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What Will School in the Fall Be Like?

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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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Red, White & Berry: Patriotic Popsicles

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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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2020 Virtual Education Fair

Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School

As Baltimore’s premier Jewish private school, serving preschool through grade 12, Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School provides a learning environment where students become self-reliant scholars and discover their unique potential. Beth Tfiloh students learn how to advocate for themselves, ask difficult questions, and pursue their aspirations. Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community …

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Goldsmith Early Childhood Center

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Goldsmith Early Childhood Center provides stimulating, nurturing, creative experiences within a Jewish environment. Visitors to our school experience the sense of joy in learning in each classroom. Our school supports and encourages the growth and development of the whole child: socially, emotionally, academically, physically and spiritually. We welcome our families …

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Children’s Chorus of Maryland

Students at Children’s Chorus of Maryland develop a lifelong passion for music, build community, nurture friendships, and receive valuable mentoring that fosters self-discipline, responsibility, leadership, and confidence. Our programs offer highly qualified teachers, small classes and in-depth vocal enrichment to provide children ages 4 to 17 with a complete musical education! We …

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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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From Our Partners

Beth Tfiloh Preschool’s Virtual Kesher Program

Beth Tfiloh’s PreSchool celebrates and cultivates joy, discovery, and respect in our youngest students. Inspired by the world-renowned Reggio Emilia early childhood educational philosophy, our curriculum prepares children for Kindergarten by encouraging them to exercise their curiosity and stretch their imaginations as they explore the world around them. This year, …

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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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October 1, 2020

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

October 2, 2020

Fall Fun Weekends at Milburn's!
at Milburn Orchards in Elkton

U-Pick Apples at Milburn's!
at Milburn Orchards in Elkton

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

October 3, 2020

Waterfront Wellness Series: Bootcamp with XPF Studio
at West Shore Park in Baltimore