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by Natalie Lloyd

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...

Book Review: Magic Tree House

In my last column, I wrote about Dr. Seuss’s birthday (March 2) which is now celebrated as National Read Across America Day. In keeping...

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. Seuss Dr....

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

As a child, I was terrified of the dentist. I would work myself into a tizzy over regular dental cleanings. Having a cavity filled...

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4th of July Fun: Find Ways to Celebrate this Independence Day!

CHARLOTTE - A celebration of America’s independence, the 4th of July is commonly associated with parades, small-town festivals, outdoor concerts, fireworks displays, and cookouts...

Mint Hill Responds to Statewide Face Covering Mandate

MINT HILL, NC - On Wednesday, June 24, Governor Cooper announced that North Carolina would remain in Phase 2 of his three-phased reopening plan...

More Core Muscles: Transverse Abdominis

Prior to this, we've talked about the rectus abdominis, the internal & external obliques, and this week we'll discuss the transverse abdominis. The transverse...

Carolina Has the Expertise: Myron Cohen Updates Trustees

CHAPEL HILL - “If we do this successfully,” said Myron Cohen, director of UNC’s prestigious Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, “we might...
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Mint Hill Schools Honor Students with Graduation Parade

MINT HILL, NC - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system halted in-person classes, Monday, March 16th in hopes of limiting the corona virus’s impact on the...