"Frederick Douglass!" my son exclaimed excitedly, pointing his tiny finger at an abstract painting. We were at Simple Bar, a local restaurant with really great art (and food) in our Brightwood neighborhood.  My husband and I looked at each other...
The Smithsonian Museums are at the top of the list for many families with kids in Washington, D.C. and for good reason! I love going to the museums (especially the National Museum of American History) with my kids because...
There's been a lot of chatter recently about the upcoming election. Those of us who live in the District—whether we're into politics or not—can't avoid it. We also can't avoid talking to our children about the presidency and its...
Whether you are looking to explore the outdoors, discover a nearby winery, or check out a historic site, Washington, D.C. is a short drive from some truly fabulous destinations! This past November, my family decided to spend Veterans Day...
Due to COVID-19, several camps have been canceled or are delayed. Please check with camps for updated dates. Thank you! Summer will be here before we know it, so NOW is the time to find a summer camp for your...
We are grateful for Bright Horizons who is sponsoring our February Guide. Learn about what they are up to and how you can join them! There’s so much happening at Bright Horizons Early Education and Preschool centers in the DC...
Recently my son and I had the opportunity to check out the “First Musical” class at Levine Music. He LOVED every minute of this class. The "First Musical" class is designed for 3-to-6-year olds to experience the three main...
In my therapy private practice, I work with women with a wide variety of concerns. However, one common thread is how difficult it is for them to find their way into therapy. Whether it’s getting lost in lengthy lists...
We are grateful for the sponsor of this guide: Jennifer Frewer with The Menkiti Group is an expert for this area. Please be sure to check out thorough details about her practice below. We are thankful for her sponsorship, which allows us to...
Few figures in American history have left such a lasting, transformational mark on our country as Martin Luther King Jr. He is a true hero and very deservingly, as of 2011, has a monument made of granite in the...
Family travel is one of my favorite things to do! Now, before you roll your eyes and stop reading, hear me out! My kids are not perfect travelers and we’ve had our share of mid-air toddler tantrums. But, even...
We are grateful for the sponsors of this guide: Vassar Broermann Group, Hagen Bergstrom, and Kelly Kelley. Each of these teams are experts for this area. Please be sure to check out thorough details about their practices below. We are thankful...
Goodbye 2019...and hello 2020! The new year brings renewed hope and a fresh start. Unfortunately, it also brings fewer outdoor public events to entertain the family. But never fear, we have found some fun ways to make long-lasting memories...
This post was written by Adrienne Barge and updated by Porsha Perry. What's a better way to spend one of our DC winter days than ice skating?  One of my goals for us this winter is to catch some fresh...

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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...