Can Children Get Gum Disease?

Periodontal disease in children and adolescents is generally rare. However, children should still learn the importance of keeping their teeth and gums healthy to...

Dare to Live the Life You Dream

Dare to Live the Life You Dream Local mother and CEO, Melissa Dawn Simkins, shares three strategies to achieve the career and life you always...

Impacting the Next Generation of Young Women

Bold. Brilliant. Beautiful.  These words describe my baby girl…she just turned 3 in August.  She is smart, strong, sassy, and spirited.  I had no...

Growing Leaders of Tomorrow

The Calverton School’s 50th Anniversary Located on a 154-acre property in the countryside of beautiful Calvert County, The Calverton School is a private college preparatory...

Here She Is: Susan Cox a.k.a. Mrs. Moo

Mrs. Moo is a creative, classy cow engaging in conversation with the members of the community by sharing the wonders and importance of agriculture...

The Doulas of Southern Maryland

Many first time mothers have an idealized vision of how their first birth will unfold. What you read in books or see on television...

Battle the Back to School Blues

Your family is watching TV one evening when it happens, the dreaded back to school commercials begin! Over the sound of unhappy groans, the thought...

Shining a Light on Autism

There is a saying that, “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is unique...

Redefining Motherhood: Your new role as the mother of a grown...

My daughter and I were lounging by the fire pit talking about college, friendships, what holds a marriage together, and world peace. It suddenly...

What is a Doula and why the heck do I need...

Doulas are professionally trained birth companions. The role of the Doula is to educate, guide and support parents in understanding the options available to...