Mother and failure, two words if placed together inherently imply wrongdoing. When my son was diagnosed with failure to thrive I was devastated and guilt ridden. Things Don’t Go as Planned At 4 am on November 6, 2018, I found myself...
We’ve all been there. The triggers are different but the experience of feeling like “a bad mom” is one most people can relate to. I hear this a lot from my patients and I’ve certainly struggled with that feeling...
Anyone who has been there knows -- transitioning to motherhood can be hard. My son is almost two, but I can remember those first weeks and months like it was just yesterday. As a mom who started off with a...
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...
Two months before I was due to give birth in 2018, I was laid off from my company. It is tough to get laid off to begin with, but add the stress of having to care for a new...
Case Of The Mondays? Yeah girl, me too. I don't know many (or any!) people who can honestly say they love Mondays...and especially Monday mornings! While I will forever be #teamweekend, I have found several strategies that have served my...
It may seem like becoming a parent would make it more difficult to open your home to strangers, but this may be the very best time to do it. Do you have a spare bedroom or a basement apartment? Or...
I knew from a young age that I wanted to be a stay home mom. And though I love staying home with my kids, the initial transition to motherhood rocked my world. And even now I sometimes question this...
I'm asked for recommendations all the time for the best true crime podcasts. Why? Because ever since "Serial" debuted in 2014, I have been hooked. I listen to true crime podcasts constantly, although, I've had to pause around my son...
Our snowy weather probably got you thinking about skiing. Maybe you grew up skiing. Maybe you didn't but want to learn. Maybe you want your kids to learn. Either way, here is the ultimate family guide to skiing with kids...
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 like Elina Cannon! Each month we will feature...
The phrase “it takes a village” is one that deeply resonates with most moms. We know that being a mother can be one of the most joyful experiences in the world, but at times, it can also be incredibly...
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...
Resolutions! A word that is around this time of the year. Gyms are overflowing with people and everyone is asking you what your resolutions are for the new year. One thing that we are all certain is that resolutions...

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Sure, the Air and Space Museum is one of DC’s most popular sites for tourists and locals alike. Its downtown location—and its sister site...