First plants, then pets, then kids.
First plants, then pets, then kids.
When Alison Brennan was in college, she had a telephone in her dorm room — but she rarely used it to call home. “I called my parents after 11 on Sunday nights, when the rates went down,” the Towson resident says with a laugh, recalling the not-so-distant past, when...
Maybe basketball just ended and the kids don’t have another activity until the pool opens this summer. Maybe your daughter is excited about her first season of soccer — which doesn’t start until September. Or maybe your son just gave up on baseball, leaving a void of...
The Center Ring Circus School attempts to break the record for the largest shaving cream pie fight.
Editor's note: This week, we're introducing a new regular contributor to Life & Travel. Paula Willey of the Baltimore County Public Library will explore and recommend books for young readers.
Restaurants could be required to offer healthy drink options — not just soda — with kids' meals under legislation that has pitted public health advocates against the beverage and dining industries in Annapolis.
I scream, you scream, we all scream for shaving cream.
Remember the case of the two Silver Spring kids, ages 10 and 6, who were allowed to walk a mile home from a park without adult supervision? Their mom and dad, who practice a "free range" style of parenting, have been found guilty of "unsubstantiated" neglect, The Washington Post is reporting.
It's insanely cold outside and only the bravest among us want to be exposed to it. Here are some good indoor options for these frigid days.
Sometimes the weather is just too unbearable to be outside, but being home with the kids for days on end can also be tough. Here are some places to go that will let them have some fun and get out some of that energy.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the "Greatest Show on Earth" will go on without elephants.
As parents we have all had a tired toddler who hit his limit while out shopping or an excitable preschooler who just wanted to get his way. The next time you take an outing, try some of these tips to make the outing enjoyable for everyone.
We asked, our readers answered. Here are 10 unique ways to know that you came from Catonsville.
When asked how they'd like to balance future work and family responsibilities, most young men and women in the U.S. say they want an equal division of labor, according to a new study.
Is there a formula for being happy? According to Paul Dolan, professor of behavioral science at the London School of Economics and Political Science, we need to start doing more and worrying less. In his book, "Happiness by Design: Change What You Do, Not How You Think" (Hudson Street Press),...
We always said we wanted to be "old-school" with our kids. Loving, but laid back. Empowerers, not enablers. Not ruled by the children or fueled by angst. Because-I-said-so-that's-why kind of parents.
We asked, our readers answered. Here are 10 unique ways to know that you came from Harford County.
Nearly 70 city schools will lose their permanently assigned school police officers — and seven high schools will be staffed with unarmed ones — under a new plan to allow officers to carry guns without breaking the law while taking a larger role in the community.
Matt Hornbeck, the principal at Hampstead Hill Academy, has tried everything to end the persistent double-parking outside his Canton school — a problem he says leads to traffic jams and jeopardizes student safety.
Salisbury University has suspended its Phi Beta Sigma fraternity chapter for hazing, after members were reported to have hit pledges with paddles and held forced workouts at an off-campus house, school officials said.
The University of Maryland, College Park student who wrote a racist, sexist email that circulated on social media this month will not return to campus "by mutual consent" of his family and the school, a university official announced.
Representatives of the U.S. Department of Education will visit the Johns Hopkins University this week as part of an ongoing investigation into how the school handles sexual misconduct cases, officials said.
A Senate panel on Tuesday voted to send a dismantled version of Gov. Larry Hogan's charter school expansion law to the full chamber.
Bill Heiser, 42, principal of Catonsville High School, announced on March 27 that he will be leaving the school after two years at its helm.
Baltimore County and other high-growth suburban jurisdictions would receive extra state money to alleviate school overcrowding under an initiative announced Friday in Annapolis.
Harford County school officials have canceled overnight and weekend sessions at the Harford Glen Environmental Education Center near Bel Air for the rest of the year while staff and an exterminator monitor the facility for bed bugs, a spokesperson for Harford County Public Schools said...
Josh Sanders, 33, sat in a chair in the corner of the cafeteria at Featherbed Lane Elementary, still in his work clothes, as his two daughters bounced from table to table, putting juice and snacks in a bag to take home.