What do Albert Einstein, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Mr. Rogers and Plato have in common? They all recognized the importance of play. Einstein called it “the highest form of research.” And acclaimed physician Maria Montessori declared, “Play is the work of the child.” That belief built the early-educational philosophy most revered …Read More »
Your Big Day (and theirs too) Planning a wedding can be both a personal and powerfully inclusive, stress-free endeavor.
It’s the bride’s day,” says local wedding planner Tami Smallwood-Brown, “but [on your wedding day,] you also have to think about your guests.” Smallwood-Brown, the owner of Blush Wedding and Event Planning, describes a wedding as a huge dinner party. “You want your guests to have an experience,” she adds. …Read More »
In today’s world of sky-high college tuition bills and endless debt, graduate school may seem like a lost cause, unless you’re pursuing the ultimate dream of becoming a doctor, lawyer or another ambitious career trajectory. But here in the Charm City, enrollment in graduate schools at several universities remains high. …Read More »
Instead of giving in to the allure of the big sales at the box stores while holiday shopping this year…think small. This November 28 will mark the fifth year for Small Business Saturday, a day launched by American Express to encourage us to stay local and shop small businesses. In …Read More »
Just off I-95, 25 miles north of the hustle and bustle of Baltimore, is Harford County. Here you can take in the scenic pastures of sprawling horse farms, enjoy the sweet taste of Maryland blue crab and explore the quaint shops along the waterfront, burn some calories on a local …Read More »
Everyone loves to kick back with their favorite cold one on a hot day or sip a glass of wine at dinner. But you wouldn’t drink hot coffee at the beach or eat an ice cream sandwich when it’s snowing. If you want to get the most out of your …Read More »
Whether you’re looking at an apartment, condominium or a full-sized house, it’s clear what the biggest thing in the real estate market right now is: convenience. People want full control of their homes at their fingertips. At the same time, the home of your dreams doesn’t mean much if you …Read More »
Private Schools Offer Advantages Emphasis on individual educational needs gives students a strong foundation.
It’s among the greatest questions parents face when preparing their children to one day face the world as confident adults: Where should little Jack and Diane go to school? If you’re asking that question now and haven’t yet thought of private school as an option, perhaps it’s time to consider …Read More »