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Oct. 12-14: Fright Night, the Great Pumpkin, Bats and Pumpkin Painting

This weekend, enjoy a fall festival and haunted house in Durham, view a Halloween favorite show under the stars in Apex, learn about bats in Apex and paint a pumpkin in Cary.

Quietly Different: Life After a Diagnosis

The search for answers and explanations, and how life does (and does not) change after you find them.

Understanding PANS/PANDAS

How common infections like strep throat are causing severe behavioral changes in kids.

NC Countdown to College Kicks Off

Take advantage of activities and special savings to help high school seniors complete residency, FAFSA, and admission applications in October.

STEMosphere Exhibit at Marbles Kids Museum Gets an Update

Duke Energy continues Marbles partnership by refreshing popular STEM play exhibit.

Wisdom Teeth 101

What are wisdom teeth? Why do we have them? Should they come out?

How to Make 'Boxtumes' Out of Amazon Prime Packages

Oct. 8-11: Pumpkin Circle, Flatbread Pizza Baking, Acrylic Pouring and Natural History Halloween

Learn about a pumpkin's life cycle, bake a flatbread pizza, make a masterpiece with acrylics and enjoy nature-themed Halloween activities.

FAST NC Effort Created to Help Schools Recover From Hurricane Florence

North Carolinians are being challenged to help the students and educators whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Florence.

The 2018 North Carolina State Fair Comes to Town Oct. 11-21

Fairgoers will experience new attractions, special deals and delicious food.

Get to Know: Kaci Barbosa of Jade & May

A Q&A with the co-owner of the mobile bartending business

Welcoming Refugee Families to Charlotte

How family-to-family support makes a difference

Oct. 5-7: Science of Superpowers, Durham Big Sweep, Art Stories and Bass Lake Day

Learn about genetic traits, help keep Durham clean, find out what stories art has to tell and check out a nature and environmental education festival.

Plan Ahead for the Charlotte Parent School Fair

More than 30 local school representatives will be on hand to answer questions and share information at the School Fair.

A Little Family Teamwork

A trip to 'The Nintendo Switch Family Showdown'

How to Put Scary Dreams to Bed

Two local experts help unpack nightmare facts and explain how to make nights less frightening for kids

30 Days of Giveaways Grand Prize

Day 30 is here — and ALL entries will be included in this drawing for a two-night stay for four at the Maragaritaville Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Movie review: Smallfoot

It's not everyday that a man befriends a Yeti in the Himalayan mountains. Communicating through hand signals, they form a bond and set out to prove that each other exists.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 29

Enter to win a Laura Ashley $100 gift card.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 28

Enter to win a couple's 2-night getaway to the Beacon House Inn Bed & Breakfast in Carolina Beach.

How to Talk to Your Child About Healthy Dating Relationships

Tips on how parents can play a role in how their children think about romantic relationships.

Oct. 1-4: Bugs in Nature, a Kids’ Gardening Primer, Hedgehogs 101 and What’s in the Box?

Here are some fun things to do with the kids this week in the Triangle.

Western, Retro and Layered Simplicity

A fall preview of mom-approved styles

October 2018: Our Picks for Fun Family Outings

Hillsborough Handmade Parade, Fall Foliage Tours and International Festival of Raleigh

24 October Festivals and Fairs in the Triangle

Mark your calendar for fall fun at these family-friendly events.

The Importance of College Alumni Networks

Connecting with alumni is a solid investment.

The Fifth-Graders are Coming!

A fourth-grader takes charge of playground bullying.

Bullying, Comments and Likes — Oh, My!

What your teens what you to know about social media.

Parenting in the Digital Age

Life in the digital era requires intentional efforts from parents to put devices to the side and focus on interactions with their children.

The Zero Waste Challenge

How one Durham family of six managed to live trash-free.
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