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Ask A Baltimore Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

Krystl Dontell-Sasser is the General Manager of SoBo Dog Daycare & Spa. As a child Dontell-Sasser helped her mother foster and rehabilitate dogs that were severely abused. Dontell-Sasser said she feels like she understands dogs more than people. She provides five tips on how to keep your pet cool this summer.

05/15/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Baltimore

Keeping fit is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Yet, for busy parents, it can be hard to find time to exercise. A couple of Maryland health club want to help busy parents stay fit by offering child care.

04/24/2015

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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Baltimore

There’s no better time than the spring to enjoy a picnic in Charm City, where the venues are as rich in history as they are beautiful. Visitors will want to have their cameras ready to capture the various mementos that are sure to frequent these ventures.

04/17/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Baltimore

If carefully selected, a good playground is open, sunny, fun, and safe. Here are five playgrounds in the Baltimore area which fit all of these categories. Phone up another parent, set a date, pack up the kids, and get ready to play!

04/03/2015

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Best Dog Runs In Baltimore

For those who live in cities, dog runs or dog parks are places where their dogs can run, scamper, and play with other dogs. For those in apartments or living in Baltimore row homes, dog runs are not only a way to exercise your pet, but you can also meet new pet-loving friends. Pet-loving Baltimoreans can enjoy the dog runs that Baltimore has to offer. Let your dog run free at Patterson Dog Park or Locust Point Dog Park.

03/27/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Baltimore

We’ve asked an expert in child care about a variety of activities for parents and children to do this spring without having to pack the bags and go on vacation, and we’ve come up with the perfect way to spend your spring break staycation.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

How do you get your picky eater to pick better eats? We asked a Baltimore expert to help us make the choice.

03/06/2015

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Ask A Baltimore Expert: Keeping Your Kids Entertained On A Snow Day

When a snow day hits, don’t fret. We asked a Baltimore professional for some suggestions on how to keep the kids happy and busy to make the day fly by with fun, rather than crawl by in boredom. Take a look.

02/20/2015

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Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near Baltimore

There’s “snow much fun” for kids and their families at these top mountain resorts in the area.

02/13/2015

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Ask A Baltimore Expert: After-School Activity Ideas

There are so many after-school activities out there that it can be overwhelming to pick a few to partake in. Enter Jill Berry. Jill is Baltimore mom and blogger who writes about after-school activities ideas for the Baltimore Examiner and on her blog — Musings from Me: Seizing Family Time.

01/30/2015

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Best Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In Baltimore

Martial arts makes for an excellent activity for children for many reasons. It provides exercise and fitness, teaches discipline and self-control, helps with balance and coordination, and gives your child a skill that may become useful in the future.

01/23/2015

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Best Fitness Classes In Baltimore

If your New Year’s resolution was to get in shape, here’s a list of trendy, unique, bust-your-butt workouts to start signing up for.

01/09/2015

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