Kids & Family

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Meet a Few Exceptional Figures in Our Local Schools

By Durham Magazine | November 19, 2019

A musically gifted high schooler, a STEM educator and a volunteer group making a difference in our schools and community

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3 Fun and Fit Ways Adults and Kids Stay Active in the Bull City

By Hannah Lee | February 13, 2019

Run with the Young Bulls Ellen Moss stretches her arms up toward the high canopy of trees in Northgate Park. As she does, close to 80 kids mirror her movements. “All right, arms out wide,” she says. “Good. We’re going to start with tiny shoulder circles. And we’re going to […]

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Your Family Magazine 2018/19

By Hannah Lee | September 24, 2018

In our annual schools and family publication, you’ll find: 6 Four Seasons of Fun Mark your family’s 2018-19 calendar with these annual events 10 Where to Eat With kids big and small 12 Active Kids, Happy Kids Dancer? Artist? Animal lover? No matter your kiddos’ interests, our community has you […]

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The Hill Center Helps Students With Learning Differences Excel

By Durham Magazine | March 12, 2018

A program that started in a little yellow house 40 years ago is now the go-to resource for Triangle families whose children struggle academically. When it opened in 1977, The Hill Center was a facet of Durham Academy (DA). In 1980, the center was dedicated to founder George Watts Hill […]

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6 Thoughtful Gifts to Give New Parents

By Durham Magazine | December 30, 2017

SOMETHING TO CHEW ON Babies and parents alike need options for entertaining curious minds. Give the little ones two gifts: a colorful book that’s both soft and crinkly (and filled with unicorns – all the rage among the newborn set), and a bright, chewy stroller toy that’s shhhhh…quiet when baby […]

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Local Extracurriculars to Keep Your Kids Engaged

By Durham Magazine | October 29, 2017

SPORTS We are fortunate to have many specialized sports complexes and team leagues to help kids expend some energy and learn leadership and discipline skills along the way. Complexes like Baseball Rebellion (currently based in Hillsborough, but planning to move to Durham soon), Bull City Gymnastics, OC Gymnastics in Hillsborough […]

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Taekwondo is a Shared Passion For This Durham Family

By Durham Magazine | October 29, 2017

About five years ago, Adam Wenzlik accompanied his children to a birthday party where the kids were all invited to learn some martial arts moves. “I was sitting there watching our kids, and it looked like they were having so much fun,” Adam remembers. “The kids looked excited, but it […]

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Our Staff Shares Their Fave Local, Family-Friendly Restaurants

By Durham Magazine | October 15, 2017

Where do you eat with your kids?” We posed this question to our staff whose children range in age from young toddlers to college age. “Taking a kid out is always tough!” says Senior VP of Publishing Rory Gillis. “I think my kid is pretty well behaved for a 1-and-a-half-year-old, […]

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12 Books by Local Authors to Add to Your Kids’ Library

By Durham Magazine | October 13, 2017

WILLIAM’S WINTER NAP By Linda Ashman The author, who lives in Chapel Hill with her family, writes a heartwarming tale of a little boy who goes to sleep one winter night only to hear a knock at the door from a chipmunk who needs a place to sleep – the […]

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Fun Fall Events for the Family

By Durham Magazine | October 12, 2017

Toddlers/Preschoolers TODDLER TIME Looking for a way to allow your toddler to release all that raw energy? Your little one can jump around without any interference from older kids at Sky Zone Trampoline Park. Admission $7 for 30 minutes or $10 for 60 minutes. One parent jumps for free. Time […]

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