Attention, new Capitol Hill mamas and mamas-to-be! I would like to introduce you to MotherNation, a wonderful resource that I recently discovered. Described as “a wellness community for women in the beginning stages of motherhood,” MotherNation was started by two local moms, Adrienne and Cait, who met in a D.C. house share (perhaps the most D.C. way to meet), and whose friendship deepened as they became mothers.
MotherNation is currently offering the following nurturing … Read the rest
The March for Moms will be held Saturday, May 11, 1-3:30 p.m. on the National Mall. The march is a family-friendly, peaceful demonstration to call attention to the critical need to address maternal health.
FIT4MOM is giving moms the special treatment next week, celebrating Mother’s Day with free classes, playgroups, a Moms’ Night Out and membership discounts. Sign up for a membership at one of the free classes listed below, and get 20 percent off your first month of membership. Register.
Here’s the schedule of events:
Monday, May 6
“Good Morning Washington” will be working out with FIT4MOM all morning:
5:45 a.m.: Body Back Preview Class, Realignment Studio,
Neighbors wrote to share their specific recommendations (local Mexican joints are extremely popular), as well as more general observations about what makes a restaurant kid-friendly: generous table size, fairly loud … Read the rest
This weekend, Atlas Performing Arts Center has several showings of children’s theater production, “Aquarium.” Rocknoceros is performing at Pie Shop DC. East City Books is having a birthday event, and Hill Center is hosting Volunteer Capitol Hill. Just past the weekend, Monday is CHCNS Family Movie Night. See details below:
Registration is open (today for some classes, and tomorrow for others) for the Saturday sessions of Power Tots held at the Capitol Hill Sport and Health. These Saturday Power Tots sessions are extremely popular and fill up fast, because Power Tots might be the best class for toddlers and preschoolers on the Hill.
What makes it great? For starters, Ms. Kyanna and Ms. Jamie are awesome instructors who handle the children with enthusiasm and sure … Read the rest
I released a Summer Camps on the Hill list! Although it’s in draft, I think it’s already the best and most complete list of Hill camps available. I want to make sure the list is totally comprehensive before I officially debut it. It is “under review,” as I await edits from some kid business owners.
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I just bought tickets for AJ and me to a Sunday performance of “Aquarium” at Atlas Performing Arts Center. Atlas’s Arts for Young Audiences features programming for young people including bilingual shows, music, puppetry and theater. “Aquarium” is described as best for ages 1-5 and as follows:
Enter a fantastical island world where fish soar through the air, lemons light up the sky, and sheep go parading by. With gentle music, puppets, … Read the rest