School Life

Homework Study Partners

Today's technology is enabling our kids to work together on their homework assignments without the need to leave the house. And this is...

That Ordinary Day That One Day Will Be a Cherished Memory

Every now and again I take Najwa to school. When she was younger I'd walk her all the way to her class or...

Field Day at DC Prep

I make it a point to attend every single one of Najwa's school events, whether it's a field trip, a class presentation or even...

3rd Grade Graduation Celebration

Oh how time flies. Najwa and friends have completed their 3rd grade year of school with a graduation celebration across the street from their school...

Najwa in Class

Whenever I think about my elementary school days, I remember the building, most of my teachers and maybe, well, not much else. Times...

Taking a Peek at Najwa’s Weekly Progress Report

Every now and again I'll take a peek at how Najwa is doing in school. As long as she's maintaining these grades, my peeking becomes less frequent.

Najwa’s First Day of School

Several weeks ago parents whose child was a first-timer at DC Prep had to attend orientation. Do you know how long it’s been since...

Random Day in the Life

Visiting The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey

The Hagia Sophia has always been atop of my bucket list. I finally had the chance to visit it during a one-day layover in Istanbul, Turkey.

Najwa Gets Her First Real Bike #NBD

Being avid bike riders, we wanted to get Najwa in on the game so that we can ride as a family. So, after...

Najwa’s First Day of School

Several weeks ago parents whose child was a first-timer at DC Prep had to attend orientation. Do you know how long it’s been since...

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...

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...

Creating Oxyhydrogen from Water Then Igniting It

We had one of Najwa's friend over and decided to do a science experiment. The goal was to electrolyze water so that it...

Day Trip To Wilmington Delaware

Before the summer ends, and since it’s a three day weekend, we decided to get away for a couple of days. Instead of...