United States Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Considering Move to DC with Two Kids - What Say You?

Jump to last reply

I am a single mom with two kids - 10 and 4 - who loves the DC/MD/VA area. I have visited and am now considering a move to consummate my love affair with the city. I am moving from the south. I need some dirty details on where to move, cost of living, after school care, babysitters, etc. I will be working at Howard Univ. and monthly income close to $8,000. I really (stress, REALLY) don't want to pay over $1600 month in rent for 2/3 bd. and 2 bath...is that realistic for the area? I don't want to commute more than 20 minutes to the train...and then I have to include rail pass costs in my monthly budget (how much?). I can't forget about decent schools. Any ideas, suggestions? Thanks!

13 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 Manhattan Marriott Property December
  2. 2 Chicago in early summer, what to do with our car
  3. 3 American Honeymoon in March
  4. 4 Accommodation New Orleans LA
  5. 5 New Hawaii countdown for 2014-15
  6. 6 Kauai: Is two nights enough?
  7. 7 attraction/tour ticket purchase
  8. 8 Young Couple Needs Apartment Rental Advice in/around Orlando
  9. 9 Fastest and Safest (least snow) X-Country Route from Lake Tahoe to NC?
  10. 10 Big Bend National Park - 3 days January itinerary?
  11. 11 LOS ANGELES AREA HOCKEY TRIP JANUARY
  12. 12 Hilton Gardens - Marina Del Ray - Restaurants near by???
  13. 13 Best Route into NW Washington DC
  14. 14 kuai and maui top 10 to see list
  15. 15 planning trip to Hawaii, Limited Budget
  16. 16 New Orleans
  17. 17 Australian travelling solo across the South - suggestions please!
  18. 18 Texas, Arkansas or Smokey Mountains during Christmas break?
  19. 19 Best route home from page, az to ny?
  20. 20 Seattle to San Francisco itinerary
  21. 21 San Diego/ Baja / Desert / Vegas/ Mexico
  22. 22 Help! Need a good road trip idea from SF for Thanksgiving
  23. 23 Vintage NYC Subway Cars in operation for the 2014 Holiday season
  24. 24 Baytown, Texas
  25. 25 Seattle Restaurant for Graduation luncheon
View next 25 » Back to the top