This is one of our favorite places in Charlotte. Growing up in Charlotte Park Lanes (Ten Park Lanes) was the place to bowl. Recently they have done a great remodel and face lift. The bowling alley looks modern and serves up some excellent food. Including Burgers, Sandwiches, Salads, and Mason Jar Stacks. Ten Park Lanes …

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Back To School

It is that time again, time for the kids to go back to school. Which can only mean one thing. The dreaded back to school schedule, for parents this means that schedules are changing, some of your kids are moving up to different grades, and maybe even different schools. Parents usually also have a lot …

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11 Apps That Teens Are Using

http:// This morning the today show posted an article on Apps that your teens are probably using. This is a nice list of Apps that all parents should familiarize themselves with. It is important for parents to know how these apps operate, and be aware of how your child can use them to communicate with …

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Octopus Craft

Here is another ocean theme craft, in honor of Shark Week. This one is an Octopus Craft, and the kids love this one as well. Above is picture of the final product, and below are the directions. Enjoy this craft with the kids. Happy mid Shark Week. Supplies Paper Bowls Crayons or Markers Ribbons Googly …

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Shark Week

Dun Dun Dun ………Remember it’s Shark Week!!!! This is a great week to educate children on Ocean Animals, and Ocean Safety. Throughout my career I have always celebrated this week, with the kids, with different projects. My favorite Shark Week project was, Baby Food Jar Shark Aquariums. Here is a pic of our creation last …

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Back to School

There is about three weeks until school starts. Can you believe that the summer is almost over? I cannot, especially with all the rain we have had. I have had lots of fun trips this summer. which made me wonder………. What was your family’s favorite trip, or activity this summer? I always enjoy getting out …

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It’s that time again: Tax Free Weekend

Remember this weekend  August 2nd-4th North Carolina is offering products Tax Free. So stock up this weekend on these back to school items. Tax free items include : Under $100.00 School Supplies (Pens, Paper, Binders, Crayons, etc.) Clothing Shoes Under $3000.00 Computers Under $250.00 Computer Equipment