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GUIDE: Gifting Memberships for Charlotteans

It keeps on giving for the year ahead

Amtrak Adventures With Kids

Train rides offer nice mix of fun and function for families.

Trying to Keep Up

A local dad remembers his childhood and tries to readjust to modern parenting.

Snowplow Parenting

Here are four tips for helping our children develop independence and confidence, rather than clearing their path.

Last-Minute Holiday Gifts: A Guide

Options for all ages

How to Transform Tantrums

Helping children handle the strongest of feelings

10 Holiday Break Camps for Kids in Charlotte

Kids can build video games, get active, or do a little bit of everything

Fun Things to Do in the Triangle Over Thanksgiving

Make memories at museums and parks, on trails and at special events this week.

Entertaining Exhibits in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill

Head to Triangle-area museums to view artifacts from the Apollo 11 moon landing, explore the art and culture of the lowrider motorcycle, and learn the intricate art of quilt-making.

RECIPE: Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies from Roots Catering

A recipe your children can help with during the holidays

Comfort Food Alert: Where to Get Grilled Cheese in Charlotte

Whether you like your grilled cheese plain with cheddar or piled high with pork belly, these places are serving up some of the best comfort food between two slices of bread.

Leading the Way

The latest 'Daddy Derek' column

Duke Vaccine Institute Assists National Effort to Improve Flu Shots

The Duke Vaccine Institute has received three research contracts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

A Lynx Date Night

The latest "Kid-Free in the QC" column

TRAVEL GUIDE: A Christmas-Themed Itinerary for Disney World

If you’re making the trip to Orlando to celebrate the holidays, here’s what you have to know

Preserving Your Family’s Legacy

Pass family stories and wisdom to future generations using these unique services.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Suggests: Books on Gratitude

How do you introduce or encourage the intangible quality of gratitude to children? The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers books suggestions that can help.

5 Potty Training Hacks

A mother of twins offers practical advice.

3 Steps to Healthy Communication with Your Child

How to practice healthy thinking patterns when talking to your child.

Common Questions About Conjunctivitis

What is pink eye? Is it a virus? Is it contagious? Get your questions answered.

Cut Your Own Tree at a North Carolina Christmas Tree Farm

Choose-and-cut Christmas tree farms in the Triangle and beyond

Where to Celebrate Kwanzaa in the Triangle

Performances, arts and crafts, drumming, candle lighting and more mark this year's festivities

Hanukkah Celebrations in the Triangle

Menorah lightings, crafts, festivals and more — these celebrations mark the eight-day Jewish festival of lights in the Triangle.

Santa and Holiday Trains Around the Triangle and Beyond

Pullen Park's Holiday Express isn't the only train in town. Here are 13 more options to consider.

Helping College Students With Social Anxiety

Learn how to identify social anxiety disorder in college students, some of its causes, and how to help.

The Truth About the “Freshman 15”

A UNC student uncovers the truth about the "freshman 15" and why students sometimes eat less healthy food in college.

NC By Train’s Popular Santa Train Sells Out

This year's train sells out within hours of going live

Museum of Life and Science's Santa Train Ticket Sale Dates Released

Tickets to the museum's 42nd anniversary Santa Train are expected to sell out quickly

Adult Programming at GiGi's Playhouse Charlotte

GiGi's Playhouse Charlotte offers free programming for adults with Down syndrome, and is a fantastic resource for families.

Charlotte’s Anna Rae Haller Nabs Role in ‘Frozen’ on Broadway

She'll play Young Elsa
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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.