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Passing Resilience to Our Children

“Resilience is about getting up, finding a new path, and moving forward to ultimately achieve your goals and dreams.”

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Why Some Marriages Fail: My Experience Revealed

“Though I cannot go back and correct the past, I will always make good the lessons learned by investing in the present and hoping for a better and prosperous future.”

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Raising Anti-Racists: The Work Starts with Me

“My job in raising these white boys is to give them the education to know what racism is, not only so that they can see the privilege that surrounds them, but so that they can do everything they can to stop the injustices happening in our world.”

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I’m a White Mother & This Is Why I Stand with Black Lives Matter

“We need to model good behavior for our children. Racism isn’t good behavior. That is what I realized this morning. It begins with us. This will help break the cycle that is hurting millions today.”

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Surfs Up! Catch Your First Wave at a Surf School for Kids

Is your little surfer dudes or dudettes ready to Hang Ten? This surf school will have them catching waves in no time!

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The Maybe Creepy, Definitely Odd & Weirdly Calming Way Moms Can Learn to Relax

Photo: Alice Moore via Unsplash
It was another typical sleepless night of tossing and turning, unable to shut off my brain after a long day of work and managing all that comes with four active boys. I picked up my…

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This Twin Just Gave Her Sister the Coolest Gift in the World

This twin is giving her sister the ultimate gift.

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From Baby to Big Girl: How the Tiny Changes Add Up

I tucked my daughter in tonight far past her normal bedtime. Her papa is traveling for work this week and it’s been just us Three Musketeers and we’ve made the most of every single second. But between the children’s museum,…

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Just Opened: Star Wars Hyper-Reality Experience at Downtown Disney

This jaw-dropping experience of literally stepping into a galaxy far, far away to defeat The Empire will make you one with the force.

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Pregnant With Cancer: Surviving as a Mom

Photo: Tk photography Chicago
On March 13, 2015, when I was 8 weeks along in my first pregnancy, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. This time in my life that I had so looked forward to was suddenly filled with…

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Back to School Tips

Photo: Jacqui Zadik
Back to School Tips
When a child has extra needs, as my oldest does, it creates challenges when preparing to go back to school.  I was pleasantly surprised when I realized that the techniques I have learned…

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Dear Emily – What My Two-Year-Old is Teaching Me About Life

Dear Emily,
I need to talk to you.

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I see the hesitation on your passionate little face. You’re expecting me to warn, “We don’t…” or “What do we say?” or “Stop…” or “1…2…”
It’s been…

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Take a Sweet Trip Around the World…with Cookies!

Take a culinary trip around the world using cookies as your passport stamps! What country has your favorite cookies?

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10 Tasty French Fry Finds

We’ve pulled together a team of mini-French fry experts to compose a list of the yummiest fried taters in D.C.

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16 Signs You’re a D.C. Parent

There are some overarching—often hilarious—truths about parenting in The District. Check them out here and tell us if you agree!

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