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Ask An Expert: Turning Your Summer Job Into A Year Round Gig

Get advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.

08/05/2015

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Ask A Baltimore Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Entrepreneur, educator and owner of two Baltimore preschool locations, Janelle Glasser knows just what parents should look for in choosing their child’s babysitter.

07/31/2015

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3 Things You Should Never Do While Potty Training

Want to know what to avoid while potty training your toddler? Jamie Glowacki, author of “Oh Crap! Potty Training” shares her insight with these three no-nos.

07/24/2015

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5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your House

One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.

07/17/2015

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Best Public Pools In Baltimore

Each year, Baltimore’s Department of Recreation and Parks opens its many pools so that the public can escape the heat, have a good time and splash around. There are quite a few pools and splash pads, both indoors and outdoors, in the area in which people can frolic and exercise at the same time. Here is a small sampling of the pools available throughout the city where one can escape the heat and humidity through the month of August.

07/17/2015

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5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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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

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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