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A Date on a Budget in Charlotte

Our latest 'Kid-Free in the QC' column

Explore Ski Resorts in North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia

Plan a family fun getaway within driving distance to ski, snowboard and tube.

Meet the Family Behind Strudel Shop

'We wanted to bring something that people aren’t used to having'

Our Picks: Top Things to Do with Kids in January

Snowfest, Monster Jam, and more

Must-See Shows Coming to Charlotte in 2020

The kid-friendly concerts and performances to check out

GUIDE: Complementary Health Approaches for Kids

With expert advice on their safety and effectiveness

Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Kids

Having fun doesn't require going out

Getting the Picture: 'Coined in the South' at Mint Museum Uptown

An art critic and his 5–year-old daughter offer their thoughts on an uptown exhibit

5 Family-Friendly NYE Events in Charlotte

Your kids can join in on the fun this year

Children's Books That Inspire Healthy Eating

These tales help kids understand the importance of good nutrition.

10 Tips for Using Social Media Positively in 2020

The new year is a great time for students to reflect on their past posts, likes and follows on social media.

Movie Review: 'Cats'

Based on the popular Broadway musical, "Cats" is about people who are made to look like feline creatures.

Teaching Generosity During the Holiday Season

December is a great time of year to talk about generosity and sharing. Here are three picture book recommendations from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.

Holiday-Themed Date Ideas for Charlotteans

The latest in our date night series

7 Places to Ice Skate in Charlotte

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

Overnight Camp From a Camper's Perspective

A Triangle youth shares his experiences and his dad praises the benefits of them.

The Joy of Letters

The latest 'Father Figuring' column

5 Ways to Address a Bad Grade on Your College Application

The latest 'College Transitions' column

Screens and Sleepovers: Do They Mix?

The latest "Families Managing Media" column

How to Overcome Holiday Hurdles

The latest "Thrive" column tackles stress during the Christmas season

Double Time

There is an old Yiddish saying; “Man plans, God laughs”. Life can be unpredictable, and set you on a path for a greater purpose; this is my journey.

5 Tasty Christmas Treats Found Throughout Charlotte: 2019

From macarons to 'Yule Logs'

The Importance of Baby’s Head Shape in Development

Your baby's flattened head shape could be more than a cosmetic concern.

Program Helps Students Avoid Scams

The Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina presents Scambusters game to a Wake Forest High School class.

Hub Farm Improves Facility With Grant From Duke Energy Foundation

Funds will go toward wetland restoration and enhancing outdoor learning.

The Benefits of Brief, Intense Exercise

A few minutes of brief, intense exercise may be as effective as lengthier walks or other moderate workouts.

TRAVEL GUIDE: Christmas Fun in Pigeon Forge

The magic of the holiday season sparkles in this eastern Tennessee town

6 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts to Keep the Season Jolly

The latest 'Daddy Derek' column

Our Picks: Top Things to Do with Kids in December

Magic of Christmas, Cuba at Discovery Place, and more

How Pregnancy and Motherhood Affect a Woman’s Brain

We spoke to the experts
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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.