Annesophia Richards

Enter to win a personalized Janiebee Nap Mat for your own one. more

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Fire Up Challenge

New Hanover County

Join NHC Fire Services and team up with your family to complete these simple 5 fire prevention safety and fitness activities to help keep you and your family safe, fit and Fired Up For Life! more


Car Seat


The week of September 18th-24th marks the arrival of Child Passenger Safety Week, something that all parents, grandparents, relatives, baby sitters and other caregivers need to be aware of as they take to the roads with children. more




Fall has arrived in the Port City, and with it comes many local, family-friendly autumn festivities. more

Local Attractions

Here are a few alternatives for parents who might be trying to keep a peanut-loving child happy inside a peanut-free classroom this school year. more


Here are 15 great conversation starters that you can use all year long to help elicit interesting talks with your kids about their days at school. more



Brooklyn Pizza

Who has the best pizza in Wilmington? See if our readers voted for your favorite pizza. more


Summer Pie

Annesophia Richards

Try this pie recipe perfect for a hot and muggy evening, with sweet, tart flavor and fresh fruit topping. more


Water Beads

Annesophia Richards

Perler beads offer a variety of creative crafting possibilities, and water beads provide young and old alike with a unique sensory experience. more


Here are a few simple ways to minimize the fighting and maximize the peace in your family. more


Wrightsville Beach Park and Hugh MacRae Park have transformed their previous children’s play areas into new, inclusive playgrounds. more

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NC Aquarium Fort Fisher

At Fort Fisher Aquarium you can experience a beautiful beach location, hear the roar of a T-rex, enjoy butterflies landing on your arm and get eye-to-eye with a sea turtle. more

Local Attractions

Child Sleeping

Alessandro Zangrilli

This week the American Academy of Sleep Medicine released new sleep guidelines for babies, school-aged children, and teenagers. more

Ages & Stages

Experts say that it is the quality of praise, rather than the quantity, that has the most lasting and positive effects on children’s sense of self-worth. more


If you’re like many parents, you probably try to keep your children’s diets as unprocessed and healthy as possible. more


Artwork Orgainizer

Annesophia Richards

With a little bit of creativity, some suggestions from fellow mom friends, and a bit of internet searching, I can finally say with certainty that I have found several techniques to help organize my children’s artwork. more

Preschool 1 Comments

Contrary to what many might expect, researchers from Arizona State University recently discovered that mothers of middle schoolers report feeling more stress than moms with children of other ages. more

Tweens and Teens 1 Comments

Here are a few simple ideas for sneaking in a workout while spending time at home with your little ones. more


Giving an allowance is a great teaching tool when it comes to educating children about money management, an ability that will become critical as they reach adulthood. more



Wilmington International Airport

Wilmington International Airport, also known as ILM, offers a variety of free and unique ways in which children can get an up close look at air travel. more

Local Attractions

Many families with little ones will soon be hitting the roads this summer while traveling on vacation, and one of the key essentials of any lengthy car trip with kids is the right kind of snacks. more


BBQ chicken


A few simple ingredients makes a delicious meal cooked in the slow cooker. more


kids eat free


Check out this list of restaurants where your kids can eat for free! more

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