DC draws people in from all around the country for various reasons. Some who land here will call it their forever home and decide to settle down. Others might know (or question) that this is not their permanent home...
Ok mamas, some of us have been training for an extended time at home with kids for years—just check out the Pinterest boards of super cute, fun activities that we've saved! But then you realize trying to keep multiple...
May is National Foster Care Month. Now, with what's going on in the world currently, nothing is untouched from the Coronavirus pandemic ... and that includes the foster care system. Families in the system are having to spend time...
It's Mother's Day and we are all stuck in a situation where everyday feels the same as we stay home hunkered down and suffer from cabin fever. Mother’s Day is a challenge because it's a day when we want...
The phrase “it takes a village” is one that deeply resonates with most moms. We know that being a mother can be one of the most joyful experiences in the world, but at times, it can also be incredibly...
Like most people, I had a sense that COVID-19 was going to result in my family being quarantined. I stocked up on essentials, cleaned, organized and sanitized our home in preparation for our family of five to stay put....
We are now in the second week of all the unknowns and changes to our daily lives, the famous quote by Mr. Rogers comes to mind: “When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news,...
Every time Women’s History Month comes around, I always think about my mom. This is true particularly since I’ve become a mom myself. I see now, more than ever, how her grit, moxie, and steadfastness turned me into the...
These certainly are strange times.   As an introvert, staying home is not super daunting for me. However as a mom of three kids 5 and under, with a husband who still has to work, and as someone who (despite being...
Let’s get dirty, really dirty! It turns out, mud-play is great for kids! In 2007, researchers at the University of Bristol found evidence in favor of mud. The bacteria in dirt, they discovered, is good for both your immune...
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...
I love watching TV. I find it relaxing and probably even more importantly, distracting. It makes my chores more fun and provides some good bonding/cuddle time with my family. It is also my only “me time” at the end...
So this is happening. And everything keeps changing. The plans for work and school and every other place that existed last week for COVID-19 or the Coronavirus, have changed. Whatever I write here could be different in the next...
This Saturday, while at my baby shower, the ladies there started talking about birth, babies, and motherhood. Then someone brought up incontinence. While they joked and asked if anyone else experienced leaking while jumping, the whole topic just made...

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Spring and Summer U-Pick Produce and Farm Fun Guide

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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...