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and the Moms Who Live Here
Small crowd at EdFest 2019

Lessons from EdFEST: Post-School Fair Notes

Well, I survived EdFEST. It was informative, busy, and crowded, and I’m glad I went. EdFEST is the District of Columbia’s annual public school fair, where families can talk to representatives of public and charter schools in one spot. Each school had its own table, and staff—and sometimes parents and students—answered questions about their school. […]

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Saving for College: What Do Parents Need to Know?

This post is written in partnership with New Potomac Partners. We love the service they provide for area families!Parents have so much to think about after the birth of a child: Breastfeeding tips? Ways to save on the cost of formula? Best sleep strategies for baby? Transitioning to daycare? Helping siblings adjust to a new baby? […]

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Hyattsville, MD Neighborhood Guide

We are grateful for the sponsor of this guide: Jennifer Frewer with The Menkiti Group is an expert for this area. Please be sure to check out thorough details about her practice below. We are thankful for her sponsorship, which allows us to continue to bring DC Area Moms resources like this. What is your favorite thing about raising […]

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Jennifer and kids in the most beautiful place (IMHO) in the world, Jungfrau Region of Switzerland

How I Plan Our Family Travel in 2020

Family travel is one of my favorite things to do! Now, before you roll your eyes and stop reading, hear me out! My kids are not perfect travelers and we’ve had our share of mid-air toddler tantrums. But, even including all the packing, nagging “are we there yet?!” questions, and jet lag … I love […]

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