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Halloween’s New Colors — Teal and Blue

Here’s why you’ll be seeing teal and blue pumpkins on Halloween this year.

Triangle Mall Play Areas for Little Ones

Bring your sense of adventure to The Streets at Southpoint's new play area, The Trails at Southpoint.

The Monster in the Room

A local mom of a special needs child shares her experiences of managing the lack of understanding from some at the North Carolina State Fair.

Enter to Win Tickets to Moonlight in the Garden at JC Raulston Arboretum

Don't miss this once-a-year chance to see the illuminated botanical gardens and arboretum at night.

4 Must-Try Foods With 4 Days of the N.C. State Fair Left

From alligator tails to Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Roasted Corn on the Cob

Hornets Gear Will Get You Free Nuggets at Chick-fil-A in Charlotte

Get the details

New 3-in-1 Book Teaches Self-Worth to Kids and Adults

'The Huckabirds Learn About Self-Worth' is out now

Vaping Risks, Realities

With insight from a Novant pediatrician

Movie Review: 'Addam's Family'

They’re creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky and just in time for Halloween.

How to Motivate Your Child to Read

5 ways to encourage your child to read and enjoy it.

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.

Shop for Handmade Gifts at Holiday Craft Fairs

Start your holiday shopping early by visiting these Triangle-area craft fairs.

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
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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.