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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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Fit Family Challenge

Read what two families have to say about their journey to adopting healthier lifestyles as part of our Fit Family Challenge.

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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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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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Jen_Byrum_Momagement

Solitary Momagement

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

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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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A Crafty Mess

Not all crafts with kids are Pinterest perfect. Melanie Baron shares some of her and her 4-year-old daughter's crafting journeys, as well as the detours along the way.

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Playtime

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

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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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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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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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Innovation and Chicken Pizza Crust

April 16, 2014 11:13 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

Riding into work today, heard the new announcement on WFAE that Domino's has the answer for folks who love fried chicken and pizza, and don't ...Read More
Riding into work today, heard the new announcement on WFAE that Domino's has the answer for folks who love fried chicken and pizza, and don't ...Read More
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Time to Kick Off the Fit Family Challenge

April 15, 2014 7:15 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

Today's the day we kick off the Fit Family Challenge. Charlotte Parent, in partnership with Coca-Cola, CVS Pharmacy and Carolinas HealthCare System, are motivating families ...Read More
Today's the day we kick off the Fit Family Challenge. Charlotte Parent, in partnership with Coca-Cola, CVS Pharmacy and Carolinas HealthCare System, are motivating families ...Read More
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Road Rage

April 15, 2014 3:02 am
Written by: Richard Jones

Calling it road rage would have been like calling Paul Blart: Mall Cop merely a bad movie.*I used to scream and yell and beat on ...Read More
Calling it road rage would have been like calling Paul Blart: Mall Cop merely a bad movie.*I used to scream and yell and beat on ...Read More
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Ready, Set, Go! The Zappley Family Is Off to a Great Start!

April 14, 2014 4:18 pm
Written by: Samuel Adkins, MD, Cabarrus Family Medicine-Prosperity Crossing, part of Carolinas HealthCare System

Setting wellness goals with a family is a great way to head into springtime, when fresh fruits and vegetables are so readily available, and the ...Read More
Setting wellness goals with a family is a great way to head into springtime, when fresh fruits and vegetables are so readily available, and the ...Read More
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Meet Our Team of Experts + Some Great Tips To Share!

April 14, 2014 10:29 am
Written by: Kathleen Cram

Another week behind us! The past week was pretty busy, being the last week before Spring break. Since I work in the school system, I ...Read More
Another week behind us! The past week was pretty busy, being the last week before Spring break. Since I work in the school system, I ...Read More
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7 Ways to Enjoy Spring Break in Charlotte

April 14, 2014 9:50 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

Charlotte Mecklenburg School students are out for spring break this week. Many folks are already off on vacation at the beach or camping, or some ...Read More
Charlotte Mecklenburg School students are out for spring break this week. Many folks are already off on vacation at the beach or camping, or some ...Read More
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Fabulous Furniture for Kids

April 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Written by: Barbara Green

I have just returned from the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, NC and have come back with some fabulous furniture for kids. Trust ...Read More
I have just returned from the International Home Furnishings Market in High Point, NC and have come back with some fabulous furniture for kids. Trust ...Read More
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9 Things to do With the Kids This Weekend

April 10, 2014 3:00 pm
Written by: Mikala Young

This weekend the city of Charlotte is going to be busy! Here's a guide to get you in on the fun.FridayBirds Lore and MoreMeet with ...Read More
This weekend the city of Charlotte is going to be busy! Here's a guide to get you in on the fun.FridayBirds Lore and MoreMeet with ...Read More
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Off to a Great Start!

April 10, 2014 1:02 pm
Written by: Dr. Tara Branton, Weddington Family Phsycians

Off to a Great Start!Registered dietitian Kelsey Kasel and I sat down with the Cram family to discuss their health priorities and zero in on ...Read More
Off to a Great Start!Registered dietitian Kelsey Kasel and I sat down with the Cram family to discuss their health priorities and zero in on ...Read More
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Donate a Dress for Prom Project

April 10, 2014 9:20 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

Now's the time to clean out those old bridesmaid dresses, cocktail dresses you'll never wear again and any other formal dresses that you think are ...Read More
Now's the time to clean out those old bridesmaid dresses, cocktail dresses you'll never wear again and any other formal dresses that you think are ...Read More
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A Meteorite Barely Missed A Skydiver

April 10, 2014 1:16 am
Written by: Richard Jones

The internet can be a place of infinite wonder.Take, for instance, this. I've never thought¬ It would be a good thing if I could see ...Read More
The internet can be a place of infinite wonder.Take, for instance, this. I've never thought¬ It would be a good thing if I could see ...Read More
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Overcoming Challenges of Stress as a Single Mother

April 9, 2014 2:29 pm
Written by: Marlo Zappley

Hello, and welcome to the Zappley Family's Blog during this exciting 8 week Fit Family Challenge. Just to give you a brief background about myself, ...Read More
Hello, and welcome to the Zappley Family's Blog during this exciting 8 week Fit Family Challenge. Just to give you a brief background about myself, ...Read More
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Coming Together for Hands On Charlotte Day

April 9, 2014 9:53 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

Organizations across Charlotte are celebrating those that give their time at no cost as part of National Volunteer Week. Feel good about giving back, and ...Read More
Organizations across Charlotte are celebrating those that give their time at no cost as part of National Volunteer Week. Feel good about giving back, and ...Read More
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Bursting Our Bubble

April 8, 2014 8:46 am
Written by: Melanie Baron

Folks, don't try this one at home. In fact, don't try it anywhere. Just don't bother. I love bubbles. You're never too old for them. ...Read More
Folks, don't try this one at home. In fact, don't try it anywhere. Just don't bother. I love bubbles. You're never too old for them. ...Read More
Listed in: A Crafty Mess
 

Hit The Flix: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

April 8, 2014 3:13 am
Written by: Richard Jones

No, you've not accidentally clicked on the wrong blog link. This really is Richard Jones, one of the Stay-At-Home Dudes.Over at our other home, A ...Read More
No, you've not accidentally clicked on the wrong blog link. This really is Richard Jones, one of the Stay-At-Home Dudes.Over at our other home, A ...Read More
Listed in: Stay-at-Home Dudes
 

The Choice of a Busy Life

April 7, 2014 9:24 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

I like to think I'm a laid-back person. I know you can't always get it done the way you want, and I'm OK with shrugging ...Read More
I like to think I'm a laid-back person. I know you can't always get it done the way you want, and I'm OK with shrugging ...Read More
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Let's Get This Started! Meet the Cram Crew!

April 7, 2014 5:00 am
Written by: Kathleen Cram

We are so excited to have been selected as a spotlight family for the Charlotte Fit Family Challenge! We look forward to sharing our stories ...Read More
We are so excited to have been selected as a spotlight family for the Charlotte Fit Family Challenge! We look forward to sharing our stories ...Read More
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12 Ways to Have Fun With the Family This Weekend

April 4, 2014 3:00 pm
Written by: Mikala Young

The weekend is almost here and spring has finally arrived. Follow these top suggestions for weekend fun with the family that gets everyone out and ...Read More
The weekend is almost here and spring has finally arrived. Follow these top suggestions for weekend fun with the family that gets everyone out and ...Read More
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Sanity Saving Tip

April 3, 2014 11:46 am
Written by: CP

Save your sanity during the "terrible 3s" by giving your child choices to let them feel like they are in charge.More on parenting a willful ...Read More
Save your sanity during the "terrible 3s" by giving your child choices to let them feel like they are in charge.More on parenting a willful ...Read More
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suakoko betty. Translation: awesome, fun, colorful designs!

April 2, 2014 2:24 pm
Written by: Whitley Adkins Hamlin

One thing I love about being a fashion writer is that I get to talk about wonderful and unique products. I enjoy nothing more than ...Read More
One thing I love about being a fashion writer is that I get to talk about wonderful and unique products. I enjoy nothing more than ...Read More
Listed in: Mother of Style
 

Diagnosing Autism Before Birth

April 2, 2014 12:45 pm
Written by: Michele Huggins

A recent research study indicates that the autism can begin in the second trimester of a mother's pregnancy. With one in 68 children age 8 ...Read More
A recent research study indicates that the autism can begin in the second trimester of a mother's pregnancy. With one in 68 children age 8 ...Read More
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It's a Small World for Making Friends

April 1, 2014 9:09 am
Written by: Michele Huggins

A recent study posed the question: Is it possible to teach children to be less prejudice? Children undoubtedly start to recognize differences in physical traits ...Read More
A recent study posed the question: Is it possible to teach children to be less prejudice? Children undoubtedly start to recognize differences in physical traits ...Read More
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Looking Back With Perfect Vision

April 1, 2014 4:06 am
Written by: Richard Jones

Would you do it all over again? It's a question I've been getting more and more often these days. I've been doing the stay-at-home-dude thing ...Read More
Would you do it all over again? It's a question I've been getting more and more often these days. I've been doing the stay-at-home-dude thing ...Read More
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Here Comes The Sun

March 31, 2014 3:06 pm
Written by: Whitley Adkins Hamlin

With Spring Break right around the corner for many Charlotte area schools, a lot of families will be travelling somewhere warm and sunny. Children and ...Read More
With Spring Break right around the corner for many Charlotte area schools, a lot of families will be travelling somewhere warm and sunny. Children and ...Read More
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April Showers Means Games for Hours

March 31, 2014 1:11 pm
Written by: Derek James

When the April rain is heavy or it's too wet to go outside and play in the backyard, as a parent you have a few ...Read More
When the April rain is heavy or it's too wet to go outside and play in the backyard, as a parent you have a few ...Read More
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