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Co-Sleeping with Toddlers

In an evolution of parenting styles, each of my three kids essentially got a different mom and dad: Our eldest got Type A rule-followers, the middle benefitted from parents who were slightly broken-in and the youngest got the most permissive pair. One major difference was the excess of time that …

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Piñata Party

“He’s so white! You need to Mexicanize him! Make sure he knows what a piñata is and a cascarón. He needs a tan. Does he tan? He’s so pale!” My 13-year-old niece’s enthusiasm for my son Danny when she met him overflowed. He was about five months old and this was …

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Baltimore Rapper Brings Kids to “Black Panther” for Free

  Thanks to local rapper Damond Blue, nearly 200 children in the Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Baltimore will be able to see “Black Panther” in its opening week. Damond Blue, in conjunction with his foundation Beats Not Bullets and the Bigger Media Group, has bought out three theaters …

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B’More Social: Feb. 15-18

THURSDAY Homeschool Workshop: Designing and Gaming Begin with a visit to the Baltimore Museum of Industry to learn about engineering and game design. Spend the afternoon at The Walters Art Museum exploring ancient games and creating your own art. Ages 7-12. Registration required. The Walters Art Museum, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., …

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Bugging out

It’s surprisingly frustrating when you go to use an emoji, only to find it doesn’t exist. After all, there are nearly 2,700 of the little icons. It seems ridiculous that your keyboard wouldn’t have exactly what you were looking for in any given moment … hence the existence of the …

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In parenting, turbulence is good

When you look at old pictures of yourself, you may wince at your outfits and hairstyles. You may also see a reclusive turning away from the camera or a post-adolescent overconfidence that are no longer part of your adult self. Old stages and phases are long outgrown and it’s hard …

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3 Keys to Raising an Elite Athlete

When it comes to becoming an elite athlete, there are differing opinions on what it takes to win gold. Sports analysts and commentators often reference sprint times, body weight, height or age as differentiating factors, but Dr. Steven Stein, CEO of Multi-Health Systems and emotional intelligence expert, has a different …

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Slime-y Business

If you’ve got kids, you’ve got slime. Sure, there’s a general stickiness that comes with parenting, but we’re talking about the global DIY slime craze dominating social media and store shelves, and most likely, your kitchen. The craze began in mid-2016 and shows no signs of slowing down. Kids and …

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B’More Social: 2/8-2/11

THURSDAY Midweek Concert: Around the Globe Embark on a musical journey as you listen to selections from all over the globe. Recommended for grades 3-5. Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Feb. 8-9, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., $6.50, bsomusic.org Teen Writers Club Do you have a passion for writing? Explore your …

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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

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

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

Nature Storybook Art for Homeschoolers: Session 2
at Eden Mill Nature Center in Pylesville

Chris Barton: Fire Truck vs. Dragon (ages 2-7)
at The Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore

Free Parent Workshop: ADHD Intervention Strategies for Home and School
at Pikesville Library in Pikesville

Social Group -for autism and other special needs
at Parkville Baptist Church in Parkville