Is Collaborative Divorce the Right Option for You?

Traditionally, divorce involved litigation. It was exclusively an adversarial process. Lawyers on either side of the aisle would advocate on behalf of...

Why Crowdfunding May Cost You Medicaid Eligibility

Crowdfunding or fundraising websites, such as Kickstarter, YouCaring, and GoFundMe are quickly becoming a popular source for donations where ordinary people may...

Total Gum Health Creates a Long-Lasting, Beautiful Smile

Hollywood stars know the power of a beautiful smile. Celebrities seem to have perfect teeth, but just like the rest of us,...

How to Stop Your Worrier (Not Warrior) Brain

We get it. There is a lots to worry about right now in our uber-stressed, tense world. I mean, how could you...

Kind of Blue and Gold. SMCM’s President Jordan on her First...

There’s something about President Tuajuanda Jordan that makes you believe. It could be her voice: she speaks with the authority of a...

The Communities within “Community” Empathy, Intersectionality, and LGBTQ+

Is it a complete lie to say, “Times are good”? In comparison with the past 50 to 100 years of LGBTQ+ life...

Top 3 Reasons to Plan Your Fall Getaway to The Hyatt...

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Barby Harms, Owner, Mermaid’s Cottage

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Can I Get a Divorce in Maryland?

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How Long Does It Take to Probate an Estate?

At some point in your life, you will likely be involved in the probate of an estate. You may be the personal...

Is Tooth and Gum Health Really THAT Important?

Researchers have long identified links between periodontal (gum) infections and other major diseases throughout the body.  Current studies have...

Who Do You Think You Are? No, Really…

Do you have a good sense of who you are as a person? I’m sure you know who you are as a...

Hospitality at Its Finest: Baltimore’s Ivy Hotel

In today’s currency of credit card points, customer reward programs and discount memberships, one can feel the days of genuine customer service...

Understanding the Heart of the Home: Broad Creek Kitchens, Bath &...

Your home is supposed to be your hideaway from the rest of the world; a place where you feel content, comfortable, and...

Your New Jealousy Compass

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Skin Cancer at 22: It Can Happen to You

Cancer can happen at any age, we know this. But when we think about skin cancer, most of the time our...

Third Party Custody in Maryland

Who is a third party? Any person who is not a child’s natural parent. Until recently, a third party seeking custody of...

How to Protect Your Children from Bullies

Bullying has been a huge topic in our national conversation lately. Everyone agrees being bullied is a terrible childhood experience and should...

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