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...
Thankfully, my son doesn’t have food allergies, but he goes to school with children that do.  Chances are that your child does too. Food allergies in children are fairly common, affecting about one in every 13 children, or about...
Many people in this region of the country are minimalists like myself. It’s often driven by multiple factors including necessity, with the high cost of living and smaller living spaces, as well as eco-consciousness. Plus, I think, the minimalist...
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...
We have compiled our First Annual Reader Survey and hope you will participate. We hope all of our readers know that feedback from local Washington, DC area moms is extremely important to us. We work together to bring the moms...
Although contours of our lives may look different, there is something uniting about being mothers no matter where we may live in our world. Fashion Is A Women's Industry, From Producers to Consumers The fashion industry is a women’s industry through...
Veterans Day has always held special meaning to me. My great grandfathers served in the Army, my grandfather served in the Air Force, and my husband served in the Marines. When we lived in San Diego, I worked for...
I will never forget the day we signed our adoption agreement. Sifting through the medical records the social worker handed me, I found a document with tiny feet imprinted in ink. My heart skipped a beat and tears welled in...
Celebrate The Day of The Dead with this healthy, low sugar, kid-friendly Cinnamon Pumpkin Donut recipe. Day of the Dead or Dia de Los Muertos Day of the Dead or Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated in Mexico on November 1st and 2nd....
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...
She was 34 when they told her the lump was cancer. She had two young children at home and all she could think about was not dying. Once the initial shock wore off, she started to worry about what...
Despite living in a diverse area in Northern Virginia, it’s all too easy to live segregated lives. As a middle-class white woman, I grew up distant from the issues people of color face and therefore I was often very...
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...
"Ten years from now, your husband will be the person you built him up to be."  A wise friend said this to me several years ago. We were on a walk around our neighborhood, toddlers in tow, and I was...

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Happy New Year to you and your family! With plunging temperatures and increases in COVID positivity rates, families in the DMV may find it...