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Kristine Henry
Content Editor, Features
My Role

I handle coverage of food, family and pets for The Baltimore Sun. I also have a parenting blog called Maryland Family Now and am the editor of Maryland Family Magazine.
My Biography

I was a business-news reporter at the Sun from 1998 until 2002 when I had my first child and took what I now refer to as a very extended maternity leave. Along the way I was the communications director of a local non-profit and did extensive freelance writing.
My Recent Articles

Getting my daughter's ears pierced: The mall vs. tattoo parlor 4/2/2014
My 8-year-old daughter had been begging for a few years to get her ears pierced and I recently decided to let her go ahead with it. It seemed important to her, she's pretty responsible, and -- as she has pointed out to me numerous times -- many of her friends have pierced ears.

ROAR for Autism is April 27 3/15/2014
Kennedy Krieger Institute's annual ROAR for Autism will be held on April 27 at Oregon Ridge Park. Particiapnts will raise funds for autism research by biking, running or walking.

$5 admission to Port Discovery on March 15 3/7/2014
Port Discovery is celebrating its 15th birthday on March 15 with discounted admission ($5 instead of the usual $13.95 per person ages 2 and up) and a variety of activities including Pop Up Science demonstrations, yoga, face painting, interactive storytelling, music with Mr. Norman and more.

Infants' hearing could be damaged by sleep machines 3/3/2014
Study says some white-noise machines are so loud they could potentially harm babies' ears.

Girls more body conscious, but just as messy as boys 2/17/2014
As the mother of boys, I usually don’t get the chance to spend much time with tween or teen girls unless they have come to the house to visit my sons. But recently I chaperoned several eighth-grade girls on a weekend church retreat in Ocean City and I had a glimpse into their world.