June 2017 archive

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday and welcome to your weekly events roundup! This week, obviously, we’re making Independence Day plans. There are plenty of places to watch the sky light up this Fourth of July. Here are some of the Fourth events (and other fun stuff) we’re looking forward to: Stage Kids Washington presents Night at the Wax Museum […]

Don’t overthink your summer play dates

A week into summer vacation my kids were already muttering the “B” word. Not too loudly, though, because we have a list of chores designed especially for bored children. But they were missing the daily interaction with their friends and a day packed with activity. They were asking for play dates. Lots of them. And […]

Dental accidents don’t take summer vacation!

Summertime is here and we are all feeling the excitement in the air. The summer season is usually filled with endless activities as kids replace their tired, dirty, torn and sometimes even lost school backpacks with beach bags and sports bags. It’s time for summer league sports, swimming, playing at the park, trampolines and bike […]

Explore geology with kids

I don’t know a kid who does not have a rock collection, even if it’s just one favorite stashed on a shelf somewhere. I personally have piles of rocks all over my house. Rocks fascinate kids — it’s not hard to get them excited about a cool rock. They’re beautiful, they feel good in the […]

Notifications — OFF

I know, I know. Your news feed is blowing up with skincare, clothing, jewelry, lipstick, cleaning products, oils, weight loss fixes, and Tupperware. Mine is too. Stay-at-home moms trying to find a name for themselves amidst all the kids pulling at their legs. Trying to make an extra buck so they can go to Target […]

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