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Keep up to date with the latest parenting news, studies and information from the Daily Post. Our daily blogs cover topics from preschool, to pregnancy to teen pretenses.

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Manners Please

Etiquette expert Aimee Symington shares tips and know-how to teach children to mind their manners at home, school and throughout their lives.

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Stay-at-Home Dudes

Richard Jones and Barry Robert Ozer, authors of "A Dude's Guide to Babies: The New Dad's Playbook" deliver fast and funny insights on being stay-at-home dads to help new dads cope with being responsible for a smelly and very messy life  ... and their baby.

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Home With Kids

Make your home beautiful and functional for the family with tips from blogger and design diva Barbara Green.

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Solitary Momagement

Charlotte local Jen Byrum shares her hilarious, trying and heartfelt parenting moments as a single mom of two.

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Daddy Derek Blog - Derek James

Daddy Derek

WCCB News Rising Host Derek James balances a full-time job in the glamorous world of television news along with managing chaos every afternoon for 5-year-old Tyler and almost 3-year-old Chase. Get inspiring, funny and interesting advice from Daddy Derek's perspective.

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Mother of Style

Mother of Style

Feel good and turn heads for your fashion sense with mom-style and beauty tips from Charlotte mom and stylist Whitley Adkins Hamlin.

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A Crafty Mess

Not all crafts with kids are Pinterest perfect. Melanie Baron shares some of her and her 6-year-old daughter's crafting journeys, as well as the detours along the way.

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MOMSENSE

Get tips and updates on deals around town and ways to save a buck for the family from our MOM$ENSE blogger Stephanie Hoffman.

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Playtime

Get the scoop on playgrounds and other fun play activities from local moms and dads.

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Fit Family Challenge

Each year during our Fit Family Challenge, two local families blog about their journey towards a healthier lifestyle. This year, the Cram family of Matthews and the Zappley family of Charlotte blogged about their challenges, triumphs, and the advice they got from a panel of experts as they created a healthier lifestyle for themselves.

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Mom-Tested

Gadgets, gear, toys and media designed to make parenting a little easier and a lot more fun! All products are mom-tested and approved.

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Single Momma

Nicole Pietrantonio shares what she knows and what's she learning as a single mom navigating the Charlotte parenting scene.

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Guest Bloggers

See what parent bloggers near and afar are talking about.

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Culture Kid Reviews

See what local kids have to say about cultural shows, plays, performances and events in and around Charlotte.

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14 Weekend Ideas to bring on an A+ School Year

August 21, 2014 3:00 pm
Written by: Mikala Young

FridayBack to School Bash. Get the kids a free haircut, school supplies and participate in a skateboard competition. Naomi Drenan Recreation Center, 750 Beal St.Family ...Read More
FridayBack to School Bash. Get the kids a free haircut, school supplies and participate in a skateboard competition. Naomi Drenan Recreation Center, 750 Beal St.Family ...Read More
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Carowinds to Unleash World's Tallest and Fastest Giga Coaster in 2015

August 21, 2014 11:31 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

If you're a thrill-seeker who loves roller coasters, you're going to love this news from Carowinds. In spring 2015, the beloved theme park is opening ...Read More
If you're a thrill-seeker who loves roller coasters, you're going to love this news from Carowinds. In spring 2015, the beloved theme park is opening ...Read More
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A Round of Fun

August 21, 2014 9:20 am
Written by: Derek James, WCCB News Rising

My parents divorced when I was young so it was mostly just me and my mom growing up. We didn't have a lot of money ...Read More
My parents divorced when I was young so it was mostly just me and my mom growing up. We didn't have a lot of money ...Read More
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Breaking Down What it Costs to Raise a Child

August 20, 2014 9:00 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

If you recently had a baby, or are pregnant or are thinking about having a child consider this: $245,345. That's the latest figure projected to ...Read More
If you recently had a baby, or are pregnant or are thinking about having a child consider this: $245,345. That's the latest figure projected to ...Read More
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Teach Your Kids to "Schmooze" Their Teachers

August 20, 2014 5:00 am
Written by: Aimee Symington, Impressions Cotillion Instructor and Etiquette Expert

We don't want our kids to "brown nose" a teacher or become the "teacher's pet', but... Let's face it, teachers are like parents in that ...Read More
We don't want our kids to "brown nose" a teacher or become the "teacher's pet', but... Let's face it, teachers are like parents in that ...Read More
Listed in: Manners Please
 

5 Tips to Having a Successful School Year

August 18, 2014 9:22 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

Next week it's back to school for area school students. I have one starting kindergarten! My heart is racing when I think about it too ...Read More
Next week it's back to school for area school students. I have one starting kindergarten! My heart is racing when I think about it too ...Read More
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12 Last Minute Family Weekend Fun Ideas

August 14, 2014 8:30 am
Written by: Mikala Young

FridayCountdown to Kindergarten. Practice carrying a lunch, visit a mock classroom and experience what it is like on the first day of Kindergarten. Discovery Place ...Read More
FridayCountdown to Kindergarten. Practice carrying a lunch, visit a mock classroom and experience what it is like on the first day of Kindergarten. Discovery Place ...Read More
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Help Local Students Get a Good Start to School Year

August 13, 2014 9:33 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

With school starting in just two weeks, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Charlotte Hornets and Uber have partnered to create UberSCHOOL to ensure that students experiencing ...Read More
With school starting in just two weeks, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of the Charlotte Hornets and Uber have partnered to create UberSCHOOL to ensure that students experiencing ...Read More
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Manners From A Teen's Perspective

August 13, 2014 5:15 am
Written by: Etiquette Expert, Aimee Symington's, 14 year old daughter, Emma Husk.

"No slurping your soup!", "Get your elbows off the table!", "Umm, helllloo? What do you think your napkin is for just sitting there on the ...Read More
"No slurping your soup!", "Get your elbows off the table!", "Umm, helllloo? What do you think your napkin is for just sitting there on the ...Read More
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N.C. Zoo hosts celebration for iconic elephant

August 12, 2014 7:43 am
Written by: N.C. Zoo celebrates iconic animal's birthday

With the school year start just around the corner, seems like a good weekend to take an end-of-summer day trip. The N.C. Zoo, located in ...Read More
With the school year start just around the corner, seems like a good weekend to take an end-of-summer day trip. The N.C. Zoo, located in ...Read More
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8 Things to do on a Rainy Summer Day in Charlotte

August 11, 2014 9:18 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

It looks a lot like fall out there today. Sky is gray and drizzle has set in, and the kids are likely growing restless. Here ...Read More
It looks a lot like fall out there today. Sky is gray and drizzle has set in, and the kids are likely growing restless. Here ...Read More
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THE LIST - Over 30 Sales (and counting...) this Fall

August 8, 2014 7:19 pm
Written by: Stephanie Hoffman

You won't find a list of more sales in our area anywhere! Listed are the public sale dates. Most sales have special preview event for ...Read More
You won't find a list of more sales in our area anywhere! Listed are the public sale dates. Most sales have special preview event for ...Read More
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5 Fabulous Frame Ideas

August 7, 2014 7:55 pm
Written by: Barbara Green

Living with kids can be expensive, so it is always helpful to find ways to save. One way is to shop second hand stores like ...Read More
Living with kids can be expensive, so it is always helpful to find ways to save. One way is to shop second hand stores like ...Read More
Listed in: Home With Kids
 

14 Super-Thrilling Family Weekend Ideas

August 7, 2014 3:00 pm
Written by: Mikala Young

FridayBlues Out Back. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy live music. Gaston County Museum, 131 W. Main Street, Dallas.Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention. Spend ...Read More
FridayBlues Out Back. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy live music. Gaston County Museum, 131 W. Main Street, Dallas.Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention. Spend ...Read More
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A Mother's Woe. A Son's Obsession!

August 6, 2014 10:50 am
Written by: Aimee Symington, Etiquette Expert & New Cotillion Instructor

"My son is an addict. He's 12 years old and addicted to his iPhone. What boundaries can we set and help him learn some cell ...Read More
"My son is an addict. He's 12 years old and addicted to his iPhone. What boundaries can we set and help him learn some cell ...Read More
Listed in: Manners Please
 

Olivia Wilde's Breast-feeding Photo Shoot

August 6, 2014 9:53 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

I almost glazed right over it because it seems all too commmon these days to see a headline about some Hollywood celebrity being photographed while ...Read More
I almost glazed right over it because it seems all too commmon these days to see a headline about some Hollywood celebrity being photographed while ...Read More
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Country Star Darius Rucker's Charming Home

August 5, 2014 1:55 pm
Written by: Whitley Adkins Hamlin

As a lover of all things stylish, following fashion, interior design is my second favorite form for channelling my creative frustration. Domaine is one of ...Read More
As a lover of all things stylish, following fashion, interior design is my second favorite form for channelling my creative frustration. Domaine is one of ...Read More
Listed in: Mother of Style
 

The Intersection Of Poop And Boiling Frogs

August 5, 2014 8:46 am
Written by: Richard ED Jones

I have picked up poop with my bare hands.More than once.Now, I tell you this not because I want to ensure that I never have ...Read More
I have picked up poop with my bare hands.More than once.Now, I tell you this not because I want to ensure that I never have ...Read More
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Little Free Library Book Swaps

August 4, 2014 9:41 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

Summer is waning, and that means the school bells will ring in just ¬ few short weeks. I'm all for enjoying every last minute of ...Read More
Summer is waning, and that means the school bells will ring in just ¬ few short weeks. I'm all for enjoying every last minute of ...Read More
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What's the Story with Selfies?

July 31, 2014 4:42 pm
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I have an issue with selfies. They drive me insane.As a single mom, you would think I wouldn't mind the occasional selfie. I am a ...Read More
I have an issue with selfies. They drive me insane.As a single mom, you would think I wouldn't mind the occasional selfie. I am a ...Read More
Listed in: Solitary Momagement
 

How to Survive with Kids

July 31, 2014 3:15 pm
Written by: Barbara Green

Just as DIckens wrote in A tale of Two Cities, living with kids can be described as "It was the best of times, it was ...Read More
Just as DIckens wrote in A tale of Two Cities, living with kids can be described as "It was the best of times, it was ...Read More
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15 Ways to Play the Weekend Away With Kids in Charlotte

July 31, 2014 3:00 am
Written by: Mikala Young

Friday12 Angry Jurors. Watch the youth production from the provocative film, 12 Angry Men. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.Cozy by the Campfire. Make ...Read More
Friday12 Angry Jurors. Watch the youth production from the provocative film, 12 Angry Men. Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour St., Davidson.Cozy by the Campfire. Make ...Read More
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Mom, We Want a Wii

July 30, 2014 2:08 pm
Written by: Derek James

When I was 4 or 5, we got an Atari 2600 for Christmas. It easily went down in history as my favorite childhood gift because ...Read More
When I was 4 or 5, we got an Atari 2600 for Christmas. It easily went down in history as my favorite childhood gift because ...Read More
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Hand-written thank you notes. Do my kids still need to send them?

July 30, 2014 6:00 am
Written by: Aimee Symington, Creator of New Modern Cotillion, Etiquette Expert, and Inventor of Blunders Board game

This summer I've been doing a lot of traveling. I've traveled with my kids, their friends, and their cousins for a total of 65 hours' ...Read More
This summer I've been doing a lot of traveling. I've traveled with my kids, their friends, and their cousins for a total of 65 hours' ...Read More
Listed in: Manners Please
 

Go Check Out The Magazine For Realz

July 29, 2014 8:09 am
Written by: Richard ED Jones

Babies suck.No, literally, they suck. A lot. That's how they eat, after all. Come on, people. Did you really think I'd be so unkind as ...Read More
Babies suck.No, literally, they suck. A lot. That's how they eat, after all. Come on, people. Did you really think I'd be so unkind as ...Read More
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