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  • 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.
  • Surrogacy
    What's it like to carry twins for an entire pregnancy, bring them into the world, and then hand them over to someone else? In the conclusion of her series on being a surrogate, Stacey Ashe shares what she calls "the strangest part of the entire experience."
  • Retailers spruce up websites for back-to-school
    Learning opportunities abound before your children even set foot in the classroom. As you prepare for another school year, get your kids involved in the shopping and the planning, and they just may learn a thing or two about budgeting, style, and their sense of self.
  • Book jackets
    Get your little ones pumped up as they head back to the classroom this month by sharing special books about school. Blogger Gi Hallmark shares 10 of her favorites that will help alleviate back to school anxieties and get a few good laughs. These books are all available at Park Road Books in Charlotte.
  • Mom& child
    With so much sadness & violence in the news lately, it's hard to know what, how much, or even if to share with our kids. Attachment Parenting International offers a message about helping our children understand the world around them
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  • Local breastfeeding resources & support

    Whether you are new to breastfeeding or looking for a friendly place to encourage your feeding , Charlotte resources for breastfeeding support are plentiful. This list offers classes, support groups, and individual consultants available to help moms throughout our area, as well as online resources.

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  • Summer movie fun!

    Cool off on a lazy summer day at the movie theater or grab a blanket and a picnic and watch a show on a hot summer night. Either way, this list of theaters includes free and $1 movies all summer long.

  • Kids eat free 2014

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

  • Pack up the kids

    Sometimes a mini-vacation is in order. The family will love these quick day trips that only require a short drive from the Queen City.

  • 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.

  • How to make the most of Harris Teeter's Super Double Coupon events

    The Deal Diva's tips to getting the best bargains when Harris Teeter holds their Super Double Coupon event. Start clipping & saving!

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