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Childhood on lock-down: Police in middle schools and "stranger danger."
Opinion, Holiday Guide
I expected to have to explain a lot of things to my kids about race in America. It never once occurred to me that I was going to have to explain Kwanzaa.
How much spa time is too much for a little girl?
Our tree is in the corner of the room - still in its box.
My kids hate to hear me sing. Thank heaven for Howard County's karaoke scene!
We're celebrating this year without extended family. That can be dangerous.
Here are five things that should worry you more than freak dancing.
Basic costume rules this year: Nothing realistically gross, nothing that makes little kids cry, and nothing offensive to the dignity of others. It was easier when they just dressed as dinosaurs.
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