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Easy hikes within two hours from Charlotte perfect for your 2022 Summer Bucket List!

Easy hikes within two hours from Charlotte perfect for your 2022 Summer Bucket List!
1. Fern Trail - (Crowder's Mountain State Park) ​Crowders Mountain: 50 Minutes from Charlotte This loop trail connects with a portion of the Turnback Trail and follows a creek for some portions of the trail. Crowders Mountain State Park's TRACK Trail adventures were designed for use on the Turnback Trail, Fern Trail, and Lake Trail. ...
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What Birth Control Option is Right for You?

What Birth Control Option is Right for You?
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose.Do you find taking a daily birth control pill to be tedious and time consuming? If your answer is "YES!" then consider a long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC). LARCs are increasingly becoming the birth control of choice for women.​Historically, birth control was a wheel of pi...
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How to Get Your Picky Eater to Eat More Nutritional Foods

How to Get Your Picky Eater to Eat More Nutritional Foods
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose.​If it's not in the shape of a dinosaur or a prepackaged sweet treat, some kids won't touch it. But have you investigated why? Here's a guide for parents ofpicky eaters.Some kids look forward to mealtime, asking 10 times if dinner is ready yet. Other kids try everything in their p...
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Your Go-To Summer Camp Preparation Guide

Your Go-To Summer Camp Preparation Guide
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose.New kids, new activities, new place. It's a lot. Here's how you can help your child enjoy their camp experience.For some kids, summer camp is a thrilling idea. For others, it's nerve wracking. And for many, it's a little of both. The weeks leading to summer camp can bring excitemen...
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Why Every Woman Should Pay Attention to Her Period

Why Every Woman Should Pay Attention to Her Period
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose.​Historically, women's periods have been considered taboo. But why? Most girls get one and not talking about periods can result is missing important clues to your overall health. Here, Erin Cook, MD, a pediatric and adolescent gynecologist breaks down some of those built-up walls b...
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Make Staycation your best vacation

Make Staycation your best vacation
Weekend Family Fun in CLT! Kids Eat FREE Over Spring Break! Find Egg Hunts and Easter Events in CLT! As a mom is hard for me to be adventurous with the kids. I always go to the same playground or restaurant I feel safe going to the same places because I know what to expect. When my family gets into town I always take them t...
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Best Places for Spring Family Photos Closer to #CLT!

Best Places for Spring Family Photos Closer to #CLT!
It's springtime and everywhere you look signs of new life are beginning to pop up. The trees are blooming, grass is turning green again and flowers are beginning to show their colors. This is by far my favorite time of year for many reasons. One of those is because it makes a perfect time for family photos!! There is no shortage of options of wher...
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Day Trip Idea: Boone’s Cave Park

Day Trip Idea: Boone’s Cave Park
​As I listened to my GPS device instructing my path, I couldn't help but fall in love with the countryside scenery. While at the same time, I thought I might be lost. But finally, with one last turn we arrived at the gates of Boone's Cave Park. Boone's Cave Park is located in Lexington at 3552 Boones Cave Rd. This park is over a century old, and wa...
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20 Things to do with your Family This President’s Day Weekend in The CLT

20 Things to do with your Family This President’s Day Weekend in The CLT
​The kids will be out of school on Monday, so we've put together a list of over 20 things in Charlotte that you can do with your kids during this president's day weekend. We will love to hear your suggestions of ways to keep your children busy when school is out let us know in the comments!1-. Enjoy Dragons Love Tacos:...
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A SUMMER ADVENTURE THAT LASTS A LIFETIME

A SUMMER ADVENTURE THAT LASTS A LIFETIME
​WELCOME TO OVERNIGHT CAMPWelcome to the place where campers have the opportunity to learn, thrive, and lead in a safe,action-packed environment.YMCA Camp Thunderbird is a co-ed overnight camp for kids (ages 6-16).Serving the community since 1936, we boast a rich history of giving generations of campers from all over the world memories to last a li...
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⛄ List of things to do with your family during Winter Season

⛄ List of things to do with your family during Winter Season
Load everyone in the car and enjoy an ART HUNT!! looking for amazing Art Murals around the Queen City Car rides are the best rides right now. One thing that you will enjoy of going in this art hunt is that you will get to see parts of the city that you normally don't visit, and this little adventure is going to remind us how lucky we are to get to ...
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JOIN US IN THE MOUNTAINS

JOIN US IN THE MOUNTAINS
Located between Lenoir and North Wilkesboro in North Carolina, YMCA Camp Harrison at Herring Ridge gives kids ages 6-16 the chance to make life-long memories on over 2,000 acres of land, streams, and trails just 90 miles from Charlotte in the mountains of North Carolina.​When someone joins us at YMCA Camp Harrison, they can expect to enjoy God's cr...
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The Teal Pumpkin Project raises awareness of food allergies and promotes inclusion of all trick-or-treaters!

​Fall is by far my favorite time of year- the cooler weather, beautiful leaves, football, colorful pumpkins- I love it all! Many kiddos I know love fall, too. My kids spend a month or more carefully considering the perfect Halloween costume and are giddy with anticipation of the buckets of candy they will receive while trick-or-treating. ...
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Fun 4 Charlotte Kids’ FALL Bucket List

Fun 4 Charlotte Kids’ FALL Bucket List
pdf File Name: -Fall-Bucket-List.pdf File Size: 1.7 mb Download File ​Fall is one of our favorite times of the year! It's a great time to go outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather and colors with your ki...
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Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Charlotte: A Family Guide

Halloween and Fall Family Fun in Charlotte: A Family Guide
​It's time for back to school and that means pumpkin spice lattes, fall festivals, corn mazes, and Halloween fun are right around the corner! Oh, and we love the cooler weather, too! Halloween is our FAVORITE time of year and we've got all the scoop on fall family fun in the Queen City! Scroll down for all the events around town and check back as m...
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8 DIY Backyards Sprinkler Parks

8 DIY Backyards Sprinkler Parks
8 DIY Backyards Sprinkler Parks If you're from Charlotte, you are on a perpetual hunt to find ways to stay cool in your own back yard. From running through sprinklers to playing with the hose to playing in baby pools, being in the water is a great way to stay cool in the summer! We've searched pinterest far and wide for some creative id...
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Explore some of Charlotte's best murals!

Explore some of Charlotte's best murals!
 Load everyone in the car and enjoy an ART HUNT!! looking for amazing Art Murals around the Queen City Car rides are the best. One thing that you will enjoy of going in this art hunt is that you will get to see parts of the city that you normally don't visit, and this little adventure is going to remind us how lucky we are ...
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Make the Last Days of Summer Count Without Breaking the Bank

Make the Last Days of Summer Count Without Breaking the Bank
Summer vacation is almost over for many kids here in the Charlotte area. As parents we should make everyday left of summer count for them, and this way they won't feel bad about going back to school again. Lets take full advantage of the joy our kids radiate while they soak up the summer fun. Today we will be featuring fun activities you can do wi...
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