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  • Bess Photo
    It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game, right? That's what local mom and writer Bess Kercher keeps telling herself as she navigates the world of team sports with her two sons leading the charge. Find out how a non-athletic mom fares in a world dominated by competition and sports.
  • Dentist
    Balancing family and career can be particularly tough for those in the medical field, like Statesville dentist Amanda Kotis. Faced with the need to decide between her new dental practice and her desire to have a second child, Kotis made a bold decision that helped her do both.
  • Titanic Exterior
    If you or your children are intrigued with the story of the Titanic, then don’t miss the Titanic Museum in Tennessee. The museum tells the entire story of the Titanic from the days of construction in Belfast, Ireland to the tragic voyage, to its discovery on the ocean floor to recovery efforts that are still underway.
  • ILLUSTRATION: Kids eat free
    MomsCharlotte.com is excited to share our newest creation - KidsEatFreeCLT! This easy-to use app puts free and cheap meals for kids in the palm of your hands. Just add it to your smartphone and you'll instantly know which local restaurants offer "Kids Eat Free" deals each night of the week!
  • 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.
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Mom of the Week

Laurie Richardson has a unique gift as an artist - she not only creates beautiful oils, acrylics, pastels and more, but she also teaches others to do the same. In her home studio in SouthPark, Laurie offers classes to children with the hope of helping kids express themselves through art.

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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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