About Us

Charlotte Parent is made for parents like you — local, engaged, involved. Known as the most trusted family resource in the area for 30+ years, our website, newsletters, social media channels and annual print guides are created to help make life easier for parents. We are a one-stop parenting resource, with a daily calendar of events, locally generated storiesarea guides & directories that are updated year-round and so much more. 

We have a monthly digital audience of 185,000+ Charlotte-area parents — and growing!

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Meet the Staff:

Andy Smith – Publisher

Taylor Bowler –  Editor

Amanda Howard – Digital Content Strategist

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2022 Digital Editorial Calendar

JANUARY – Reset for the New Year
Healthy Family Meals
Best Restaurants for Kids
Where to Ski, Snowboard, and Tube

FEBRUARY – Open Hearts
Black History Month
Puberty Survival Guide for Parents 
Valentines Day Events

MARCH – Spring Break Plans That Work
Multi-generational travel
Best Charlotte Staycations 
Spring Festivals + Consignment Sales + Easter Egg Hunts

APRIL – Special Needs 
Autism Awareness Month
Parenting Without a Partner
Mother’s Day Activities + Where to Pick Strawberries

MAY – The Mom Boss
Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Charlotte Career Moms We Love 
Mother’s Day Activities + Where to Pick Strawberries

JUNE – Cheers to Dads
Father’s Day Gift Guide
Stay-At-Home Dads
Summer Consignment Sales + Fireworks + 25 Free Activities

JULY – Digital Detox
Summer Activities to Break Up the Screen Time
Online Safety Refresher
Where to Pick Strawberries & Blueberries

AUGUST – Spark Creativity
Cooking & Crafting with Kids
Love The Home You Have + Creative Organizing for Kid’s Spaces

SEPTEMBER – Food & Family
Prioritizing Family Dinner
Food Allergies + Celiac Awareness 
Pumpkin Patches + Corn Mazes Near Charlotte

OCTOBER – Be Kind to Each Other 
What is a Bully?
Giving Back + Places for Kids to Volunteer
Haunted Houses & Trails + Halloween Events 

NOVEMBER – All Types of Families 
National Adoption Awareness Month
What to know about vasectomies & getting your
Where to See Santa + Where to Cut Christmas Trees  

DECEMBER – Holiday Magic  
Guide to the Season’s Best Toys
Setting Healthy Holiday Boundaries
Holiday Events + Light Shows Around Charlotte  



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