Annesophia Richards

Annesophia Richards

Annesophia is an English teacher turned stay-at-home mother. When she’s not spending her time chasing around her two little ones, she can be found freelance writing, running, exploring all that Wilmington has to offer, and drinking lots and lots of coffee.

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


Buddy Phones

For a chance to win a pair of BuddyPhones InFlight headphones for your child, simply comment below with why you would like to win by 3/31/17. Winner chosen at random. more

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Grocery Shopping


Several Wilmington-area grocery chains now offer families the convenience and ease of shopping for groceries from the comfort of home. more


According to a recent article by Consumer Reports, there has been little to no improvement in the overall nutritional content of children’s restaurant meal options. What can parents do? more


Crock Pot


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



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Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to let your little artists have fun and get messy with some paint and homemade stamps. more


Climb Tree

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Although some parents may tend to steer their children away from a potentially risky outdoor activity like climbing trees, research has shown that tree climbing is in fact a healthy endeavor for children. more



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



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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


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


Here are several nearby opportunities where kids and adults alike can enjoy the thrills of sledding and skating. more

Day Trips


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The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival has taken over Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre, with over 20 enchanted displays, each one comprised of hundreds of parts and thousands of LED lights. more

Day Trips

play snow

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Here is a simple, DIY way to create play snow that is sure to please your little ones this winter! more



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Children are never too young to learn how to handle disappointment and display gratitude and thankfulness when they receive a gift from a loved one. more



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Here are 3 simple quick and festive cookie recipes that require minimum time and effort, yet provide maximum flavor and smiles all around! more


Santa Claus has officially arrived in the Port City, and he is making several local, free appearances this holiday season. more

Local Attractions

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



This year, make Thanksgiving a family affair and involve your children in the work that comes with the holiday. more


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



Wild Kratts Live!

Enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see Wild Kratts Live! at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 21 more

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