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A Look at the Cost of Child Care in NC

Find out how legislators and organizations are trying to help.

25 Fun Summer Things to Do With Kids for Free (or Less Than $5)

Explore these ideas for free or inexpensive outings with your kids in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.

Enter to Win a Collection of Books for Summer Reading

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a good book.

Kane Realty and North Carolina Football Club Propose New Downtown Sports and Entertainment Stadium

Developers expect that the $2 Billion Downtown Raleigh Entertainment District Development, to be named Downtown South, will become an anchor for additional development and growth.

Financial Scholarships Expand Education Options for Kids With Special Needs

Financial opportunities grow for children with special needs to attend private schools that may better meet their individual education needs.

Get to Know: Matt Olin

He is the co-founder of Charlotte Is Creative

NC Pre-K Accepting Applications for 2019-20 School Year

Start here to put your child on the path to graduating high school with the Class of 2033.

Guide: Glamping in North Carolina

Take camping up a notch on your next big outdoor vacation

Go on a Fantastical Journey at 'Never Abandon Imagination' Exhibit

A can't-miss exhibit for children who love to draw, dream and imagine a world outside their own.

Movie Review: 'Toy Story 4'

Sheriff Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Little Bo Peep and a new toy friend named Forky embark on a road trip adventure.

Great Wolf Lodge Offers Water Park Day Passes

Splash the day away at the indoor waterpark without booking an overnight stay.

7 Things to Know About Measles

Separating fact from fiction in the midst of the largest U.S. outbreak in 25 years.

Floraffiti Public Art Installation Returns to Raleigh

Inspirational words are sprouting across downtown Raleigh as part of Floraffiti, a public art and beautification project.

Editor's Note (July 2019): Summer Bucket List Inspiration

Our new issue is on shelves now

Planet Fitness Challenge Lets Teens Work Out for Free All Summer

Here's how to get a free Planet Fitness gym membership for your teens this summer

25 Ideas Under $5 for Summer Fun With Kids in Charlotte

Banish summer boredom without draining your bank account with these hot-weather activities.

5 Misconceptions About Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

What you need to know about identifying tick bites.

Free and Low-Cost Bowling Deals

For cool, frugal fun when temperatures soar outside or on a rainy summer day, you can't beat bowling.

Father's Day Deals and Events for Dads in the Triangle

Score big savings and free food for Dad this weekend.

Play Later for Less at Marbles Kids Museum This Summer

During the summer, Marbles is open late every Thursday and Friday, with special savings after 3 p.m.

Creative Ways Techy Kids Can Express Themselves

Including Digi-Bridge's #STEAMSummer

Advice on Setting a Summer Schedule for Your Kids

Less structure opens opportunities to grow independent living skills

Movie Review: 'Godzilla: King of the Monsters'

A three-headed monster dragon named Ghidorah tries to overthrow Godzilla as the king of the titans.

'Kick-off to Kindergarten' Offers Kids Fun Taste of School

“Kick-off to Kindergarten” 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Marbles Kids Museum aims to prepare rising year-round calendar kindergartners for life at school.

5 Food Trucks Families Will Love in Charlotte

These local food trucks have treats to please every member of the family.

Telling Your Child's Story

In the special needs community, we hear that our child’s story isn’t ours to tell, but I’m starting to think that perhaps time has taught us otherwise.

Build-A-Bear Pay Your Age Day Returns

But this year, the process is little different.

17 Places to Make a Splash in Charlotte, From Pools and Spraygrounds to Water Parks

The sun is hot, but the water feels fine

Father-Son/Daughter Basketball Challenge Arrives Saturday

Registrations for this city-wide basketball tournament are filling up fast.

4 Picture Books Featuring Dads

These 4 picture books highlight the power of dads -- just in time for Father's Day!
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

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.