!