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Below are a few kid-tested and parent-approved delicious, healthy recipes to help your family celebrate the start of summer. more »

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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 »

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Annesophia Richards

The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and with it comes the time to show your children’s teachers just how grateful your family is for all that they have done this year. more »

School-age

If your children’s toys have taken over your house, here are a few tips on ways to clear through the mess and lessen the clutter. more »

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Fun-Filled Days at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg Pt. 2

My family & I had the pleasure of visiting Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia this past weekend, and it was some of the most fun-filled days that my children have ever experienced. Enter contest to win a Family Vacation for 4! #BGWKids more »

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Charlotte Nature Museum

Brandy Metzger

Charlotte is an excellent destination for nature lovers. Here are the highlights from three attractions focused on the natural world. more »

Destinations

strawberry picking

Brandy Metzger

We are fortunate to have several local pick-your-own strawberry farms so close by, and now is the perfect time to take your family for a visit. more »

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Annesophia Richards

Fun-Filled Days at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg

My family & I had the pleasure of visiting Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia this past weekend, and it was some of the most fun-filled days that my children have ever experienced. Enter contest to win a Family Vacation for 4! #BGWKids more »

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Discovery Place

Brandy Metzger

Charlotte offers a multitude of options for family fun making it a great destination in NC. more »

Destinations

Children love the experience of creating something beautiful (and sometimes edible!) in the fresh outdoors, and planting flowers and vegetables together is an exciting activity for any age. more »

Family

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 »

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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 »

Preschool

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Bloom Planners

Practical and Stylish Planner

Bloom introduces teacher planners that are practical and stylish. more »

Family FInds

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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

The practice of yoga can be particularly beneficial for children as they navigate through the increasing stresses of school, sports, busy schedules, hectic parents, and peer pressure. more »

School-age

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

Ferry Ride

Annesophia Richards

The idea of driving a car right onto a boat, and then of riding that boat across the river, is enough to make almost any small child excited. I know this firsthand, as my 3 year old son experienced his first ferry ride. more »

Local Attractions

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A family meal that is easy to prepare and better for you without all of the processed chemicals found in the boxed brand. more »

Recipes

BBQ chicken

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

Recipes

Fold over elastic hair ties are very popular and easy to make. more »

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

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