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Join Our Inaugural Events Team!

The DC Area Moms Blog team is growing! We are looking for local women who are passionate about motherhood and who want to connect and celebrate life with moms in the DMV. Join our inaugural events team to do just that! DC Area Moms Blog exists to encourage and equip Moms thorough relevant content and a […]

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Things We Wish We Had Known as a New Mom

I asked my mom friends and fellow DC Area Moms Blog Writers “What’s something you wish you’d known as a new mom or that you can’t believe nobody warned you about?”. Here are their responses (I kept it anonymous since some things were quite personal). Things We Wish We Had Known About Delivery & Time in […]

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Planning for EdFEST and the DC School Lottery

Do the words “school lottery” send you into a panic? No? Just me? I am SO grateful for the amazing universal early childhood education in DC. However, the lottery system can seem quite overwhelming.  As a mom of a 2-year-old (and rising PreK3 student) our family will be participating in the common lottery for the […]

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Finding my Feet as an At Home Mom

Working is all I have ever known. I took my first job when I was 14 and have worked ever since! I worked until I was 38 weeks pregnant and returning to work was always my plan. Fast forward 2 years and here I am living what looks like a very different life. My employer […]

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Dana’s Family Life: A Photo Essay Series

This is a short story of what a typical morning in our homeschool life looks like. I’m a homeschool mom of 4 children ages 11, 8, 5, and 3. Life is busy at this stage of our lives and sometimes it feels like we are always running. My husband and I made the decision to […]

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Lice Free Noggins Arlington Natural Lice Removal and Lice Treatment Service

Keep Your Kids and Family Lice Free This School Year

This post is sponsored by Lice Free Noggins. Contact them at (571) 380-8898 to inquire about the useful service they offer to area families. Head lice cases are on the rise in Arlington, VA and Washington DC Metropolitan Area. Parents are reporting their kids having lice two or more times per year compared to never […]

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Ali’s Family Life: A Photo Essay Series

My children are 8 and 5 years old, pretty magical ages when I stop to appreciate it. They are old enough for adventures, conversations, and chapter books, but still young enough to climb in my lap and ask me to read that chapter book.  It’s magical sometimes, but it’s also hard, frustrating, and anxiety-inducing. I […]

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