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Protest: Baltimore Youth and Families Speak Out

Protest Baltimore Youth and Families Speak Out

On June 1, Baltimore youth organized a protest against racism and police brutality after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed last week while in police custody. A Minneapolis police officer has been charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter in connection with Mr. Floyd’s death. Across …

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‘I Want a New Career’

I Want a New Career

Most Americans were homebound this spring. For some, it was a stressful time of waiting for unemployment or balancing child care with essential work. For others, it was that, but also a chance to reflect. The result: Amidst the health and economic woes of this pandemic, there were parents contemplating …

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Parents: We Want to Hear from You

We Want to Hear from You

Baltimore’s Child wants to hear from you: As you’ve watched protests around the world in response to the death of George Floyd, what is something you’ve wished for our community? Your child? The future? How do we bridge racial divides in our country? We’re not interested in social media squabbles, …

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Diary of a Parent: April Flores

Diary of a Parent: April Flores

Meet April Flores, a sometimes blogger for BC, former teacher and SAHM to two wee ones. We brought April back into our “Diary of a Parent” mix because she has been thinking a lot about homeschooling and we know many other parents are, too. Here’s what she says. On Tuesday, …

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Weekend Family Fun: May 28-31

Weekend Family Fun: May 28-31

Any-Day Fun Storyline Online Storyline Online offers free story times of classic children’s books, read by your favorite celebrities. Selections include Gerald Kelley’s “Please Please the Bees” read by Rashida Jones, Thelma Godin’s “The Hula-Hoopin’ Queen” read by Oprah Winfrey, and more. Each book on the website strengthens comprehension and …

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My Niece Is Sick, And I’m Angry

My niece is sick

Thousands of fearless people across the country took to the beaches, parks, racetracks, pools, clubs and streets this holiday weekend, drunk with freedom, liberty and their constitutionally guaranteed right to kill as many people as they chose. Meanwhile, my sister-in-law cried over her baby’s hospital bed in the pediatric intensive …

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DIY: Clay Handprint in Frame

Make a handprint

Everything may feel different and uncertain right now, but one thing hasn’t changed: Parents still want to preserve memories of their little ones. A clay handprint in a frame is an easy keepsake to make for a belated Mother’s Day gift, an early Father’s Day present or to mark any …

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What to Say When …

what to say when

The coronavirus outbreak may be causing stress and anxiety for you. And it is likely that your children are also feeling some varying levels of anxiety due to disruptions in their lives and schedules. So how can you as a parent help your children process what they’re feeling when you …

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Planet Fitness offers free ‘work-ins’

To help gym-goers and others keep healthy during the pandemic, Planet Fitness has begun the “United We Move” Campaign, which allows exercisers to get in a sweat in 20 minutes or less. To learn more about the campaign, we spoke with Theodore “Teddy” Savage, fitness training director at Planet Fitness. …

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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 12, 2020

Camp Sp’Arc: Emergency Services Week
at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Belcamp

Imagination Stage Online Camps
at Imagination Stage in Bethesda

Baltimore County Farmers Market
at Maryland State Fairgrounds near digital sign in Timonium

Extended Summer Hours at The Fire Museum of Maryland
at The Fire Museum of Maryland in Lutherville

Glow Jump
at Airbound Trampoline Center in White Marsh