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30 Days of Giveaways: Day 9

Enter to win one of two family four-packs of tickets for Day Out With Thomas on Sept. 30 at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 8

Enter to win a Crayola Kids@Work Action Blocks 105-piece Tube set and a Canvas Factory 16-by-20-inch canvas.

Only If It Helps: Finding Solutions to Your Child’s Stress

Parents often make these two well-intended mistakes when trying to help their child during stressful times.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 7

Enter to win two tickets to see “Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker: Summer Plays On Tour” Oct. 4 at Coastal Credit Union Music Park.

Sept. 10-13: Box Turtle Discovery, History of Football, Open Painting Studio and Nature Storytime

Learn about turtles in New Hill, discover the history of football and paint your own creation in Raleigh, and explore a garden in Durham.

WCPSS Graduation Rate Reaches All-Time High

For the sixth year in a row, Wake County Public School System’s four-year graduation rate increased.

National Awards Program Seeks North Carolina's Top Youth Volunteers of 2019

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards will grant two North Carolina honorees $1,000, a medallion and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

Grandparents' Day in the Queen City

9 simple ways to show Grandma and Grandpa you care.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 6

Enter to win 4 Xtreme Park Adventures passes so your family can enjoy zip line and ropes course experiences.

Life With a Disability: A High School Perspective

High school students at Philips Academy were asked to give their perspective on living with a disability.

Where to Find Apple-Picking Fun in North Carolina

Here are six orchards your family can visit for apple fun and treats.

Autumn at Oz Tickets Sold Out for 2018

Tickets for the Sept. 7-9 Autumn at Oz event have sold out.

Why Parents Should Not Overshare Photos on Social Media

You mean no harm, but does the sharing of photos on social media reduce the benefits of your family's special moments?

Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes Near Charlotte

Visit a local pumpkin patch to enjoy hayrides, wind through a corn maze and see friendly barn animals.

Sept. 7-9: Giant Puppets, a Pooch Plunge, Thomas in the Garden and Exploring Field Bugs

Take in a Paperhand Puppet Intervention show and learn about bugs in Raleigh, enjoy a swim with your pooch in Durham, and explore model and real trains in Bonsal.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 5

Enter to win a pair of Western Chief rain boots and a diverse collection of children's books.

Dealing With Loss

For us, the first step is to acknowledge that it happened and that it sucks.

Be a ‘Good Sport’ Parent

How to be the supportive parent on the sports field this fall.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 4

Enter to win a Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club "Classic" package for two.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 3

Enter to win 2 Triangle Rock Club Intro to Climbing Class passes plus 2-week passes to the gym.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 2

Enter to win 4 passes to the Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance

Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Corn Mazes, Halloween and Trick-or-Treat Events

Enjoy pumpkin patches, hayrides and corn mazes, trick-or-treat events and Halloween fun in and around the Triangle.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 1

Enter to win four tickets to see Paperhand Puppet Intervention at the North Carolina Museum of Art.

Researchers Explore How a Child’s Learning Environment Can Affect Nonacademic Skills

Core nonacademic skills may be a direct reflection of a child’s everyday environments.

Report Concludes NC Short on School Nurses and Counselors

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine and advocacy group NC Child gave the state “D” grades for school health and mental health.

Troubling Trends Rise in the 2017 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Study

The number of kids who had no vegetable consumption in the seven days preceding the survey rose from 4.2 percent in 1999 to 7.2 percent in 2017.

Kids’ Sports Participation Shows Slight Decline

The percentage of kids who participated in either team or individual sports declined from 73 percent to 71.5 percent from 2011 to 2016.

Sept. 3-6: Reading to Dogs, Fossil Exploration, Penmanship Practice and a College Admissions Primer

Improve reading skills, inspire junior paleontologists, learn about 1800s handwriting and learn about the college admissions process.

4 Mom Getaways You Deserve

Refresh, recharge, reset without traveling far from home

Labor Day Weekend: Hula Hoop Boot Camp, Glow Night, Wings Over Springs and More

Advance your hula hooping skills, zip through trees, watch aerial stunts by radio-controlled model airplanes and drones, and enjoy pay-what-you-can admission to Kidzu Children's Museum.
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