Archives for June 2017

Culkin School of Irish Dance Summer Camp in July and August

Looking for a summer camp for your kid? Interested in learning Irish dancing, for boys and girls? The Culkin School of Irish Dance has teamed up with Glen Echo to offer an enriched series of summer camps for your Irish Dancer. The Culkin School offers summer camps for experienced Culkin dancers and for new-time beginner dancers who would like to give Irish dancing a try. Camps are held at Glen Echo Park, an historic landmark, geared to the arts.Beginning Irish Dance: Footworks and Figures Read more...

Imagination Stage’s Wonderland: Alice’s Rock and Roll Adventure

This Saturday, I took my daughter Alice to see a rocking take on her her literary namesake at Imagination Stage. In Wonderland: Alice's Rock and Roll Adventure, Alice follows the White Rabbit into Wonderland where all of the familiar characters have been transformed into live musicians. Both my six-year-old and I adore the imaginative, modern musical based upon the classic story.The writers have successfully translated Carroll’s irrational Wonderland to our own times and added lyrics and Read more...

Perfect 4th of July Weekend Staycation: Gaylord National Resort SummerFest

Seeking to go somewhere fabulous with the family for 4th of July weekend, but want to skip the excruciating holiday traffic? Head to our family's go-to vacation spot right in the DMV, Gaylord National Resort, for a SummerFest staycation!Gaylord National Resort is offering reduced room rates June 30 through July 7, which allow you to book a night for as low as $129! There is also the amazing SummerFest package that starts at $299 but include big savings that make that weekend getaway more Read more...

Nava Wellness Diagnostic (+ Free Treatment for You!)

I have always wondered if I should give up gluten. Or dairy. Or eggs. Am I sensitive to these food types? I have given them up for weeks on end in the pursuit of wellness, but could never be sure if the effects made a difference in how I felt and looked.And I have wondered about my thyroid, iron levels and hormone levels. My general practitioner says that I am overall in great health, but could I truly be better?I have a cabinet full of vitamins and supplements. Whenever I read a book Read more...

Soccer Summer Camp with DC Way: Win a Week of Free Camp!

Your summer prayers are answered:Local treasure DC Way is offering seven weeks of Summer Soccer Camp! Developed for boys and girls ages 5-14, the number one goal of DC Way's soccer camp is that campers have a blast, as the coaches believe players learn best when they are having fun. DC Way uses simple and engaging games to challenge players and teach them essential skills. The program is for anyone at any level: true beginners, kids who have come in and out of soccer lessons and leagues, Read more...

Summer Ideas for Free Fun: Guest on WTOP’s Every Day is Kids’ Day Podcast

I had the pleasure of joining the Every Day is Kids' Day podcast, hosted by WTOP's Rachel Nania. As two working moms who strive to be engaged and make memories with our kids, we both had a lot of fun with the subject matter, and we brainstormed and researched some ideas for YOU.From library summer programs to how to find a new park to the best ways to let the kids splash in their suits without worry, we covered a slew of options in the DC area for summer excitement you can find right in your Read more...