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16 Mom-Owned DC Businesses You Should Know About

We all know that moms are an infinite source of great ideas. Check out some fantastic and creative DC Momtrepreneurs and you just may find one who makes your new favorite cake, can solve your family’s sleep or nutrition woes or create the bag you have been looking for.

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9 DC Parents That Found Silver Linings in 2020

Every cloud has a silver lining. These 9 parents share their positive pivots from 2020.

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Spirit of Christmas Tree Lighting

Dazzling Virtual Christmas Tree Lighting Experiences

From hot chocolate and cookies to special appearances by Santa, these local virtual tree lighting ceremonies will get your family in the holiday spirit!.

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AR Greeting Card

Send Magical AR Holiday Cards with Cardlet

This service requires zero trips to the store. 

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Stay-At-Home Boredom Busters for Kids

An age-by-age guide on how to keep kids engaged and busy this summer.

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Pay It Forward: How to Give Back During the Pandemic (& Beyond)

From writing letters to seniors, to paying it forward with cupcakes and ice cream, to adopting a furry friend, here’s how families can make a difference in Seattle now.

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How Do We Decide Which Holiday Traditions Are Worth Carrying On?

“After the eggnog haze clears, it’s okay to take traditions off of their hallowed high shelf, examine their origins, and question their roles in your busy lives.”

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How to Teach Your Children about Giving This Holiday Season

Want to make this holiday more than just the presents under the tree? Show your family that it’s all about giving—and give them the tools they need to partake in the most feel-good activity of all.

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The History of Mother’s Day: What You Didn’t Know About the Holiday

Show mom how much you care by impressing her with these Mother’s Day fun facts … and flowers.

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8 Great Alternatives to a Lemonade Stand

Tired of the same-old business venture for your little entrepreneurs? Try one of these great ideas, instead.

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What Every Second Wife Needs to Hear

The most romantic statement my husband Gabe ever made to me didn’t happen on our wedding day.  He didn’t declare it at the base of the Eiffel tower, or passionately pen it in a greeting card.  The sentence caught me by surprise as…

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Strike a Pose—The Best SF Backdrops for Family Photos

We rounded up some of our favorite walls in San Francisco to tag you and yours, so snap away!

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5 Amazingly Creative Activities to Do During the Holidays

Ahh…holidays are coming. It is a great time of year for fun, festivals and celebration. And of course, we all are ready for enjoying family gathering, gifts, great food, light display and a unique spirit of joy and happiness. But…

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The Complete Guide to a Stress-free Holiday Season

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Let’s face it, you are super busy with life, children, jobs, family. Life is pretty hectic as it is. The last thing you need this fall is extra stress because your furnace suddenly stops working or because tree…

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Think Inside the Box: Fun Delivery Services for Moms & Dads

This year think inside the box — literally — for a gift that keeps giving all year.

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Top Mom (and Dad!) Craft Blogs for Kids

When we look through our childhood keepsakes box, chances are nothing in it came from any electronics store. In a world where kids are more likely to have a computer mouse or cell phone in hand than crayons or clay,…

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6 Ways to Green Your Holiday Cards, Invitations and More

For many families, the holidays just aren’t complete without a memorable holiday card or a festive party invitation. While your holiday greeting traditions should continue, we suggest that this year, why not help the environment while saving yourself time and…

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Sticking Its Neck Out

The world of making cute tees for tots can be cutthroat. There’s always some newfangled design on the block, making last year’s ‘Ramones’ tee obsolete. Luckily, locally based Turtle Papers honed its wonderful, vintage-looking designs first through its greeting card,…

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