Organizing your bucket list for an epic summer of fun! Has school let out for your kids or are you excitedly counting down the days? Are you dreading the long, hot, humid days waiting for you? No matter what you're...
Part 1: A One-A-Day Approach to Cleaning your Home This post is the first in a series outlining some pearls of wisdom I have gained from other mommas, and the trial and error process that is parenting! I hope it...
In the past 7 years, my spouse has gone on two military deployments. Each deployment lasted about a year and it was hard to survive without my other half. During the first deployment, my daughter turned two. During the...
My husband and I have been fostering in Fairfax County for three years. It’s one of the best and hardest jobs in the world. What makes it the hardest, is the same reason people say the following statement when...
One of the biggest challenges moms have each day is healthy snacks! What can we feed our kids that will taste great AND be good for their growing brains and bodies? Sometimes figuring out what to put on the...
When it comes to visiting museums with kids in DC, people often flock to the big names: Air and Space, Natural History, American History. But for the last few years, since it's grand renovation and reopening, the oft-overlooked Renwick...
Thinking of a creative way to keep your kids busy? Give them a chance to practice their business savvy? Help them learn a new skill? Consider a kids marketplace! What's a kids marketplace you say? It's an event where multiple kids get...
So your kids are still little kids. Then Father’s Day lands on, guess who? You! We all know mom’s don’t need another burden on their shoulders, but here it is, right at the beginning of summer when you’re planning...
Spring -- and dare I say it, summer -- has finally come to DC. Flowers are blooming, the school year is coming to a close. This is the perfect time to nurture the budding florists in your home with kid-friendly...
If you are familiar with Brené Brown, you know she believes that joy is the most terrifying, difficult emotion. What does she mean by that? It is best explained by an example she often gives: it’s when you stand...
There is a lot of family fun to be had in the Washington, DC area in June. Whether you're looking to learn about history or other cultures, listen to some good music, challenge yourself physically, see the Oscar Meyer...
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,...
Once upon a time, before I had my son, I had a lot of opinions on parenting. I said some adorable things before having a baby that now makes me laugh. Becoming a parent is humbling.  Here is just a...
Getting through the first trimester of pregnancy can be tough! If you're one of the lucky ones with little to no symptoms, we are all jealous! I am a stay-at-home mom to a toddler, so I was nervous about...

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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...