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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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Red, White & Berry: Patriotic Popsicles

patriotic popsicles

The best thing about popsicles—aside from how refreshing they are on a hot, sticky summer day—is how easy they are to make at home. “Popsicles are such a fun vehicle for creativity. They’re bright in color, they’re delicious in flavor [and] you can do different textures with them,” says Becca …

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Meet the Wine Fairies!

Meet the Wine Fairies

It was a covert mission of the wine fairy kind. And Mariah Kellison was up for the challenge. “To be honest, I felt like a thief in broad daylight dropping a basket off and running away,” says Kellison, a Westminster resident. “But it was so much fun.” In a movement …

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Mom’s Book Celebrates Diversity

Mom's Book Celebrates Diversity

Weaving simple rhymes and a collection of curated illustrations into a captivating picture tale, the new children’s book “Not So Different” encourages readers to embrace their own differences and unapologetically celebrate the uniqueness of others. “I want this book to create a space where children can talk about their differences …

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Weekend Family Fun, June 25-28

Weekend Family Fun: June 25-28

Let’s talk about farmers’ markets, shall we? And lettuce and arugula and strawberries…and anyone else ready to go? Weekend Family Fun, June 25-28 features four farmers’ market opportunities, plus Zoo Appreciation Days, a preview of fair food (you know you want a fried Oreo), and a virtual book fair at …

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Diary of a Parent: Teresa Pearl

Welcome to a day in the life of a mom of three, wife, special education teacher, cook, maid, shopper, friend and counselor. Have I lost you yet? Let’s get this day started Wake Up: Our family’s morning routine went out the window when the quarantine began. We switched from up …

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Beyond Solidarity Statements

As a south Asian woman who grew up in India, I thought that deciding to marry my Black American husband would be relatively easy. I anticipated that the hardest part would be to convince our families of our inter-racial, inter-cultural, inter-faith relationship. That would be it and we would happily …

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Weekend Family Fun: June 18-21

Weekend Family Fun: June 18-21

Big Openings This Weekend! First, Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. Weekend Family Fun: June 18-21 includes the news that some of our favorites are reopening their doors—well, mainly their patios—just in time for Dad’s special day. Unfortunately, it does not look like Mother Nature got the …

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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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