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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.

Child at Bar

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Many bars are now adding family-friendly spaces & activities to entice millennial parents. From outdoor patios with lawn games to live music in the daytime hours, many bars and breweries are becoming a fun place for a family to spend an afternoon. more

Parenting

fingerlings-2

Jenn Fullagar

August 11th, marks the launch of an adorable, interactive new toy, the Fingerlings™ Baby Monkey from WowWee; enter our contest to win a Fingerlings™ Baby Monkey! more

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shopping

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Here are some tips to help ensure that the back to school shopping experience is an enjoyable one for you and your children. more

Parenting

Heart-box

Annesophia Richards

To enter to win one of two Heart Keepsake Box Kits for your child, simply comment below with why you would like to win. Deadline to enter is 8/31/17. (2 Winners chosen at random) more

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Farmers Market

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Each summer and fall our area is brimming with fresh, delicious, and nutritious locally grown foods. Check out the list below for all the weekly farmers’ markets in and around Wilmington. more

Local Attractions

Taco Salad

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A simple and flavorful dinner that’s definitely not your average salad! more

Recipes

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Arrenda Moore

Foster your child’s determination and creativity with this DIY fidget spinner craft project. more

Parenting

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Mermaid Positivity Pillows come in a dozen different styles and colors geared for both boys and girls - Enter to win a Mermaid Pillow! more

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Fireworks BSNC

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There are many free, family friendly Independence Day celebrations happening in the coming week all around the Port City. more

Local Attractions

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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

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Cupcakes

Lissa Koffler

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

Recipes

Columbus Ships 2

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

Local Attractions

Backyard Camping

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

Parenting

Goat - Be Life Farm

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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

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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

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