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Things to do With Kids in Charlotte This Week

This week's must-do fun for the family (Dec. 9-12).

The Benefits of Brief, Intense Exercise

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

Weekend Family Fun Across the Triangle

Dec. 6-8: Community Day at the Museum, Teen Science Café, Live Raptors and Pop-Up Art

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

On Stage: Kid-Friendly Performances in Charlotte

Live theater, musicals, shows and concerts for kids in the greater Charlotte area.

Holiday Gifts That Foster Motor Development

The latest 'Oh, Baby!' column

Helping Children Through Winter Holiday Routine Changes

The latest 'Understanding Kids' column

TRAVEL: Bright Lights in Beaufort

Our latest 'Excursion' story

December 2019: Our Picks for Fun Family Outings

American Girl Doll Christmas Tea, Solstice Celebration Lantern Walk, and more

How Pregnancy and Motherhood Affect a Woman’s Brain

We spoke to the experts

Things to Do With Kids in Charlotte This Weekend

Your guide to this weekend with kids in Charlotte. (Dec. 6-8)

Movie Review: 'Frozen 2'

'Frozen 2' brings back Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf the snowman and Sven the reindeer—from the snow-capped city of Arendelle in Norway

A Guide to Holiday Events in Charlotte: 2019

Concerts, stage shows, and more

Smart Speakers: Smart Choice?

Weighing the pros and cons of welcoming Alexa or Google Assistant into your home

Get to Know: Ella Stone of Celestial Cakery and SWIRL

'I truly love what I’ve built and I’m thankful every day for the opportunity to continue baking.'

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.
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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.