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by Natalie Lloyd

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

Independence Patriots Has 4 Players Selected To All-Conference Team

MINT HILL, NC - The Independence High School baseball team has had four of it's players selected to the Southwestern Conference 4A All-Conference Team....

Mending Strides Ranch Invites Veterans, Teachers To “Hang With The Herd”

MINT HILL, NC - This June, Mending Strides Ranch launched a new program that invites Veterans and Teachers to “Hang with the Herd.” Not therapy...

Mint Hill American Legion Wins Game 1 of State Playoffs 13-6 Over Hickory

MINT HILL, NC - The Mint Hill Patriots defeated Hickory 13-6 in the first round of the playoffs recently. The 'Boys of Summer' took...

Reflections On Getting To Know Your Local Farms

CHARLOTTE - Over the past three months, I have had the privilege of visiting and chronicling the story of local farms and their owners. ...

4th Of July Celebrations In Our Area

MINT HILL, NC - The summer vibe is back and summer 2021 is turning out to be a wonderful time to get out and...