Do you crave cutting-edge music even as you’re singing lullabies to your little ones at night? If so, you’ll be happy to hear that WTMD, Baltimore’s local independent music station, is launching a new concert series for families called Saturday Morning Tunes. “I kept hearing from people who wanted to …Read More »
“What are you going to do for others?” Martin Luther King, Jr. posed this question to the public during his brief but meaningful lifetime. And in 1994, 26 years after King was assassinated, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service. Many local …Read More »
Celebrate MLK Day with a parade! Join the 17th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade, commemorating the life of civil rights leader and icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 16, 2017 at noon. The parade steps off at the intersection of Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Eutaw Street, proceeds …Read More »
Though Valentine’s Day was first established as the feast day of St. Valentine, it has evolved into a commercial celebration of love far more romantic than its religious origins. But real-life love isn’t all chocolates and roses! As the books below show, Valentine’s Day is also an awesome time to …Read More »
In the U.S. alone, sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) takes the lives of up to 3,500 infants in the first year of life. That it occurs suddenly, is largely inexplicable, and attacks seemingly otherwise healthy infants makes SIDS that much more frightening. In recent years, widely disseminated guidelines have greatly …Read More »
In Little Leona of Monsters and Fire, a bright young girl who enjoys slaying imaginary monsters in her home meets a real dragon one day—a fire. Readers will cheer for Leona as she rises to the challenge, employing her wits and living to fight another day. In addition to its inspirational …Read More »
Keep Calm and Study On In some Baltimore City Public schools, mindfulness replaces detention to positive effect.
A young man sits outside of a classroom door in the main hallway of Patterson High School in Baltimore. He breathes calmly, meditating, as other students stream by him, unnoticing. Seeing a student sitting outside a classroom at Patterson may be a slightly unusual sight, but what he is doing—mindful …Read More »
It’s Here: Our 2017 Overnight Summer Camp Directory Find the perfect place for your child to experience sleepaway camp this summer.
Adventure Links Specialty: Adventure Sports Ages 8 – 17 13220 Yates Ford Road Clifton, VA, 20124 571-281-3556 [email protected] adventurelinks.net Appel Farm Arts Campextensuv Specialty: Performing and Visual Arts Ages 7 – 17 PO Box 888 Elmer, NJ, 8318 Summer Location: Elmer, NJ 856-358-2472 [email protected] appelfarmartscamp.org Baltimore Chesapeake …Read More »
As parents, we try and do our best to stay at least a few steps ahead of our children. But when it comes to teaching kids about “the birds and the bees”—aka the fusion of love, intimacy and procreation—we tend to stutter and stammer and sound not so experienced. Throw …Read More »
New Year’s Resolution: Jump Start Your Child’s Healthier Eating Habits with These Three Simple, Irresistible Recipes
If you have a child who resists eating anything healthy, you’re not alone; there are countless picky young eaters out there. But don’t give up—or give in to your child’s desire for a junk food-only diet. This year, make a resolution to help expand your child’s palette. You can start …Read More »