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Sleep Hygiene—As Crucial for Kids as Personal Hygiene

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 …

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Exploring Other Worlds Science fiction stories for kids of every age

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 …

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B’More Social 12/30-1/1 Feeling a little stir-crazy? There's tons of fun to get into this weekend.

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. …

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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 …

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