Weighing the pros and cons of welcoming Alexa or Google Assistant into your home
'I truly love what I’ve built and I’m thankful every day for the opportunity to continue baking.'
It keeps on giving for the year ahead
Train rides offer nice mix of fun and function for families.
A local dad remembers his childhood and tries to readjust to modern parenting.
Here are four tips for helping our children develop independence and confidence, rather than clearing their path.
Options for all ages
Helping children handle the strongest of feelings
Kids can build video games, get active, or do a little bit of everything
Make memories at museums and parks, on trails and at special events this week.
Head to Triangle-area museums to view artifacts from the Apollo 11 moon landing, explore the art and culture of the lowrider motorcycle, and learn the intricate art of quilt-making.
A recipe your children can help with during the holidays
Whether you like your grilled cheese plain with cheddar or piled high with pork belly, these places are serving up some of the best comfort food between two slices of bread.
The latest 'Daddy Derek' column
The Duke Vaccine Institute has received three research contracts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
The latest "Kid-Free in the QC" column
If you’re making the trip to Orlando to celebrate the holidays, here’s what you have to know
Pass family stories and wisdom to future generations using these unique services.
How do you introduce or encourage the intangible quality of gratitude to children? The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers books suggestions that can help.
A mother of twins offers practical advice.
How to practice healthy thinking patterns when talking to your child.
What is pink eye? Is it a virus? Is it contagious? Get your questions answered.
Choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms in the Triangle and beyond
Menorah lightings, crafts, festivals and more — these celebrations mark the eight-day Jewish festival of lights in the Triangle.
Pullen Park's Holiday Express isn't the only train in town. Here are 13 more options to consider.
Learn how to identify social anxiety disorder in college students, some of its causes, and how to help.
A UNC student uncovers the truth about the "freshman 15" and why students sometimes eat less healthy food in college.
This year's train sells out within hours of going live
Tickets to the museum's 42nd anniversary Santa Train are expected to sell out quickly
GiGi's Playhouse Charlotte offers free programming for adults with Down syndrome, and is a fantastic resource for families.