WOW Summit Review and Moms Meet Opportunities for Us All

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the WOW Summit in DC, an annual conference in which I was able to connect with health and family-focused brands, and receive new social media learning for my professional development. It was a chance to take two days to focus on improving my blog, work and tighten my communication career goals, merged with my passion for raising my kids as healthfully as possible -- a true win-win. The conference was hosted by Moms Meet, an online community where all Read more...

Shopping + Champagne Party on Saturday at Reddz Trading

Want to get out of the house on Saturday, January  30th for a glass of bubbly, a free manicure, hair braiding, treats, skin care love & shopping? Join me and other style bloggers at Reddz Trading in Bethesda from 12 - 3 p.m. After being stuck inside with my family for days and days due to Jonas, I can really use a day of pampering, and I know you can, too. This Saturday Reddz Trading in Bethesda presents Shopping & Champagne. Myself and other bloggers Spicy Candy DC, Guest of a Guest Read more...

Free lecture on benefits of single sex education

Conservative or liberal, suburban or urban, religious or secular, many of us parents are considering the pros and cons of single sex education for our children. This Thursday evening July 16th, guest lecturer and child development expert Dr. Leonard Sax, M.D. will present a free talk, "The Case for Single Sex Schools: Why Gender Matters." The author of Why Gender Matters, Boys Adrift, and Girls on the Edge and other titles, Dr. Sax will address single sex schooling in today’s world Read more...

Heritage Montgomery Days This Weekend

My family and I recently visited the Oakley Cabin in Brookeville, MD  18th Annual Montgomery County Heritage Days This Weekend, June 27 & 28 Although storms are predicted for this weekend, rain cannot keep our area's history down! Each year, Heritage Montgomery hosts the annual Heritage Days Celebration on the last weekend in June. This countywide festival offers us families the chance to explore and learn all over Maryland's Montgomery County. Learn about local history as it applies Read more...

Free Family #SoCozyKid Party on Friday 2-5pm at Make Meaning Bethesda

You are invited to the #SoCozyKid Party at Make Meaning Bethesda on Friday, April 24 from 2-5pm.  Free family fun? Check! Witching hour game plan? Check! Fabulous activities and fun for you and your kids? Check! You have to be there! SoCozy, the amazing line of children's hair products and kid salons, is hosting for us an afternoon of kids' activities, hairstyling and professional photos! As part of SoCozy's Nationwide Model Search for the Next #SoCozyKid, stylists will be Read more...

iPic Theaters in North Bethesda Opening: Halloween Party, Free Tickets, Free Memberships

  Ground-breaking new luxury movie theater (that is actually affordable!)  Free Halloween family event on Friday October 31 when school is out and open house celebrations through Thursday November 6 Free Premium Seating movie ticket when you join by November 5 Future fabulous dinner and movie date nights and memorable family movie experiences  iPic Theater Opens in North Bethesda on Friday October 31 Have you heard about the new iPic Theater opening at North Bethesda's Read more...

FREE Blowouts, Massages and More at Bubbles Bethesda Home Depot Square

Get all dolled up tomorrow Saturday October 25 from 12-4pm at the Bubbles Salon at Home Depot Square in Bethesda! There will be a live DJ, drinks, makeup applications, seated massages and more.  You can call ahead at 301.767.9889 to schedule your free blowout appointment slot. I will confess that when I do make personal appointments for pampering or hot-tening, I always book them on Saturdays. And I always rack up a hefty charge to look and feel good (while the kids have fun with Daddy.) But Read more...

South Moon Under National Harbor Style Event

The beautiful and oh-so-splendidly-stylish Maria Jose of Very Busy Mama is hosting a fabulous, free, fall fashion event. Saturday September 20, 2014 1-4pm at South Moon Under at National Harbor Maria and the fashion experts at South Moon Under are going to help us update our fall wardrobes. They are giving us an awesome 20 percent off our purchases, free visits at the Braid Bar and mini-makeovers to update our makeup. At 2pm Maria will take the floor and introduce you to a few friends Read more...

$25 off new UberFAMILY: Uber DC car rides with car seats

Do you use Uber around DC or when you travel for work? I do. After decades of hailing cabs and waiting on hold with dispatchers, I think this on-demand car/driver service is completely the bee's knees. And now you can use Uber with your kids...without lugging a car seat! You can now grab a ride when you are downtown and car seat less without that horrible guilty feeling that they should be firmly five-point buckled. Starting today, Uber is making life easier for parents in the DC metro Read more...