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How to Include Kids in Holiday Planning

Enhance your child's executive functioning skills with holiday preparations.

Dec. 14-16: Family Fun Friday, Christmas at Bennett Place, Super Fun Saturday and a Polar Express Pajama Party

Check out Free Family Friday and attend a movie pajama party in Raleigh, learn how the holidays were celebrated during the Civil War in Durham, and create fun arts and crafts in Apex.

Carolina Parent’s 2019 Summer, Track-Out and Residential Camp Fair to be Held Feb. 17

Explore a diverse range of camp options and enter to win prizes at this year's camp fair, which will take place Feb. 17, noon-4 p.m., at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.

Things to do With Kids in Charlotte This Week

This week's must-do fun for the family (Dec. 10-13).

Movie Review: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet'

Ralph and Vanellope go online in search of a replacement part for a videogame. She thinks the internet is the perfect cure for boredom but Ralph can't wait to go home.

1,300 Snowflakes Cover Glenwood Avenue This December

A collaborative neighborhood public art project displays crocheted snowflakes on Glenwood South trees for the month of December.

Dec. 10-13: An Epic Gingerbread Challenge, Family Fun Night, Winter Animals and the Santa Train

Build an epic gingerbread house, enjoy a museum night for special needs kids, learn about how animals prepare for winter and ride on a Santa Train.

How to Prepare for Winter Weather

Stay safe during the next winter storm by following key tips from the American Red Cross.

Wake County Parks Programs Go Fee-Free in 2019

Wake County ending fees for most park activities

DPAC Offers Autism-Friendly Performance of 'Elf: The Musical'

“ELF The Musical” at DPAC, which runs Dec 4-9, includes an autism-friendly performance on Dec. 8 at 10 a.m.

Holiday Goals: Reconnect With Your Family

Ideas to enjoy the holidays that build family bonds

Dec. 7-9: Teen Science Café, History of Christmas, Durham’s Holiday Parade and More

Learn about gut microbes and Christmas traditions, enjoy a holiday parade, go on a virtual vacation and more.

Retro Toys (and Their 2018 Counterparts)

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

Enter Our 2018 12 Days of Giveaways Contest for Chances to Win Daily

You could win toys, tickets, gift cards, meals and more!

Partner Post: Your City Guide to the Holidays

Recognizing Special Talents in Children With Special Needs

ZABS Place helps put young adults with special talents on path to careers.

Get to Know: Catherine Wellington

She owns online retail clothing store Blue Sage Baby + Kids

Dec. 3-6: Cookie Houses, a Harry Potter Escape Room, Evergreen Exploration and What’s in the Box?

Build a cookie house, try out a Harry Potter-themed escape room, learn about evergreens and explore animals in art.

Holiday Charitable Drives In and Around the Triangle

Start a tradition that gives back to others.

Family Performances in the Triangle

Nothing beats theater and live shows for beauty, suspense, laughs and learning. Check out what's happening this month on local stages.

December 2018: Our Picks for Fun Family Outings

Check out Disney on Ice, Santa Paws, First Night Raleigh and "Our Body: The Universe Within" exhibit during December.

Advice From a Fatherly Elf

The latest 'Daddy Derek' column

State Capitol Hosts Toy Drive for Hurricane-Affected Families

First Lady Kristin Cooper and the North Carolina State Capitol have teamed up with Toys for Tots to collect toys for children in eastern North Carolina affected by Hurricane Florence.

Cut Your Own Tree at a North Carolina Christmas Tree Farm

Choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms in the Triangle and beyond

Santa’s Bag: A Holiday Shopping Tradition for Kids

Take your kids find the perfect gifts for their family and friends -- without emptying their piggy bank.

Nov. 30-Dec. 2: Tree Lighting, Breakfast With Mrs. Claus, a Scandinavian Christmas Fair, the Start of Hanukkah and More

Find plenty of holiday fun around the Triangle this weekend.

So Your Child Needs Play Therapy. What’s Next?

The key to a successful start in play therapy is to be supportive and learn what to expect before you go.

6 Places to Ice Skate in Charlotte

Take to the ice at one of these local ice-skating rinks.

Don't Get Caught Without a Sitter this Holiday Season

Tips to make the hunt for child care when you need it just a little bit easier.

Tips on Capturing Family Milestones

Some advice in time for the holidays.
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Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.