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2020 is Almost Over. Will you do a Welcome to the NEW YEAR Family Photo Instead This Year?

Welcoming 2021 seems like the perfect well wishes card to send out this year, especially if you're running behind on your Holiday Card program. We asked one of our favorite local photographers to pull together her list of best...

Over 50 Gifts for Your Guys from the Charlotte Boutiques

It's getting down to the wire on shipping deadlines for most online stores, so why risk it? Shop Local and use curbside pick up if you're not comfortable swinging by the store. You can pick out your items right...

Eight Ways to Safely See Santa in Charlotte This Year (Most Open this Weekend)

Yet another holiday tradition challenged by the virus, trooping to the mall to stand in line for an hour to capture a crying photo of your little guys with the big guy. So cheesy yet so classic, so fun...

Charlotte Christmas Trees. 13 Cut Your Own Options plus Local Favorites To Buy

When do you get your tree? Are you a Thanksgiving weekend IN followed by OUT on Christmas night type? Or don't put up until the week before and out on Kings Day? I was always fascinated by the families...

Our Favorite Little Girls Model Fall Children’s Fashions with Their (Finally) Baby Brother

They're Back! The DearNovemberDays girls with their new-ish baby brother in tow. If you don't follow Kristina at @DearNovemberDays, you may not know this mother of 4 ridiculously photogenic kids, but if you've been following scoop, you've seen the older...

Here Are Over 30 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely This Year.

BOO. It's 2020 and what is more on-brand than Halloween? Things are scarier than ever. Let's step to and embrace the full fright of it. Join in socially distanced full-on stay-at-home scary. Besides, what could really be more frightening...

Pick Your Own Pumpkins at these Charlotte Pumpkin Patches. Updated with Safety Protocols for 2020 & Closures

We’ve rounded up the best you-pick pumpkin farms in and around Charlotte. Make a day trip out of it as many have hayrides, petting zoos and fall themed activities for the whole family. Please visit responsibly and practice safe...

Co-parenting Suggestions for this COVID-19 Halloween

Halloween is typically a favorite holiday for my family, although this year is expected to look much different thanks to COVID-19. As our children have grown up, October was always a month that we all looked forward to for...

Grade by Grade: How to Stay on Track as a High School Student During Covid-19

The college process is certainly daunting, especially when going through it at a time so much is uncertain, but try not to fret too much. Though the landscape of college applications and admissions seems to be changing on the...

Why Go to Boarding School? Which Ones Might Be for Your Child? Find Out in this Upcoming Webinar Series.

Boarding School 360 is an upcoming webinar series to introduce families to the boarding school community, to the overall experience, and to provide time to learn about individual schools in smaller virtual venues.  Katie Garrett of Garrett Educational Consulting and...

Advice from a Pro: How to Have a Healthy Divorce

You might not expect to see the words ‘divorce’ and ‘healthy’ in the same sentence, as it likely seems like an oxymoron due to how society portrays separation and divorce. However, as a divorce attorney and licensed mediator, I’m...

Here are Tips for Virtual Learning from Our Educational Consultants (Great for WFH too)

Guest post by Garrett Educational Consulting with input from Michele Mannering, PhD, of Myers Park Pediatric Psychology Many students took their first dive into virtual learning last spring and quickly realized that it’s not always a walk in the park....

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