So, I was all set to attend this one-of-a-kind event called the Momference™, described as the first conference for millennial moms of color. It was conceptualized by two DMV-based women, who, like me, are mothers to sons. In fact, my...
The lazy days of summer are over. Ok "lazy days" is a gross mischaracterization of summer break, it's really much of the same level of hustle and bustle with higher food and electric bills. But I digress. While summer...
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...
The Washington, DC area is full of amazing moms: working moms, stay-at-home moms, single moms, moms of multiples, etc. We want to highlight some of those moms! Each month we will feature one special mom as the mom of...
Please meet 12 new, wonderful contributors to our site. We are excited to have them on the team and look forward to sharing their posts with you! As always, please follow along, ask questions, and comment on all of...
I'm writing this post from an airplane. It is my first flight since February 2020. Pre-pandemic, I traveled all of the time for both work and fun. As I sit in my seat recapping the last few hours, I...
My first book, Tilting, A Memoir, came out a year ago, which was five years after my eldest son was born and then three years after my youngest son was born. And seventeen years after my mother died. And...
Going back to work after having a baby is totally daunting. There are so many new things to keep track of, like daycare drop-off and pick-up times, what to pack for daycare, and making sure that the daycare providers...
Confession: Being a mom has made me kind of a lousy environmentalist. I put my kids in disposable diapers; I pack their snacks in plastic baggies. I make quick calculations about what will save me time, freeing up a...
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...
When we first did the math on raising twins in D.C., hiring a nanny instead of day care seemed to make sense. But I knew that that would also mean doing paperwork and paying taxes. With two new babies,...
Back to work after years at home I’ve been a stay-at-home Mom for almost 14 years. I was right there for every girls’ student conference, back-to-school nights, recitals, and scraped knees. I’ve been able to celebrate every win and comfort...
My kids were 5, almost 3.5, 2.5 and almost 1. I was working a full-time corporate job making six figures. When I was working, I was thinking of all of the things I was missing with my kids. When...
The beginning of the school year means new backpacks, awkwardly posed pictures and so much paperwork. There are forms that need to be submitted, extra-curricular registration deadlines, and of course, opportunities to volunteer. As I prepare to volunteer for...

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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...