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During the summers, my family and I love to squeeze in weekend trips with our son. We take off early on Friday and don’t come back until sundown on Sunday. However, this leaves us playing catch-up during the week on laundry, chores, and grocery shopping, which, admittedly, can be exhausting week after week. We decided […]
July 4th is almost here and as moms we need to plan ahead, so we’ve compiled some of the most family-friendly event in the Triangle for you! Enjoy the upcoming holiday and be sure to share your pictures with us on Instagram by tagging @raleighmomsblog or using #raleighmomsblog. July 4th Celebrations In & Around Raleigh […]
Let’s go to the playground! This always excites my family when it’s time to explore a new play area or park in Raleigh. As a Raleigh native here are few of our family’s favorite playgrounds that keep us active and most importantly creates some family fun! Favorite Mom-Approved Playgrounds in Raleigh Pullen Park Pullen Park tops […]
Did you camp growing up? I have fond childhood memories of camping with my family. Since we’ve had our son, I’ve been looking forward to taking him on his first camping trip. Excited to see him experience the magic of a campfire and waking up to the sounds of the birds outside his tent. Of […]
Memorial Day Weekend in the triangle is always fun for the entire family, and this year is no different! From our annual events to first-time shows, this weekend is sure to keep you busy! Below are the events my family is going to check out, but there are plenty more! Make sure to review our […]
The weather this weekend will be hit or miss, but we’re rooting for sunshine with all the great outdoor activities going on. (We’ve included some fun indoor ones too, just in case.) Check out some of our favorites below: Weekend Roundup for Raleigh-area Families: May 18th – May 20th Got to Be NC Festival […]
Where are you headed during this beautiful first weekend of May? We’ve got a few ideas! Check out a few of our favorite happenings in and around Raleigh and plan some family fun! Don’t forget to visit our Community Events Calendar, too! (If you’re a local business or service that has a family-friendly or mom-friendly […]
Warm weather and no rain this weekend?! Yes, to a weekend outdoors! I’m definitely going to a local farm to pick strawberries, and I may take my family to a splash pad or one of our lakes if the sun stays out. If you want more ideas other than the ones I highlight below, […]
Buy your discounted Touch-A-Truck® tickets here: www.jlraleigh.org/fundraising/touch-a-truck/
Perfect for kids of all ages and interests, the Junior League of Raleigh’s Touch-A-Truck® fundraising event is sure to be a load of fun!
From emergency trucks, construction equipment, big rigs and mobile machinery, we’re bringing out vehicles large and small for your little ones to touch, climb on and explore.
Children will also have the opportunity to meet and speak with Wake County’s finest including first responders, truck operators, area builders and community helpers.
Shhh! Is your kiddo sensitive to lights and loud noises? Come to our quiet hour from 10 to 11 a.m. to enjoy the event without horns, sirens and flashing lights.
Touch a Truck, Feed a Child
Proceeds from Touch-A-Truck ® will benefit the Junior League of Raleigh’s BackPack Buddies program, which feeds children from food-insecure families in Wake County.
WHEN: Saturday, April 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Quiet Hour from 10 to 11 a.m. (No horns or lights.)
WHERE: Spring Hill Lot near Dorothea Dix Park, 701 Barbour Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606
**Event will be held rain or shine.**
I have a confession: I’ve read maybe four books in the past two years. Maybe… As life has gotten busier and busier, I find myself wanting to just crash on the couch and zone out after a long day. I actually find reading more relaxing than watching TV, but many nights, probably too many nights, […]
It’s both Easter and Passover this weekend. Is your family observing one of these holidays? We’re doing a lot with our extended family this weekend, but I’m hoping to sneak off to at least one of the events listed below. Looking for Easter egg hunt ideas? Be sure to check out our guide. If you […]
In addition to tons of Easter Egg Hunts around the Triangle (My family will be at The Town of Garner’s Spring EGGstravaganza at Lake Benson Park!) – there are lots of fun activities this weekend, especially for moms! The ones I’m checking out are below, however, check out our Community Events Calendar for plenty to do in the area: […]
It’s the first weekend of March! How are you kicking off this celebration? If you’re joining us for our Pop-Up Playdate at Goldfish Swim School in Cary, we’ll see you poolside at this indoor tropical-themed swim school. If you weren’t able to snag a ticket no need to worry there will be another Goldfish Swim […]