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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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Outdoor Summer Bucket List with 20+ Activities for Raleigh-Area Families

Outdoor Summer Bucket List with 20+ Activities for Raleigh-Area Families

Summer break is upon us and it is officially time to spend your days enjoying the beautiful outdoors here in the Triangle area.  Living in North Carolina provides us with so much opportunity for variety when it comes to outdoor activities. I love making bucket lists for my son and me, filled with activities for […]

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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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California to North Carolina: Why We Moved to Raleigh

We moved from Boone, North Carolina to Northern California in search of a fast-paced lifestyle, endless opportunities to immerse ourselves in culture, and the ease of accessibility to the mountains and ocean. We thought the premium cost of living would be worth the amenities and that sacrificing for a few years would ultimately pay off. […]

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Spotlight for Women’s History Month: Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown

Spotlight for Women’s History Month: Raleigh Police Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown

I had the pleasure of taking my 10-year-old, Ronni, and a few of her friends, to meet someone that represents not only what Black History Month is about, but Women’s History Month! Since Women’s History Month highlights the contributions of women in history and society, there is no one better to feature, then Chief Cassandra […]

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Rootle Instagram Takeover: Get Ready for FREE Family Fun In and Around Raleigh

Rootle Instagram Takeover: Get Ready for FREE Family Fun In and Around Raleigh

Here at Raleigh Moms Blog, we are team of 25+ mamas from a variety of backgrounds who are raising little ones here in the Triangle. The one thing we all have in common is our love for our PBS kids programming. From Word Girl, Arthur, Sesame Street, Wild Kratts, Super Why and more… we’ve all spent time […]

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Girl Scout Kick-Off for Moms: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Girl Scout Kick-Off for Moms: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

  It’s that time again – a new year for Girl Scouts! October 1st was the start of a new year for scouting, and it’s time for parents to get prepared. Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines council covers all of the Triangle, and there is a lot of great information on their website, in […]

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall! 2018 Autumn Bucket List

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall! 2018 Autumn Bucket List

If we are saying ‘goodbye’ to Summer and ‘hello’ to Fall, you can count me in 100%. I love Fall because it means cooler weather and fire pits, comfy clothes, changing leaves, and being outdoorsy without instantly sweating through your clothes! Being a stay-at-home-mom, every season I love to put together a bucket list for […]

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Tour the Triangle Parade of Homes: Come to Look & Leave Inspired

Tour the Triangle Parade of Homes: Come to Look & Leave Inspired

Home is where the heart is. Home is where dreams are built, and memories are made. There are 3 days left of the Triangle Parade of Homes where families can come and celebrate all things HOME by visiting over 250 of the newest homes and communities throughout the Triangle from October 19th – 21st, 2018 […]

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The Formula to Making a Girls Trip a Lasting Tradition

The Formula to Making a Girls Trip a Lasting Tradition

It’s no secret girlfriend getaways are a must for moms. Whether with college friends, high school friends, neighbors, cousins, sisters–however your tribe comes together–girls trips provide an important mental and physical break from the responsibilities of family life.    My annual girls trip will celebrate ten years in 2019. We are ten college friends with […]

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