I’ve been trying to figure out the right combination of words to convey to you what happens when these children find out what is going on. But I’ve failed.
Cool off at these 15 places to splish-splash the summer away.
Volunteering as a family with one of Charlotte’s many nonprofits is a great way to get to know the city and its people.
Mom reflects on how far her son has come since being diagnosed with rare genetic syndrome in addition to having autism.
Today, shopping at Harris Teeter gave me double acts of kindness.
Children love to make wishes. They love to dream and imagine and hope. As adults, we often forget to take time to do this.
Every morning, without fail, there is a crossing guard standing at the intersection in front of the school waiting to help the children arrive safely for another day of learning.
Imagine what life in Charlotte might have been with dinosaurs running through uptown streets at the newest Discovery Place Science exhibition.
Here are some fun things to do with your kids this week.
Tickets go on sale July 31 at 5:30 a.m.
Sometimes the small things for you do for someone make the biggest impact.
How to help your child find their happy when they feel homesick at summer camp.
3 top reasons to enroll your child in a social-skills class.
Creating kindness — and excitement — by preloading machines.
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library will bring high quality books to children up to age 5
Play at a fun playground, investigate the life of a black snake, watch rappellers in downtown Raleigh, then check out big trucks up close in Durham.
From hip to historic, Charlotte is a city of neighborhoods that mingle a variety of lifestyles.
I’ve decided to use my act of kindness today to support Together Rising and the Emergency Love Flash Mob for the Children.
Most of us are wired to love unexpected gifts. Today our goal was to leave a few simple gifts for some unsuspecting people to find.
From art and science museums to theaters and cultural centers, the Queen City has top-notch creative outlets, including these eight must-visit venues.
We uncovered an opportunity to help others hiding in plain sight.
The field was opened to attendees so they could visit the balloon teams and collect balloon cards from each of them.
Durham County Library offers an unconventional way to show kindness to others.
Explore these museums to experience these popular modes of transportation up close and personal
Group issues warning to parents, schools about the popular series' graphic and mature content.
Enjoy Memorial Day at natural and cultural sites, storytime and crafts, explore technology, dance and sing.
Guide rates the safety and efficacy of more than 1,000 sunscreens, moisturizers and lip balms that advertise sun protection.
Here are a few options to consider during your search for local organics.
Family-friendly green spaces, trails, walkways and where to find them.
A snapshot of local schools — education by the numbers.