Dare to Live the Life You Dream

Dare to Live the Life You Dream Local mother and CEO, Melissa Dawn Simkins, shares three strategies to achieve the career and life you always...

An Open Letter to My Mom

Mom, You always tell the story of when I was misbehaving in the bathtub as a toddler. As a first time mother and frustrated, you...

Redefining Motherhood: Your new role as the mother of a grown...

My daughter and I were lounging by the fire pit talking about college, friendships, what holds a marriage together, and world peace. It suddenly...

Teaching Language Skills at Home

When your child is playing with his peers and you notice that he is not able to communicate as well as others, it can...

Shining a Light on Autism

There is a saying that, “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is unique...

Meet the Doctor: Lisa E. Polko, M.D.

"There is no better feeling however, than sharing the joy of a family as they bring a new life into this world. It never...

The Best Groom Gift, Ever

Bridal boudoir is one of the hottest and trendiest gifts for today’s groom. This new trend of bridal portraits showcases images of brides-to-be that...

Essential Tips for Raising Confident Daughters

Everyone knows how difficult parenting is and sometimes we really don’t know what we’re doing. Raising daughters in this social media driven society has...

Impacting the Next Generation of Young Women

Bold. Brilliant. Beautiful.  These words describe my baby girl…she just turned 3 in August.  She is smart, strong, sassy, and spirited.  I had no...

Better Together: Unified, Streamlined OB-GYN Care in Calvert

Women seeking high-quality, comprehensive, and continuous gynecological and obstetrical care in Southern Maryland can fi nd it in Calvert county. From routine health screenings...