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CMS School Choice Lottery Dates Announced

CMS School Choice lottery opens Nov. 4 for 2020-21 school year.

2019 Holiday Events: Santa Visits, Christmas Tree Lightings, Sleigh Rides, Parades, Festivals

Tickets for many events are on sale now. Find out when and where local parades, holiday performances, santa visits and more will take place.

Pediatric Surgery and Anesthesia Safety

How safe is anesthesia for children? Learn the facts.

EpicFest Returns to ImaginOn

Learn more about some of this year’s featured authors and their books before you go.

Social Skills: How groups can help children thrive in their community

A look into how social skills groups can improve a child's life by improving their social awareness through activities they love.

Inside Mount Holly’s Lantern Parade

The event, lighting the streets with fantastical creatures, returns this month

GALLERY: Charlotte Parent's 2019 School Fair

Is My Child Too Young for a Haunted House?

Read expert advice to help you figure out what's appropriate for your child at Halloween.

Fall-Themed Dates for Kid-Free Fun

The latest in our date-night series.

The 2019 North Carolina State Fair Comes to Town Oct. 17-27

Brand new this year: a 155-foot-tall Ferris wheel with 15-mile sight lines.

Is a Family Membership Right For You?: A Charlotte Guide

Most memberships offer free admission, discounts, invites to special events and the opportunity to spend quality time together.

Ren Fest for Families

Tips for families on how best plan for and to navigate the Carolina Renaissance Festival.

Fundraising Efforts Begin for Humane Society of Charlotte's New Resource Center

Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera and Stephanie Rivera are honorary chairpersons for the $15 million capital campaign.

5 Reasons to Attend the Charlotte Parent School Fair

Event arrives on Oct. 12

How to Talk About Breast Cancer With Kids

Tips during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Fall Activities for Children With Special Needs

The latest 'Thrive' column

Editor's Note (October 2019): Costume Considerations

From our latest issue

Fill Free Time With Less Screen Time

The latest 'Families Managing Media' column

Strider Cup World Championship Comes to Charlotte

Event arrives on Oct. 5

STYLE: Cool Looks to Keep You Warm

Including a few price-conscious alternatives

American Cancer Society Recommendations on Breast Cancer Screening

Including specific advice per age range

Wegmans Awards $500 Scholarship Grants to 10 Raleigh Area High School Students

Read about the local recipients

Immaculata Catholic School in Durham Receives Green Ribbon Status

The U.S. Department of Education made the announcement

Durham Tech Students Transform Play Area

Learn about the several accomplishments of the crew

Harris Teeter and Smithfield Foods Donate 40,000 Pounds of Protein

Plan unveiled at Maynard Crossing location ribbon-cutting in Cary

Miss America 2019 Dedicates a Piano at Duke Children’s Hospital

She partnered with Sing for Hope

Blue Cross NC and No Kid Hungry to Increase Healthy Meals for Kids

$500,000 provided over three years

Movie Review: 'Abominable'

Three children unlock their inner bravery as they help a mystical creature return to his home.

GUIDE: Date Night With Your Tween in Charlotte

Options across the city

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to Raleigh Little Theatre’s ‘Cinderella’

See this visually stunning musical Dec. 6-22 at Cantey V. Sutton Theatre.
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Annual Guides

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.