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Solutions for after-school transportation problems

Dealing with the challenges of transporting kids to activities after school can be a logistical nightmare for parents. Maybe this sounds familiar. The twins...

Is technology killing our kids’ social skills?

They “talk” with GIFs, memes and emojis. They don’t just have friends, they have social media followers. And when they do meet face-to-face, chances...

Parents’ guide to the teen party scene

For teenagers and their parents, spring means more than just robins and blooming flowers. It also means the start of the teen party season,...

Helping kids handle heavy topics

Like a lot of parents, Salome Tsereteli-Stephens sometimes struggles to explain to her children why awful things happen in the world. Why was there...

The trick to balancing work and family

  When women become mothers, they have plenty of decisions to make: Cloth or disposable diapers? Feed on demand or stick to a schedule?...

Study reveals secrets to success for kids with learning and attention issues

One of the keys to success for a child with learning and attention issues — such as ADHD — is support at home where...

How to raise confident kids

Before Shelli Stanley's son started middle school, she wanted to make sure he knew one thing: how to advocate for himself. Diagnosed with Asperger's...

New study shows teen girls’ texting affects grades

Teen girls who text a lot are more likely than boys to do worse in school, according to research published by the American Psychological...

Maryland lacrosse player develops cleaning products for athletes

Are you sick of your kid's sweaty athletic equipment stinking up your car or home? A professional lacrosse player from Maryland just might have...

Dana Flacco manages home team of little Ravens

With three children ages 3 and under, life in the Flacco household is far from quiet. Earlier this summer, Dana Flacco — wife of...

Free-range rules in Maryland

Like many parents across Maryland, Melissa Solares is concerned about the way society is leaning on free-range parents or even those who just want...

Keeping tabs on tween readers

By Regina Verow Summer reading gets tricky when you have tweens and teens. They head to the young adult section of the library where...

9 great places to party for every age and budget

By Katie Riley Are you looking for a fun new way to celebrate a birthday or other occasion in the Baltimore/Annapolis area? Don't get...

Finding help and hope after a baby dies

By Katie Riley It's never easy to lose a baby. In recent years, however, more resources have become available for parents struggling with infant...

Annapolis mom mixes motherhood and cooking

By Allison Eatough Lisa Wingate-Alas has two constants in her life: family and food. The Annapolis mother of two is head chef at Bavarian...

Beware of the dangers when dyeing and hunting eggs

When dyeing and hunting for eggs with the kids this Easter, there are important safety facts to be aware of. Incorrectly handling, decorating or...

Town meeting on heroin for Anne Arundel County parents

A Town Meeting on Heroin called "Not My Child" has been scheduled in Anne Arundel County for parents of students from fifth grade through...

JNP Project opens in Annapolis to boost kids’ self esteem

By Betsy Stein Parents worried about their kids' self esteem and the amount of bullying these days, take heart. There's a new business celebrating...

Does allowance pay off for kids?

Experts say whether given weekly, monthly or annually, an allowance is one of the best ways to teach children and teens overall financial responsibility,...

Ways your family can give to the needy this Christmas in MD

By Katie Riley The Christmas season is the perfect time to teach kids the importance of giving to the less fortunate and there are...
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