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If you have children, it may be no surprise that childcare is expensive. In Charlotte, it costs some parents more to cover childcare than it does to cover tuition at UNC Charlotte. Mecklenburg County is offering a new program to help families cover these costs. The program will provide up to two years worth of childcare vouchers. […]

It’s never too early to teach our kids how to mind their money!  So, Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee Education & Young Leaders Subcommittee are presenting the Credit & Financial Webinar:  Helping Youth Build Their Financial Portfolio.  It’s for students and young adults between the ages of 14-25.  They will cover various subjects like why […]

Hey!  if you’re looking to do something this weekend, there will be no shortage of events that you and your family can do together. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th – Pull up to the Press Box with Olympia D and DJ Glory on the 1’s and 2’s located at 9609 North Tryon Street in the University area.  […]

If you’re like me this Memorial Day Weekend, you’re looking for something to do with the family.  Head to Carowinds!!  Due to its limited capacity, reservations are required to enjoy the day in the park.  In addition, thrill seekers can begin to enjoy the water park on June 12.  Click here to get all the […]

  We’ve all heard of instances where parents, for whatever reason, have decided to be absent from their child’s life.  This usually leaves a heavy burden on the custodial parent to raise that child by themselves.  So, when that parent decides to settle down with someone else who wants to adopt their child, do you […]

Last week Kevin and Eniko Hart welcomed a brand new baby girl, Kaori Mai Hart, into the world.  The new edition turned The Harts into a family of 6.  Check out the precious pic of mom and baby below!

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recently shared that he and his family were sick with the coronavirus.  While The Rock’s 2 daughters suffered mild symptoms, he and his wife had a different experience.  He described it as “a real kick in the gut”.  Now, that’s hard core!  Read the full story here. 

If you’re looking for something to do for the July 4th holiday, we have a list of things for you and the family to do in the Charlotte and metro areas. From parades, to fireworks, to other celebrations.  Click here to check out the list of activities near you!

Recently, I was reading an article about the best practices to do as we face this covid-19 pandemic.  One of the “to do” tasks made me raise an eyebrow.  Although it was a great idea and it made sense, especially during this time of crisis, I wondered how many co-parents had a good enough relationship […]

Bring the whole family out to the FREE Wellness Rocks Family Festival! You can look forward to tons of fun, free food and provide education on all aspects of health and wellness. Let’s celebrate family and break down barriers with law enforcement and about mental health! Everything will be free to the community. Here’s to […]

JOIN 105.3 R&B, AS WE TEAM UP WITH NAMI , THE NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS FOR THE 2019 NAMI WALK!  IT’S SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26TH AT REEDY CREEK PARK. AND THIS YEAR, WE WILL BE CELEBRATING 17 YEARS OF NAMI WALKS.  THIS IS THE NATION’S LARGEST MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS AND FUNDRAISING EVENT.  IT’S IS A FUN, FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT AND THERE IS NO COST TO REGISTER.  […]

It’s Aunts and Uncles Day! Today, let’s celebrate the siblings of our Parents—our Aunties and Uncles! Remember how they would spoil and love on you?  I used to love to come down to Charlotte during my Christmas vacation and stay with my Aunt Caroline in her big house on Oaklawn Avenue!  My cousin, Diane would […]