Kids & Family

Little Girl Taking Online Classes

What’s in Your (Virtual) Back-to-School Toolbox?

By Perri Kersh | August 8, 2020

I was in Target the other day for the first time since February. As I rounded the corner at the back of the store, the bright yellow back-to-school section took me by surprise. There were the standard vats of glue sticks and highlighters and an entire aisle of backpacks. But […]

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10 Reasons to Attend WellFest 2020

Push the Reset Button: 10 Reasons to Attend WellFest 2020

By Durham Magazine | August 4, 2020

Register today for WellFest 2020 – a virtual weekend focused on mental and physical wellness. In the early days of the coronavirus shutdown, we witnessed a spike in wellness motivation. But what happened to those people who were sharing their Sunday meal preps or latest yoga pose achievement on social […]

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Tracey Hawkins Founder Thriving on the Spectrum Advocate for Autistic Children

Thriving on the Spectrum Founder Advocates for Autistic Children

By Marie Muir | July 22, 2020

By Marie Muir Illustration by Jillian Ohl Born and raised in Morehead City, North Carolina, Tracey found a home in Durham in 2004. She and her husband, Zack Hawkins, NC House Representative for District 31, their three sons – Zachari, 17, James Preston, 5, and Adam, 3 – and their 11-year-old golden retriever, Sophie, […]

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Immaculata Ben Miller

‘Working Hard to Stay Connected at Immaculata’

By Amanda MacLaren | May 4, 2020

Cara Ragusa is the director of communications for Immaculata Catholic School in Durham, which has 535 students from pre-K to eighth grade.

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School of Law graduate celebrates receiving degree

Share Your Scholar’s Story

By Durham Magazine | April 27, 2020
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How to Stay Sane At Home With The Kids During COVID-19 Shelter in Place

How to Stay Sane at Home With the Kids

By Durham Magazine | March 26, 2020

A family therapist shares eight ways for parents to make the most out of their time at home with the kids – all while trying to keep their sanity

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Open Floor Plan Ceiling Light kitchen renovation in Durham NC

Three Homes That Will Inspire Your Next Kitchen Renovation

By Morgan Weston | March 2, 2020

Three families in Durham, NC, found kitchen renovations to be a major benefit to their life

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Families and Kids Enjoy Old Mill Farm Durham NC Beth Mann

10+ Ways to Have Fun with Your Kids

By Durham Magazine | February 26, 2020

Parents and their kids can spend quality time under the stars, at the museum or on the farm

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Fostering Families Durham

6 Ways Your Family Can Support Durham’s Foster Children

By Amber Watson | February 14, 2020

Amber Watson shares her experience in foster care and what it means to support the children in the “overburdened and under-resourced” system

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Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Parents’ Tips for Family-Friendly Fun

By Amber Watson | January 27, 2020

We asked several parents with children ranging in age from 7 months to 17 years to share some favorite family rituals, hidden gems and local events

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