Today I had the pleasure and honor of traveling to one of the most popular destinations in all the land – 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. I don’t usually talk politics but I gotta be honest, this event would probably never have happened if we didn’t have a black president and probably won’t happen again under the leadership of someone else.
Today our family sat down to read a children’s book that spoke about the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the role that even young children played in the struggle for Civil Rights. My son and husband alternated reading this story about two little girls who would sing for Dr. King. Then we […]
Everyone knows that the nation’s capital is full of drama but how many actually travel here to watch it? The average visitor would be pleasantly surprised to find out how much real theater takes place on a traditional stage. And families traveling to D.C. will be happy to know that there are other culturally-enriching things […]
Traveling with children to cultural meccas is fun, rewarding, entertaining, and educational for everyone in the family. It can also be slightly restrictive if you have really young children. It’s not often that I get to enjoy a hotel room by myself. Family life and priorities rarely afford the opportunity. However, this weekend I got […]
Spring and Summer are the best times of year to enjoy festivals and outdoor events in the MD/DC/VA area. The New Yorker in me generally keeps me away from crowds, however, there’s something about the combination of sun, music, mobile foods and a good ole fashioned street party that overrides my slight enochlophobia. Street festivals are like living, breathing classrooms […]