Best Parental Control Apps For Monitoring Your Teen's Smartphone

Whether your child is 3 or 16, they are using mobile devices. At 3 years old parents may want to monitor pop-up ads and screen time. However, as children enter adolescents parents want to monitor overall usage, screen time, text, location, and social media. I’ve put together a recommended list of mobile apps for monitoring your teen’s cell phone. I hope you find the list useful and are able to find the perfect app that meets both your family and child’s needs.

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DC's Top Boutique Gyms - Boombox Boxing

Looking for a new workout or gym in Washington, DC? I recently visited Boombox Boxing Club in one of Washington, DC’s new and growing neighborhoods, Capitol Riverfront. Capitol Riverfront is filled with chic restaurants, luxury apartments, the Washington Nationals Stadium, and of course, boutique gyms like Boombox Boxing Club. Boombox is a 50-minute boxing class and is the perfect marriage between boxing, strength training, and a bomb playlist. Below is my experience and review. 

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"When They See Us"- Why I Let My Teen Watch

Did you let your teen watch When They See Us? Well, I did, and I sharing how I used When They See Us as tool to initiate a dialogue about race, racism, an social injustice. Explaining race and racism to your teen can be emotional and feel like a minefield, but it doesn’t have to. Read my tips for sparking race and social injustice conversations with your teen.

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Free Family Things To Do in DC - September 2019

September is not only the official start to fall, but also Congressional Black Caucus, Hispanic Heritage Month, local charity races, and fall festivals. During the month of September, Washington, DC offers a variety of free enriched cultural activities that will not only teach your kids, but also provide tons of family fun and memories. Below is my September roundup for free family things to do in Washington, DC. Now go enjoy family time and build memories!

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Easy Ayurvedic Hair Care Regimen: A Natural Hair Intro

When my hair needs a makeover or when I want it to grow, I always re-introduced Ayurvedic products into my routine. Ayurvedic or Ayurveda is one of the oldest healing sciences with its origins in India, and literally means “Science of Life”. When it comes to hair care, Indian women have used Ayurvedic oils and remedies to cleanse, condition, strengthen, and grow their famous long and healthy tresses. I wrote this post to provide an introduction to Ayurvedic hair care and introduce one of my staple products to get your Ayurvedic regimen started. 

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