News

News
 \  News
Boy wearing lab coat stands with arms crossed in front of a table with beakers filled with colored liquid

Kindergarten Preparedness: The Importance of Relationships and Child Engagement

By Alan Guttman, IDEALS Institute
How do I prepare my child for kindergarten? ...
Read More
Go Ahead and Get Bored: Why is Play so Important?

Go Ahead and Get Bored: Why is Play so Important?

By Cheryl Simpson, Pure Play Every Day, Inc.
According to experts, play is our best resource for family ...
Read More
Free Summer Meals Program

Maryland Ensures Summer Adventures Include Healthy Meals for Children

By Samantha L. Bader, MPH, Maryland State Department of Education, Office of School and Community Nutrition Program
Help ensure children have nutritious meals to fuel their summer ...
Read More
Read the "Eliminate Sugary Beverages: 7 Tips for Getting Children to Enjoy Nature’s Drink" article here.

Eliminate Sugary Beverages: 7 Tips for Getting Children to Enjoy Nature’s Drink

By Diane Teigiser, Administrator, Maryland Dental Action Coalition
DYK: what your child drinks is just as important as ...
Read More
Maryland Kids In Safety Seats: Keep Children Safe on the Road

Maryland Kids In Safety Seats: Keep Children Safe on the Road

By Kids In Safety Seats (KISS)
Do you need to schedule a car seat check? ...
Read More
Three children at a table in playground

I Did Nothing Today: 5 Tips to Get More Details from Children

By Theresa Lutz, IDEALS Institute
Here are seven questions to ask instead of, “What did ...
Read More
Less Screen, More Green: Outdoor Safety Tips for Kids

Less Screen, More Green: Outdoor Safety Tips for Kids

By Cynthia Paez Bowman, Journalist
Outdoor time for children is an essential part of their ...
Read More
5 Tips to Keep Children Safe During the Summer of COVID-19

5 Tips to Keep Children Safe During the Summer of COVID-19

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
June is National Safety Month ...
Read More
profile of crying woman

Changing the Stigma of Mental Health: One Question at a Time

By Renée Goldfarb, IDEALS Institute
Although I am a mom of teenagers, my thoughts below ...
Read More
Language Preference»