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  • Meg and frank 3
    In the aftermath of her 2-year old son's illness and death, blogger Meg McElwain discusses the grieving process her family is experiencing as they continue their lives without Mitchell. Meg shares his story and continues the fight against childhood cancer in his memory.
  • family
    Separation anxiety is a common issue with babies, and there are many approaches to this tricky parenting situation. Attachment Parenting International encourages moms to consistently respond to children's needs, and offers strategies and encouragement for parents who have their doubts.
  • The Island in Pigeon Forge
    Looking for an action-packed weekend getaway? Blogger Sara Kendall headed to the Great Smoky Mountains to find a spot that includes the beauty of the natural mountain setting with the excitement of attractions and shows. Pigeon Forge is a short 3 1/2 hour drive from Charlotte, and is the perfect fall destination.
  • tightrope
    Last month Coach Mike Duralia shared thoughts a strategies on how to create a sense of balance by 'juggling' things in our lives. Now, he's back with pointers on how to balance life in a frenzied world.
  • 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.
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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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