As a parent, you understand the importance of teaching your child about good personal and dental hygiene. But many parents don’t realize that it’s equally critical to teach children good sleep hygiene—the practice of habits that directly impact the quality of a person’s sleep. Both the quantity and quality of …Read More »
With the new year just beginning, a fresh start is on everyone’s mind. However, it’s also a time when parents can be proactive about the future — by scouting out the right summer camp for their children. Because of all the considerations involved, the task of finding that ‘perfect fit’ …Read More »
There’s something special about science fiction. Though the genre sometimes gets a bad rap for its over-the-top storylines and—let’s face it—often awful movies, its uniquely imaginative world-building has enraptured audiences of all ages since Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was published in the 1800s. Whether your child is just starting out or …Read More »
Even now, so many years later — I don’t want to say how many — I can still smell my summer camp, if I close my eyes and concentrate. The rich, loamy scent of dirt and pine needles. The woodsy aroma of the bunkhouses after the rain. The sweet morning …Read More »
From Joanna’s parents’ perspective, sibling rivalry was “just the way families worked.” But while Joanna’s parents considered their daughters’ dynamic normal, Joanna did not. Joanna insists her older sister emotionally and mentally tormented her throughout her childhood. Today, she says she calls the behavior by another name. “It was abuse,” …Read More »
In the July issue of Baltimore’s Child, we introduced you to the adorable Kayleigh Hope Klatt, a sweet and sassy 2-year-old with an unbelievable story. Born 94 days early and weighing less than a pound, Kayleigh was the smallest baby ever delivered in Maryland—and though she has done better than …Read More »
Holiday Happenings Make your family’s holiday season merry and bright with a month of special activities!
Please keep in mind that Baltimore’s Child received much of this information months in advance. Be sure to call ahead to verify the information and to check on prices and ticket availability! Light Up the Season BALTIMORE CITY Monument Lighting Family Festival Seasonal performances, music, refreshments, and special winter-inspired kids’ art …Read More »
December is the month we’re often scurrying around buying gifts for those we love, especially those young members of the family. But with so many options out there, what should you get? We wanted to help make it easier for you, and so went to some of our favorite local …Read More »
Our four-legged friends are part of the family, and so it is natural to want them around while we’re celebrating this holiday season. But according to Dr. Deborah Tierney at Doc Side Veterinary Medical Center in Fells Point, it’s important to keep in mind what will keep your animals safest …Read More »
Bookmarked: Holiday Reads The best books to cuddle up with this winter, no matter what you’re celebrating.
Books recommended by Rona Sue London of the Ivy Bookshop. There’s nothing better than sitting in front of a fire (or space heater) with a great book—and the holidays are an especially magical time to get lost in a wonderful story. Whether you’re flipping pages on the first night of …Read More »