The Howard County Government offers some great resources for activities, learning and having fun. They also have a lot to offer parents, new and seasoned. Check out the list of a few that highlight what they have available for free.

The Parents Guide to Howard County

An index of local resources, services, programs, and information for kids and their parents. This gets updated annually.

Parent Pages Newsletter

A quarterly family newsletter with local parenting news and tips. Sign-Up to receive Parent Pages e-newsletter and updates.
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The Family Institute

A parent education program that offers informational sessions and training workshops on child development, positive discipline, finding resources, and adolescent issues.


An early education tool that promotes family engagement by leveraging the power of video modeling, family workshops, professional development opportunities, and mobile technology.

What did we miss?

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