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Married same-sex couples have been poised to begin their lives together with the same rights and obligations afforded to heterosexual couples. Yet, despite the mandate of the judicial decision striking down the state’s same-sex marriage ban, the application of that ruling in North Carolina may not be so clear. Attorney Edward S. Garrett, of Sodoma Law in Charlotte, weighs in.

Travel blogger Sara Kendall continues her beach series on North Carolina's Brunswick Islands. Encompassing six separate beach communities spread out on five barrier islands. This week's installment includes details on the fabulous family destination of Holden Beach.

What's not for kids to love about this scrumptious and fun recipe? Susan Caldwell of Flour Power Kids Cooking Studio in Charlotte says these are a favorite treat in her household and that little hands love rolling out the dough. Get your kids in the kitchen & get cooking!

Are parents really helping their kids follow their dreams or are they setting them up with the false notion that they can do whatever they set their minds to? Writer Suzanne Broughton is focusing on teaching perseverance and responsibility, and thinks kids would be better served if more parents focused on these types of traits instead of reaching their dreams.

In many parent-teen relationships, the teen’s desire for freedom and the parent’s desire for responsible behavior are in a state of tension. But John Rosemond thinks there's an easy way to prevent it from happening in the first place, and that is for the parent to give the teen the freedom the parent wants him to learn to handle, along with the means of handling it.

This isn't your parents' circus....Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® brings the unbelievable to children of all ages in a new show – - Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS. Big cats, motorcycle daredevils, acrobats on bikes, Asian elephants, and a never before seen flying trapeze act - this show really is the greatest on Earth!

Pediatrician Rhonda Patt dispels the myth that earwax and ear infections are related and provides all the details on the cerumen that baffles parents and seems to build up in kids. As predicted, Dr. Patt's advice is: No Q-tips in baby's ear!

Perfect for mompreneurs looking to grow their businesses, this day-long conference sponsored by The Charlotte Observer's ShopTalk offers one-on-one advice from financial advisors and small business coaches, as well as opportunities to network with other small business leaders. Keynote speaker Julie Haack will lead the day.

When it comes to New Year's resolutions, most people think of personal goals. But businesses need to set benchmarks for success too. Blogger Jennie Wong takes a peek into the New year's resolutions four entrepreneurs have for their companies during the upcoming year.

Just in time to get your spring break and summer plans started travel blogger Sara Kendall has hit the road and the beach, heading to North Carolina's Brunswick Islands. Encompassing six separate beach communities spread out on five barrier islands, families can enjoy all that the NC coast has to offer and Sara shares all the details.

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