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Escape the City at New River State Park

Camp, float, fish and explore along the banks of the New River

Dorm Room Must-Haves

Parents of current college students tell us what their kids couldn’t live without freshman year

August 2019: Exhibits Across the Triangle

From space to 'The Story of BBQ'

August 2019: Our Picks for Fun Family Outings

Moore Square Park Opening, Big Muddy Challenge, and more

Every Tray Counts Program Reduces School Lunch Wastes

Compostable trays replace polystyrene in many school districts

Letting Your Child Fail

Find out how making mistakes fosters self-confidence and resilience

Carolina Parent Announces the 2019 Readers' Favorites Award Winners

Here are our readers' favorite places to visit, dine, shop and explore.

Best Bests: Places to Cool off With a Milkshake

From traditional flavors to DIY combinations, explore these fun places for a sweet treat.

Cool Summer Fun Out of the Hot Sun

Here are 14 ways to chill during the Triangle's warmer months.

Spraygrounds and Splash Pads for Kids in the Triangle

Check out these refreshing attractions that invite play and more.

How to Improve Your Child's Critical-Thinking Skills

A five-step guide to problem-based learning.

Chill Time in the Triangle: 5 Ways to Cool Off During Summer's Peak Temps

Walk 'Into the Mist,' watch a planetarium show and enjoy a cold treat as summer temps peak.

Build a Bot and Enter the Robotics Challenge at Discovery Place

Pre-registration is required and teams and individuals are welcome to enter.

What Parents Should Do on a Date Night in Uptown

The first entry in our new series: Kid-Free in the QC

Celebrate ImagiCon 2019 with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Celebrate the mini con at ImaginOn with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library!

Movie Review: 'Lion King'

Simba the lion cub is destined to be a mighty king from the moment he’s born, but it isn't easy walking in his father's footsteps.

Where to Donate Used Books in Charlotte

Plus: Donate new books for foster kids through July 28

5 Ways to Celebrate National French Fry Day

Picks from spots across Charlotte (and one food truck)

Sunflower Fields Forever at Dix Park

Get ready for Raleigh’s best photo op. Sunflowers are blooming at Dorothea Dix Park.

Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card to Pizza LaStella in Raleigh and Cary

Experience cuisine from the only Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana certified entity in the state of North Carolina.

Where to Watch the 2019 World Cup Final in Charlotte

Movie Review: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home'

On a field trip to Europe, high school student Peter Parker goes undercover as Spider-Man to fight water and fire monsters from another universe.

STYLE: Maternity Trends

You’ve got this, Mama!

AAP Calls for Ban on Infant Walkers

Read statistics from a 25-year study

Mothers of ‘Fussy’ Babies May be at Risk for Postpartum Depression

New research from journal Academic Pediatrics

WCPSS Receives National Magnet Awards

36 WCPSS schools were named schools of excellence or distinction

North Carolina Symphony’s ‘Friends of Note’ Luncheon Raises $93,000 for Music Education

Program supports nearly 70,000 students

WCPSS Names 2019-20 Teacher of the Year

She hails from Apex Friendship Middle School

Triangle Rising Stars Announces 2019 Winners

Event hosted 38 high school shows

City Barbeque Serves Food-Insecure Families in Durham

Eatery heads to shelter Families Moving Forward
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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.