Home Columns Parent Page

Parent Page

    by Natalie Lloyd

    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....

    Upcoming Events

    Latest articles

    Teens and vaccines: New requirement for N.C. School Students

    CHARLOTTE - Meningitis booster now required for many high school seniors.The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services has updated its guidance on the...

    Battery Corrosion for Beginners

    CHARLOTTE - This is a reworking of one of our older articles. For our full back catalog, check out autorepairminthill.com.What is corrosion?Corrosion is battery...

    Bee Stings

    CHARLOTTE - As people spend more time outdoors this summer, it’s a great idea to have some bee sting treatment options on hand. For...

    Rustic Root Home & Decor Now Open In Mint Hill Plaza

    MINT HILL, NC - On Thursday, June 24, Rustic Root Home Decor & More celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.Business Owner...

    Adoptable Pet of the Week – Birdie and Bogey

    WAXHAW, NC - The South Charlotte Dog Rescue is pleased to present Birdie and Bogey!  "Introducing Birdie & Bogey!  These sweet little chi's are...

    Featured articles

    Rustic Root Home & Decor Now Open In Mint Hill Plaza

    MINT HILL, NC - On Thursday, June 24, Rustic Root Home Decor & More celebrated its Grand Re-Opening with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.Business Owner...

    Adoptable Pet of the Week – Birdie and Bogey

    WAXHAW, NC - The South Charlotte Dog Rescue is pleased to present Birdie and Bogey!  "Introducing Birdie & Bogey!  These sweet little chi's are...

    Behind The Lines: Captain John Michael Neu

    MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Times is proud to introduce Captain John Michael Neu.The son and grandson of Mint Hill volunteer firefighters,...

    Havilah Dance Company Announces New Instructors

    MATTHEWS, NC - In their tenth anniversary year, Havilah Dance has even more exciting news to celebrate. Although Havilah has always been known as...

    Food Pantry For Mint Hill Area From Troop 3290

    MINT HILL, NC - Girl Scout Troop 3290 in Mint Hill created a food pantry from picking out the material to putting it together...