I've spent the last three weeks getting ready for Christmas. From buying presents to planning logistics, it's occupied a lot of my brain space. But I got a different view of the holiday season the other night ... in a barn.
It's the weekend before Christmas - the time when holiday travelers start packing their bags or extended family comes to visit. We have some family fun options if you're looking to get out of the house.
The Raleigh museum might be home to one of the Triangle's most sought after toys.
The Wade Edwards Learning Lab will offer SAT test prep for teens next month.
This can be a busy, hard time of year for anybody. But the Autism Society of North Carolina says it can be particularly challenging for those with autism and the families and friends who love them.
Museum memberships come with more benefits than free admission. Members often get discounts on birthday parties, early registration for summer camps and more.
Husband-and-wife team Blake and Carol Langdon have opened Kinderstil, an online seller of children's gifts and apparel.
I'd love to hear all about your favorite hiking trails for kids.
If a long weekend to the mountains is in your plans, here's a place you might want to check out.
Need some last-minute gifts? Look no further than your local museum gift shop. We start this little series with Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.
The exhibit, from the Minnesota Children's Museum, will run February to June at the museum's Pop-Up Launch Pad at University Mall.
This craft is so easy and so quick to make. It took my eight-year-old daughter and I about 20 minutes to make two. It's a great gift for family or friends who spend their working days at a desk.
Staci Dolat, a mom of two in Cary, talks about her experience and the book she's written.
Leigh Noonan and Allison Mays, friends, neighbors and Raleigh moms, talk about their new business Have You Been Elfed.
Cinderella's fairly godmother (Sarah Winter) and her evil stepmother (Samatha Glover) chat about the Raleigh Little Theatre's…
Like so many of the mom-owned business that I write about, Jessica Throneburg's Little Details started almost overnight.
The new special exhibit focuses on the research of two scientists, who set out to document all 39 known species of birds of paradise.…
Jessica Hipp started making felt toys for her son in August. Pretty quickly, she had a business on her hands.
Jennifer Durbin talks about her Clueless Chick book series.
Glenn Dobrogosz, Greensboro Science Center's executive director, talks about the new Sciquarium and future plans for the Triad…
Kimberly Brackett-Jones first developed her recipe for gluten-free cheese straws for her husband, who has Celiac disease. Learn more…
A quick video tour of the playground at Honeycutt Park in north Raleigh.
As you might have guessed by the name of her business, Mendy Legleiter started making hair bows during her older daughter's naptime.
Stone's move to a bigger space off N.C. 54 in Cary allows the store to carry more toys, along with all of the school supplies that…
Alexis Hetrick and Julia Huffman, moms in Cary, talk about their new party planning business All Wrapped Up.
Marbles Kids Museum unveiled the latest improvement to its Around Town gallery this week: the new Ready, Set, School exhibit.
Artist Steve Gerberich talks about his new exhibit at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham.
Kinsley Mull, a mom of two, talks about why she opened a Noah's Art location in Raleigh and what she offers.
This is a smaller park with athletic fields, a .36 mile walking trail, a picnic shelter and a playground.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published its most recent look at child safety booster seats Thursday.