If you're hankering for a little getaway, consider Richmond for a day trip! We recently spent a spontaneous Saturday exploring Virginia's capital city and can't wait to go back to see even more. From delicious food to outdoor fun...
Bright Horizons Smithsonian Discoveries gives children a window into history, their world, and the greater universe around them — all without leaving their center. This collaboration between the Smithsonian® and Bright Horizons® brings the benefits of museum learning into...
Summer Learning for Infants  At Vivvi In-home Childcare, our goal is to create wonderful first memories for our young learners as they grow and develop from infants to young children. With a little ingenuity and planning, this summer can be transformed...
When I was a kid, I loved going to the dentist. I loved the stack of Highlights magazines in the waiting room. There was a cozy corner where my older sister would sit with me and read Goofus and...
The first years of elementary school are full of learning moments and changes. The transition from picture to chapter books is one of the most excited ones. The process is beautiful but can also be overwhelming as parents try...
Guest Author: Carylee Carrington Children's literature is not a topic that many may think about as an entity that is pivotal to our world. Those simple books of rhyming words and fairy tales may teach children to count, learn new...
I've been teaching chess in schools in and around DC since 2009. Over that time period, I've personally taught roughly 2,500 students. The company my brother and I own, Silver Knights Chess, has taught 100,000 students. A few of those...
As parents we go through many transitions. Feeding, walking, talking, school, all come with its on challenges and joys. Each brings an overload of information and some decisions on how we are going to approach them. Learning how to...
There. I said it. Since recent racial justice demonstrations, there has been a rise in interest in so-called “diverse books.” This has resulted in a rumble in publishing around the proper usage of the term. On one side, people...
What on Earth can we do with our Earthlings and their devices? Maybe a lot. Here are a few online resources that spark offline activities that get my stamp of approval and why. 1. Get creative with how-to draw videos...
The My School DC common lottery, aka the DC public and charter school lottery, closes March 1, 2021 for PK-3 — Grade 8. I knew about the DC school lottery before my twins were born. And when I say...
Bright Horizons® Early Education and Preschool centers are open and enrolling throughout the DC area. At Bright Horizons, your child's health and safety is our top priority. Our standards are the highest in the industry, meeting or exceeding local,...
Once upon a time, my son had no idea how a TV or iPad worked. His days were filled with hands-on play, reading books, singing songs, freely exploring the world around him, and zero screen-based activities. Those were simpler times.  Now,...
If you’re looking for the right preschool for your child, chances are you’ve explored the possibility of a Montessori education. And if you’ve stepped foot into a Montessori classroom, you know it’s very different from a traditional preschool class....

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