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You Can Do It!

Work-life balance: It’s one the most commonly used terms among today’s working parents, as in how exactly do we achieve that work-life balance? Janet Ladd, a Baltimore-based professional coach with Life Meets Work, a Talking Talent Company, doesn’t have much use for this on-trend catch phrase. “The term itself diminishes …

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Season’s Readings

The countdown to summer is on! These books capture the sun, the fun and the spirit of adventure (including spooky spirits and air battles) of these warm weather months. Check into your library’s summer reading program and pack a book in your bag, wherever you go this season. Board/Toddler ‘Sea’ …

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Parenting a Procrastinator?

Michele’s daughter Isabella is known to her dance teachers as a promising young artist and athlete. Unfortunately, she’s also known as the kid who is always losing her gear. I take courage hearing these stories from friends and knowing that I’m not alone as the parent of a teen who …

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Spotlight: Measles

Across the nation, at least 20 states have reported measles cases this spring in a widespread and somewhat unexpected outbreak, according to the Centers for Disease Control. This spring, the Maryland Department of Health confirmed a third measles case in the Pikesville area, and Baltimore-area parents started taking notice, too. …

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Now That I’m a Dad

In my youth, Father’s Day used to mean performing a bit more obligatory yardwork (mow and edge), maybe a round of golf, an afternoon watching our local Double A Major League Baseball affiliate or a day full of crooning Frank Sinatra and a delicious home-cooked Italian meal. The third Sunday …

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Maryland Has A Bee Winner

The 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee, held this week at Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, was the largest ever, with 562 competitors ranging in age from 7 to 15. Two spellers from Maryland: Saketh Sundar from Howard County and Anson Cook from Montgomery County, advanced to …

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Pregnancy Is Tough Work

We’ve been giving birth for centuries. Despite that, I am in awe every time I see a pregnant woman. I also think to myself how happy I am that it’s not me and that all of that is behind me. I did not love being pregnant. Not one minute of …

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(Un)settled: An Introduction

This past summer, I sat at a cozy table at 29th Street Tavern, across from a perfectly nice man, just a few years younger than me. I’d met him on Bumble and when he asked to meet me for drinks, I willingly accepted. But about a half hour into the …

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Woe Is Not You

It’s hard to believe that the year is nearly halfway over. Soon school will be out, vacation mode will be in full swing and the gyms will be … empty. If you feel your workout motivation waning, you’re not alone. After all, it’s hard to compete with summer’s highly sought-after …

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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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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 10, 2020

Nightly comedy shows by Baltimore Improv Group
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

April 11, 2020

Wish Hero 5K
at West Potomac Park in Washington, DC

Banneker's Birders
at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville

Crickets Music & Play Class for 4 to 6 Year Olds!
at Children’s Chorus of Maryland in Towson

Child and Adult Paint Morning
at Eden Mill Nature Center in Pylesville