I never thought how hard it would be navigating life with a COVID positive baby. But when my baby caught COVID, I learned quickly. When daycare sent a message on a Sunday night implementing a weekly testing policy in...
In celebration of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, here are 15 children's books centered on AANHPI characters and their experiences.  The AANHPI community is filled with rich heritage, culture, traditions, and unique contributions to American...
So this is happening. And everything keeps changing. The plans for work and school and every other place that existed last week for COVID-19 or the Coronavirus, have changed. Whatever I write here could be different in the next...
  In honor of our daughter's birthday, who was born on St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to share our favorite easy and fun St. Patrick's Day crafts and snacks for kids. Every year on March. 17th we have a big...
We are leaning into our Cultivate Community Challenge and going deeper with Part II. Right now is the perfect time to look around at the people in your life and work on fostering deeper friendships. Friendships take work and...
To be honest, I can be pretty critical of my kid's dad. As a mom, sometimes I’d rather just do things myself because naturally, I do it best, and somehow, he does it all wrong. Like, why can’t he...
I get asked a lot about how people can help support foster parents. And I love that question because I truly believe that more people would foster if they knew they had a strong support system around them. Being...
I have many happy memories of Halloween. My mom made amazing costumes every year, and every year she made them super last minute. My dad decorated our house with spooky decorations, and together my parents threw a Halloween party...
  Growing up I always thought of a driving range as a place where middle-aged men went that was so drab that no other family members wanted to join. Topgolf cured me of that misconception! (51% of Topgolf's guests are...
As parents, it is our responsibility to ensure our children's teeth are taken care of. My job is to support you on this journey and help fix any problems that arise. Here are some of the most Common Questions...
After we've made the decision to homeschool, this is how my family moves forward to plan for a successful year! Write a Mission Statement This may not even be on radars yet, but it is literally the first thing we've done. ...
In case you haven’t seen the Tweets, the Facebook posts or the emails -- It’s Screen-Free Week (April 29-May 30). No, screens are not the devil, and this post is not meant to preach. As a mom, I know as...
Over the last eight years, I have read a lot of parenting books. Before my girls were born, I read a lot about how to care for my body during pregnancy, how to feed and nurture my babies in...
Quick and healthy 5 ingredient Peanut Butter Energy Balls. Loaded with oats, peanut butter, and chia seeds these Energy balls make the perfect healthy protein-packed breakfast or snack.  If you have a toddler at home you have probably wondered more...

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DC’s Best-Kept Secrets for Airplane-Loving Kiddos (and Parents)

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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...