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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...

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Featured Player of the Week, Carson Gesing, Independence Patriots

MINT HILL, NC - With the baseball season finally in fully swing the Independence Patriots baseball team took on Hickory Ridge and won a...

Patriots And Bulls Split Season Series

MINT HILL, NC - The second game of the season series was played on Thursday evening at Independence High School where a large crowd...

A Service Dog, A Therapy Dog And An Emotional Support Dog Walk Into A...

CHARLOTTE - Recently I was asked to explain the difference between emotional support dogs, therapy dogs, and service dogs. The differences are important to...

PRS Construction Offers Certified Home Repair Services For Valued Customers

CHARLOTTE - Beginning in 2012, PRS Construction, a family-owned business dedicated to household maintenance and repair, is comprised of a licensed General Contracting Firm...