Back To School, Teacher, Student, Communication, Meet The Teacher

Ask An Expert: Overcoming First Day Of School Jitters

Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.

07/14/2015

First Day Of School, Bus Stop, Back To School

5 Tips For Students Adjusting To New School Schedules

Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.

07/13/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Baltimore

Outdoors or indoors, there is plenty of fun to be had this summer in Baltimore for kids. From playing in water at a splash pad to joining a reading club, Baltimore has a host of free activities for kids this summer.

07/10/2015

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5 Ways Kids Can Help Around The House In Summer

Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.

07/01/2015

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Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without Fireworks

If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.

06/26/2015

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Best Fireworks In Baltimore

In Baltimore, the best firework shows combine the grandeur of a light show up high and a party on the ground. Join any one of the following events for a good time this summer!

06/26/2015

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July 4th Party Games For Adults And Kids

Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.

06/24/2015

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Family Guide To The National Aquarium In Baltimore

As the weather begins to get warmer, parents will be looking for family-friendly events to frequent. In the Baltimore area, the National Aquarium is a world-class venue which is specifically geared to all members of the family. Here is a sampling of some of the exhibits which will appeal to all family members, no matter the age.

06/19/2015

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3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

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DC’s First Cat Cafe To Open In Georgetown June 20

Washington’s first “cat cafe” will open its doors this month.

06/11/2015

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Create A Drive-In Movie Theater Experience At Home

Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.

06/10/2015

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Best Skateparks In Baltimore

Skateparks allow skateboarders to show-off their skills on half-pipes, quarter pipes, spine transfers, handrails, fun boxes, vert ramps, and many more recreational features. The first skateboards, introduced to the world in the early 1940s, were made of wood boxes with roller skate wheels. Today’s skateboards are sleek and very different to the box crates of old. Young and old have fun skateboarding at skate parks. Baltimore skateboarders will find a plentiful amount of skate parks in Baltimore. The following skate parks provide challenging courses to novice and experienced skateboarders alike.

06/05/2015