Searching for Child Care or Finding your Mary Poppins by Tech Savvy Mama

I admit it. I have not always been at stay-at-home-mom. When my oldest was 18 months old, I ran into my boss who offered me the fabulous opportunity to come back to work on a part time basis. I thought I was ready to go back to work. Then it hit me like a ton of bricks that I had to find someone to care for my little girl. Not just someone. Someone who was licensed, caring, wonderful, nurturing, engaging…basically just like me but perhaps a little more like Mary Poppins. Whether you Read more...

Rock Creek Park Nature Center & Planetarium

On cold winter days, every parent with little kids at home needs some free, go-to places to take the kids to play. For my family, the Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium is at the top of our list. Just a short, pretty wooded drive from downtown Silver Spring into the NW DC/Maryland border area of Rock Creek Park, the activities the nature center and planetarium provide are an answer to the stir-crazy-in-the-winter family's prayers.The nature center houses a big hall of live animals and Read more...