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Weekend Family Fun, July 23-26

What to Do July 23-26

Anytime Fun: Local Love Baltimore Restaurant Week Starting on Friday and running through Aug. 2, Baltimore Restaurant Week returns! More than ever, it’s important to get out and support your favorite restaurants, the places that add flavor and personality to our city. With pandemic restrictions, there will be no indoor …

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Returning to the Pediatrician

returning to the pediatrician

Dr. Rebecca Carter, a pediatrician with University of Maryland Medical Center, recently offered this uplifting tidbit from her work: Babies as it turns out can tell when a masked doctor or nurse is smiling at them. And, she says, they smile back. “We are amazed at how well they comprehend …

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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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Camps & Education

Park School

Founded in 1912, The Park School of Baltimore is an independent, gender-inclusive, non-sectarian progressive Pre-K through 12 school located on a 100-acre wooded campus minutes from the city. To get to know Park, talk to a student, engage a faculty member, follow the paths of its alumni, and consider the …

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Playing it Safe

youth sports during covid-19

During this pandemic, so many cherished routines have been sacrificed, and the loss of sports is one that really stings for lots of kids. Not only do sports provide a way to stay fit and have fun, but they are also sources of socialization and confidence. And, of course, they …

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