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Things to Do With Kids in Charlotte This Weekend

Your guide to this weekend with kids in Charlotte. (Nov. 22-25)

Museum of Life and Science's Santa Train Ticket Sale Dates Released

Tickets to the museum's 41st anniversary Santa Train are expected to sell out quickly

All Aboard NC By Train’s popular Santa Train Dec. 8

Update: Tickets are SOLD OUT for Raleigh

LEGO Invites Kids to Turn Creativity Into Gifts of Goodwill

LEGO is helping to make the holidays brighter for 500,000 children around the world with the #BuildToGive campaign.

Enter to Win an Asheville Winter Getaway

This prize package, presented by Explore Asheville, is redeemable Jan. 1-March 31, 2019.

Make Your Own Cherry Scones

This holiday, introduce children to something a bit more unique than the standard cookie tray with this recipe from "The Ultimate Kids' Cookbook."

Set Behavior Expectations in Advance for Holidays

Bring out the best in your child during the holiday season with a few up-front guidelines.

Things to do With Kids in Charlotte This Week

This week's must-do fun for the family (Nov. 19-22).

Coming Soon: Carolina Parent's 2018 12 Days of Giveaways!

Our annual holiday contest kicks off Dec. 3. Enter through Dec. 14 for daily chances to win tickets, toys and more!

Don't Worry if Your Infant Doesn’t Sleep Through the Night by 6-12 Months of Age

McGill University research team finds that many healthy babies don't reach this milestone right away.

Fun Things to Do in the Triangle Over Thanksgiving

Make memories at museums and parks, on trails and at special events this week.

Hanukkah Celebrations in the Triangle

Hanukkah 2018 begins the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2, and ends Monday, Dec. 10

4 Books to Teach Your Kid Kindness

With the launch of #TheKindnessProject, here are four wonderful books to kickstart a conversation about kindness with your kiddos.

Must-See Holiday Light Shows Across North Carolina

’Tis the season for dazzling light displays. Here are our top picks of holiday light show extravaganzas across the state.

Nov. 16-18: Two “Owl Prowls,” the American Indian Heritage Celebration and a Chamber Music Concert

Here's the scoop on family fun across the Triangle this weekend.

Movie Review: 'The Grinch'

A little girl named Cindy Lou helps the Grinch understand the real meaning of Christmas.

Play Therapy: Is It Right for Your Child?

Children cannot express their feelings in the same way adults do. That's where play therapy comes in.

Book Harvest Gives Away Its 1 Millionth Book

Watching children realize that they can pick any book they want, take it home and keep it forever filled me with the sort of joy I don't get to experience very often.

The Etiquette of Gratitude

Teaching our children, and reminding ourselves, how to show gratitude this Thanksgiving and all year long.

So My Teen is Done With College Apps — Now What?

Here are a few things to keep in mind after your teen submits his or her college applications.

2018 Triangle Turkey Trots to Try

There are plenty of Turkey Trots in the Triangle if you want to burn off Thanksgiving calories.

How to Find the Chainsaw Art Fallen Tree in William B. Umstead State Park

A beautiful piece of art made from a fallen red oak tree awaits visitors just off of a wide, multiuse trail.

Surviving Vacation and Holiday Travel with a Special Needs Family

Yes, you can travel with your special needs child. Here are all the tips you need to start planning.

Nov. 12-15: Celestial Sights, 10 Fat Turkeys, Pecan Pickin’ and Museum Community Day

View astronomical, hear a silly story, pick pecans and get free admission to a museum.

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to North Carolina Symphony's Holiday Pops Extravaganza on Nov. 24

Visit Santa and enjoy the sounds of strolling carolers in the lobby starting one hour before the concert.

Where to See Santa This Holiday Season

Take your little ones to share their holiday wish lists and to have your annual Santa photos taken.

Retro Toys (And Their 2018 Counterparts)

A flashback to the 1980s, with 21st-century updates

Applying to NC Colleges? Take an Inside Look at 16 NC Public Schools

These profiles detail everything from student-to-faculty ratios to acceptance rates and the percentage of students who successfully graduate in four years.

Applying to College? Get an Inside Look at 20 NC Private Colleges

Browse profiles on everything from from student-to-faculty ratios to acceptance rates and the percentage of students who successfully graduate in four years.

Safely Dispose of Expired and Unused Medicine Nov. 7 at Operation Medicine Drop

Help prevent the misuse of medications by disposing of them properly.
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