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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...

Family Valentine Mailboxes

Valentine’s Day is a great day to celebrate family. It’s a day to be a little bit more intentional than usual in showing love...

Chores for kids

My two year old loves to help around the house. No matter what I’m doing, he will usually shout, “Me help!” One of my two...

How to save and store kids’ artwork

Happy New Year! The start of the new year is a time for resolutions. Exercise more, lose weight, eat healthier, get organized, save money, start...

20 Christmas Activities for Kids

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some Christmas activities to do with the kids this week, here is a list...

10 Christmas Chapter Books for Kids

December is upon us and Christmas is a mere three weeks away! Reading a Christmas chapter book together is a great way to get...

Easy turkey cupcake cake for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is next week! My children love to bake and Thanksgiving is a great opportunity for them to help out in the kitchen. Last year,...

20 experience gifts for children

Christmas is quickly approaching, and grandparents, aunts, and uncles are already asking for gift ideas for my children. The trouble is, with four kids,...

3 local historic sites to visit

My family recently visited Town Creek Indian Mound in Mount Gilead. The historic site is only about a 45 minute drive from our home,...

Halloween handprint crafts

Anyone who visits my house can tell that I love, love, love handprint and footprint art. My children have painted handprints on canvases, dishes,...

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Masks Required on Mecklenburg County, Charlotte, and Matthews Properties

CHARLOTTE - Announced July 7, 2020, strict mask requirements are in effect for all of Mecklenburg County.  Masks are now required to be worn...

St. Jude’s Dream Home Tickets Now On Sale

WAXHAW, NC - The 2020 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway ticket sales have started!  With each $100 ticket purchased, you have a chance to...

Where in the World is Phil- COVID, Part 6

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Pine Lake Golfer Gets Eleventh Career Hole In One

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Chief Justice Cheri Beasley to Issue New Emergency Directives Related to COVID-19

Raleigh, NC - Chief Justice Cheri Beasley will issue new emergency directives related to COVID-19 during a press conference. WHO: Cheri Beasley, Chief Justice of the...