NC Phase 2.5 Reopening Of Kids Parks Under The COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic

September 2020

In early September of 2020, NC Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order outlining the reopening of kids parks in the State. The executive order was entitled Phase 2.5 reopening which dealt directly with the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

Prior to the NC Governor’s order, all recreational parks were closed.

Under Phase 2.5, parents and guardians are still strongly encouraged to practice social distancing, hand washing, and using a mask for a child at play.

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Parent And Child Recreation In The Age of The COVID-19 Coronavirus In NC

July 2020

We are interested in hearing from NC parents with children about new ways to continue to engage in outside recreation activities with your children during this time of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.

What are some unique ways you created or changed to still enjoy kids parks, the beaches, while still encouraging social interactions using masks and distancing from other children and adults?

What are some unique ways your community or county is providing safe resources to promote learning and socialization?

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Talking To Children About Internet Safety And Social Media

What more can we do to teach children in NC about Internet safety? As parents, what is some advice you can give other parents about Internet safety and when using social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and other sites and apps?

Do you believe that overuse of social media and sites like Youtube are hurting kids physically and psychologically? Is Internet addiction a thing? Are children getting all the social skills they need to live in the offline world?

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NC Collaborative Child Custody Lawyers And The Family Courts

Request for information on a new approach to NC child custody resolution in the family courts called “Collaborative law” where lawyers, judges, social services, and other health, medical, and psychological personnel approach family law that encourages parents working together for the best interest of a child. This approach is meant to decrease parental conflict and focuses highly on mediation and shared parenting.

In this article, we encourage parents in NC who have dealt with collaborative family law to tell us their stories and experiences. Does it work? Why does it not work? What are the differences in outcomes for the best interest of the child? This is a request for information article.

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Superintendent Mat Bottoms Announces Opioid Abuse and Mental Health As Top Concerns For Carteret Schools

Superintendent Mat Bottoms announces plans that Carteret County public schools will take on mental health and opioid abuse as issues during the 2018-2019 school year and is partnering with Trillium Healthcare in this battle.

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Parks and Recreation In Carteret County NC > Information For The Kids

Information on various parks and recreation for kids to discover new outlets for physical fitness and social bonding with other kids. Many of these parks also have various events put on by local municipalities that are geared towards kids and families. If you are are visitor to the area and have children, this article is for you!

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Things To Do in Carteret County NC Communities – Parks, Family Fun, Places To See, Landmarks, Sports, And More

Master list of things to do in the Carteret County NC communities of Morehead City, Beaufort, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, Harkers Island, Newport, Pine Knoll Shores, Indian Beach, Salter Path, Cape Carteret, and area down east in Marshallberg, Bettie, and Cedar Island. This NC tourism information will be updated daily.

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