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New Year, New Hopes

It’s a new year and a chance for a do-over. A chance to get some things right and not repeat past missteps. Those are a few things I like about a new year. There are a few habits I would like to change and I say that every year. I …

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Write Stuff

Alice Allison Dunnigan is a name for right now. During a time when there were severely limited opportunities for women in the male-dominated field of journalism, Dunnigan, a black woman, rose to the top, mastering her craft and defying policies that segregated journalists. She was the first African-American woman to …

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B’More Social: Dec. 27-30

weekend family fun

 Thursday  Fun and Games Relax on another day off from school by joining in with others for board games and Legos. Anne Arundel County Library, Glen Burnie Branch, 2 p.m., free, aacpl.net Family Movie Night: Santa Buddies Who’s on the nice list this year? An adorable gang of puppies heads to …

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Small Acts of Goodness

Ezekiel is on his way to retrieve clothes he left drying on the porch of an abandoned house in Baltimore. “With all this rain, they were pretty wet,” he says. But on his way there he finds an unexpected offer — a free haircut. It’s a rare treat for the …

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Movie Review: ‘Second Act’

As I reclined in the comfy oversized leather chair, popcorn in hand, to check out a special screening of Jennifer Lopez’s new movie, “Second Act,” I wasn’t sure to expect of this Christmas release. Would it be a comedy? Pure romance? All drama? I quickly discovered it was a good …

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Daily Kindness

When you and your kids are out and about this winter, keep your eyes out for a unique community project. Jessica Watson, founder of the Have a Nice Day Project in Baltimore, has made it her personal mission to spread happiness. In 2015, Watson began a series of booster events, …

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B’More Social: Dec. 20-23

Thursday  Homeschool Workshop: Path to Freedom: Heritage and 19th Century Life in Maryland In collaboration with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, participants will explore the lives of free and enslaved citizens in Maryland’s history through tours, reenactors and activities. Registration required. Ages 7-9 or 10-12. The Walters Art Museum, 10 a.m.-3:30 …

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Zen Zone

Last year, I started meditating …  a lot. Two times a day to be exact, once in the morning and again in the evening. Timers were set, candles were lit, and while I didn’t quite reach enlightenment, I did experience some serious feel-good side effects. I did a combination of …

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Tradition-Worthy Titles

Here’s a collection of books to help you create holiday traditions — or to just keep your antsy kids busy during this hectic time of year! Board/Toddler ‘Winter Babies’ by Kathryn Galbraith An engaging board book with adorable babies on the go during the winter season. Rhyming text and colorful …

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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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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 3, 2020

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

Friday Night Froggin'
at Bosely Conservancy in Edgewood

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