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    Family-Friendly Hikes Near Charlotte

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Trying to find a fun outing for the kids this summer amid COVID-19 restrictions has been challenging, to say the least....

    6 Book Series about History for Kids

    Lots of parents read to their kids when they’re little, but did you know that big kids need to be read to as well?...

    Summer Learning Resources for Kids

    With COVID-19 school closures, summer learning is even more important this year than ever before. There are many fantastic online resources that can help...

    Summer Reading BINGO challenge

    Summertime is here! Many schools are already out for summer break and others are finishing up the last few days of the school year.Although...

    Stuck at Home? Grow a Garden!

    CHARLOTTE, NC - Gardening is one of my favorite spring activities. Every year, I look forward to planting tiny seedlings and watching as they...

    9 Free Online Educational Resources for Kids

    Due to the coronavirus outbreak, schools are closed and children will continue learning from home for the remainder of the school year. Although schools...

    Creative Projects For Kids To Do At Home

    South Charlotte, NC - During our “stay-at-home” time right now, sometimes life with kids feels a little bit crazy. (Is it just me or...

    Parenting amid COVID-19

    As I write this, we are in our second week under a statewide Stay at Home Order. My family has been home much longer...

    31 Boredom Busters for Kids

    In the past few weeks, life has drastically changed for many families in our country, including mine. Just two weeks ago, my family’s calendar...

    Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

    “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” – Dr. SeussDr....

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    Local Girl Scout Troops Sell Cookies in Downtown Mint Hill

    MINT HILL, NC - Girl Scout Cookies first appeared on the scene in 1917, when the Mistletoe Troop from Muskogee, OK, sold homemade cookies...

    Spectrum Center To Serve As Mass Vaccination Site For Novant Health

    CHARLOTTE - Spectrum Center will serve as a mass vaccination site for Novant Health this Saturday, February 13, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m....

    How To Train Your Algorithm (Part 4)

    CHARLOTTE - This is part 4 in a several part series about social media algorithmsSeek out what you like.Algorithms are always learnings, so while...

    A Rose By Any Other Name?

    CHARLOTTE - A rose is a rose, but all not roses are created equal.Roses are beautiful, from the different shapes of the petals to...

    Novant Health Staff Is “All In” On The Fight Against COVID

    CHARLOTTE - When COVID-19 rates began to surge in December, Novant Health saw a problem emerge: bedside nurses were overextended.“We started experiencing a pandemic...

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    Local Girl Scout Troops Sell Cookies in Downtown Mint Hill

    MINT HILL, NC - Girl Scout Cookies first appeared on the scene in 1917, when the Mistletoe Troop from Muskogee, OK, sold homemade cookies...

    A Rose By Any Other Name?

    CHARLOTTE - A rose is a rose, but all not roses are created equal.Roses are beautiful, from the different shapes of the petals to...

    Novant Health Staff Is “All In” On The Fight Against COVID

    CHARLOTTE - When COVID-19 rates began to surge in December, Novant Health saw a problem emerge: bedside nurses were overextended.“We started experiencing a pandemic...

    Celebrating The Day Of Love In 2021

    MINT HILL, NC - One of the year's most romantic holidays is right around the corner. Valentine’s Day is typically a day that is...

    February – Heart Awareness Month

    CHARLOTTE - As part of the observance of Heart Awareness Month, Charlotte-based AAIDA (Advocacy & Awareness for Immune Disorders Awareness) will host an educational webinar “Supporting...