April showers bring May flowers. With the stunning blooming flowers around H Street and Capitol Hill as inspiration, we are making our own indoor May flower garden with flower crafts while continuing to shelter in place.  We made these flower...
It’s spring! Even though life feels upside down because of coronavirus, or perhaps especially because life feels upside down, it can be helpful to pause and enjoy the beauty of spring, no matter how small. Here are two meditative nature...
This is a wild time in the world right now trying to keep up with all.the.things. Worrying about loved ones, educating the kids, keeping the house tidy, feeding kids, working intermittently, preparing meals again and again, etc. In our...
One way that we have been transitioning to our new quarantine homeschool life is by doing family STEM projects where all the children, teens through toddlers can participate. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Our...
Spring is here in all of its beautiful, pale-pink glory. Let's make some spring art for kids!  This year spring in the DC area is unlike any we have experienced. We should not go to the Tidal Basin, as...
Before my son turned into a full-fledged toddler, he ate vegetables no problem. How I remember the days of steaming cauliflower and broccoli! Unfortunately, those days are gone and now if I even try and slip a few peas...
Now that most of us have toilet paper and water for the end of time, it’s time to think what else would we need as we begin to limiting outings and exposures to crowds. Supermarkets are now full of...
We are all at home hunkering down during the coronavirus epidemic. No school, no libraries, no playdates, but no problem with this mega list of screen-free activities (all while adhering to social distancing). We are also including this as...
On the evening of March 9, 2020, you will hear people in costume yelling "Booooooo" in synagogues all over the Washington Metropolitan Region (and the world). No, it isn't a springtime Halloween or even March Madness, it is the...
If your children are anything like mine, they often come home from school feeling cranky, weary, and hungry. One of the best options I've found for curbing their pre-dinner hangry moods is through nutritious homemade super smoothies. Easy to...
Did you pay your nanny $2,100 or more last year? Then the IRS requires you to pay taxes. Filing taxes can seem like a daunting task, but experts at Care.com HomePay can help save time and stress. HomePay will break...
Are you still trying to get back into your normal routine after the holidays? Me too! Yes, we are adults and parents—not babies—and we need a routine. I remember when all 3 of my girls were babies. Everything I...
Roses are red, violets are blue. My kids love sweet treats how about you? My kids love Valentine’s Day and all the sweet treats that come with it. When I was creating this post I was looking for snacks...
When asked what my favorite food was, my answer was a no-brainer: peanut butter. Peanut butter was delicious not only scooped and slathered in my mouth by a spoon, but in combination of what seemed like everything else: chocolate,...

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Spring and summer are finally here! COVID-19 may be keeping us away from a lot of our summer fun, we can still enjoy area...