Big Muddy Challenge

Looking for a way to have fun and bond with your family while doing something healthy and in support of a good cause? Enter the Big Muddy Challenge, making its debut in Charlotte at The Hunter Farm this summer! Kids age 6 and up are encouraged to enter and participate in this two mile endurance […]

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Science, Nature and Play with Discovery Place, Inc.

One of the things I love most about raising my children in the same city I was raised is taking them to places that I know and loved as a child. From the Dairy Queen on Central Avenue to Freedom Park to Discovery Place, there are many local landmarks that I’m proud to share with […]

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Are You the Next Charlotte Moms Blog Contributor?

Charlotte Moms Blog is growing! And in order to keep up with the demands of our readers, we’re looking for fresh, local voices to join our team! Could that be you? This is a volunteer position, but there are some real fun perks to make it worthwhile. Please note:: you don’t have to be a […]

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Easter Egg Hunts & Events

Easter Egg Hunts & Events

{{ Friday, April 11 }} Ray’s Splash Planet’s Underwater Easter Egg Hunt 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM $6.00 – $8.00/per child {{ Saturday, April 12 }} Billy Graham Library’s Annual Easter Celebration 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM $5.00/child (ages 3+ welcome) Concord Mills Special Easter Event 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM $5.00 to join Kidgits (Free […]

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Spring Sensory Activities

We’ve been playing outside a lot lately, but have also been taking a few breaks and welcoming spring with some indoor fun too.  Some of our activities recently include: {{ Dissolving Easter Eggs }} Both boys have been having a lot of fun with our “Dissolving Easter Eggs.” Just like our “science experiment” where we played with […]

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Meatless Monday: Chick-en Nuggets

Meatless Monday: Chick-en Nuggets

For various reasons, my family is trying to eat less meat in general. While we weren’t making ribeyes regularly, most of meals involved meat and I would almost always order a steak (date night) or a burger (out with the family). I have found that I don’t miss the meat for the most part, and […]

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Sensory Play | Water Tables

One of the toughest parts about having two little guys (one 3-year-old and one 17-month-old) is finding activities we can all do together. The big guy can use his imagination to play games with his toys, put together puzzles, color, whatever. The little guy, however, is still very much in that “destroy everything in my way” […]

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From the Archives | Fun in the Springtime Sun

I know I’m not the only one who is loving this beautiful weather we’ve been having lately! Looking for ways to enjoy the great outdoors with your family? Be sure to check out our Parks & Playgrounds Series! We shared what we loved about our favorite parks in Charlotte; it’s our hope you found a […]

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You’re Invited | #CMBNFav Things Twitter Party

You’re invited to join City Moms Blog Network and our 35+ Sister Sites for a fun Twitter party where we’ll chat about 20+ of our network’s favorite products. After hearing about each of the products, we’re sure you will want to take them all home. That’s why we’re giving away lots of products to a number of […]

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A Day in the Life

5:22 Alarm goes off. I hit snooze and then wake up around 5:35 to wash my face, brush my teeth and get ready for yoga. 6-7 Hot yoga. Yoga One is nearby and my favorite place to work out. Starting the week off here sets the tone for me! 7:15 Home. Ready, set, go: The […]

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