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Kids and Weddings

Kids and weddings

Wedding days, they say, are among the most important days in a person’s life. It is a day to celebrate the loved ones who are being added into the family and the loved ones who are already there. Like kids. “Children can bring excitement to weddings,” says Crystal Bailey, director …

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Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 23-26

It’s the Weekend Eve! What kind of family fun is on tap for this weekend, Jan. 23-26? We’ve got bluegrass, animal collages, Acts of Kindness Week and more. Have fun! Thursday Code Club Here’s an incentive to get that homework done. Code Club is tonight for the tech savvy kids …

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Me Time: Small Goals to a Better Year

small goals to a better year

With the second month of the New Year nearly upon us, you’ve likely taken inventory of the past year and thought about what you want to keep, what you want to let go and what you want to make of this next decade. In other words, you are already setting …

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6 Cheaper Ways for Parents to Get Out

6 cheaper ways for parents to get out

Fitting in quality time with your friends or partner or sneaking in some time alone can be hard when you are a parent. Perhaps you can’t find a babysitter or you aren’t sure what to do to make sure the kids have a good time. With that in mind, we …

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Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 16-19

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 16-19

Thursday Snowflake 3D Printing Demo Kids can make a snowflake to decorate using the library’s new 3D printer. Harford County Public Library, Jarrettsvile Branch, 6-7:30 p.m. Free. hcplonline.org Rising Seas and Boozy Teas Have questions about climate change? Ask Dr. Bert Drake of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Dinner and …

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Mom Life: Amy Greensfelder

Mom Life: Amy Greensfelder

Meet our Mom Life interview for this month, Amy Greensfelder, executive director of the Pro Bono Counseling Project and a mom to Georgianna, 3. Greensfelder and her family, which includes husband Robert and two pit bulls, Petunia and Frankie, live in Baltimore. Five things you can’t live without? Tea, running …

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What to Drink When You’re Cutting Back

What to drink when you're cutting back

The Holidays 2019 Edition were  full of celebration, festivity, friends and family. It was also a time of decadence and indulgence: Things we would not ordinarily eat (we’re looking at you, gravy), sweets we would not regularly consume, drinks we don’t stir up on a weekly basis all became part …

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Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 9-12

Weekend Family Fun: Jan. 9-12

Thursday Preschool Story Time Today is a great day to read. Baltimore County Public Library has 10 (count ’em, 10) different story times today. Check their calendar for times and branches. Baltimore County Public Library. Free. bcpl.info Jazz in the Stacks Enjoy a live jazz ensemble in the library, led …

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DIY: Hot Chocolate Slime

hot chocolate slime

It’s only January, but it’s been cold long enough that you might be running out of ways to keep the kids busy indoors. Fortunately, I have a solution: hot chocolate slime! Slime can be tons of fun for a wide range of ages. For toddlers, it’s a sensory activity. Put …

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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