I remember when I heard the term "geriatric" to describe older moms nearing advanced maternal age at the doctor's office. I was only 34 at the time, and I would be "nearing" advanced maternal age close to delivery. On...
2021 has been a year to remember! The pandemic is still in full swing and we hope you and your family have been healthy. Through all of it, each one of us have been making the most of it...
Eat healthy, drink more water, exercise more, drink less... Do these sound like your New Year's Resolutions? I have decided instead of New Year's Resolutions I am going to shoot for All Year Resolutions. These resolutions will be things...
My husband and I had a plan for our life together after our wedding: he'd get his security clearance granted, and once that came through, we'd move to DC. I'd keep my job because it was remote (before the...
Are you already thinking about where your child will go to school next fall? Is it causing stress or anxiety in addition to a bit of excitement? You are not alone! If you are considering public schools (District of...
It's that time of year again! Whether you stay in DC every year and opt to not travel, or have picked up new traditions post- 2020 that have allowed you to celebrate the holiday at home, here is a...
This month, we share our favorite carb-tastic holiday treats, from cornbread stuffing to homemade ravioli. By Amanda Holliday and Becky Bowman 🎵 “It’s the most de-li-cious time of the year, with those stuffing cubes toasting and cookies a-roasting and sugar in...
It’s the holiday season. For parents, that means lots of kid-centered activities, parties, outings, get-togethers, visits to Santa and a long list of holiday-related events. I love it. The excitement on my children’s faces when they see Santa, decorate...
When grandpa is in a wheelchair, does it mean he can't play with his grandkids? Of course not! You just have to know how. All it takes is love, positivity, and a little music. December 3rd is International Day of Persons...
I love personal handcrafted gifts, but I'm not a crafty, DIY kind of mom. I am typically  more of a what can I order last minute (bonus points if it's on Prime) kind of mom. So combine that with...
The Holiday Season is coming up quickly and the best way to get involved in the giving spirit is to actively participate in local charity and giving campaigns.  Last year in the height of the pandemic, our family planned...
It’s somewhere around 2 pm. How’s your energy level? If you’re like a lot of people, at this part of the day you probably are experiencing an afternoon slump. To some extent, this is a natural phenomenon, guided by...
As a family of five, we have learned the art of meal planning over the last several years. Not only does it save us stress and relieves us of the "What will we eat tonight?" question; it saves money!...
Do you have a favorite homemade hummus recipe? Hummus is a staple food I grew up eating. It’s a popular food in the levant area of the Middle East. It is made with a few simple ingredients, yet it is...

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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...