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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.

Is My Child Too Young for a Haunted House?

Read expert advice to help you figure out what's appropriate for your child at Halloween.

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.

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

Roughly 50 percent of all women have dense breast tissue. Are you one of them?

Explore North Carolina’s Rail Trails

Old rail lines become recreational, scenic pathways.

NC Students Shine at the 2018 SkillsUSA Conference

North Carolina participants brought home 45 gold medals — the most in the nation

WakeEd Partnership Hosts SummerSTEM Event

100 educators from Wake County attended WakeEd Partnership’s SummerSTEM event, an eight-day professional development program.

Middle School Students Explore Power at Wake County Energy Camp

At Wake County Energy Camp, campers explored topics including solar energy, wind power, industry careers and more.

The Link Between BMI and Breast Cancer

Before women go through menopause, a higher BMI seems to be protective against breast cancer, and the opposite is true after menopause.

2018 Best and Worst States for Working Moms

North Carolina is ranked 25th.

Acton Family Gifts Family Sleep Room at Duke University Hospital

Acton’s son, Jack, was diagnosed at birth in 2010 with heterotaxy syndrome.
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