A COVID-Positive Parent’s Morning

April 8, 2020

“Mommy? Can I please stop watching the iPad now?” My six-year-old son not so gently shakes my arm as I roll over in bed. I check the clock: 10 a.m. Our most reliable and germ-free caregiver has been babysitting him for two and a half hours while I catch extra zees, fighting the virus that […]

Breathe Easier With DIY Masks

April 2, 2020

Now that the CDC is advising us, symptomatic or not, to wear masks when we go outside, they are, of course, nowhere to be found.

A Guide to Quarantine Glamour

March 28, 2020

Days in our comfy college sweatshirt, unwashed hair and no makeup are driving us to the brink — and our partners to the hills.

COVID-19 by the Numbers: How Bad Is It?

March 26, 2020

The number of known positive cases is growing everywhere. But the determining factors in the severity of the disease are the number and percentage of deaths.

Coronavirus Dos and Don’ts

March 5, 2020

There are some simple things to do to help prevent the spread of illness, applicable not just to coronavirus but to many other types of ailments. Mayor Bowser’s recommendations mirror the CDC’s ones.

Haute & Cool: Sandal Season

July 25, 2019

Whether you prefer to slip, strap or buckle on your sandals, the shops of Georgetown can take care of you — way down to your tippy toes.

Leesburg Daytrip One-Two Punch: Raspberry Falls and Tuscarora Mill

June 20, 2019

If you need a cure for the city blues, this always enjoyable itinerary will put the wind back in your sails and deliver you home a happier soul.

‘The Naked Truth’: Q&A With Leslie Morgan

May 28, 2019

Morgan, a former general manager of the Washington Post Magazine, is the author of “Mommy Wars,” “Crazy Love,” “The Baby Chase” and now “The Naked Truth.”

Earth Day Is the Earth’s Day, All Around Us

April 22, 2019

Especially in this April time, walk the neighborhoods, go to the zoo, sit on a park bench, march on the trails in the city parks and forests, where light mixes with dark.

Did You Take Your Daily Vitamin D — for Dog?

January 24, 2019

The Journal of Scientific Reports published a study of 3.4 million people that found that dog ownership is linked to a longer life.