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Forgive Yourself

forgive yourself

Forgiveness can be a hard process to master. If you’ve ever struggled with making peace with someone who’s hurt you in ways big or small, you’re not alone. We might expect that a heartfelt apology or handwritten note will wipe away any residual feelings of pain, betrayal or resentment. But …

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Bookmarked: Stories That Move You

stories that move you

These fun titles about all kinds of movement will put a spring in your young reader’s step. Board/Toddler ‘Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes …’ by Annie Kubler Use a familiar song to get active with your littlest one. When you read the book with your child, help them identify the …

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Dad Life: Reagan Warfield

Dad Life Reagan Warfield

This month’s Dad Life interview is Reagan Warfield. Title: Morning show host, MIX 106.5 Lives: Hunt Valley Family: wife, Sara; and daughter, Adeline, 3 Five things you can’t live without? My phone to document my family’s life, especially (and this is a big one for a radio guy) to capture …

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Side Hustle

mom cooks up project

Jasmine Simms is one relatable mom. First, there’s the story she tells about the time she tried to take a bubble bath all by herself, and her intrepid 2 ½ –year-old daughter broke into the bathroom using only the straw from a Capri Sun. Then there is the title of …

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2 Ways to Help on a Rainy Day

2 ways to help on a rainy day

How excited were we this morning to wake up to a rainy Saturday? Crawling under the covers was a great option, as the kids have been home for two weeks now, and many parents have been as well. But here are two more things that families can do today to …

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Weekend Family Fun: March 26-29

Weekend Family Fun: March 26-29

The weekend is coming? What, what day is this? Oh, we hear you, parents. Days are rolling into days as we manage working from home, parenting from our dining room tables, or in the case of essential workers, even taking on extra hours or shifts. As we parent during COVID-19, …

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Parenting During COVID-19

parenting during COVID-19

We will be updating this list throughout the COVID-19 crisis. If you have information on an important resource for families, or ways that parents and children can help their community, please email our editor Jessica Gregg at [email protected] Parenting resources Here is a list of activity ideas and fun resources …

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A Letter to College Seniors

A letter to college seniors

Your phone beeps and it’s 7 a.m. Sit up, stretch, and mentally prepare yourself for the jam-packed day ahead of you. Reach for your book and skim over the reading that you fell asleep on last night. Text your friends and tell them you booked the Airbnb for senior week. …

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School closure extends to April 24

school closure extends to april 24

Maryland school officials announced today that all public schools will remain closed an additional four weeks through Friday, April 24. Schools are currently closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through our community. State education officials “do not make this decision lightly,” said Superintendent Karen Salmon, who leads the Maryland …

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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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From Our Partners

Pandemic can’t keep this community apart

It’s not an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the Americans’ lives. People are living and working from home under shelter-in-place orders and small businesses are doing what they can to survive. The U.S. Kuo Shu Academy (USKSA) is overcoming both plights by offering its classes …

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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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August 8, 2020

Stream Strolling
at Anita C. Leight Estuary Center in Abingdon

Beach Party on the Square
at Leonardtown Square in Leonardtown

Nightly comedy shows by Baltimore Improv Group
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

Power Hour: Live Improv Comedy Show
at Baltimore Improv Group in Baltimore

August 9, 2020

Imagination Stage Online Camps
at Imagination Stage in Bethesda