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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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Things To Do With Your Kids At Home

With schools around the District canceling classes, parents may be wondering how to keep their children occupied over the next few weeks. Washington FAMILY editor PJ Feinstein appeared on NBC 4 Washington yesterday with a list of things to do with your kids at home as the coronavirus continues to …

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All MD Public Schools Closed March 16-27

all schools closed

All Maryland public schools will be closed Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 27 in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the state’s superintendent of schools announced Thursday. Superintendent Karen Salmon recommends that school systems use their scheduled spring breaks as makeup days for this unexpected time …

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Weekend Family Fun: March 12-15

Weekend Family Fun: March 12-15

Welcome to the weekend! OK, we are getting a little ahead of ourselves. But we are ready for some R and R. Weekend Family Fun: March 12-15 includes St. Patrick’s Day activities, story times and more. Check websites before you go; as our community prepares for Coronavirus, we expect cancellations …

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Mom Life: Nicole Atkinson

Nicole Atkinson

Title: Owner, Push to Start Inc. Lives: Towson Family: Husband, Nate; and three sons, Trevor, 11, Casey, 9, and Dylan, 6; two dogs, Rigby and Roman What are 5 things you can’t live without? I *should* say my three children, husband, and dogs—that makes five. But it’s too obvious, so …

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What To Do With Kid Art

What To Do With Kid Art

Between crayon scribbles on scrap paper and art class assignments, children are prolific artists. As parents, it’s tempting to hold onto everything they create, but most of us simply don’t have enough space to store all of those mini masterpieces. So what should we do with all that kid art? …

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Fun Night: Where to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Where To Celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Some years, St. Patrick’s Day has come and gone without me donning as much as a shamrock My family is Irish—but also English, German and a mix of other things that 23andMe seems to be continually updating in reports to my sister. Growing up, we always indulged in the great …

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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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Summer Camp: Unplugged at River Mountain

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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 4, 2020

Ballet Chesapeake Presents “Swan Lake”
at Towson University’s Stephens Hall Theatre in Towson

Pawject Runway
at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore

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

Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour at Ladew Gardens
at Ladew Topiary Gardens in Monkton

Power Hour: Live Improv Comedy Show
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore