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Raising Ellen Ripley

Before my two-year-old daughter was born, I found myself thinking a lot of about princesses and “Aliens.” Princesses, because I was noticing — really noticing with fresh eyes — the Cult of Disney Princesses that dominates the baby/toddler clothing and accessory industry. Elsa, from a film that I admittedly have …

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Fourth of July Fun

Here are a few places around the area to check out parades, fireworks and more! Star-Spangled Spectacular Start the celebrating one day early by heading to Oregon Ridge Park on Monday, July 3 for a Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert and fireworks. Deck yourself in red, white and blue and bring …

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