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March For Our Lives—March 24, 2018

If you are one of the more than 500,000 people who are expected to take to the streets of Washington, D.C. for the March...

Going Beyond Books—Libraries get a reboot

Libraries reboot by upping their tech game and creating a community atmosphere. My six-year-old daughter was giggling as she clawed at...

Part of the Family—Au Pairs

Having an au pair in your home means more than having live-in child care, it also means a cultural exchange and a new member...

Standing up for the Kids—Court Appointed Special Advocates

Court appointed special advocates support children who need it most. One day while listening to the radio, Pat Howe heard an ad for the...

Fostering Hope—Becoming a Foster Family is Challenging but Rewarding

For years Millersville resident Alison Stevens had dreamed of becoming a mother. That dream became a reality through a simple phone call. “I hadn’t...

Three ways to make Mother’s Day fabulous

A bit of help around the house, family time and happy hour with the girls can make the perfect Mother's Day. If you are...

What you need to know before buying in to direct sales

Thinking about selling jewelry, shakes, skin care products, cookware or anything else from home? You aren't alone. Direct sales has come a long way...

5 cozy fall getaways

As the air turns colder and fall schedules settle down, this is a perfect time for couples to sneak away for a night or...

7 romantic ideas for a date night at home

When Lori Schmidt Ernest and her husband, Dave, need a date night, they don’t go very far. “Our favorite date night is to stay...

Great hints on what dads want for Father’s Day

Carlos and Keegan Cardoza.Wondering what an ideal Father's Day looks like? The staff at Chesapeake Family asked their husbands how they wanted to spend...

What moms really want for Mother’s Day

Skip the flowers and breakfast in bed on Mother's Day, that's not necessarily what moms really want. Instead, check out these hints from the...

Best ways to prepare your family for a winter storm

From the sounds of it, Maryland is in for a bad winter storm. Here is information from Maryland Emergency Management Agency on how to...

Parents’ night out: Awesome alternatives to a babysitter

Nothing beats a place where you can leave the kids for an awesome fun time while you and your spouse get a night out...

Competing in Baltimore women’s roller derby league

Q&A with 'Miss Dirt': What it's like to be a Charm City Rollers player Mary Hendrie, aka, Miss Dirt, is a modern renaissance woman:...

5 warm places to stroll with your baby this winter in Maryland

Looking for a spot in the Baltimore/Annapolis area to go for a brisk walk with your baby to help burn off some of those...

Maryland libraries offer fun for parents from books at bars to seed swaps

by Karen Stysley More and more Maryland parents are realizing that the library is much more than a place to go for books or...

A few Maryland fathers share their favorite things to do with their kids

By Kristy MacKaben It was on a four-day backpacking trip that Scott McComb truly got to know his oldest son, Alex, who was in...

Shortcuts for moms who have no time to cook

With spring sports in full swing and end of the school year activities heating up, most families have no time to cook. To help...

“Getting in the Mood” playlist for parents

According to the results of a recent study by sharemyplaylist.com, the songs most frequently listened to by parents when trying to conceive, aka the...
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Stress Management in 2020 – For Kids and Families

Part 1   By: Dr. Sharon Richter, Annapolis Pediatrics’ Behavioral Health Department Parents are role models for their children when it comes to teaching life skills, including...

It’s a “Delmarvalous Fall” at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

Just in time for the fall season, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is providing local residents with the “Delmarvalous Fall”...

Maintaining — and Retaining — Your Retainer

One day in the not-too-distant future, your braces will come off. In a few moments, you'll be free of bands and...

The Importance of Early Orthodontic Treatment

The American Association for Orthodontists recommends that every child have an orthodontic evaluation by the age of 7. Early detection and...

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