Black History Month is a beautiful celebration of the accomplishments and contributions to the American Culture by African Americans. Over the past couple of years, we have enjoyed this learning experience with our oldest son as he entered his...
In my 13 years of marriage, I've had 7 pregnancies and 4 children. Pregnancies and Miscarriages In the beginning, pregnancy was difficult to achieve. I was very eager to become pregnant yet there was a year's delay. My first pregnancy ended...
Black History Month is a great time to pay close attention to the contributions of African-Americans to our country, and to the rich culture of African-Americans. With littles, it may be hard to decide how to introduce MLK, Malcolm...
We all fear what will happen to our children when we are not there to protect them.  In light of Bullying Prevention Month and Learning Disabilities Awareness Month, it is hard for me to face my biggest fear as...
Mother's Day isn't just another Hallmark holiday  Mother's Day for most brings about memories of making cards and other treats for your mother. Then as adults, we have memories of mad dashes online to find some sort of gift or...
Being a Stay-at-Home-Mom (SAHM) is a blessing, and I'm glad I'm able to do it. That said, it's also at times difficult and lonely. So what do you do if you are a SAHM and needing a boost? How...
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...
Hint: A caesarean scar defect does not mean there is an issue with the visible scar on your tummy. It means there is something wrong with how the incision to your uterus healed. C-section woes Emergency c-sections are scary, I'm not...
Extended Breastfeeding Deserves Support When we talk about World Breastfeeding Week, we have to include extended breastfeeding in the discussion. This is such an important topic because if more women feel supported, then it’s more likely that they will have...
Halloween is a day away - and if you are like me, you are JUST getting prepared for trick-or-treaters now. Also, if you are like me, you are not looking forward to all the candy that is sure to create...
This is a guest article written in partnership with Alexandra Scott, Founder of Ditto Kids magazine.  So far this year, so many people have been exhaling wistful sighs about 2020 and how challenging it is and when is it going to...
Guest Article from C. Christina Ho One of the most frustrating things about my upbringing as an Asian daughter was the constant reminder from my mom of what other people thought. It wasn’t enough that we had real issues to...
Guest article by Jennis Horn.  For as long as I have been alive, "What are you?" is a question I’ve been asked frequently. As a biracial child of Korean and American descent, my face understandably confuses people when they try...
It’s hard to talk about dealing with the death of a loved one. It’s easier to read about it. It’s very understandable why. A loved ones passing bring feelings of sadness, guilt, and loneliness all at once. There are a lot of...

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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...