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How Does Your Garden Grow?

As parents, it's common to worry about what our children are eating. We want them to enjoy a wide range of nutritious foods and to develop a healthy relationship with food, but getting children to try new flavors and eat…

Books for Back to School

The Kissing Hand, by Audrey Penn (2007) Age group: preschool, early elementary It’s time for Chester Raccoon to start school, but he doesn’t want to go without his mom. Mrs. Raccoon soothes his worries with the Kissing Hand—a family secret…

7 Things to Know About 'MoLi'

A mini-library on wheels named MoLi (pronounced "Molly") took to the open road at the start of the year. Here are 7 cool things to know about the library's newest addition. A New Generation Did you know MoLi isn't the…

WEEKENDER: Huntsville, Alabama

Nicknamed “The Rocket City,” Huntsville, Alabama is synonymous with U.S. space missions. It’s home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center and the US Space & Rocket Center museum, which includes the US Space Camp and Aviation Challenge programs. It’s also…

Best Holiday Gifts for Teachers

The holiday season is the perfect time to recognize teachers for everything they do for your kiddos. From foodies to plant lovers, we've a got gift idea for every educator on your list. Check out these 10 local spots. Paper…

Are We Raising Good Men?

Already a boy mom and pregnant again with twins, I found out we were having our second and third sons in one fell swoop. The sex of “Baby A” was obvious on the ultrasound. But “Baby B” was ducking and…

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

In Partnership with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Don’t have a Charlotte Mecklenburg Library card? Know someone who doesn’t have one either? The Library offers millions of resources including books, music, movies, creative materials, digital resources, programs (outdoor and virtual) – all…

CMS Students Headed Back to Full-Remote Learning

Hours after the state announced a modified stay-at-home order, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education voted to move all students K-12 to remote learning, from Dec. 14 through Jan. 15. The board approved the change in a 6-3 vote, with “no”…