Follow Us
Style Instagram
Style Twitter
Style Facebook


New for You

Frederick’s Child Halloween Costume Contest

Frederick's Child Halloween Costume Contest 2020

After one spooky year, let’s celebrate our favorite little ghosts and goblins! Yes, that’s right, we’re having a costume contest. And it’s easy to enter. Simply send us a photo of your costumed kid or kids. It could be a treasured picture from a Halloween past. It could be this …

Read More »

Get Social

get social

It’s not very surprising that there’s been an uptick in mental health issues after living in a state of isolation and uncertainty for so long. There’s no guidebook for us to follow, and improvising when it comes to health and safety is not ideal. “We are already seeing the impact …

Read More »

My Pandemic Haircut

My pandemic haircut

As of late June, I had not been to a hair stylist since April 2019. * Insert horror scream here * I know. I know. That is bad. Don’t @ me. I have some friends that religiously go every six weeks. I say, good for them. That’s awesome. For me, …

Read More »

Teachers Prep for Fall

teachers prep for fall

This summer Baltimore middle school teacher Elisabeth Budd is developing a website with a very specific purpose, one that arose after online learning challenges in this year’s pandemic. Budd will use the site to post the content that she teaches her students, so parents can see and help their child …

Read More »

Summer Fun: What to Do in July

Summer Fun

“I’m bored!” Oh, we’ve all heard it. And sometimes, it’s best to ignore it. But this year is a little different, and our normal routines are gone. So a run-of-the-mill “I’m bored” could be a little more anxiety producing. Fear not, parents. We have some suggestions. In fact, we have …

Read More »

Sponsored Content

Holiday Happenings in Frederick County

holiday happenings in frederick county

COVID-19 may change the way you and your family celebrate the Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa this year, but there’s still fun to be had! We’ve compiled a list of local events and activities to put everyone in the holiday spirit. Happy Holidays from all of us at Frederick’s Child! Editor’s …

Read More »

10 Halloween Books for Kids

10 Halloween Books for Kids

Looking for children’s books to read on Halloween? These tricky tales are just right for this spooky month! Board Books ‘10 Trick or Treaters’ By Janet Schulman In this simple story 10 trick or treaters set out together, but their numbers dwindle as they encounter spiders, toads and even a …

Read More »

Home-school: One Mom’s Journey to Becoming a Teacher

Choosing to homeschool this semester

It all started to unravel when the first drop of blood hit the carpet—“it” being my Instagram-perfect, curated vision of what our family’s home-school would look like. The owner of that drop of blood (and several more drops to follow) was my curly-headed, precocious three-year-old, the youngest of our bunch …

Read More »