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Our Picks: Top Things to Do with Kids in December

Our picks for the best things to do with kids this month in the greater Charlotte area.

On Stage: Kid-Friendly Performances in Charlotte

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

12 Days of Giveaways

In the spirit of giving, we share our 12 Days of Giveaways with chances to win tickets to holiday performances, local venues and the grand prize — a Springfree Trampoline!

Where to Ski, Snowboard and Tube Near North Carolina

Warm up this winter on a family skiing, snowboarding or snowtubing trip just a short drive away.

Didn't Get Tickets to the Pullen Park Holiday Express? Here are 13 Other Options

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

Make ‘The Nutcracker’ a Family Tradition in Charlotte

Tips for sharing a magical family experience

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Favorite toys — tried and tested — for the kids on your gift-giving list

NC’s Healthiest Cities

See Raleigh's ranking

Cook Safely This Holiday Season

A guide to ideal temperatures

Health Benefits of Being a Grandparent

Studies show several advantages

Local Literacy Programs Receive National Honors

WAKE Up and Read and Chatham Reads recognized

Wake County Students Treated to Bluegrass Performances

Bands in town for major festival

Community-Designed Mini Golf Course to Open in Durham

Submissions due Dec. 19

Community Service Leads to Scholarships for Triangle Students

Pair are among 23 chosen from across U.S.

Mia Hamm and Team First Soccer Academy Lead Local Youth Clinic

Participants hand-selected based on sportsmanship

Delta Dental Donates Funds and 1,500 Toothbrushes for Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Donations distributed among area evacuation shelters

The Gift for Grandparents That Keeps on Giving

A checklist for building a better understanding of technology

From Grandparents to Grandkids: How the College Admissions Process Has Changed

Creating a better understanding between generations

“I Need a Bra!”

A dad deals with a family debate

Helping Children Cope With the Death of a Grandparent

Considerations when guiding kids through the process

Grandparents Worry About Grandchildren, Too

Plus: tips for coping with stress and worry

How Could Birth Order Impact Your Child’s Personality?

Parents, professionals weigh in

Nov. 23-25: Wood Games, a History Hike, a Fencing Class and a Scavenger Hunt

Frolic in the woods, hike around a historic farmstead, take a free fencing class and participate in a scavenger hunt.

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

Tickets to the museum's 41st anniversary Santa Train are expected to sell out quickly

All Aboard NC By Train’s popular Santa Train Dec. 8

Update: Tickets are SOLD OUT for Raleigh

LEGO Invites Kids to Turn Creativity Into Gifts of Goodwill

LEGO is helping to make the holidays brighter for 500,000 children around the world with the #BuildToGive campaign.

Enter to Win an Asheville Winter Getaway

This prize package, presented by Explore Asheville, is redeemable Jan. 1-March 31, 2019.

Make Your Own Cherry Scones

This holiday, introduce children to something a bit more unique than the standard cookie tray with this recipe from "The Ultimate Kids' Cookbook."

Set Behavior Expectations in Advance for Holidays

Bring out the best in your child during the holiday season with a few up-front guidelines.

Don't Worry if Your Infant Doesn’t Sleep Through the Night by 6-12 Months of Age

McGill University research team finds that many healthy babies don't reach this milestone right away.
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Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

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.