J. Crew’s Crewcuts Is The New Kid in Town

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Fashion-conscious moms of all ages can rejoice now that J. Crew’s Crewcuts for kids collection will be arriving in the Washington, DC metro area on October 24! Make your way to Fair Oaks Mall on Monday and celebrate the opening day with refreshments, balloons and so much more!

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Miss A’s […]

Yoga Salutes Nonviolence: Sun Salutations To End Domestic Violence


Domestic violence is the secret scourge that cuts across economic, social and racial boundaries. Because it is rarely discussed openly, and takes its shameful toll physically as well as emotionally, it can grow and flourish silently behind the doors of the best as well as the worst neighborhoods.

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Honor 9/11 Victims And Survivors By Giving Back To Your Community

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Photo Credit: www.greaterdccares.org

Remembering the brave and the fallen is more meaningful when it is done in the spirit of community service.

Mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by participating in one or more HandsOn Greater DC Cares project between Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th. Choose from one or more of […]

Rabbit: New Salad And Grill Concept Restaurant In Clarendon

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Photo Credit: Rabbit Salad and Grill

It seems counter-intuitive that a place named Rabbit should invite you to relax. But a quick lunch is not the concept for this newly-opened salad-and-grill restaurant. Insead, you are encouraged to linger in this Clarendon eatery over a plates of leafy greens and warm proteins, perhaps adding a […]

American Girl Charity Ball At Tysons Corner To Support New Orleans Music

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Photo Credit: American Girl

Calling all fans of American Girl! You and your girl can be among the first to celebrate the newest American Girl historical characters—Cécile Rey and Marie-Grace Gardner—at the new American Girl store in Tyson’s Corner, VA! Bring your daughter, niece, cousin, or friend and encourage her to wear her […]

Ballet Classes For Children In The DC Metro Area

Photo courtesy of The Washington Ballet

As a former dancer, I was overjoyed when I discovered both my daughters loved to dance. I did not receive my training in this area, so I had to do some research to find the right studio for my family.

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I’m a classically trained dancer, so I wanted […]

Adam Mansbach’s Go The F**k To Sleep Book Signing At P.J. Clarke’s In DC


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The title of the book may be a little, um, shall-we-say “crude” for Miss A, but we had to let our readers know about an upcoming opportunity to meet Adam Mansbach, The New York Times #1 bestselling author of Go The F**k To Sleep. Since being published, the book has […]

Old Town Alexandria’s Christmas in July


Have your sandals turned into mini frying pans on which you roast your toes? Does your hand stick to your brow when you reach up to wipe away your sweltering summer sweat? Yup, summer in DC! Escape and fantasize about the crisp, refreshing season that is sure to follow in five months. Explore and […]

Recap: American Girl Store Grand Opening at Tyson’s Corner to Benefit Children’s National Medical Center

Cupcake decorating; Photo by Laura Reece

On Friday, June 17, I had the absolute pleasure of taking my older daughter, who’s now 6, to the much-anticipated American Girl Grand Opening Benefit at Tyson’s Corner Mall in support of Children’s National Medical Center. Located next to Bloomingdale’s, the two-story palace of pink welcomed their pint-sized customers with open arms, treating guests […]

The National Gallery of Art – With Kids!

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The National Gallery of Art can be an intimidating venture for most amateurs, much less for a couple of moms with a group of potty training tots, but my friends and I were determined to spend a morning surrounded by artwork that consisted of more than crayons and glitter glue.

The plan was simple […]

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