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A Greener Future for Frederick and Father-Daughter Weekends

Frederick Area Teen’s Food Recovery Foundation Earns National Recognition A Frederick area teen from Clarksburg is one of 15 student winners of the Gloria Barron...
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Fit & Healthy in Frederick: April & May

  Here are four events for families to get out and stay active this spring. Mindful Kids Parents Night Out April 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Fit2Shine Studio | 52...

My Turn: Eco-friendly Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air! It’s that time of year when our kids celebrate friendship and love by indulging in treats and handing out...

About ‘Special Needs’

This issue’s “My Turn” is brought to you in the form of a list. When you’ve been tasked with writing about way-down-deep-in-your-soul beliefs that...

Teacher Appreciation: Rebecca Clark, Windsor Knolls Middle School

Rebecca Clark Windsor Knolls Middle School Ijamsville Long-term substitute teacher As a mother and school volunteer, Rebecca Clark would often see a school secretary struggling to fill...

A Guide to Teaching Kids About Nutrition

These past few years have been a real doozy for much of, well, the world. As an adult, the isolation, fear and anxiety of...

My Turn: 5 Things Only a Mom Would Say on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, long before your mom days, you probably dined by candlelight in some swanky restaurant. Once you gave birth to your sweet...

My Turn: The Power of Asking for and Accepting Help

“Can I help you with that?” “No, it’s OK. I got it.” We live in a society built on pushing through, taking on a great many...

My Turn: Embrace the Adoption Journey

Are you contemplating adopting, but have no idea where to start? You’re not alone. In 2007, I was a litigator in a large law...

A Focus on Mental Health with Resilience and Hope

We all have mental health. Some days we have more of it and other days less of it. This point is true for our...