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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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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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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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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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A Raleigh Mom’s Guide to April 2019

There’s always something to do in around Raleigh! We’ve worked to help you keep your sanity by bringing these April activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! We’ll update with new additions as they come.  A special thanks to our partners at Wake County Public Libraries for making this guide […]

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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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11 Ways to Treat Yourself for Valentine's Day

11 Ways to Treat Yourself for Valentine’s Day

It’s that special time of year.   Red and pink cardboard hearts filled with tempting chocolates are prominently displayed in the grocery store and the inevitable sappy love posts will soon take over Facebook newsfeeds. Valentine’s Day is almost here. Personally, I’ve always loved Valentine’s Day.  I think it’s sweet to have a day dedicated to […]

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Weekend Roundup: Groundhog Events, Family Block Party, Black History Month Celebrations and more!

Weekend Roundup: Groundhog Events, Family Block Party, Black History Month Celebrations and more!

Happy February! Let’s get started with a weekend of family fun here in town. From Groundhog celebrations to a family block party to Black History Month events, to a musical scavenger hunt and much more are scheduled for your family outing this weekend. Check out a few of our favorites below! ** Events are subject […]

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