We're in the dog days of summer. It's hot, so very hot. Our kids have been home since ... forever. Sometimes we need to shake up the routine but still stay close to home. So here are three cool summer...
Summer is here! Time to soak up the sunshine and play outside. If you're looking for outside play that is relatively educational, and you have young children learning their colors, try these color match games. You can play all...
Are you a fan of PJ Linden, the well-known, three dimensional artist? With Dimensional Fabric Paint you can try the precise patterns to make PJ Linden inspired shoes. It requires some practice, yet it is possible. I could not believe...
It’s no secret I love photo albums! I’ve been creating baby albums and family albums for my clients for a decade. To me, a photo album is like a portal to the past. It is a lasting legacy for...
The first little radishes poking up through the soil were a tiny delight. Yes, radishes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow. But these radishes were growing in our vegetable garden. I've wanted to plant a vegetable garden since...
Your little one will enter a world of imagination with this delicate crown made of yarn, straws, and paper. Find your supplies and let’s get creative! Today, I am going to share with you how to create this Yarn Floral...
Do you have favorite photos or little treasures cluttered on your desk or in a drawer? Why not display them on your wall?! Let’s get creative and construct a memory wall filled with love bugs that will cherish special...
One Simple Material, Endless Possibilities Ah, the humble roll of Painter's Tape. Such a simple utility item can bring endless hours of fun and activities! At the start of quarantine, when many basic art supplies were sold out, I had...
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...
This quick and easy apple turkey craft is a cute way to decorate your Thanksgiving table and provide a sweet (but not too sweet!) treat for your guests. It’s also a fun project for younger kids without the mess....
For parents, Halloween can be complicated: the social pressure to have the best costume, the fear of sugar overload, the risk of a late-night meltdown if kids are out past bedtime. Still, I love it anyway -- for three reasons...
I have many happy memories of Halloween. My mom made amazing costumes every year, and every year she made them super last minute. My dad decorated our house with spooky decorations, and together my parents threw a Halloween party...
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...
It's October, and I don't know about you, but we are finally getting into that good back to school groove in this house! As we settle into the routines of a new school year, we can count on our...

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14 Kid-Friendly Cultural Events You Can’t Miss in 2022

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This 2022 I want to encourage everyone to participate in more kid-friendly international and cultural events for your family. Washington, D.C. is home to...