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Baltimore's Child November 2020

‘Baltimore’s Child’ Excels at 2021 Parenting Media Association Awards Recognition

Baltimore’s Child received eight awards for publication excellence from the 2021 Parenting Media Association’s (PMA) annual conference held in St. Petersburg, Florida, Nov. 14-16. Explore...
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Common Anomalies

  Approximately 150,000 babies (one in 33) are born with a birth defect in the United States each year. Birth defects are a leading cause...

COVID-19 Rapid Tests Available at BCPL on Friday and Saturday

  Baltimore County Public Libraries will have a limited number of COVID-19 rapid tests available for pickup this weekend. Tests will be available on Friday, Jan....
Donnita Fowler Family Parent You Should Know

Parent You Should Know: Donnita Fowler

Title: Commercial Property Manager Family: We refer to them as The Great Eight: six biological children and two bonus children. Kenneth, Christian, Daniel Jr., Danyelle,...
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Away At Camp, A Call for Caring

  While the COVID-19 pandemic has given summer camps ample opportunity to practice keeping campers safe from illness and looking after their physical health, are...
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Keeping Your Child Free from Head Lice

  Lice. Just reading the word can send shivers down a parent’s spine. However, lice infestations in children are relatively common. According to estimates from the...
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Kiddie Academy Donates $40,000 to Support Family Promise

  Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care closed out 2021 by donating $40,000 to create career opportunities for women in early childhood education. The money will fund...
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Find Your Family Fun This Winter

  When you need a break from the cold, indoor learning and play—or learning by play—facilities in the Baltimore area and beyond offer myriad options...
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National Aquarium to Require Full Vaccination to Enter

  The National Aquarium will require all visitors ages 12 and older to provide proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 upon entry, effective Jan. 25. “Since...

U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory Heightens Awareness of Youth Mental Health Crisis

First, the good news: Mental illness in children and adolescents is often treatable and preventable. Unfortunately, the mental health of our country's youth is in...