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

Najwa Running Around After the Dubai Creek Cruise

After we debarked from the hour-long cruise in Dubai Creek, we had a little time to wait until The Big Bus came back through....

Engineering Projects from Catapults to Robots at KID Museum

Generally I plan everything we do for events and activities in Washington, DC. Partly because I love DC and it has so much...

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.

DIY Valentine’s at the National Postal Museum

We've visited the National Postal Museum on several occasions in the past, but this was our first time going for their annual DIY Valentine's...

Catching Up with Chad and Eric

Working for The Weather Channel, my homeboy Chad travels a lot. And every now and again, he pops up in the area, out...

Erotic Gallery

After grabbing a bite at the museum's restaurant, we poked our head into the Erotic Gallery. And it was just as the name...

Riding Metro

It's been a weird year so far. Any other year a photo wearing masks would look like we were being weird or planning...