This month, we turn to early education. It’s never too early to get your child started learning and finding the right preschool can be an important part of all of your lives. At one point, I taught at a YMCA preschool and worked with 3- and 4-year-olds. It’s one of …Read More »
Preschool Primer New parents, we get it: Choosing a preschool—or day care center—from te vast local offering can feel like playing roulette with your kid's future
Community Play School: Messy Engagement By Mariglynn Edlins, Professor and CPS Parent We also knew we didn’t want something incredibly expensive or overly focused on traditional learning. In grad school, I’d written my dissertation about children in institutional settings, primarily American education systems, and I couldn’t bear the idea of sending …Read More »
Bookmarked: Local Authors They say the love of books starts at home. Get even closer with these locally written works.
Maryland has a long history of producing wonderful writers: Edgar Allen Poe, H.L. Mencken and Frederick Douglass, of course and, more recently, Tom Clancy, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Madison Smartt Bell, to name a few. But our great state’s authorial talent extends much further. Though perhaps not household names, countless Maryland …Read More »
Crisp mornings, cozy sweaters and a craving for comfort foods are all sure signs that autumn is in the air. No fall menu is complete without hearty, homestyle dishes that evoke feelings of well-being and warmth, and there’s no better way to capture the flavors of fall than with the …Read More »
Finally, it’s time to show off that costume you’ve been crafting. Welcome to Halloween weekend! No matter how you want to celebrate, Baltimore has you covered. FRIDAY ZooBooo! Grab those costumes and head to the Maryland Zoo for trick-or-treating, carnival games, costume contests, live entertainment, good food and more. Free …Read More »
Tell Us Your How You Gift We want to know where you shop and the best gifts your kids have received.
It’s that time of year again: Holiday season! We want to craft a gift guide that will actually be useful to you, so tell us where you like to shop and the gifts your kids like. We’ll compile the answers and you’ll get to see the best tips from other …Read More »
Get ready for the start of all things Halloween kicking off this weekend! FRIDAY Ghosts of Miners Past Oregon Ridge was once an active mining town. On this spooky hike, you will encounter unsettled souls who still roam the ridge 150 years later. Hikes every 10 minutes. Tickets: $10 for …Read More »
Inspiring Mission Maryvale, a Catholic, independent girls’ school serving grades six through 12, affiliated with the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, provides an environment in which each student can reach her academic, spiritual, physical and civic potential in a loving, supportive and diverse community. Building upon its unique and …Read More »
Fort Howard Haunted Dungeons 9500 North Point Rd. Fort Howard, MD 21052 haunteddungeons.com Fridays and Saturdays, 6 p.m. until full. All ages, not recommended for young children Open for more than 30 years, the Haunted Dungeons combine spooks and scares with some true-to-life harrowing history: Many soldiers died here during …Read More »
No excuse for a boring weekend! FRIDAY Odd Squad Live! This PBS kids’ favorite hits the stage with an interactive new show. Kids will help agetns Orion and Oleanna save your town from “oddness” using STEM and problem-solving skills. Tickets: $25-65. 7 p.m. at The Lyric. Maryland Home and Garden …Read More »