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  • Mitchell
    Earlier this year, Meg McElwain shared the inspirational and touching story of her son, Mitchell's, battle with pediatric cancer. On April 13, 2014, Mitchell passed away, leaving Meg with both grief and a sense of peace. In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Meg's blog will continue with an update on her family and their unwavering faith and love.
  • Homework
    As school heads back and homework challenges begin, students in grades K-12 have an easy support resource for science and math at their fingertips. The Rose-Hulman's Homework Hotline tutors offer assistance via email and phone for free and share tips on making homework a breeze.
  • Stepparent illustration
    Sodoma Law surveyed more than 100 men and women in our area to uncover the root cause and top concerns when it comes to family separation and divorce. The results show that the well-being of children consistently plays a top role in the decisions and proceedings.
  • matthews alive
    Don't let the new school year prevent you from having fun with the kiddies. Here's the lineup for what's cooking in Charlotte this week.
  • Building a library
    Author and children's book aficionado Dorothy Price is back with a book pick for preschoolers that will surprise and enchant young readers and parents alike.
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  • Classes for kids

    Looking for activities for your little ones to get involved in? Check out our list of art, dance, gymnastics and swimming classes for kids.

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  • Kids eat free 2014

    Eating out doesn't have to cost a fortune. Check out these free -- or nearly free -- restaurant deals for kids.

  • STEM resources in Charlotte

    As STEM-based education is becoming more popular, the mandate for parents to be more involved in integrating STEM outside of school can be intimidating. But there are plenty of opportunities available to immerse your child in STEM-based learning at home. Writer Gi Hallmark looks at the resources available to local parents.

  • Building Your Home Library: 20 Great Chapter Books for Early Readers

    As your young reader becomes more independent, finding great series for them to experience is both necessary and easy with Gi Hallmark's guide to chapter books.

  • Childcare, special needs, support groups

    Listing of how to find childcare, resources for special needs and support groups

  • Parent groups

    Looking for playgroups, socialization or support? Check out our incredible list of parenting groups.

  • Where to have fun in & around Charlotte

    Free and inexpensive ways to find fun with your children all over town.

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