April 17, 2014

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It's Time To Go

11/14/12

It's Time To Go

It's time to say good-bye to the blog.

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You Can't Go Home Again

11/07/12

You Can't Go Home Again

We take our daughter to visit our husband's alma mater.

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Short Takes: Trick or Treat

11/02/12

Short Takes: Trick or Treat

The Halloween tradition dies hard among our neighborhood kids - and that's fine with me

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

10/29/12

How to Prepare for a Hurricane

A 20-Step Journey to Storm Preparedness

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Short Takes: Trying to Watch the Presidential Debate

10/25/12

Short Takes: Trying to Watch the Presidential Debate

In Montgomery County, we all lead busy lives. Thank God for DVRs.

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A Moment of Truth

10/24/12

A Moment of Truth

Our hectic lives can be so distracting.

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Five iPhone Apps I Could Really Use

10/17/12

Five iPhone Apps I Could Really Use

Parenting by iPhone would be so much easier!

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Ready or Not: Here They Come

10/10/12

Ready or Not: Here They Come

A parent's eyewitness account of the carnival atmosphere unleashed by a school early-release day.

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Short Takes: The Kids are All Right

10/05/12

Short Takes: The Kids are All Right

Perhaps They Don't Need Us To Hover, After All

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Getting Ready for College

10/03/12

Getting Ready for College

The college application process can be stressful -- and surreal.

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About This Blog

“Minivan Diaries” will chronicle the adventures and misadventures of raising a family in the Bethesda area, as well as provide hot parenting tips such as how to survive your child’s birthday party and how to transcend summer carpool planning.

Maura Mahoney is a writer and editor who lives in Chevy Chase with her husband, three kids, and a mountain of laundry. Maura has worked in the publishing industry for more than twenty years, including stints at Reader’s Digest, Mother Jones, and CQ Weekly Report. She has been writing for the past two years on parenting topics for ExaminerDC and Chevy Chase Patch.

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