Hope Floats Duck Race – Having Fun and Supporting Grieving Families

You may or may not be aware of KinderMourn, a wonderful organization for grieving families in the Charlotte area, but whether you are familiar with KinderMourn or not, this weekend presents an amazing opportunity for the Charlotte community to learn about and support KinderMourn: The 10th annual Hope Floats Duck Race will run this Sunday, […]

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Cranial Band Confessions: Part 2

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series New Momma Musings

Last week I talked about how my feelings have greatly changed regarding cranial bands. Here’s how we got to needing one: It began around his two month well check. Being the typical new momma, I over-analyzed everything when it came to my baby. We noticed that D-man had a severe tendency to ALWAYS lay his […]

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A Day in the Life

5:30 AM – The alarm goes off. I used to be really good at getting out of bed right when it first sounded, but then I got pregnant and now I am tired all.of.the.time. So for now…snooze it is. 5:39 AM – Alarm goes off again and this time I force myself up and out […]

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Cranial Band Confessions: Part 1

Cranial Band Confessions: Part 1

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series New Momma Musings

I was not going to be one of “those” mothers. I was not going to tote around a baby wearing a helmet on his head. I WOULD NOT be one of those mothers. You know, the ones that non-parents and parents of perfectly round-headed children silently judge. I would be better than that (whoa–I know that’s a […]

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The Bump Diaries: Getting the Kids Involved

The Bump Diaries: Getting the Kids Involved

You may think your kids are too young to “get” that you’re pregnant (and if they’re really young, you’re probably right); but it never hurts to include them in a bit of pre-baby fun and activities. My oldest (now three) is at such a fun age already, and being pregnant this time around is great […]

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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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