If you plan on feeding your new baby breast milk and don't plan to exclusively feed on the breasts, then you need to start thinking about breast pumps. Here are my experiences after nearly 7 months of pumping full-time.  Medela...
Searching for a local school for your early learner? It can be a daunting task, especially with so many excellent options in the DC area. Today, we’re highlighting one of the area’s top-rated preschools, The Winchester School in Silver...
Many of us growing up learning that talking about politics and religion in public is a no-no. But in this area the rules of public discourse are completely different, we ask people what they do when we first meet them, we...
Some of our most treasured possessions are family photography and our Guide to Washington, DC area Photographers has you covered! From new babies and family milestones to special achievements and occasions, we love to beautifully capture these family memories....
When I signed up to write for DC Moms Blog, I knew what my first post would be: "Why Summer Break is THE WORST." Everyone is so excited for summer break and I get that--if you have relaxing vacations...
Local mom brings the power of national parenting resource network to Beltway families   DC Moms Blog to Connect Local Moms April 24, 2018 Washington, D.C. With a collaboration of diverse contributors ready to write, a District of Columbia mom announces the launch...
I used to look forward to rainy days - they were a great excuse to avoid errands and instead curl up on the couch with a good book, a blanket, and my cappuccino. But now, with a toddler? Rainy...
A friend of ours, who adopted using the same agency we used, told me if I wanted to adopt again, start as soon as possible. When I reached out to the agency, the social worker said the wait time...
Let me start by saying that all decisions about whether or not to work outside of the home, whether or not to climb the career ladder, or taking a leap of faith and starting a business, are all deeply...
I love taking my sons to the dentist and helping them learn about their dental health. I'm lucky—both of my sons took up the tooth brushing habit very easily. I remember when I was a kid my parents were...
Summer is here! Time to soak up the sunshine and play outside. If you're looking for outside play that is relatively educational, and you have young children learning their colors, try these color match games. You can play all...
“It has the best of it all…great nature with great history!” That is what my 8 year old son said about our day trip to Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary, and he is not wrong. Mallows Bay was designated...
This past month has been a particularly heavy month to watch news from around the world. The upheaval in Afghanistan has led to scores of displaced families becoming refugees. Many thousands have and will continue to settle in our...
Does the idea of exploring nature with littles leading the way make you sweat? You're not alone! Lots of parents prefer leading to following; however, when we gift our children the chance to lead, we empower them to be confident...

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Where to Get a COVID Vaccine in DC, Maryland, and Virginia

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Looking for where to get a COVID-19 vaccine for your child age 5 or older? Or maybe the most convenient place to get your...