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Kids+Masks

Kids+Masks

When children eventually return to a classroom, they will likely be required to wear a face mask. Of course both kids and adults have been wearing masks for months. But that means it’s a good time to check in with our children about them, says Shannon Joslin, a certified child …

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Weekend Family Fun, July 16-19

Weekend Family Fun, July 16-19

It’s Thursday once again and time for us to share with you six family-friendly picks for this weekend, July 16-19. A few places reopen this weekend, and they are perfect for family outings. View our entire calendar right here. Staying at home? Check out this recipe, this craft, and these …

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Weekend Family Fun, July 9-12

Weekend Family Fun, July 9-12

Weekend Family Fun for July 9-12 has 7 family-friendly suggestions for this weekend. Need more ideas? You also can check out Baltimore’s Child’s full calendar right here. Friday Dine at a food truck Can food trucks never go out of style, please? There is just something fun and perfectly summery …

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The Mommy Time-Out

Mommy Time-Out

As parents we are taught that our children model our behaviors. Whether we realize it or not we have eyes watching us at all times. We hope that our kids only pick up on our good behaviors and lessons, such as saying please and thank you. But inevitably some less …

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Why Telemedicine Is Here to Stay

telemedicine

Another way that the coronavirus has changed our world ? Telemedicine. Prior to this year, most of us had never been on a video call with our physicians. But with stay-at-home orders and limited patient hours at many physician practices this spring, parents experienced Zoom or Skype appointments with obstetricians, …

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Mom for this Moment

Mom for This Moment

Dionne Joyner-Weems has been marketing Baltimore City since she was 8 years old, the the Sandtown-Winchester native says. “We are the most resilient city in America. I’m a bit biased, but there is a different type of attitude that people in Baltimore have than in any other city,” she says. …

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What Will School in the Fall Be Like?

school in the fall

For many students in our region and across the country, the fate of their fall semester remains up in the air, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly every local school system has a team in place to evaluate options for fall instruction, but many administrators agree that it’s too early …

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DIY: Beach Fairy Garden

DIY beach fairy garden

Social distancing restrictions are easing at popular vacation destinations, but not everyone is comfortable traveling yet. If your kids are bummed about not spending time at the shore this summer, a DIY beach fairy garden is a cute way to bring the sand and the ocean to them. I used …

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Weekend Family Fun, July 2-5

Weekend Family Fun, July 2-5

What’s Fourth of July without fireworks? We are about to find out. This has always been one of my favorite holidays: The flags are out in my flower bed, and I have ordered a crumb-topped cherry pie from Jeannie Bird Bakery, a hometown favorite. Some years, I make my own …

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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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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