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Skatepark

Annesophia Richards

Springtime marks the debut of two new and exciting parks in New Hanover County. more

Local Attractions

By hosting, families give visiting students the opportunity to experience American life in a loving, nurturing environment: mentoring them and taking them in as their own. more

Parenting

Crock Pot

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Here are some of our family’s favorite slow cooker recipes that require minimal ingredients, yet offer a variety of serving options that are sure to please everyone! more

Recipes

Bedtime

Annesophia Richards

With a little improvisation and creativity, parents can create their own made-up tales. more

Family

Chili

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Try these easy chili recipes that deliver on both taste and ease of cooking, while keeping the finicky nature of little palates in mind. more

Recipes

A result of new findings suggests that a peanut allergy can be prevented by early introduction of foods containing peanuts. more

Parenting

The reason behind the change comes from the CDC’s recent discovery that the nasal spray is much less effective than the traditional flu shot. more

Family

With the temperatures dropping and winter approaching, cold and flu season is upon us. Now is the time to start thinking about boosting your child’s immune system. more

Family

Roanoke River

Brandy Metzger

Historic Edenton proves to be a great weekend family get-a-way. more

Destinations

The positive impact that a close relationship between a grandparent and grandchild can have on the happiness and wellbeing of the entire family. more

Family

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

Recipes

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

Parenting

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Brooklyn Pizza

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

Dining

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

Family

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

Parenting

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

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Child Sleeping

Alessandro Zangrilli

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

Parenting

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

Parenting

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

Dining

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

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

Family

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

Parenting

ILM

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

Destinations

BBQ chicken

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

Recipes

kids eat free

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

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