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The Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade is the place to be before sitting down to your Thanksgiving meal. With floats, bands, singers, and entertainment for all, this is a can't-miss family event on Thanksgiving morning.

19 years old, in college and pregnant. Change coach and blogger Tara Ashcraft continues her series on being a young single mother. Told through a lens of shame, confidence, strength, and learning, Mother Vision is a beautifully written tale any mother can relate to.

With her usual wit and wisdom, humor columnist Tracy Curtis shares her secret to a restful and fun holiday season. It just takes three little days, a lot of energy and ruining Thanksgiving. But then you can sit back and enjoy the eggnog!

What's it like to play on a team with no grueling practices, no pressure to win, no worry about awards and accolades? As Team Mom Bess Kercher recalls her own experience playing sports, we get a glimpse into the fun that playing really should be all about.

Does it still seem to early to hang tinsel on your tree? Get yourself in the holiday spirit and kick start your celebrations with our list of tree lightings, Santa visits, horse-drawn carriages, holiday performances and more. The fun has already begun....

Get your 'lil chef in the kitchen to make these yummy Thanksgiving treats. This simple, child-friendly recipe is adorable and Susan Caldwell of Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios in Charlotte promises that even the pickiest of eaters will gobble these turkeys up!

From pregnancy to birth to watching them grow, motherhood is an amazing adventure that many women share with the support of the father. But what about the many women who face all the ups and downs of motherhood alone? In this new 8-part series, blogger Tara Ashcraft reflects on shame, confidence, strength, and learning through the lens of a pregnant college student and young, single mother.

When it comes to the family team, can there be a 'most valuable player'? Bess Kercher explains how to identify who really deserves this coveted award. Shall we dust off the trophy shelf for our Team Mom?

Do you know of a family that needs help with holiday gifts? HopeMatch brings together local needs and compassionate givers.

Blogger Dorothy Price believes that as mothers we owe it to ourselves to own our truths and to do and be what we are called to do and be; without condemnation, ridicule, shame or guilt. Price is ready to let go and share The Whole Truth- are you?

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