Posts Tagged ‘mother’s day’

Show mom and a teacher you appreciate them!

Shout out to all you wonderful teachers out there! It’s Teacher Appreciation week and we found a great craft that can be personalized and is so easy to do. Adora is 4 and really had a blast painting this little heart box and top and a mug for her teachers. She was fascinated with watching the mug bake and seeing the colors darken. It was like our own little kiln 🙂 I got both kits at Michael’s. With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s really a quick easy craft for the kiddos to do!

Mother’s Day Run/Walk help children

Devotion to Children held their annual Mother’s Day Run/Walk. Look at the kids that came to run with us from Green Hedge School in Vienna! It was amazing to see all of the moms pushing strollers and the runners who came out to support Devotion. This year they more than doubled the attendees. Close to 800 people participated.


To be a mother…

I’m still trying to figure that out on a daily basis. All I know is that I’m more happy in my life than ever before. I’m also more tired.. but with that find I have strength I never knew existed. I think all you moms out there can relate.. and just want to say hats off to you. It’s a tough job.. and many of you are doing it while balancing many other aspects of life. Pat yourself on the back— you deserve it. PS: Do it often, you don’t need a day to tell you how much your needed and how much you do. xo

Happy Mother’s day to my incredible and fierce momma CHIN!

Spent this day with my wonderful husband and baby, Adora Kate too.

Microsoft Makin’ Mommas

Happy mother’s day weekend! What a neat way to celebrate the holiday than with all things geek.

The Microsoft Store in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia held a very cool ‘Say Thanks to Mom’ Mother’s Day workshop last week. This workshop featured Michele McGraw, founder of “Scraps of My Geek Life” showing area moms and bloggers how to use Microsoft Paint and Photo Gallery to make Mother’s Day cards, albums, gifts, etc. Guests included Elizabeth Thorp of, Lynn Norusis of Northern Virginia Magazine, Amy Suski and Claudine Kurp (with baby Ava) of DC Metro Mom, Jessica Claire Haney of Crunchy Chewy Mama, Monica Barnette of Blueprint for Style, Elizabeth Jones of Dulles Moms, Leticia Barr of Tech Savvy Mama, Thien Kim of I’m not the Nanny, Elaine Maag of Connor and Helen Grow Up, Huffington Post tech writers, Ann Tran and Sean Gardener, Amy Mascott of Teach Mama and Kristina Schnack of PWCMoms.

Guests were given mice, gift cards and three attendees won cellphones and one lucky winner — Claudine Kurp of DC Metro Mom won a Asus Zenbook — in pink!

As a culinary surprise, attendees were given a sneak taste of Kimberly Robinson’s whoopie pies (her store “Makin’ Whoopie” will open in DC in July!)


Tech Savvy Mother’s Day

Join cool mommas @poshbrood and @ScrappinMichele on May 3rd for a Mother’s Day event like no other! They will be at the Microsoft Store at Tysons … on hand to demo great crafts you can scan or create this year using fun technology! Michele is an amazing Northern VA Tech Mom and crafter. Did I mention there will be cupcakes, great swag and computer and phone giveaways!


You are the coolest mom by far. I love you and I love how you always make us laugh. Speaking of laughs.. dug this old Mother’s Day video up. The video that started the ASK CHIN craze.

Awesome Nana!

Sweet “Georgetowner”

The weekly Georgetowner newspaper has a Mother’s Day edition and we’re thrilled to be a part of it.

What a fantastic shoot we had with Philip Berningham in his McLean studio. (right)

It was an honor considering  Philip has done portrait photography for Presidents and the Royals including the Queen and Prince Charles. Special thanks to writer Lisa Gillespie for the article.

Pick up your copy of the Georgetowner/Downtowner today for the latest city scoop!

Read the Article: Moms Like Us

FAMILY Magazine Mother’s Day issue is out!

Baby Adora is featured on the cover. She was awesome during the shoot with photographer Moshe Zusman.  Make-up artist Nour Kazoun helped us get dolled up for the shot taken in the 9NEWS NOW newsroom. Thank you to Amy  Carney Bevins for a great article on us balancing work with motherhood. The magazine came out this week– you can find them at supermarkets, coffee shops and business offices across the metro area.

CLICK: Read FAMILY Magazine online

Limited Edition Mother’s Day Cupcakes!

Every mother deserves a delicious little treat on their special day! Right now through this weekend  CRUMBS Cupcakes will be  selling their limited edition Mother’s Day cupcakes. Available for purchase are a variety of adorable cupcakes ranging in size from itty bitty minis to the colossals and  themed decorations including pink icing, hearts and flowers.

Mother's Day Portraits benefit Children

An artful way to save memories and children!

On the heels of Mother’s Day, a special tribute to moms and their daughters. Peacock Cafe in Georgetown hosted the opening night of ‘Mothers to benefit The Children’s Law Center.‘ The collection includes portraits of 7 mothers and their children, like Micky Farivar and daughters Ava and Ella Rose. Artist Don Patron will generously give proceeds from his art to The Children’s Law Center. Contact The Peacock Cafe’ if interested in getting your portraits done for charity.

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