Field Trips

Scavenger Art Hunt at Smithsonian American Art Museum

Najwa apparently is getting bored sitting around the house waiting for the weather to warm up, so we called one of her friends and...

DC Preppies Exercising Their Freedom of Speech

I never thought it would be me, but I confess, I always thought the role of a chaperone for your kids' school field trips...

The Art of Burning at the Renwick Gallery

There's a new exhibit at the Renwick Gallery, easily one of our favorite museums. The theme was The Art of Burning. The Burning Man...

Picking Locks, Forging Signatures and More at SpyFest

Every now and again the International Spy Museum likes to stay open late and have special activities for the kids. So I picked...

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

It's a phenomenon how the closer one lives to an attraction, the least likely they'll visit. I know people who have lived in...

Ladies Take a Trip to National Geographic Museum

While out of town for work, the ladies took a trip down to the National Geographic Museum.

DC Preppies Get Into Bookmaking

Najwa and her classmates went on a field trip. Rather than explore a museum or other venue where the preppies run around looking...

Najwa’s First Field Trip With Her Fellow DC Preppies

Not even two months into her school year and we’re off on a field trip. The pre-k and kindergarteners took a trip to...

Random Day in the Life

DC Preppies Exercising Their Freedom of Speech

I never thought it would be me, but I confess, I always thought the role of a chaperone for your kids' school field trips...

Building Paper Forts at the National Building Museum

One of our favorite places to visit is the National Building Museum. I'll probably write that several more times to start off posts...

Bosphorus Boat Tour In Istanbul, Turkey

After waiting a little longer than I would’ve preferred, we were finally on our way to the boat for the Bosphorus Boat Tour. As...

Najwa Wins Art Award

Najwa wins Art Award at DC Prep.

Who Says Cars Are For Boys?

There are so many stereotypes based on gender that it's not even funny. Unfortunately, there are too many that have an adverse impact...

Quick Walk Around The Block From The Hotel in Istanbul

There is no such place as a major city without a McDonald’s . And we Americans, even when we’re in foreign countries and are...

Scaled Back Birthday Celebration at Summers Farm Adventure

Since the world got turned upside down with the spread of the virus, birthday parties have essentially come to an end. There are...