Maryland farm creates Curious George-themed corn maze

America’s favorite curious monkey is finding a new adventure at MD Sunrise Farm in Gambrills. Curious George will star in Sunrise’s corn maze in honor of the beloved cartoon character’s 75th birthday year. The maze, located on more than eight acres of the former Naval Academy farm, will open Sept....

  • Meet the Elkridge resident behind Howard County Moms

    Meet the Elkridge resident behind Howard County Moms

    Kris Schneider was working from home as a conference coordinator when she got the idea to start a community hub for mothers. The Elkridge resident and mother of Jackson, 14; Taylor, 11; and Ryan, 7, was active in her children’s schools and a regular visitor at county libraries and the Robinson...

  • Finds for unplugged kids at Howard County stores

    Finds for unplugged kids at Howard County stores

    Despite having a world of technology at their fingertips, kids can have loads of fun with these engaging, nonelectronic options from local Howard County shops.

  • A taste of the chaos and fun of a big family

    A taste of the chaos and fun of a big family

    Have you ever watched the reality shows about big families? If you’ve seen any one of them, you’ve pretty much seen them all. There was “Raising Sextuplets,” and “Quints By Surprise,” “Kate Plus 8,” “The Willis Family,” and a relatively new one, “OutDaughtered,” about a Texas family raising the...

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  • Three-year-old Fallston resident spends birthday with six Disney princesses

    Three-year-old Fallston resident spends birthday with six Disney princesses

    It’s not every day that you get to sing and dance with your favorite Disney princess in person (especially without visiting the Magic Kingdom), but one Fallston resident and her friends got to spend time with six right here in Maryland. Madelyn Mezzadra celebrated her third birthday Saturday with...

  • Confessions of a mom at a new low

    Confessions of a mom at a new low

    This week I left my child at home with a woman I don’t know. I am confessing here to what feels like a low, even for me, a mother who frequently pokes fun at her parenting “failures.” It’s difficult to discuss it, to invite in the inevitable judgment from other mothers who would never have done...

  • 3 things to do with the kids in Howard County in May

    3 things to do with the kids in Howard County in May

    As the school year winds down and the weather warms up, bond with your family during a lively round of golf, by watching a race or by exploring your creative side. 1. Catch a race With the Columbia Triathlon & Duathlon on May 21 and smaller races popping up all month long, the late-spring race...

  • Introducing (gasp!) the World's Worst Mother

    Introducing (gasp!) the World's Worst Mother

    Hi, we haven't met. I'm the World's Worst Mother. You can just call me WWM, for short. And you are? Never mind. Don't tell me. I won't remember anyway. I can't remember anything these days, despite a paper calendar, a kitchen wall calendar, a Google calendar, Outlook reminders and many, many Post-it...

  • Ringling Bros. Circus' final visit to Baltimore prompts nostalgia, questions about future

    Ringling Bros. Circus' final visit to Baltimore prompts nostalgia, questions about future

    An American institution will be coming to an end soon, and Bill Price wants to be sure his grandkids don't miss the experience. He's been planning for weeks to take 10-year-old Lexi and 6-year-old James to the circus when it comes to Baltimore this week. After 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum...

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