Well, I survived EdFEST. It was informative, busy, and crowded, and I'm glad I went. EdFEST is the District of Columbia's annual public school fair, where families can talk to representatives of public and charter schools in one spot....
Is sleep away camp right for your child or maybe the question should be, is sleep away camp for you? Did you go to sleep away camp growing up? We have decided to send our oldest daughter to camp....
Confession: I hate winter. I dread autumn because I know it means winter is just around the corner. And once the festivities of December and New Years pass, it's only a matter of time before I sink into my...
The news is tough to watch, especially these days. It's important to be informed, but at a certain point, it all becomes too much. To escape, I am a fan of movies—always have been. I put my favorites on...
There’s a lot of talk right now about toxin-free living. Maybe you’re a skeptic of this movement, much like I used to be. But my mind started to change as more research came out about the harmful effects of...
As a mother of a daughter with autism, people often ask me what should I call your daughter? For me, I love it when people ask because they are thinking about autism and what it means to our family....
My husband and I spent most of our "short" 1.5 years of parenthood far from family, which can be difficult in many aspects. How do you ensure that your children grow up feeling connected to their extended family when...
Five years ago I became a mom for the first time. Like most parents, I had compiled a list of advice on breastfeeding. From classes at the Breastfeeding Center, to lotions and tips on how to produce more milk....
Raised Real is a new box subscription service for healthy single-serve meals for babies and toddlers. I just tried my first ever box of Raised Real Foods for our 21-month-old and I love it! I easily ordered my box online...
My son recently started a new daycare. He had been at his previous daycare for two years, but at 2 ½, my husband and I felt it was time for him to be in a “preschool atmosphere.” We have...
We have compiled our First Annual Reader Survey and hope you will participate. We hope all of our readers know that feedback from local Washington, DC area moms is extremely important to us. We work together to bring the moms...
This is the time of year when many of us look for ways to make a positive impact on communities. We'd like to help bring a little more brightness to the lives of strangers. This year has been particularly...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: working moms, stay-at-home moms, single moms, moms of multiples, foster moms, adoptive moms, etc. We want to highlight some of those moms! Each month we will feature one special mom...
When I received a note from a mom friend during a difficult time, it reminded me so much of the letters sent to my mom over the years that I found after she died. My friend's note was simple...

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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...