Your Family Magazine 2017/18

Your Family Magazine 2017/18

This new take on our 'Navigating Schools' publication includes seasonal family fun, kid-friendly restaurants, local story hours and our extensive schools directory


In our annual schools and family publication, you’ll find:

Seasonal Family Fun
Mark your family’s calendar with these annual events

10 Beyond the Baby Shower
Gifts for new parents

12 Balancing Act
Local parents share how they manage work and family

16 Where to Eat
Our staff shares favorite kid-friendly restaurants

20 Hobby Town
No matter your kiddos’ interests, our community has you covered

30 All in the Family
Volunteer with the whole family at the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill

32 The Big Picture
Photographer Tamara Lackey is on a mission to help kids across the globe

36 Read With Me
Check out these unique story hours in our area

42 Local Lit
Children’s and young adult books from our community’s authors and illustrators

46 Mr. A
Jordan High School’s Stuart Albright inspires students through publishing

51 Give Back
Support these wonderful book-focused nonprofits

52 ‘Pipeline for Success’
Durham Nativity School administrator and former students share their experiences

56 Power Parents
These moms and dads go above and beyond for kids

62 Tackling Tuition
A guide to making private school affordable

66 Facts and Figures
About Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools, Durham Public Schools, Orange County Schools and Chatham County Schools, plus an education glossary and kindergarten guide

70 Directory of Private, Regional, Boarding, Charter and Magnet Schools

Laura Zolman Kirk
Associate Editor Laura Zolman Kirk is a Kentuckian turned North Carolinian who can't get enough of this buzzing community.