How to make Slime

CHARLOTTE, NC - Last week, my children decided that they wanted to make slime. My first thought was to say no because I didn’t...

Family-Friendly Hikes Near Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC - Trying to find a fun outing for the kids this summer amid COVID-19 restrictions has been challenging, to say the least....

6 Book Series about History for Kids

Lots of parents read to their kids when they’re little, but did you know that big kids need to be read to as well?...

Summer Learning Resources for Kids

With COVID-19 school closures, summer learning is even more important this year than ever before. There are many fantastic online resources that can help...

Summer Reading BINGO challenge

Summertime is here! Many schools are already out for summer break and others are finishing up the last few days of the school year. Although...

Stuck at Home? Grow a Garden!

CHARLOTTE, NC - Gardening is one of my favorite spring activities. Every year, I look forward to planting tiny seedlings and watching as they...

9 Free Online Educational Resources for Kids

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, schools are closed and children will continue learning from home for the remainder of the school year. Although schools...

Creative Projects For Kids To Do At Home

South Charlotte, NC - During our “stay-at-home” time right now, sometimes life with kids feels a little bit crazy. (Is it just me or...

Parenting amid COVID-19

As I write this, we are in our second week under a statewide Stay at Home Order. My family has been home much longer...

31 Boredom Busters for Kids

In the past few weeks, life has drastically changed for many families in our country, including mine. Just two weeks ago, my family’s calendar...

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A New Dance Studio Is Ready To Work With Waxhaw Families

WAXHAW, NC - As August begins, Waxhaw families are looking toward the new school year. With the necessities of Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic, plus...

The Rotary Club Of Waxhaw-Weddington Introduces New Board Members

WAXHAW, NC - Yorda Kidane, CEO & Founder of Digital Tax Advisory, LLC has been elected President of The Rotary Club of Waxhaw-Weddington, which...

Local Teen Illustrates Children’s Book

WAXHAW, NC - The teen behind the illustrations of “Boomer the Rabbit” is  local to our community. Iliana Ballew recently worked with author Philip...

7th Annual Waxhaw Back To School Bash Happens August 13

WAXHAW, NC - On August 13 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm, the seventh annual Waxhaw Back to School Bash will be happening at...

Back To School: Ten Tips From The Trenches

CHARLOTTE - Whether you’re sending a child off to kindergarten, middle school, high school or college, there’s no better place to get advice than...