Back to School Tips

Kids in our cluster will be returning to school soon. This will mean changes to the au pair schedule and possibly to the duties.  It is very important to communicate these changes to avoid problems. I suggest you discuss the following (if applicable): Au pair’s work schedule The children’s school and activity schedules Where the Read More

Local Fairs & MD Renaissance Festival

What is a Fair? According to Wikipedia: A fair (sometimes fayre) is a gathering of people to display or trade produce or other goods, to parade or display animals and often to enjoy associated carnival or funfair entertainment. Activities at fairs vary widely. Fairs are also known by many different names around the world, such as agricultural show, Read More

Smithsonian Folk Life Festival

The Folklife Festival will take place June 29-July 4 and July 7-10.  The Annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an international exhibition of living cultural heritage.  Attracting more than one million visitors yearly, the two-week long celebration is the largest annual cultural event in the United States. The Festival is held outdoors on the National Mall in Read More