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When my kid became my hero

Hero

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. They may be famous or have a personal connection. Maybe your heroes are the ones who run into disaster instead of away from it. Perhaps your hero is a literary figure, a community leader or even a hero of the super kind. Not …

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The Class of Corona: One Mom of Senior Reflects

Class of Corona

The Class of 2020 is having a rough time and I feel so badly for all of our seniors—both high school and college. My own, daughter, Grace, is expected to graduate from college with honors this May. Many family members have had plans for months to fly to California to …

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Share Your Story in This Unprecedented Time

share your story

“Collecting in Quarantine” is the name of the Maryland Historical Society’s latest crowd-sourcing initiative. Put simply, MdHS wants to know what you are going through right now—and they want you to share your story. Past inspires the present MdHS, which has been documenting Maryland history for 175 years, already has …

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A Day in the Life of a Quarantined College Student

Editor’s Note: Marina Chiaramonte is a graduate of Friends School of Baltimore and a current student at Barnard College. This semester, her studies at University of Bologna were cut short when the coronavirus spread through Northern Italy. She returned to the United States where she went into self-quarantine for two …

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Need More Resources? We Got ‘Em

resources for parents

We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge. We’ve rounded up a few ideas to help you navigate this unprecedented time with some free …

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Update: Gym, bars, restaurants closed

gyms, bars, restaurants closed

Following a weekend spent indoors, away from friends, family and neighbors, Marylanders now face new limitations to help reduce the spread of coronavirus across the state. Millions of students are already out of school while sports leagues, museums and other cultural institutions, churches and mosques and synagogues have suspended their …

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Mothering in Uncertainty

resources for parents

Note: Our staff is currently putting together our April issue, which will focus on sports, health and fitness. As we write, design and edit, much of what we are covering is being cancelled. This is our editor’s letter for that issue. I sat down to write this on Thursday as …

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Working from Home with Kids

Working from Home With Kids

The new normal begins March 16. Maryland’s public schools are closed and many companies as well as state offices will send their workers home to telecommute. For the average parent, his or her office space may be the dining room table, real estate that has to be shared with a …

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Plan Your Best Party Now

Planning a party is no easy task! There are so many amazing options that today’s parents never dreamed of as kids. Our Party Guide is your one stop shop to finding everything you need to help your little ones feel extra special on their big day. Whether artsy or active, …

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Confident Kids

Not every child wants to participate in a team sport. Many like to be active and learn new things, but at their own pace. Martial arts is often an activity that appeals to these kids, and for more than just its physical workout. “Martial arts has been around for thousands …

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Summer Camp: Unplugged at River Mountain

Forty-seven percent of teens say they are addicted to their phone. On average, kids spend over five hours a day on screens and just 12 minutes outside. If you’re concerned about your kids screen time, you’re not alone. River Mountain Retreat is a new camp experience that helps kids and …

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Confident Kids

Not every child wants to participate in a team sport. Many like to be active and learn new things, but at their own pace. Martial arts is often an activity that appeals to these kids, and for more than just its physical workout. “Martial arts has been around for thousands …

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April 1, 2020

Kukuwa AfroBeatsWorkout
at Ssupreme Dance Studio in Owings Mills

April 2, 2020

Simon Bunny Hops to Visit Families at Arundel Mills
at Arundel Mills in Hanover

Artsy Tots
at Central Library, Children’s Department in Baltimore

Parewnt and Me: Spring Session [Morning]
at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville

Parent and Me: Spring Session [Afternoon]
at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville