Charlotte

Fun 4 Charlotte Kids Blog

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.

Hot Weather Hacks: Eight Ways Expectant Moms Can Beat the Heat

Hot Weather Hacks: Eight Ways Expectant Moms Can Beat the Heat
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​A summer pregnancy may not be easy. But with some extra care and planning, expectant moms can stay safe, comfortable and happy throughout the summer season.​Hey there, moms-to-be! As the temperature rises, so do the challenges of being pregnant during the summer. Pregnancy natural...
Tags:
Continue reading
102 Hits
0 Comments

9 Weeks of Summer Fun: Fun4CharlotteKids Has You Covered!

9 Weeks of Summer Fun: Fun4CharlotteKids Has You Covered!
​​Hey there, Charlotte fam! ☀️ Maria from Fun4CharlotteKids here, and let me tell you, summer's already sizzling, and we're bursting with ideas to keep your little ones engaged and creating memories that will last a lifetime! No more "I'm bored!" blues – buckle up because we've got a treasure trove of adventures waiting to be explored right here in...
Tags:
Continue reading
112 Hits
0 Comments

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

Easy hikes within two hours from Charlotte perfect for your 2022 Fall 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. ...
Tags:
Continue reading
1613 Hits
0 Comments

The Magic of Summer Reading: How to Help Kids and Teens Build a Reading Habit

The Magic of Summer Reading: How to Help Kids and Teens Build a Reading Habit
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Reading is excellent for kids' and teens' learning and development, but getting them to establish a reading habit can be challenging. Here are some expert tips from a pediatrician to encourage your child to read more this summer.​Just because school's out for the summer, doesn't me...
Tags:
Continue reading
409 Hits
0 Comments

Have Fun while school's out with AFTERSCHOOL at the Y!

Have Fun while school's out with AFTERSCHOOL at the Y!
​Afterschool at the YMCA lets kids have fun while school is out! Providing children with a safe place to play, engage and socialize, it's no wonder spots in this program fill so quickly.Not only is Afterschool a source of fun, it's also a gateway to fulfilling artistic and athletic pursuits. So many kids registered in our Afterschool program discov...
Tags:
Continue reading
116 Hits
0 Comments

On the Road Again: Expert Advice on Car Seat Safety

On the Road Again: Expert Advice on Car Seat Safety
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​​Choosing the right car seat and using it correctly can make a substantial difference in your child's safety. Dr. Erica Jones at Atrium Health Levine Children's Rocky River Pediatrics offers expert guidance on how to secure your most precious cargo.​As soon as you become a parent,...
Tags:
Continue reading
405 Hits
0 Comments

Endometriosis: A Painful Condition Linked to Infertility that Affects One in 10 Women

Endometriosis: A Painful Condition Linked to Infertility that Affects One in 10 Women
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Endometriosis is a relatively common condition in women that causes pelvic and abdominal pain. It can even lead to fertility issues. Learn more about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options for endometriosis.​Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that lines the ut...
Tags:
Continue reading
467 Hits
0 Comments

Keep Your Cool: A Parent’s Guide to Managing Fevers in Children

Keep Your Cool: A Parent’s Guide to Managing Fevers in Children
​This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Fevers are a common childhood occurrence, but watching those numbers on the thermometer creep up can be a scary experience for parents. While they can sometimes be a sign of a more serious issue, not all fevers are something to fret about. Our experts at Atrium Health Levine Child...
Tags:
Continue reading
382 Hits
0 Comments

OB-GYN Care: Much More Than a Pap Test

OB-GYN Care: Much More Than a Pap Test
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Visiting the OB-GYN makes most women think of Pap tests. But your OB-GYN provides other important screenings and services as well as education. Explore seven reasons not to miss your next OB-GYN visit.​There are several reasons you may visit an OB-GYN. You may be going for your ann...
Tags:
Continue reading
371 Hits
0 Comments

Your CLT To Do List: March

Your CLT To Do List: March
​Are you ready to have date night or some time for yourself? It's time to start thinking about a nanny or babysitter for 2024! Twinkle Toes Nanny Agency can help. Click HERE and contact them TODAY!​What parent doesn't have a never-ending to-do list, right? With so many things we have to get accomplished, we also want to be sure you're not missing o...
Tags:
Continue reading
2800 Hits
0 Comments

Adventures Await at Graystone Lodge: A Family Getaway in the Heart of Boone!

Adventures Await at Graystone Lodge: A Family Getaway in the Heart of Boone!
BOOK NOW ​We just wrapped up an incredible stay at Graystone Lodge, Ascend Hotel Collection, and let me tell you, it was pure magic! Nestled amidst the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains in Boone, North Carolina, this charming boutique hotel surpassed all our expectations. From the warm welcome to the endless opportunities for adventure, Graystone ...
Tags:
Continue reading
509 Hits
0 Comments

A Parents’ Guide to Helping Teens Navigate the Social Media Maze

A Parents’ Guide to Helping Teens Navigate the Social Media Maze
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseAs a parent, understanding how to guide your teen through the world of social media is crucial for their overall health. Dr. Anthony Johnson with Atrium Health Levine Children's Arboretum Pediatrics shares some practical tips and strategies to help you support your teenager in navig...
Tags:
Continue reading
448 Hits
0 Comments

Your CLT Family FREE FUN To-Do List: February

Your CLT Family FREE FUN To-Do List: February
​February is packed with exciting things to do for families! From celebrating Black History Month and the Lunar New Year to cheering on the Super Bowl and dancing the night away at Mardi Gras, the month promises fun for everyone. Keep your calendar handy and jot down these family-friendly February events so you don't miss out on the good times!Are ...
Tags:
Continue reading
372 Hits
0 Comments

Clearing the Haze: How to Discuss Marijuana and Vaping with Your Teen

Clearing the Haze: How to Discuss Marijuana and Vaping with Your Teen
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseBroaching the topic of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol, or commonly known as marijuana) and vaping with your child may feel a bit intimidating, and the rise of vaping and the increased availability of marijuana-infused products have added additional layers of complexity to these conversat...
Tags:
Continue reading
277 Hits
0 Comments

Six Babies, Three Rare Pregnancies, and One Special Group of Friends

Six Babies, Three Rare Pregnancies, and One Special Group of Friends
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​Only 1 in 8,000 pregnancies will be with monoamniotic twins, or MoMo twins. Yet three mothers with the same OB-GYN had MoMo twins within just three months.​Dr. Michael Jones, an OB-GYN with Atrium Health Women's Care, hosted a one-of-a-kind reunion for six patients and their parent...
Tags:
Continue reading
295 Hits
0 Comments

⛄ Your Charlotte Family To-Do List: January

⛄ Your Charlotte Family To-Do List: January
Welcome to 2024, Charlotte! Here's your To-Do List of fun, family-friendly events to jump-start your new year. From Free Sledding Hills to lSnow Tubbing, Charlotte is vibrant with events for every family's interests. Also, be sure to check out our Family Calendar for more updates, as well as subscribe to our weekly email. Check ...
Tags:
Continue reading
1568 Hits
0 Comments

Now I know my ABCs…of sick season

Now I know my ABCs…of sick season
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseSick season is never easy, but at least you can be prepared. From strep and RSV to cold and flu, learn the symptoms and where to go if your child gets sick.​Parents and caregivers spend a lot of time teaching their children to share but, unfortunately, one common thing all children ...
Tags:
Continue reading
391 Hits
0 Comments

Menopause is Normal – How to Manage it

Menopause is Normal – How to Manage it
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily DoseWomen's health depends on a broader discussion of this important journey, and through understanding how it works, we can better support those we love.​Menopause is a common experience for many women across the world. Yet for most women, the intense physical, mental and emotional jou...
Tags:
Continue reading
479 Hits
0 Comments

Tips for Helping Your Kids Maintain a Routine Through the Busy Holiday Season

Tips for Helping Your Kids Maintain a Routine Through the Busy Holiday Season
This article was previously published on Atrium Health's Daily Dose​The holiday season can be full of memory-making and merriment. But between travel plans, class parties, last-minute shopping, and sensory overload, it can also be the season for burnout and chaos. The team at Atrium Health Levine Children's shares a few ways to help your child main...
Tags:
Continue reading
636 Hits
0 Comments

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...
Tags:
Continue reading
10119 Hits
0 Comments