Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas For Kids

CHARLOTTE - Pumpkin season is so much fun! Visiting a local pumpkin farm is one of my family’s favorite fall activities. After we pick...

Family Fun Apple Picking

CHARLOTTE - Fall is my favorite season and apple picking is one of my family’s favorite fall outings. We try to go apple picking...

12 Brain Break Ideas

Charlotte, NC - Due to Covid-19, this school year looks different for a lot of families. Many children are learning virtually and other families...

Tips To Make Virtual Learning a Success

CHARLOTTE, NC - Many children will start this school year virtually or with a blend of in-person and virtual learning. As families begin to...

How to make Slime

CHARLOTTE, NC - Last week, my children decided that they wanted to make slime. My first thought was to say no because I didn’t...

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...

Featured articles

Outpouring Of Volunteers Helping Novant Health With Public Vaccine Clinics

CHARLOTTE - When Melissa Parker, Vice President of Patient Advocacy at Novant Health, was tasked with gathering volunteers to assist at a public vaccine...

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...

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...

How To Help Teens And Young Adults Struggling With Mental Health During COVID

CHARLOTTE - In September of 2020, NPR reported that nearly 25% of the US’s population was experiencing symptoms of depression - nearly triple the...