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Fun 4 Charlotte Kids, the premiere resource of information of places to go and things to do with kids in the Charlotte, NC area. Know of a great event, activity or program for kids in Charlotte you'd like to share? Send an email to info@fun4charlottekids.com.

Charlotte's Comprehensive Guide to Holiday Events for Families!

Charlotte's Comprehensive Guide to Holiday Events for Families!
We're excited that the holidays are here! From watching holiday movies with the 25 days of Christmas, making sweet goodies with our children, gathering for family fun and football on Thanksgiving, an annual caroling event we always try to attend, and even making new traditions or daring a trip with two kids to find snow, we cherish this time with o...
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She Longed to Have a Baby, and a New OB-GYN

She Longed to Have a Baby, and a New OB-GYN
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Michelle Foster didn't want to wait any longer to have a baby, so she did her research on infertility help and found the Atrium Health Women's Institute and a new OB-GYN with Women's Care.Michelle Foster had an OB-GYN for several years. When she had trouble conceiving, her doctor r...
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Helping Tuli Breathe Easy at Home

Helping Tuli Breathe Easy at Home
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Born with chronic lung disease, Tuli spent 225 days in the NICU. With the right care and support, her award-winning pulmonology team helped her get home and start breathing on her own.​Aside from the unrelenting pregnancy sickness, Talisa Young-Tisdale's first pregnancy was relati...
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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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Ready or Not…Flu is Due for a Comeback This Year

Ready or Not…Flu is Due for a Comeback This Year
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Protecting yourself during flu season starts with awareness. Atrium Health experts discuss the importance of getting vaccinated and practicing good health hygiene for your best protection.​The start, duration and severity of flu season can be a bit unpredictable every year, but the...
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Breast Health: One Woman’s Loss Leads to a Renewed Focus on Her Health

Breast Health: One Woman’s Loss Leads to a Renewed Focus on Her Health
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Distracted with family, her work as an assistant district attorney and the COVID-19 pandemic, Sally Kirby-Turner says she missed her regular OB-GYN appointment. Her co-workers and friends knew breast cancer was in her family, so they reminded her to reschedule the appointment. It'...
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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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Activities for Kids During Severe Weather

Activities for Kids During Severe Weather
This list of ideas was created by a group of moms during Fun 4 Charlotte Kids' Facebook Live in September before Hurricane Florence was about to hit North and South Carolina. During severe weather you can be indoors before, during and after the storm hits. In that case you will need lots of activities and ideas even with the power on...
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Some Experience Menopause Symptoms in Their 30s

Some Experience Menopause Symptoms in Their 30s
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​The average age women experience menopause is 51, but some experience symptoms in their 30s. But what is it, how can you manage it and why is it important to navigate it with your OB-GYN?​Menopause is a nearly-universal experience for women across the world. Dr. Natasha Adams-Denn...
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Helping Copelyn Face Cancer for a Second Time

Helping Copelyn Face Cancer for a Second Time
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Copelyn faced cancer twice as a baby. Now she's enjoying a cancer-free childhood – princess parties, playdates and all.There's always a lot to do when you move to a new town. But when your baby has cancer, you're not just looking for new daycares and meeting new neighbors – you're ...
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Things to Do in September in Charlotte, NC

Things to Do in September in Charlotte, NC
We know your typical To-Do List is filled monotonous parenting tasks specially these days, but we've got your FUN To-Do List right here. Every month, we're rounding up all the best things you can be doing with your kids. Here's your list of ideas to enjoy the month of September as a family.Save these Dates:- September 6, 13, 20, 28 - $2.5 Tues...
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5 Tips to Help Kids and Teens Manage Big Transitions

5 Tips to Help Kids and Teens Manage Big Transitions
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseChange can be hard for everyone, but it's especially tough for children. Here's how to help them get through it.​Jerrika Swartz knows just where her two-year-old daughter, Landry, got her personality from: Jerrika herself."Landry is sentimental – like her mama. And she likes struct...
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How to Help Children Prepare for Vaccinations

How to Help Children Prepare for Vaccinations
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Children tend to have many vaccinations in their younger years- standard immunizations, flu shots and now COVID-19 vaccines as well. And while getting shots is likely not your children's favorite activity, they are necessary to keep children safe and healthy. Here's how parents and...
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Learn more about The Bouchard’s story and How Atrium Health CMC Women’s Institute made this couple dream a reality:

Learn more about The Bouchard’s story and How Atrium Health CMC Women’s Institute made this couple dream a reality:
​​"This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose."​The Bouchard family recalls their fertility journey, and says it was hard to talk about. They didn't want to admit something might be wrong. After trying to have a baby for years, they turned to Atrium Health CMC Women's Institute for infertility and reproductive care and lear...
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FREE First Day of School Printables

FREE First Day of School Printables
The first day of school is right around the corner and since we know how busy moms are these days working from home or with the kids at home all day. We didn't want you to worry about the little things and we've created some First Day of School Printable. In case you're like me and don't have time to order or create a first day of school sign....
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Lunches, Lunchboxes, and Lunch Resources: A Local Moms Guide

Lunches, Lunchboxes, and Lunch Resources: A Local Moms Guide
Back to school is always the time when we start thinking of ideas for healthy snacks and school lunches. If you're like me, you can never think of what to send for lunch or snack. My local moms group is always asking this same question! I decided to compile a list of their ideas for non sandwich snacks and lunches. The theme for this guide is how t...
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JULY & AUGUST - FREE and Cheap Summer Fun in CLT With FREE Printable

JULY & AUGUST - FREE and Cheap Summer Fun in CLT With FREE Printable
pdf File Name: Summer-Calender--2022.pdf File Size: 70 kb Download File Monday FREE and Cheap Summer Fun:BOGO Mini-golf Mr. Putty's Fun Park 10am - 6pm Kids eat FREE at Three Amigos All Day &nbs...
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Back-to-School Guide to Keeping Your Kids Healthy

Back-to-School Guide to Keeping Your Kids Healthy
​"This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose."​At the start of the school year, parents can check off one important item from their to-do list: how to keep their kids healthy. Atrium Health Levine Children's pediatricians are sharing tips on everything from nutrition to sleep to anxiety, so parents can feel prepared as thei...
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What to Expect: Routine Pregnancy Tests and Safe Vaccines

What to Expect: Routine Pregnancy Tests and Safe Vaccines
​​"This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose."​Dr. Hannah Ehasz, OB/GYN with Atrium Health Northeast Women's Health & Obstetrics Renaissance answers questions about vaccines and testing during pregnancy. What is recommended and safe and what should be reserved for after the pregnancy? Also, what types of tests are requ...
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Morning Sickness Remedies for Moms-to-Be

Morning Sickness Remedies for Moms-to-Be
Enter heading here...Enter your text here ...​"This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose."​Between 50%-90% of women experience morning sickness during their pregnancies. Dr. Monica Washington with Atrium Health North Charlotte OB-GYN University explains why and offers remedies that should ease your symptoms.​Ashley Ray has...
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