Stuff!

Product Reviews and New Stuff

We get all kinds of stuff sent to Baltimore’s Child, stuff for children, stuff for parents, stuff for parents to use with their children, stuff to watch, stuff to read, stuff we thought we would never use...you get the picture. We’ll share our impressions and be adding new items to “Stuff” just about every week. New - Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty. Take a look!

Is Buying Organic Worth It?


Your grocery bill is probably already taking a big bite out of your budget but should you be spending even more money to buy organic food? Local pediatrician Tina Kumra, M.D., from Johns Hopkins Community Physicians Wyman Park weighs in. Click to read.

Here Comes the Flu!

A Flu Vaccine for Your Child?

It wasn’t too long ago that flu shots were given only to the elderly and to patients with compromised immune systems. That’s changed. Is it time to get a flu vaccine for your child? Check here.

Museum Day Live!

Free Tickets to Area Museums

September 27 has been designated Museum Day Live! by Smithsonian magazine The public can visit smithsonian.com/museumdaylive to learn more, and to download a Museum Day Live! ticket. Each ticket grants the ticketholder (plus one guest) free access to any participating museum on September 27. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. A list of participating museums, many of them in Baltimore and surrounding counties, can be found at Smithsonian.com/museumday/venues Enjoy this celebration of culture, science history and education.

September is Children's Good Manners Month

How can you make sure that your children learn good manners? Merely telling them the proper way to behave in a situation is not enough. Learn the seven things you must do to raise a polite child. See article.

Get Schooled on a Successful Bus Ride

Putting your little one on a school bus in a few weeks for the first time? It's scary for both of you. Get some tips for making it a good ride.

TV Worth Watching?

Previews of the new TV shows

In good news, the Parents Television Council says that “Black-ish” and “Cristela” look promising for families, and should make for shows that don’t have much objectionable content.
“Black-ish deals with serious questions of assimilation and race – but does so in the format of a family-friendly comedy.” And about “Cristela,” the PTC writes, “In this tremendously upbeat program, Cristela faces down her co-workers’ ignorance of Latino life with humanity and humor, while at home she handles her family’s attitudes with the same sunny yet sarcastic comedy.
The PTC recommends that parents exercise caution with other ABC shows, “Forever,” “Manhattan Love Story,” and “Selfie.”Full reviews for these ABC’s shows can be found here:
Black-ish
Cristela

Forever

Manhattan Love Story

Selfie

Please visit the PTC’s Family Guide for further information and reviews about these and other shows as the fall season begins.

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Happy New School Year!

It’s exciting! The beginning of a new school year brings on lots of new opportunities but also stress on parents and kids as well as changes to everyone’s schedule. We found some articles in our archives to help you and your kids cope:

What? Them Worry? Helping Your Child Cope with Back to School Anxiety

Back to School Stress

Email Etiquette Goes Back to School

Back to School Health and Wellness
Tips from Whole Foods Market


Mastery, Discipline, Routine
The MDR for a Successful Fall

Fall into Team Sports - Safely

New Tablet or Smart Phone?

Perfect for Reading Issues of Baltimore's Child!

Did you get that tablet or smart phone you were hoping for? Lucky you! Now you can read each and every issue of Baltimore’s Child online and search through our back issues as well! Download the Baltimore’s Child app from your App Store. It’s free!

A Laughing Baby Can Make Our Day!


Spotlight on Education

Baltimore's Child invited area schools and preschools to participate in our Spotlight on Education, a special advertising section designed to introduce parents to the unique characteristics and philosophies of their educational programs. Read Spotlight on Education

Baltimore's Child On The Go!

Bookmark our mobile site on your smartphone

m.BaltimoresChild.com, our mobile site, lets you access the information we have on this website while you're on the go. So go ahead and plan that birthday party while you're waiting in the carpool line or find some fun weekend activities on our calendar while you're waiting for basketball practice to end. Just bookmark m.BaltimoresChild.com on your smartphone's browser.