| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The BBC's supernatural drama "Wolfblood" leads the race for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' Children's Awards with four nods.
The kids' kudofest, which honors the best in children's media, will be held on Nov. 24 at the Hilton, Park...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Richard Dean calls it the "golden hour," when 3- to 4-year-old children take in literacy and social skills like a favorite snack.
Harnessing the golden hour for underprivileged children in Columbia's Owen Brown community, Dean said, was among the...
| Sep 13, 2013
Re "Sacramento's prison deal," Editorial, Sept. 11
California's got a prison problem. If lawmakers hope to persuade a federal court to extend the deadline for reducing the state's prison population, they must dig deeper.
Yes, we must take some...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Monday was the first day of kindergarten for my 5-year-old, and the thrill of excitement was matched only by the autumn chill in the air. Kids of all ages, many with backpacks larger than their small bodies, swarmed outside the school, buzzing with...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The homeless families speaking out against the Baltimore school system with claims that children "have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms" are finally getting some attention, but...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
There is a term for all those twenty- and even thirty-somethings who just can't leave home: "failure to launch."
It's the catchphrase- perhaps inspired by a movie - given to those of this generation who can't or won't get their life started. It's...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:41 PM
A La Crescenta day-care facility was shut down and its director was arrested Wednesday after a 2-year-old girl being supervising there was hospitalized for being under the influence of marijuana, police said.
Roubena Hartounian, 50, was taken into...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:59 AM
State inspectors logged years of violations for incomplete children's records and unkempt conditions including a lingering odor of urine at a La Crescenta day-care facility where 2-year-old girl tested positive for an active ingredient in marijuana last...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:03 PM
State inspectors logged years of violations for incomplete children's records and unkempt conditions, including a nagging odor of urine, at a La Crescenta day-care facility where 2-year-old girl tested positive for marijuana this week.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Blue Mountain Church of God, Smithsburg, vacation Bible school on the theme “SonWest Roundup” for ages 4 to 12. Class will be from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 22-25. Horse rides and the Round-Up Ranch barbecue. To register, call 301-824-2325....
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:05 PM
In five months, the downtown Baltimore day care attended by Celine Plachez's youngest son is slated to close, yet she's not looking for a backup. She can't stomach it.
She searched before he was born, calling about a dozen places, some of which said...