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Family Theme Parks That Beat Back Summer Doldrums

Summer is the season for amusement parks, and thankfully the mid-Atlantic region has many. We found 10 that are all within a day’s drive of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and everywhere in between. Whether your kids love Cookie Monster, construction vehicles or chocolate, you’ll find a theme park made for …

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Stopping the ‘Summer Slide’

At the end of every school year, many parents start to worry about the “summer slide”— the loss of knowledge and skills attributed to summer break. But experts disagree on just how concerned parents need to be. In 2017, researchers from the Brookings Institution examined several studies related to summer …

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New Psychiatric Unit at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Provides Kids and Teens a Therapeutic Space to Heal

New Psychiatric Unit at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Provides Kids and Teens a Therapeutic Space to Heal

Maryland’s first trauma-informed psychiatric unit for children and teens experiencing mental health crises opened this week at the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital (UMCH) in Baltimore. The 16-bed inpatient unit, a therapeutic environment featuring curved walls and nature themes, is designed to be safe space for patients ages 5-17 who …

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Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

Some of the most dramatic brain development occurs during the first three years of a child’s life. During this critical time children are acquiring their ability to think, speak, learn, and reason. According to the US Department of Education, the best way to nurture these young minds is to read …

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