I never really appreciated all the “mom jokes” about laundry until I brought my youngest child home from the hospital. Thanks to pretty severe reflux (which has thankfully calmed down), we went through ALL of his clothes on day...
Ten months to the day after I left my office for the last time pre-lockdown, I went back. I walked into the building a new person in a new world. The city was different and I felt different even...
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Be sure to support your local Washington, DC area bakeries while you help spread the love! In our guide to the Best DC Area Bakeries and Cookie Shops, you will find treats for...
I remember the first time someone told me I was lucky to be a stay-at-home mom. At the time, I felt anything but lucky. I became a stay-at-home mom after I had my first child. It wasn’t because it...
Over the last eight years, I have read a lot of parenting books. Before my girls were born, I read a lot about how to care for my body during pregnancy, how to feed and nurture my babies in...
The new year is here, and it would normally come with overcrowded gyms and long lists of resolutions. Last year I wrote about leaving resolutions behind and creating a purpose. Little did I expect what the year ahead had...
P&G products have a special discount at Giant Food from January 22, 2021 through February 8, 2021. Buy $20 in P&G products, Get Free Pickup OR Buy $30 in P&G products, Get Free Delivery from Giant Food. In addition to the online promotion, at...
Every year we try to make ourselves better people just because of the calendar restarting. There are tons of promises, goals, and resolutions made, most without ways to actually follow-through. And then you’re faced with all of the commercialization...

The Period Problem

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Today we have to worry about being a good mom, wife, sister, and daughter. Throw in the need to conform to mainstream and social media on how to meet societal expectations while doing the vast majority of the household...
It's January and you've probably already decided what your goals and resolutions are for the new year. But mine this year haven't changed much from the last two years. Yes, even after the year we all just experienced, my...
According to a study published by the American Psychological Association, starting at age 10 black boys are viewed as less innocent than their white peers, and are more likely to be mistaken as older, be perceived as guilty, and...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: working moms, stay-at-home moms, single moms, moms of multiples, etc. We want to highlight some of those moms! Each month we will feature one special mom as the mom of...
Two months before I was due to give birth in 2018, I was laid off from my company. It is tough to get laid off to begin with, but add the stress of having to care for a new...
A couple of months ago, I received some unexpected mail from one of my oldest, best friends. She is also my sorority sister. It was a simple note telling me that she was thinking of me with all that’s...

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March Guide to Family-Friendly Reopenings and Events

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Health and safety concerns in our communities have caused many typical family-friendly events and activities to be canceled or closed. This month, we have...