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15 Invites for Every Type of Holiday Celebration

Make your holiday season merry and bright—even if you are celebrating virtually or socially distant from loved ones—by keeping your holiday celebrations alive. With the help of Evite it’s all possible.

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I’m a Different Parent Now & That’s OK

Photo: Natalie Silverstein (personal photo)
My oldest child is graduating from high school this month.  At age 18, she is considered an adult and mostly exhibits a maturity that will serve her well in college next Fall.  I hope we’ve…

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18 Years Just Isn’t Enough

No one told me about the “after” part of parenting. Well, maybe they told me and I didn’t hear or more likely, wasn’t listening, because I was too busy being a parent. I heard a lot about the sleep deprivation,…

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It’s Time to Get Real About Homemade Holiday Gifts

Nine years ago, the vexatious tradition began. In the spirit of the season—both Christmas and Hannukah for this mixed family—the adults in our family agreed to give each other only homemade holiday gifts. Kids were excluded, which allowed Grammy and…

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We’re Open: D.C.’s Coolest Christmas Day Happenings

You’d be surprised to find out that some of your favorite D.C. spots are indeed open every day of the year (including Christmas Day!).

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Your Local Guide to Celebrating Kwanzaa

From dancing to dinner, experience the culturally rich taste of Kwanzaa in and around LA.

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How I Recovered from the Most Epic Mom Fail

Recently, I booked a special trip with my eight-year-old son, Jack. We were going to Cancun, Mexico to meet up with friends of mine and help on a service trip. We were spending three days helping to support a dad…

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How One Mom Helped Special Needs Kids Shine With Dancing

How one dance class changed the lives of several special needs kids.

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We Are Horrible Parents Who Love to Party

When we became parents, our life changed, and it is like a one-way street without any recourse. My husband and I are busy parents, with two intense professional careers. Before having kids, we took 8-10 international trips, plus 3-5 ski…

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For My Mom, Who is Always There

“A little boy planted a carrot seed. His mother said, ‘I’m afraid it won’t come up’… Every day the little boy pulled up the weeds around the seed and sprinkled the ground with water. But nothing came up. And nothing…

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Beyond Ballet: 5 Alternate Dance Classes for Atlanta’s Small Set

If you are looking for something beyond the barre, read on for five alternate dance classes where kids can get their groove on.

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A Cool Program That Lets You Earn a Badge & Explore Nature

The Junior Ranger program at Golden Gate National Parks may be America’s best idea for parents hoping to earn a merit badge for coolest parent ever.

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Get in Tune with a Seattle Symphony Family Concert Series

The enticing sounds of the Tiny Tots, Soundbridge Presents, and Discover Music Series are sure to strike a chord with your mini maestro. Read on and get ready to orchestrate some fabu family time this symphony season!

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Tap Dancing Fever Grooves in San Diego

Whether you groove behind closed doors or frequently bust a move in public, dance is something almost everyone can do. For kids, dance isn’t just good exercise or a way to keep them from bouncing off the walls. Practicing those…

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