This month I turn forty. Forty. ForTY. FORty. FORTY. As forty drew closer and closer, I kept thinking I would be one of those people who would pick a goal. Forty marathons by my 40th birthday or 40 days of...
  Our Sips, Sweets, & Sparkles Event the morning of November 8 was fun! We especially enjoyed Kendra Scott's Georgetown store with custom calligraphy with Abby from Truly Yours Design Co. and makeup touch-ups from the talented make-up artist Valerie...
We met when we were deep in the trenches of first-time motherhood, brought together by proximity and the shared birth years of our children. In those days, life was an endless cycle of sleepless nights, nursing babies, and toddlers...
Enneagram Personality Test The Enneagram Personality test offers readers nine different personality types with two numbers called wings. There is no perfect number and each number has its strengths and weaknesses. I am a big fan of personality tests. From...
Tis the season to give thanks.  With whining toddlers, dirty diapers, and stress at home and work, many of us forget just how much we have to be thankful for amid all the chaos.  Thanksgiving provides parents with an...
Join us for our Sips, Sweets, and Sparkles Event on Thursday, November 8th from 10 am to 12 pm. (We did plan an event from 6-8 pm to accommodate SAHM/WAHM moms and Full-time Working Moms, but had to cancel the evening event...
ArtJamz is unique, social art studio that provides a full menu for fun night or daytime painting session with easels, canvases, paint, brushes, inspiration, instructors, and libations. Our DC Area Moms Blog team was itching for a fun time to hang out and...
  We had our very first event for Moms -- A Mingle and Munch at Matchbox on 14th Street on August 8th, 2018. Of course, we were nervous, excited, and humbled all at the same time. We didn't know exactly how...
My husband and I moved to Virginia when our second daughter was almost a year old. Having two young children and living away from close family was manageable. It was easy for us to visit our families back in...
Have you ever heard someone say that boys come and go, but friends will last forever? Since having kids, I think the new saying is more like friends come and go but kids last forever! Things change once we...
If it was suggested 200 years ago that, one day in the not so distant future, many people would need the help of a decluttering business, you might have seen blank stares of confusion. Even in 2018, it is a strange concept: ordinary...
As a clinical psychologist specializing in the perinatal period and parenting, I spend a lot of my time talking to expecting and new parents. While their concerns are varied, a consistent theme is a sense of isolation and a...

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October Family-Friendly Events Guide

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October brings an end to the summer heat and so much family fun that one guide simply does not suffice. This month's guide to...