Fun New Seafood Restaurant in Virginia: Ocean Blue

Posted August 31st, 2016 by Sandie in Dining Out, Food

Fun New Seafood Restaurant in Virginia: Ocean Blue

There’s a new seafood place in Sterling, Virginia, and it’s simply amazing. We love to eat out, but seafood isn’t everyone in my family’s favorite. While my husband and I love it, and our vegetarian but occasionally pescetarian daughter tolerates it, our sons just aren’t into it — usually. But […]

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Need Laundry Relief? Try a Wash and Fold

Posted August 9th, 2016 by Sandie in Living, Parenting

Need Laundry Relief? Try a Wash and Fold

I will freely admit that I should have taken home economics. I am not good at creating systems for staying on top of domestic chores. It all exhausts me, and I tend to get easily overwhelmed by the amount of clutter that my party of five stacks up. And I […]

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Mary Poppins Soars at Encore

Posted July 19th, 2016 by Jessica Haney in Entertainment, Theater, Uncategorized

Mary Poppins Soars at Encore

The wind blew Mary Poppins into Arlington last weekend, and she’ll be returning for four more shows July 21 through July 24. Encore Stage & Studio is “theatre by kids for kids,” but in the summer, they do a production that includes professional actors. So this show has a different feel than the ones […]

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Concert Preview & Giveaway: Brandi Carlile

Posted July 12th, 2016 by Sandie in concert, Entertainment, music

Concert Preview & Giveaway: Brandi Carlile

Here at The DC Moms we love live shows, and we think it’s important to take kids to performances, whether it’s a Broadway musical at the National or Warner, a family day at the Kennedy Center, a backyard theater concert at Strathmore or Wolf Trap, or a concert at Merriweather […]

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Lyme Disease and Tick Awareness This Summer

Posted June 28th, 2016 by Sandie in Giveaways, Health

Lyme Disease and Tick Awareness This Summer

Earlier this year, my family experienced a frightening health scare when in January, my 11-year-old daughter began to complain about knee pain and general exhaustion. We thought it was her body responding to adding club field hockey to her schedule. We figured the extra three days of physical exertion in […]

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