The activity that keeps our family strong

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Last November we found ourselves looking for after school activities for the children. Soccer had been fun, but did not really grab the interest of our kids.  Ideally we wanted something that all three kids could do together to make it easier on our schedule. Our main goal was to have them involved in a class that would… [Read More]

The day I ate a bug

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Yep. You read that correctly. My kids dared me to do it and I ate a BUG! It really wasn’t even that gross. Okay, it was a little gross.  Let me give you some background. We took a family outing to the Discovery Place in Uptown Charlotte.  My husband and I firmly believe that children learn best… [Read More]

Top Ten Things I Love About North Carolina

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After living in New England for five years, I can’t help but compare it to my home in NC. Moving back to the South has been a harder transition than I anticipated. The mild summer was so much better than the sweltering heat that local people say isn’t that bad… OMG. It is. It gets… [Read More]

A little Harlem Globetrotters action

We like basketball in our house.  Bug is only four, but he’ll get the ball out and try to dribble.  It’s pretty cute actually. We recently went to a birthday party in Wake Forest where he got to play a little and he thought it was awesome. So when I heard that the Harlem Globetrotters were… [Read More]