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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Charlotte

Get away from city life and horseback ride at these places around Charlotte.

06/01/2013

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Best Summer Reading Events For Kids In Charlotte

Check out these summer reading events in the Charlotte area

05/31/2013

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Therapy Dogs Used To Improve Reading Skills

Each Wednesday morning Maggie gets a little impatient.

05/13/2013

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Ask A Charlotte Chef: Best Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate all the love and sacrifices mothers give on a daily basis. The holiday dates back to the ancient Greeks, who celebrated spring festival in honor of the maternal […]

05/08/2013

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1 NC City, 2 In SC Among Top 10 In Nation For Unmarried Moms

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A new U.S. Census report finds that a North Carolina city is No. 2 in the country for its percentage of recent unmarried mothers, and two South Carolina cities are in […]

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Best Places For Graduation Parties In Charlotte

Who said a graduation party has to be indoors. How does roasting marshmallows and making smores over a bonfire sound? For those who have just completed four years of high school or moving on to the professional world with a college degree, it’s time for a little celebrating! Look beyond the backyard. Maybe, to the banks of Lake Wylie!

05/03/2013

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Does Your Child Have ADHD Or Are They “Just Being A Kid?”

(CBS Charlotte) — Is it just me, or does it seem like an alarming number of children are being diagnosed with ADHD lately? ADHD, stands for Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and it is the most frequently diagnosed […]

CBS Charlotte–05/02/2013

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Do Kids Really Need To Clean Their Plate?

(CBS Charlotte) — Growing up, you probably heard your parents tell you that you couldn’t leave the table or have dessert until you “clean your plate.” And now, over 35 percent of adults in the […]

CBS Charlotte–05/01/2013

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Best May Day Celebrations In Charlotte

May Day falls on May 1. It is recognized around the world as International Workers’ Day. It is also symbolic of the spring season with wonderful warmer weather and gardens in full bloom. Celebrate any and all the meanings of May Day with these events.

04/15/2013

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Best Circus Experiences In Charlotte

Circus entertainment grew out of trick-riding equestrian shows in England during the second half of the eighteenth century. Horses were the real stars of these shows! Then came acrobatic clowns on horseback, performing daring flips, balancing tricks and pantomime. America’s love with the old-time circus began in the 1820s. The traveling tent circus, an American innovation, was created by a New York entrepreneur. A menagerie of animals, enthralling all ages, accompanied the big-top shows. Performing arts dating back to ancient Egypt and China, such as juggling, were added to the evolution of this American institution. Two rings were expanded to ten, electrifying aerial shows and rope walkers made it the nation’s top drawing entertainment!

04/12/2013

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