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Brush off the car and find that missing mitten, because we’ve got 18 ways to get out of the house and entertain the kids this winter. There are crafts, volunteer opportunities, story times,…concerts, and lots of other ways to keep the whole family happy and busy when it’s cold outside. Need a night out? Book a babysitter and start planning, because we’ve got a whole list of things for grown-ups too. January CRAFTS Room – Recycled Materials Bring the family and get creative using recycled materials. The… >> Read More
The countdown to Hanukkah is underway. We’ve rounded up all the cool Hanukkah parties in the Baltimore area, because there are lots of ways to start celebrating before the holiday even begins, like… concerts, story times, Lego menorah building and many opportunities to eat latkes. Happy Hanukkah! Hanukkah begins on Saturday night, Dec. 24, 2016 and concludes on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017 Mom’s Night Out Get a jump on your Hanukkah shopping with fabulous vendors including LulaRoe, Stella & Dot, Young Living, ThirtyOne, and Beauty Counter. Park Heights… >> Read More
On a recent Sunday, I took my 5.5-year-old daughter to the local park to engage in the celebrated rite of passage of learning to ride a two-wheeler. I had mixed feelings about it, because I knew it…had to be done, but I also was afraid of having to run alongside her. I don’t usually run. I’m a therapist: My job involves a lot of sitting, and that’s the way I like it. But run I did, for hours, or possibly days, I think. The last time I ran so much, “I… >> Read More
November 9 was an emotional day for many of my friends. As I walked into my daughter’s preschool, I overheard a group of moms discussing how upset they were about the victory of Donald Trump.…That’s why I wasn’t surprised that the daily “classroom recap” email sent by my daughter’s teacher mentioned how several of the children in the class came to school expressing how sad their parents were about the election results. My daughter is lucky to have an excellent teacher who turned the election into an appropriate and… >> Read More
Are you looking for the perfect gift for a bris or baby naming? Or maybe you need to buy a mezuzah, a yarmulke, a Kiddush cup, or seder plate? And where the heck does one go to get a plastic shofar…or a plush Torah–especially when they aren’t available on Amazon Prime? While almost everything can be purchased online these days, sometimes you need to see or touch something before you buy it, and some items are just much better purchased in person. Fortunately, the Baltimore area has several options for buying Jewish stuff in person,… >> Read More