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Let’s Eat – October 2015

By Kit Waskom Pollard Parking has gotten tougher in Hampden. Stroller parking, that is. At Play Caf├⌐ Baltimore, a casual eatery that opened on Chestnut Avenue in early June, the designated ΓÇ£stroller parkingΓÇ¥ area is inside, just to the right of the entrance. On the left, stacks of high chairs …

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Game On! – October 2015

By Patrick Gutierrez When I was growing up in Southern California, my dad routinely expressed a desire to one day retire to a place where he could enjoy the changing seasons. In 2007, he and my mom finally sold the house theyΓÇÖd lived in for more than 45 years and …

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Educational Exchange – October 2015

By Ashley Talmadge Kids are notoriously reticent when it comes to divulging details of their school lives. Questions from parents often receive a single-word response. Or a shrug. The first indication of any sort of school-related problem, therefore, might come via an unexpected note from the teacher.| Want better insight …

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Your Special Child – October 2015

By Amy Landsman ΓÇ£He just couldnΓÇÖt sit still,ΓÇ¥ recalls a mom in Lutherville, referring to her son when he was 3 years old. ΓÇ£I think itΓÇÖs the impulsivity which worried me the most.ΓÇ¥ The little boy would get ΓÇ£so excited that he would get up and push: push me, push …

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Elissa Brent Weissman, Children's Author

By Kate Marley Elissa Brent Weissman has been writing for most of her life, completing her first novel when she was in the sixth grade and living in Merrick, N.Y. It was never published, but, undaunted, Weissman continued to write and, in 2005, graduated from the Writing Seminars program at …

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Elissa Brent Weissman, Children’s Author

By Kate Marley Elissa Brent Weissman has been writing for most of her life, completing her first novel when she was in the sixth grade and living in Merrick, N.Y. It was never published, but, undaunted, Weissman continued to write and, in 2005, graduated from the Writing Seminars program at …

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Teen – June 2009

Love Shouldn’t Hurt: Adressing Teen Dating Violence By S.C. Torrington According to tverbal abusehe National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD), approximately one in three teen girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner. In light of this troubling statistic, …

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Teen – July 2008

Are my teen’s attitude and behavior normal? A new website by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America offers insight into understanding why adolescents think and act the way they do. When thinking about your teen, have you ever wondered: “Who is this kid?” or “Why does my teen do that?” …

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2021 Summer Camps and Education

Genesee Valley Outdoor Learning Center

Located in northern Baltimore County, Genesee Valley’s summer camp programs maximize our farmland’s natural aspects, including our lakes, forest, and trails, to offer children opportunities to unplug and gain new experiences in nature. Programs are offered for ten weeks for campers ages 4-16 June through August. Campers can experience our …

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[email protected] Summer Classes

It’s time for kids to have fun again. CCBC is ready with a whole array of kids’ classes on campus and online filled with fun and learning. Whether you want academics, STEM, cooking or something more active, we have a class for that. CCBC has been offering summer classes for …

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Merritt Clubs Summer Camps

COVID-19 may have prevented children from meeting in person at school this year, but Merritt Clubs has a whole host of offerings to keep your kids entertained and engaged this summer. Our goal is to make sure that every child has the best summer experience ever, while of course keeping …

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From Our Partners

Meet the Camps: Camp Rock

In connection with the Baltimore’s Child Virtual Summer Camps and Activities Fair, we’re introducing you to some of the many summer camp participants. Today, you’ll meet Camp Rock. Learn more about the weekly themed summer camp sessions for ages 4-12. Watch our video interview below. Contact: Camp Rock | 410-665-7461

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Baby Essentials for New Parents

The first few months of a baby’s life are bewildering. New moms must decipher signs and symptoms without any sort of cheat-sheet. Why is she crying? Is it fatigue? Hunger? Pain? If only your baby could talk! Because there’s so much guesswork, it’s imperative that parents are prepared for everything …

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Dental Tips for Your Family

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health.  Our friends at Dentistry for Children of Cross Keys have some tips to encourage great dental habits in your family.   They can be reached at:   Dentistry4childrenmd.com …

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Our Top Resources

Meet the Camps: Camp Rock

In connection with the Baltimore’s Child Virtual Summer Camps and Activities Fair, we’re introducing you to some of the many summer camp participants. Today, you’ll meet Camp Rock. Learn more about the weekly themed summer camp sessions for ages 4-12. Watch our video interview below. Contact: Camp Rock | 410-665-7461

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April 17, 2021

Discovery Stage Series feat. Pinot & Augustine (Virtual)
at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore

April 21, 2021

Members Only Virtual Workshops presented by Bright Horizons
at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore

April 25, 2021

Campfire Storytime
at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville

May 1, 2021

Spring Walk in the Woods
at Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville

May 19, 2021

Members-Only Virtual Workshop presented by Bright Horizons
at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore