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The Gifts of Poetry

When my grandson was 5 years old, we visited Emily Dickinson’s house, which is now a museum. My own association with the famous 19th Century poet is my high school English teacher — a tall, thin, older woman with steel grey hair and a prim and proper bun planted at …

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Help Pets Ward Off Winter Risks

(Family Features) When temperatures drop, humans know to bundle up and avoid excess time outdoors. The same approach should be taken when it comes to pets. They may be covered by cozy fur coats, but not all of those coats are created equally. “Hypothermia is a real danger for pets …

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The Summer Camp Blues

I always found the search for camps stressful. With two girls seven years apart, it was a work in progress at best to meet both their needs for their ages. Not to mention getting them to their respective camps and getting to work. When my oldest, Paige, was an only …

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B’More Social Jan. 10-13

Thursday Skatefest Enjoy winter’s best sport and support the Special Olympics of Maryland. Pandora Ice Rink, 6-8 p.m., $5 for admission and skate rental. innerharboricerink.org Homeschool Social Studies Students learn how kids were affected by the Industrial Revolution, particularly in the milling industry. Jan. 10, 17 and 24, Eden Mill, …

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Fight the Cold with Better-for-You Comfort Foods

(Family Features) Few things go together quite like cold weather and comfort foods. However, those hearty dishes that are typically craved on blustery days are usually not classified as “healthy.” With the right approach, though, you can put a better-for-you twist on some of your favorite dishes that can keep …

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A Place That Nurtures

About 80 percent of the maternity cases seen at University of Maryland Medical Center’s labor and delivery unit are high risk. Parents there are often understandably anxious, and for this reason, medical personnel and caregivers take special care to make them feel welcome. This past fall, the hospital opened a …

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B’More Social Jan. 3-6

Thursday Shoots and Letters: Animals in the Winter Drop-in program for kids ages 3 and older. No registration required. Children will learn about the cold weather habits of their furry friends. Oregon Ridge, 10-11 a.m., $2 per child. oregonridgenaturecenter.org Itsy Bitsy Sing Along Music, rhymes, finger plays and more center …

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Dad on the Move

Lives: Reisterstown Family: Spouse, Ingrid; Sons, Cody, 17; Gavin, 14 Occupation: Network Design Engineer, Verizon Tell us about your work and  how you got in this field. I am a Network Design Engineer for Verizon. I help design and turn up high-bandwidth, long-distance circuits that can be used as part …

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Family Album

The U.S. birth rate is now at a 30-year low. With its decline, adoptions have decreased as well —fewer teenagers are giving birth and seeking adoption for their children. International adoptions also have decreased from a high point in 2004, according to the U.S. State Department, largely because countries that …

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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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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 4, 2020

Nature Photography Two Day Workshop: Session 2
at Patuxent Research Refuge-North Tract in Laurel

Open House at Children's Chorus of Maryland!
at Children’s Chorus of Maryland in Towson

aMUSE Journey
at Chesapeake Children’s Museum in Annapolis

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

Easter Egg Hunts at Green Meadows Petting Farm
at Green Meadows Petting Farm in Ijamsville