Jaelynn as a washing machineRead More »
It's been a spooky year, for sure. So let's have some fun!Read More »
At McLean School, we understand students first for what they can do, not for what they can’t do. Our Abilities Model® enables bright students, including those with dyslexia, anxiety, ADHD, or organizational challenges, to be successful in and out of the classroom. Serving Kindergarten through Grade 12, our comprehensive college …Read More »
Weekend Family Fun (June 18-21) 5 ways to celebrate Juneteenth, plus Father's Day events and other virtual activities
5 ways to celebrate Juneteenth, plus Father's Day events and other virtual activities.Read More »
“I didn’t want my children to miss this historic moment” Why one Maryland mom brought her family to a Black Lives Matter protest in D.C.
Why one Maryland mom brought her family to a Black Lives Matter protest in D.C.Read More »
Weekend FAMILY Fun (June 12-14) Five crafty and groovy activities to do at home with your kids, plus a peaceful walk and talk in D.C.
Six crafty and groovy activities to do at home with your kids, plus a peaceful walk and talk in D.C.Read More »
The next time you feel a meltdown coming on (no judgements—it happens!), put yourself in a mommy time-out first.Read More »
Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month 12 children's books that explore the wide range of cultures, traditions and history of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the US
Whether they’re about favorite foods, problems at school, family relations or finding love, these 12 children’s books explore the wide range of cultures, traditions and history of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.Read More »
Coping with Coronavirus as a Type A Mom When you’re always in control, the uncertainty of our “new normal” can feel unsettling. One local mother shares her experience.
“I am totally flexible … as long as everything is exactly the way I want it.” Does that sound like you? It sums me up perfectly. I epitomize the Type A personality: I thrive on to-do lists, organization, perfectionism and being control. Control, however, is something the coronavirus pandemic has …Read More »
Moms, You Can (And Should!) Still Exercise While Sheltering-in-Place Erin Washington, a Leesburg mom and author of "Squats and Margaritas," shares her tips
This is unprecedented. We’re smack in the middle of a global pandemic where tens of thousands of people in our country are dying and the weight of protecting our families from a deadly disease is heavy. While I am supremely grateful for my healthy family and the safe haven of …Read More »