This Spring we got family photos taken with Bridget Eldridge Photography. We had a fun morning and Bridget was there to capture it all. I am so grateful to look back at these photos and see how much has...
My kids were 5, almost 3.5, 2.5 and almost 1. I was working a full-time corporate job making six figures. When I was working, I was thinking of all of the things I was missing with my kids. When...
“You had me at ‘free water jitney,’” my friend told me. I had just described the delightful romp my family had in DC for my birthday: mini-golf, free boat ride, lobster rolls, and ice cream on a pier. Yes....
I still remember that rainy fall afternoon when I walked out with my hijab (headscarf) for the first time. Covering up was one of the biggest and most important decisions of my life. It was extremely LIBERATING for me. I...
The start of a new year is just as good as any time to set some goals. As a busy mom expecting Baby #2, I decided I would set some basic goals for myself, all in an effort to...
Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom (SAHM) is a blessing, and I'm glad I'm able to do it. That said, it's also at times difficult and lonely. So what do you do if you are a SAHM and needing a boost? How...
Bright Horizons at Courthouse Station is opening in February 2019 in Arlington, VA! The center is conveniently located across from the Courthouse and just two blocks from the metro. A perfect location for easy drop-off and pick-up. Benefits of Bright...
This is a guest article by Jackie Malkes. As I sat in the nursery breastfeeding my 6-month-old to sleep, I received a phone call from the Executive Director at my son’s preschool. “We have a confirmed case of COVID-19 in...
  Reading books and pretend play is a magical part of our children's lives. Each night we read our children stories and introduce them to magical kingdoms, clever princes and princesses, and dangerous obstacles to overcome - Adventures in Wonderland...
Have you ever wondered how difficult is it to ice dye your own T-shirt? You are not alone! I wanted to try DIY T-shirt Ice Dye for ages. And today, I am going to show you how to do...
If you are like one of the millions of women currently trying to conceive, you have probably wondered what you can do prior to seeking out fertility treatments to boost your fertility naturally. My top 7 nutrition tips to boost...
Transitioning from being a stay-at-home mom back to my career was not an easy task. As a matter of fact, I still struggle daily with juggling my career, marriage, and motherhood.  At work, I try and compensate for being...
The Jewish holiday of Purim, which is filled with costumes, stories, celebrations, treats and shenanigans, begins on the evening of Wednesday, March 16th and runs through Thursday, March, 17th. As a side note, the combination of St Patrick's Day...
As a mom of three and a fellow traveler on this journey of parenthood, I am well-acquainted with the extra pressures that mothers place on themselves. In a world where everyone’s brightest moments are loudly broadcasted on social media,...

Stay Connected

4,962FansLike
4,993FollowersFollow
72FollowersFollow
557FollowersFollow

In + Around DC

Spring and Summer U-Pick Produce and Farm Fun Guide

0
It's time to get in nature! There are lots of ways to enjoy spring and summer with u-pick produce (including strawberry picking), markets, and...