Author: Heather Bailey

Playgrounds in Charlotte: Olde Providence Park

If your older kids ask to go to the park, try out the trio of playgrounds at Olde Providence Park. On the grounds of Olde Providence Elementary School, these separate playground areas on different sides of the school are designed…

5 Tips for Finding a Babysitter

Try these tips for finding the perfect caregiver so you can enjoy some time to yourself, to run errands or to have a date night with Dad.

Great First Foods for Baby

Vegetables and fruits make perfect first foods of your baby. These five picks are all easy to digest and pose little risk of allergic reaction.

How to Create a Good Eater

Introducing as many foods as you can as early as you can gives your baby the best chance to acquire a taste for a variety of foods.

'Don't Dis' the Dog'

JJ’s Red Hots in Dilworth just opened in July, and its motto is "Don’t dis’ the dog." It serves premium hot dogs, as well as a variety of sausages, all on potato rolls, which really make delicious buns.

It's a Toss-up at the Pizza Peel

When a restaurant has pizza in the name, you expect the pies to be pretty darn good. At a recent visit to Cotswold's The Pizza Peel, that wasn't always the case.

Should You Let Your Child Win?

I recently played Wii Sports with my 4-year-old daughter for the first time. Well, it was my first time; she had played several times before.

What is Kangaroo Care?

Skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding immediately following birth, are the two main components of kangaroo care.

Catawba Science Center

Want to get your kids excited about science and nature? It’s easy to do at the Catawba Science Center in Hickory.