Traveling with an infant seemed stressful at the time. I hate to say it, but traveling with a toddler is worse, in our case. My son usually slept peacefully through flights as an infant, but as a toddler, it’s...
One of our family's favorite foods in the Fall, besides baked goods, is soup. Specifically, this Harira Soup. A nice warm bowl of soup along with a freshly baked slice of bread makes a great dinner to come home to. Here's my...
Are your nights stressing you out? Between lengthy commutes, meal prep, preparing your child’s things for school or daycare, and demands from work, most of us dread the chaos of weekday evenings. A number of my clients in my...
Have you made any resolutions for 2019? Maybe to get healthier or eat better? Whatever it might be, here are some thoughts to consider while you approach your New Year's resolutions and one suggested goal for 2019.  New Year's resolutions...
One year ago, the world pretty much ... stopped. For the past year, we all have been trying to navigate a new normal. Mothers in particular have borne the brunt of too many burdens to list. And kids, through all...
Today marks World Maternal Mental Health Day. Started in 2016, World Maternal Mental Health day was started by an international team of clinicians, researchers, advocates, and survivors of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADS) to bring much-needed attention to...
We're in the dog days of summer. It's hot, so very hot. Our kids have been home since ... forever. Sometimes we need to shake up the routine but still stay close to home. So here are three cool summer...
The kids have been back in school for well over a month, but I still have not settled in yet. I suspect it is because this year feels different. Like most parents, I agonized over the decision to do...
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 Khadija Amjad! Each month we will feature...
#GDSSpirit is More than a Meme Cookies emblazoned with #1, colorful balloons, and special signage. . . Such fanfare defines Geneva Day School’s celebration of the thrilling announcement that readers of “Bethesda Magazine” have again recognized it as “Best Preschool”...
DC draws people in from all around the country for various reasons. Some who land here will call it their forever home and decide to settle down. Others might know (or question) that this is not their permanent home...
Let’s get dirty, really dirty! It turns out, mud-play is great for kids! In 2007, researchers at the University of Bristol found evidence in favor of mud. The bacteria in dirt, they discovered, is good for both your immune...
Spring is here!! Finally, the weather is getting warmer, flowers are blooming, and trees are beginning to show their new leaves. The beginning of spring offers so many opportunities to get outside and enjoy nature with your family. This...
Talon. . . Aerie. . . Raptor! These words fly to mind as Geneva Day School pre-kindergartners pull out their science notebooks for observation of the National Arboretum Eagle Camera. Trained on a nest, tucked high in a poplar tree,...

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Spring and Summer U-Pick Produce and Farm Fun Guide

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It's time to get in nature! There are lots of ways to enjoy spring and summer with u-pick produce (including strawberry picking), markets, and...