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Preparing for College: Why Trying New Things Is Imperative

In Partnership with Charlotte Christian School How is your student's school preparing them for college? At Charlotte Christian (7301 Sardis Road), one of the goals is to graduate students who find their identity in Christ and are prepared academically, spiritually,…

Get carded this September at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

In Partnership with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library In a world rapidly moving to an online format, access to digital resources and educational materials is more important than ever before. With limits on in-person gatherings and adjusted work and school schedules, living…

7 Educational, Fun Ideas for August 2020 with Kids

In Partnership with Charlotte Country Day School The dog days of summer in Charlotte are always tough for parents, but during the coronavirus pandemic, pain points are stretched to new bounds. Local schools wished their graduating seniors well in May—some with virtual tributes—and…

Two Nearby Camps Give Kids Safe Socialization & Summer Magic

Thanks to impressive health precautions, stir-crazy kids can enjoy various adventures and activities this summer at the YMCA's overnight camps in North and South Carolina. In Partnership with YMCA of Greater Charlotte After spending spring in quarantine, kids need socialization now more than ever. As much…

Charlotte Aquatics Reopens with Robust Safety Measures

As North Carolina entered Phase 2 of reopening, on June 8, 2020, Charlotte Aquatics reopened its pool to young swimmers—but not without major precautions. In Partnership with Charlotte Aquatics As the state of North Carolina moves through its phases of reopening amid COVID-19, parents are…

These Mini Stuffed Pancake Balls Make Breakfast Time the Best

Bantam Bagels makes bite-sized foods that kids love to eat and parents love to make—because they're so fun, delicious, and easy! Find their mini stuffed bagel, egg bites, and pancake balls online and in the frozen section of your local grocery…

Everything You Can Access for Free with a CharMeck Library Card

While libraries are closed to encourage social distancing, online access to digital resources becomes even more important. Here's what you can access for free with your Charlotte Mecklenburg Library card. In Partnership with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Participating in school, work,…

Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library this April for Digital Día

Charlotte Meckleburg Library is still celebrating El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day) during April 2020. Also known as Día, this initiative emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.…

5 Ways You Can Support Charlotte Businesses Amid COVID-19

Looking for ways to help keep the Charlotte economy afloat? Local businesses are getting creative with ways to support. In Partnership with Charlotte Center City Partners It's easy to get swept up in the anxiety, sadness, and uncertainty of a…

How to Talk to Your Child About Coronavirus

Your children may have fears and anxieties surrounding the evolving COVID-19 situation, especially if they're celebrating big moments alone this spring. Charlotte Country Day School's counselors provide advice for being supportive during delicate situations like this. In Partnership with Charlotte…

Why This Local Children's Choir Uses Yoga in Rehearsals

A new choir director is shaking things up—or, rather, slowing things down—at the Charlotte Children's Choir. In Partnership with Arts+ First-year Arts+ Artistic Director Keegan Brittain is leading the Charlotte Children’s Choir with a twist. While most choir directors recognize the body merely as the…