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New speaker series aims to inspire confident parenting and highlight resources for families

New speaker series aims to inspire confident parenting and highlight resources for families

The Benefits of Brief, Intense Exercise

A few minutes of brief, intense exercise may be as effective as lengthier walks or other moderate workouts.

Triangle Turkey Trots to Try

There are plenty of Turkey Trots in the Triangle if you want to burn off Thanksgiving calories.

Inside the Decline in Youth Sports

What’s causing it and how do we fix it?

Carolina Parent Announces the 2019 Readers' Favorites Award Winners

Here are our readers' favorite places to visit, dine, shop and explore.

Planet Fitness Challenge Lets Teens Work Out for Free All Summer

Here's how to get a free Planet Fitness gym membership for your teens this summer

Penn Holderness on Family Life, Parenting, YouTube and Health

Get to know the family behind the videos and podcasts

Enter to Win a Triangle Rock Club Birthday Party

Up for grabs: A party for up to 8 guests at the Raleigh or Morrisville location.

Vote for Your 2019 Readers' Favorites for a Chance to Win Great Prizes

Thanks for voting! We'll publish your favorite places to visit, dine, shop and explore Aug. 1.

12 Things to Do During Spring Break

Here are some fun things to do with the kids around the Triangle while they're on spring break.

Broke Your New Year's Resolution? Try 12 Monthly Micro-Resolutions Instead

Scrap your New Year's Resolutions and Word of the Year and try these monthly, manageable intentions instead.

Duke Sports Medicine Offers Free Spring Sports Physicals

Plus, read tips on how to avoid being sidelined in rehab.

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to Marbles' Family Heart Hop Feb. 9

From the Foxtrot to the Floss, dance the night away in your festive best at this family Valentine's party.

Consider a Mediterranean Diet for Good Health

The Mayo Clinic recommends giving it a try.

Poe Center in Raleigh Opens CookWELL Teaching Kitchen

This unique teaching space focused on nutritious, delicious choices allows people of all ages to learn hands-on cooking and nutrition skills.

Sept. 28-30: Wide Open Bluegrass, Finally Friday, Storytelling Festival, the Durham College Fair and Soccer Injury Prevention

Here's what's happening this weekend in the Triangle.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 22

Enter to win a little Christmas in September, flu season prep supplies and more!

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 6

Enter to win 4 Xtreme Park Adventures passes so your family can enjoy zip line and ropes course experiences.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 3

Enter to win 2 Triangle Rock Club Intro to Climbing Class passes plus 2-week passes to the gym.

Report Concludes NC Short on School Nurses and Counselors

The North Carolina Institute of Medicine and advocacy group NC Child gave the state “D” grades for school health and mental health.

Troubling Trends Rise in the 2017 CDC Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Study

The number of kids who had no vegetable consumption in the seven days preceding the survey rose from 4.2 percent in 1999 to 7.2 percent in 2017.

Kids’ Sports Participation Shows Slight Decline

The percentage of kids who participated in either team or individual sports declined from 73 percent to 71.5 percent from 2011 to 2016.

A Very Special Anniversary

Special Olympics commemorates 50 years.

Staying in the Game

Rest resolves most youth sports injuries, but specialization can lead to surgery.