A big surprise with my pregnancy has been how lonely it can feel. I’m lucky to have a great support system in place which includes my husband, family, friends—one of whom is due just two weeks before me—my obstetrician, and even a birth companion. Yet I still get bogged down …Read More »
With fall comes the promise of delicious fall desserts, especially pumpkin and apple pies. We all love pie, of course, but just in case you’re getting sick of the same old recipe, here’s a few new (and delicious!) ways to get your pumpkin and apple fix. Fall in Love Fall is …Read More »
Young adult fiction is having a major moment. Though the genre is intended for readers aged 12-18, adults and teens alike have recently been swept away by YA powerhouses like the Divergent and Hunger Games series, John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” and, of course, Harry Potter. It’s easy …Read More »
Happy Labor Day weekend, all! Amid those end-of-summer grill-outs and relaxing over on a day off, here’s some great events to liven up your weekend. FRIDAY Baltimore Comic-Con Baltimore nerds (and baby nerds) unite! Baltimore Comic-Con is back! For epic costumes, great exhibitors and some really fantastic guests—Candace Patton (Iris …Read More »
Post-Labor Day School Gov. Larry Hogan's executive order mandates public schools to start after Labor Day.
In the Baltimore region, almost all schools have already started and kids are getting back in the learning groove. But next year, this will instead be their last week of summer, according to a new executive order from Gov. Larry Hogan, which mandates all Maryland public schools start after Labor …Read More »
Gene Wilder, Beloved ‘Willy Wonka,’ Dies 'So much time and so little to see... Wait. Strike that, reverse it.'
Gene Wilder, beloved film star and comedy giant, died today at the age of 83. His most iconic role is likely that of the title character in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” where his whimsical, yet also gentle and serious, portrayal became an integral part of many childhoods. Beyond “Willy Wonka,” …Read More »
Last week and this week marked the first days of school for most kids in the region. We put out a call on Facebook for your children’s first day of school photos and, boy, did we get responses! Below is a gallery of some of our favorites, but go to our …Read More »
The other day I accidentally locked myself inside the room that is now our nursery-to-be. We have those old-fashioned glass doorknobs and the inside knob just fell off as I closed the door behind me. Despite a valiant effort on my part, there was no getting it back on. Luckily, I had a …Read More »
The new Baltimore County Public Schools’ policy regarding school closings for hot weather was put to the test this week, and the system closed 37 non-air conditioned schools for today—just two days after the first day of school. The new policy, adopted just this month, according to the Baltimore Sun, …Read More »
Whether it’s your children’s first weekend after starting school or the last weekend before they go back, let’s make it a good one! FRIDAY Maryland State Fair It’s that time of year again: greasy (and very delicious) food, animal shows, rides, concerts and more at the Maryland State Fair! Happening …Read More »