LEGO Store: Monthly Mini Model Build

From Sarah C.: What kids don’t love LEGOS? Did you know you could get some for free? On the first Tuesday of each month the LEGO store offers a free Mini Model Build for kids ages 6-14 beginning at 5pm.…

Strength for Motherhood

Meet Amy Rosso, owner of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Fit4Mom and Stroller Strides franchise and a new contributor to Mom In Chapel Hill. We are thrilled to have her on board, she is awesome! I envisioned being one of those ridiculously…

Astronomy Days at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

From Sarah C.: This weekend the NC Museum of Natural Sciences is having it’s annual Astronomy Days event. We first attended last year and had a wonderful time. A number of activities and presentations occur throughout the Museum and several…

A Lesson in Giving and A Call to Help

I’m not sure if it was a call or an email Wednesday of last week that started it all, doesn’t really matter I guess. The owners of Bella’s Restaurant in Downtown Carrboro escaped their burning house the day before with…

Learning Outside: A Glimpse of Play in Nature

By Susan Reda On a brisk fall morning, our Forest Kindergartners ventured out from Base Camp to explore in the woods. Once there, several of the children happened upon a fort built by campers during the past summer’s Fantastic Forts…

Mommy Bonds

By: Laura Greene, Psy.D. & mother of two As my youngest son approaches his fourth birthday this week, I have been reflecting on his birth.  He came as a surprise at 34 weeks after my water broke.  Prior to the…

An Attitude of Gratitude

By Laura Prochnow-Phillips At this time of year, many of us start thinking about what we are thankful for and appreciate. With Thanksgiving around the corner, as well as Christmas and the new year fast approaching, this is a season…

Top 5 Lessons to Making New Mommy Friends

by Jill Lokitz from Mom-Me Connections Making new friends has never really been a problem for me..I’ve traveled around the world & managed to make friends pretty much wherever I went. But making new mommy friends was completely foreign to…

Keeping in Touch with Faraway Grandparents

By Elisabeth McKibben I love living in Durham, but my husband is from a large family (five siblings!), most of whom live up North and once we had kids, I found it hard to be as connected to the grandparents…

Limb Differences Aren’t Scary

From Sarah C.: Halloween is right around the corner which can equal lots of scary stuff. One thing that is important to remind our kids about that isn’t scary – people that are ‘different’ from us. Truth is we are…

Listening To Your Mommy Voice

I would like to introduce a new contributor to MiCHill. Laura Greene, Psy.D. is a mother of two and the co-founder of a great new resource for parents in our area called Mom-Me Connections. Watch for a monthly column from her,…

Page Farms: Fall Fun

From Sarah C.: There are a number of options for fall fun at local farms in the Triangle and you can find plenty of previous posts on them here at Mom in Chapel Hill. This past weekend, my family enjoyed…

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