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 »
Summer camps are a staple of American society. For many families, sending kids to a summer camp, either day or overnight, is a luxury at first glance. However, with a little extra planning, that crucial summer experience can be within reach. A variety of resources are at the disposal 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 »
FRIDAY 50th Anniversary Kwanzaa Celebration This cultural celebration will include African dancing and drumming, storytelling, crafts, vendors and a tour through Culture Kingdom Kids’ Kwanzaaland. The perfect place to learn more about—and celebrate the heritage of—this African American holiday. Free, but RSVP required. 12 p.m. at Reginald F. Lewis Museum. …Read More »
THURSDAY Movie and Music: It’s a Wonderful Life Every time you watch “It’s a Wonderful Life,” an angel gets its wings and this time around, you’ll get to see it with a live score, played for you by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Tickets: $30-$70. Dec. 15-16 at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. …Read More »
B’More Social 12/8-12/11 From Santa to snowflakes to a Chanukah 5k, there's plenty to keep tiny tots busy this weekend!
THURSDAY LEGO Challenge Each month is a new quest, so challenge your kids to build the best with LEGOs, where they can let their imagination run wild. Free. 3-4 p.m. at Hamilton Branch Library. 3D Printer Demonstration You know 3D printers are all the rage now, but have you had …Read More »
THURSDAY Monument Lighting Kickoff the holiday season in Baltimore with the annual lighting up of the Washington Monument in Mt. Vernon! Enjoy live performances, a kids’ corner, and plenty of food and beverage vendors to keep you all sated. Of course, the big night ends with a bang—that is, the …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 »
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 »