Adorable Looks for Fall

Fall is my favorite season. I try hard not to rush the last few weeks of summer, but Alexandria really is the best in the fall, even in these unprecedented times. We’ve had […]

Back to School

I’m trying not to sob into my coffee as I write this. It’s back to school time! And for my family and probably yours, it will be very different than years past. As […]

Street Style: Maura Burchette of Monday’s Child

Born and raised in Alexandria and married to a native Alexandrian, Maura loves living in Old Town with her three little boys and golden retriever. As the owner of the children’s boutique Monday’s […]

Hello Summer!

100 degrees, humidity, and sweltering heat – hello summer! We feel you! After months of quarantine and somewhat open (if that) swimming pools, it seems like everyone I know is fleeing town for […]

Baby Love

When I took over Monday’s Child two years ago, the owner of WHY NOT? wisely advised me on the importance of curating a great selection of baby gifts – and offered that no […]

A Few Looks We are Loving for Mother’s Day

One of the very best things about living in Alexandria for me, is that my parents live just about a mile away from our house in Old Town and they have always been […]

This Mother’s Day I Would Like…

If there is one thing we know for sure it’s that Mother’s Day is going to be extra special this year. 2020 has been anything but ordinary and moms are already extraordinary in […]

Easter Contest!

#HopToIt Easter has always been my favorite holiday. It is two things that I love, getting dressed and getting candy. We would usually spend it with my Grandma Butcher and my Aunt Hazel. […]

Perfect Play Clothes for Indoor and Outdoor Play! 

Another day hunkered down in the house with the kids. If you are like me, you are looking for every activity under the sun to keep your gang (and you) from going stir […]

What We’re Watching and Reading

As many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual, it seems we’re all on the lookout for the next great binge and/or book recommendation. If you’ve already made […]

Hop to It!

The countdown to Easter is on and this is a favorite time of year at Monday’s Child. Pretty pastels and happy colors are giving us all the spring feels as we get ready […]

Versatile Valentine’s Options for Your Little Darlings

I really, really love a holiday theme and the outfits and flair that go with it. And let me tell you, Valentine’s Day is one of my favorites! Conversation heart garland draped in my windows, […]

Monday’s Child Turns 40!

Hello Stylebook readers! My name is Maura Burchette, owner of Monday’s Child, the classic children’s boutique in Old Town that specializes in beautiful clothes for precious children. If you are not familiar with the forty […]

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