Author Archive | Lisa Daniels


Preserving the Past for the Future–National Historic Preservation Month

Earlier this month, Raleigh’s Mayor declared May to be National Historic Preservation Month. In her proclamation, Mayor McFarlane stated, …it is important to celebrate the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by dedicated individuals in helping to preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that has shaped us as a people […]

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Save the Planet! – Earth Day Events in and around Raleigh

On April 22, 1970, U.S. citizens spoke out in protest of what was happening to our planet—pollution, smog, overuse of pesticides—all contributing to a decline in Earth’s biodiversity. The peoples’ voices were heard, and a few months later President Nixon and the US Congress created the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and the […]

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National Single Parent Day - Honoring the Parenting Journey

National Single Parent Day – Honoring the Parenting Journey

The job of parenting is never an easy one, but for single parents, the parenting journey can be a particularly rough road. Single parents do the job of two—juggling child-rearing, work, maintaining a household—all while shouldering alone the stress (and joy) of parenting. This leaves a single parent with little time for personal pursuits, leisure […]

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National Margarita Day—Celebrate, You Deserve It!

Ok, mamas, you need a break. A little you-time to unwind with your girlfriends or have that date night you’ve been meaning to get around to. So call the sitter, because this Friday is the night to do it. Why? Because this Friday—February 22nd—is National Margarita Day! Whether it’s on the rocks, frozen, salt-rimmed, or […]

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A Mom’s Best-Kept Secret…the Wake County Public Library!

A Mom’s Best-Kept Secret…the Wake County Public Library!

Raleigh Moms Blog partnered with Wake County Public Libraries to bring you the information in this post. Raleigh Moms Blog only partners with sponsors who bring the most value to our readers. If you’re like me, you’re always on the lookout for places to take the kids that will keep them entertained for an hour […]

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Celebrate Library Shelfie Day! - January 23rd, 2019

Celebrate Library Shelfie Day! – January 23rd, 2019

Libraries. I love them. Big or small. Public or private. In schools, universities, or museums—or just in someone’s living room! Shelves lined with books are like treasure chests just waiting to be discovered. In early 2014, the New York Public Library #NYPL decided to spread its love of libraries and books to as many people […]

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