There's another new co-working space opening in the Baltimore area, but this one is pitched to parents.

Instead of ping pong or fancy drinks, the perk offered at the Cube, a small office at 6905 York Road in Stoneleigh, will be a supervised play area, where members can leave their children while they retreat to work at one of the desks.

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Standard membership packages range from $125 to $365 a month, for access to the work room, which includes WiFi, printing, scanning and a mailbox.

"I wanted to create that space where moms or dads could bring their children to work and everyone would be okay and not be distracted," said co-founder Tammira Lucas, 29, who also helped start Moms as Entrepreneurs, which runs entrepreneurship training programs.

Lucas said she's invested about $25,000, including a $10,000 Kiva loan, in the Cube concept, which is a response to high childcare costs and increasing numbers of people working from home.

The 1,100-square-foot space, near Uncle Wiggly's ice cream shop, is set to open later this month. Lucas said it can fit about two dozen people and she hopes to open with 10 members already committed.

The space will be open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. The play area is aimed at children under five, but can accommodate older children as well, Lucas said.

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