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Trim the Hectic from Your Holiday Schedule and Double Up On Joyful Tidings

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, from Hallmark Channel Holiday movies to hot chocolate, the holidays can be full of love and good cheer. We look forward to it all year and then as the season rolls around it is sometimes just too much of a good thing. We find ourselves stressed, harried, […]

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Guide to November Family Events: Shopping Spree, Lantern Festival, Tree Lightings, Santa Visits and more!

Guide to November Family Events: Shopping Spree, Lantern Festival, Tree Lightings, Santa Visits and more!

November is bringing lots of Fall and Holiday family fun to Raleigh-area families. Here are a few of our favorite outings we’ve found that we hope you’ll enjoy. Scroll to the bottom to get a jump on planning your Santa Visits and Christmas Tree Lightings! *Due to weather or scheduling please make sure to check […]

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Raleigh Mom Spotlight: Shannon Newby, the playful mind behind Raleigh’s first pay-what-you-can, nonprofit makerspace for kids

Raleigh Moms Blog is excited to share this guest post by Susanna Klingenberg spotlighting a local mompreneur and non-profit organization in Raleigh. Kids are born insatiably curious–full of wonder, questions, and delight. How do we keep that good stuff going? Enter Shannon Newby: artist, mom of two, and founder of Kid Lab, a nonprofit makerspace […]

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18 Spooky & Not-So-Spooky Weekend Family Events: October 25th – 27th

  Start a celebrating the Halloween season with these family-friendly events happening throughout the Raleigh area. Don’t forget this is the last weekend to visit the annual N.C. State Fair. Check out our article on the “Top 5 Reasons to Visit the N.C. State Fair” – from the largest Ferris Wheel to live entertainment to […]

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Nothing Could Be Finer than the N.C. State Fair! : Top 5 Reasons to Get to the Fair

Nothing could be finer than the North Carolina State Fair! Mouth-watering sweet and savory fair foods, live entertainment, carnival rides, vendors, exhibitors, and all the things celebrating the best of North Carolina have been specially curated for families. Get ready to start making fall memories because it’s State Fair season beginning October 17th – 27th, […]

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Goldfish Swim School - Chapel Hill (Social Media Giveaway - October 2019)

Dive into a Swim School Giveaway with Goldfish Swim School in Chapel Hill

We’re so excited to partner with the new Goldfish Swim School opening in Chapel Hill this December! Goldfish offers year-round, indoor swim lessons to kids ages 4 months through 12 years old. Families are encouraged to pre-register on their website for first access to preferred lesson dates and times when they open registration in a […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Tour the Triangle Parade of Homes: October 11th – 13th

It’s time to celebrate all things HOME this month at the Triangle Parade of Homes event. The largest Open House showcase in North Carolina featuring over 250 luxurious new homes in the Triangle has been rolling out their welcome mats to families this October. There are three days left, October 11th – 13th, so start […]

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Ladies Love Football!

Football Matters supported and sponsored this post, however, the opinions and experiences included belong to the writer.I always find it interesting, that most football articles seem to be about football moms and their sons. Well, guess what? We have 4 daughters – and they love football! We even have three 2-year olds, and they are […]

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Hiking with Kids: So much more than a walk in the woods

Hiking with kids might invoke thoughts of peacefulness, simplicity, family time, and oneness with nature. Or, for veteran hiking parents, it might prompt thoughts of bickering between children over who leads the way, complaining of tiredness, and endless questions of “how much longer do we have to go?” For my husband and me, most days […]

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Celebrate National Grandparents Day!

Celebrate National Grandparents Day!

You might be thinking that Grandparents Day, celebrated on September 8th, 2019, is just another Hallmark holiday. A day that was created to bring in more profits to florists, greeting card companies, and gift shops. I honestly used to think the same. However, there is a much deeper history of how Grandparents Day came to […]

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Labor Day Weekend Family Fun: August 30th - September 2nd

Labor Day Weekend Family Fun: August 30th – September 2nd

Staying around town this Labor Day Weekend? Grab the kiddos and enjoy a long fun family weekend with a cultural festival, movie events, food trucks, a baseball game, beach-themed games and much more. Check out a few of our favorite events below. ** Events are subject to change. Be sure to click on the event […]

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