This online community was developed to support, inform and engage families with young children in Del Ray, Alexandria, Virginia. I can’t think of a better place to raise my two children and I’m sure you agree more! Enjoy the blog and everything Del Ray has to offer!

Oct 27, 2015

I had the pleasure of sitting down to meet with Cathy Canfield recently from Counseling of Alexandria to discuss her practice located in Old Town Alexandria. Cathy has been in her new space at 709 Pendleton St. for a year and a half now and I loved that the space really feels warm and inviting. […]

Oct 13, 2015

I recently connected with Cynthia Raso with The Smithsonian Early Enrichment (SEEC). With two locations in the National Museum of Natural History and one in the National Museum of American History, SEEC serves children aged two months – six years. Priority enrollment is given to Smithsonian and federal employees. For more information about enrollment in […]

Sep 14, 2015

The Alexandria YMCA has a long history of serving local family. This past year they took another step forward and began offering daycare services. The YMCA has had a relationship for many years First Assembly of God, Alexandria at 700 West Braddock Road offering summer camps at their location. The preschool is located on the […]

Sep 03, 2015

It’s the time of year for many families to start thinking about preschool options.  We’ve updated our list of preschools and daycare facilities in Alexandria. Happy hunting and good luck! Abracadabra Child Care & Development Center 6 West Masonic View ALEXANDRIA, VA 22301 Director: Michele Lamberson Phone Number: (703) 548-7796 Age Range: 2-5 School Times: […]

Jul 30, 2015

Do you have a child that loves to sing? The Del Ray Kinderchoir is launching it’s 2015/16 season and registration for children in grades 1 – 4. The choir was founded in January 2015 by Del Ray residents Kay Sidahmed and Paula Thomas. They have fond memories of their first childhood choir experiences, which led […]

Jul 02, 2015

The July 4th Celebration at Long Bridge Park Will Offer Something for Everyone! On Saturday, July 4, 2015 from 5-10 p.m., the 2015 July 4th Celebration @ Long Bridge Park will be filled with fun games and activities, delicious food, awesome live music and a great view of Washington, DC’s fireworks display!  Enjoy area food vendors […]

Jul 01, 2015

Special thanks to guest blogger Meg Jewett for her review of Kaizen’s brunch! I don’t know about your family, but for the 5 of us, weekends race by at a pretty incredible clip. Sometimes I feel like I should just hurl hardboiled eggs and a clementine or two out the window to passing kids as […]

Jun 17, 2015

Alexandria Archaeology Summer Camp Help Alexandria’s City archaeologists excavate a real archaeological site! Learn professional excavating, recording, and artifact processing methods. Uncover Alexandria’s buried past while protecting the City’s valuable historic resources. Ages: 12 – 15. July 20-24, 2014. From 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. At the Alexandria Archaeology Museum, and a real archaeological site […]

Jun 15, 2015

Every Summer Alexandria Library SummerQuest and SummerQuest Jr. puts together an amazing line up of fun and educational programs for kids during the summer months. You can find the incredible schedule of events of the Alexandria Library Website Programs include Alexandria’a Mobile Art Lab, Rocknoceros, Kaydee Puppets, Science Night, Dance Parties, Live Animal Shows, Uncle […]