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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.

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www.blueberrycouncil.org

Grocery stores are brimming with pints of fresh berries on sale at great prices; why not pick up a bunch and make some tasty recipes? more

Recipes

These family-friendly events are the perfect time to pack a picnic, bring along blankets and beach chairs and enjoy a film under the stars. more

Local Attractions

Mosquito_bites

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When your child comes to you with an itchy bite, here are a few simple and effective natural remedies you can easily find at home. more

Parenting

This impressive disc swing allows kids to spin, swing, or simply spread out and relax! Enter to win a free Web Riderz Web Swing! more

Family Finds 25 Comments

Cupcakes

Lissa Koffler

This delicious, homemade cupcake recipe will be a big hit in your household! more

Recipes

Columbus Ships 2

thenina.com

Two replicas of Columbus’s ships, the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’ are making a stop in downtown Wilmington. more

Local Attractions

Backyard Camping

www.nps.gov

A backyard campout allows you to experience all the joys of camping while remaining close to home. more

Parenting

Goat - Be Life Farm

belifefarm.com

A free, family-friendly event featuring real baby goats and lots of goat-related activities. more

Local Attractions

Child Sleeping

Alessandro Zangrilli

Experienced parents and pediatricians agree that establishing daily routines in the lives of young children is extremely important. more

Parenting

Earth Day

www.wilmingtonearthday.com

Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free, family-friendly event and enjoy lots of food, beverages, vendors, live entertainment, a children’s zone, and learning center. more

Local Attractions

Tray Buddi

Lauren Jacob

Tray Buddi is an ingenious solution that keeps mealtime messes to a minimum. Enter to win a Tray Buddi for your little one simply by commenting below with why you would like to win by 4/30/17. more

Parenting 6 Comments

Azalea Fest 2

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Wilmington’s annual community celebration returns this week with the 70th North Carolina Azalea Festival. Here’s a roundup of all the exciting festival happenings you and your kids will be sure to enjoy! more

Local Attractions

In honor of April Fools’ Day, here’s a round up of 10 fun, kid-friendly tricks that are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. more

Family

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

Buddy Phones

www.onanoff.com

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

Destinations 16 Comments

Grocery Shopping

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

Family

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

Dining

Crock Pot

Wikicommons

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

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Annesophia Richards

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

Family

Climb Tree

Kristi West

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

Family