10 Things to Do with Kids in Washington, DC

Hands-on museums and kid-friendly attractions are just a few reasons to plan your next family vacation in Washington, DC. These 10 hidden...

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...

What is a Doula and why the heck do I need...

Doulas are professionally trained birth companions. The role of the Doula is to educate, guide and support parents in understanding the options available to...

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...

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...

Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease in children and adolescents is generally rare. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to...

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...

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...

Naming a Guardian for Your Kids

Estate planning and elder law attorneys provide assistance with the key estate planning issues that you must address as you look towards your future....

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...