This holiday season is truly bittersweet. No matter what the holidays mean to you, the end of the year usually brings families together through traditions and togetherness. And while the pandemic continues, we still crave all of that—especially to...
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, try this very simple Thanksgiving turkey craft with your kids. Find your paper plates and sponges! It's going to get cheerful and colorful in your household this week. Hooray for this Thanksgiving Turkey Craft! It's...
It started when my son was 3 months old. He had just started going to daycare when he came home with his handprint on a paper plate. It was the cutest craft made from recyclable materials ever. It's currently...
The 2020 Summer Olympics may be postponed until next year, but we parents everywhere are engaged with challenges that make us champions every day. We have neither trained for our tried out to compete in these events forced on...
Towards the end of (yet) another day of confinement, my 3-year old turned to me with a joyful smile. He murmured in his adorable voice, "Mommy, can we paint a duck?" After a long day of repetitive tasks that...
Toddlers and preschoolers alike will enjoy this special play and learning time with you as you explore sorting pom poms together in this unique activity for toddlers that also helps build fine motor skills. This simple upcycled project is great...
Now more than ever, I am looking for kids craft ideas that are 1) not overly complicated, 2) require no special materials, and 3) will keep my child entertained for a decent amount of time. Building a Cardboard City...
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...
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...
It can be really hard to find the perfect gift for the people you love on Valentine's Day. Often you've already just given them the perfect gift for the holidays just over a month ago! These DIY Valentine's Day...
Halloween crafts are some of our favorite fall activities when we aren’t frolicking at a pumpkin patch.  (Be sure to check out the DC Moms Guide to Pumpkin Patches & Fall Fun!)  My three-year-old twins and I set out...
In case you haven’t seen the Tweets, the Facebook posts or the emails -- It’s Screen-Free Week (April 29-May 30). No, screens are not the devil, and this post is not meant to preach. As a mom, I know as...
Crayons are a creative staple in my household. If the plethora of dinosaurs, electronic gadgets, and books ever got boring (and apparently, they do) the kids will pull out the crayons. I love crayons because they can be used...

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October Family-Friendly Events Guide

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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...