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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

Celebrating Father’s Day 2022

CHARLOTTE - Father’s Day weekend is right around the corner.  Each year the day is observed on the third Sunday of June.  This year,...

Summer Splurges: Family Fun Starting at $36

CHARLOTTE - Everyone loves a great deal, but summer is also a time to splurge a little on family fun!  The activities described here...

Will The Housing Market Repeat History?

MINT HILL, NC - Many people can still remember what happened in 2008. It might seem like it was forever ago, but it was...

Summer Steals: Family Fun For Under $20

CHARLOTTE - Keeping the whole family entertained for the summer can be daunting, not to mention pricey!  Never fear: The Mint Hill Times has...

Careers In The Trades: Law Enforcement

CHARLOTTE - Law enforcement is certainly a noble career; however, it is challenging and can be a stressful and potentially dangerous career choice. An...