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Sharp Rise In Kids’ Injuries In ‘Bouncy Castles’

The number of kids sent to emergency rooms from bouncy castles has jumped sharply.

11/26/2012

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School Board Seeks Bomb Threat Solution

The Allegany County school board wants to get tougher on kids who make bomb threats.

11/13/2012

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Reducing Kids’ TV Time: What Works?

Watching less TV may be a matter of not eating in front of it.

11/05/2012

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Stress In Parents Linked To Obesity In Kids

One in three kids in America is overweight or obese. Having stressed-out parents may be contributing to these rates.

10/22/2012

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Popular Kids More Likely To Smoke Says Texas Study

More than 80 percent of adult smokers began smoking before the age of 18.

10/22/2012

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Best Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses In Baltimore

Whether you’re seeking the ultimate thrill this Halloween or a festive hayride and maze, Baltimore hosts a number of perfect haunted house experiences. Hop in the car and explore the Baltimore area for everything from Wicked Woods to a circus.

10/12/2012

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Frederick Official: Put School Kids On Transit

A Frederick County commissioner is suggesting that some rural children take public transit to school to reduce the cost of running school buses.

09/26/2012

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Too Much Tuna Means Too Much Mercury For Kids

The FDA and EPA recommend that children consume no more than one can of albacore tuna per week.

09/25/2012

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Best Bilingual Extracurricular Activities For Kids In Baltimore

Higher test scores, advanced reading skills, greater confidence, cultural connections and college preparation are just a few key benefits for children who study a second language. As a diverse and multicultural city, Baltimore hosts a number of robust language programs that will satisfy your child’s growing curiosity about the world. The best part: Many of these schools offer classes for parents too.

09/21/2012

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Testosterone Drops In Dads Sharing Beds With Kids

Dads who sleep in the same bed as their children may see a drop in their testosterone levels.

09/10/2012

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Best After-School Activities For Kids In Baltimore

Perhaps when you were growing up you came home from school, grabbed a snack and then went out to play with the other neighborhood kids. Homework came later. These days, after school time for younger kids is often reserved for enrichment in sports or the arts. It’s a great way to keep them active, and it provides an opportunity to explore areas of learning that schools cannot accommodate. Eventually, school sports teams, clubs and schoolwork will use up the after-school hours, but in the meantime, these area businesses know how to keep Baltimore’s kids going.

08/14/2012

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Back-To-School Guide In Baltimore

Whether you’re a student getting excited for back-to-school shopping or a parent looking for the easy way out of this annual chore, this guide will lead you to the best bargains for school supplies, clothing and haircuts in Baltimore. Keep it stress free by creating a plan and mapping out a low-traffic route. Grab a snack beforehand and plan on lunch if you’re taking the kids. It’s OK to make a few trips, marathon shopping is stressful and the best area shops are worth a few hours each.

08/10/2012

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