— Growing Up In the Valley Directories —

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Theaters and museums and zoos – oh my! Consider this your one-stop hot spot for family fun attractions in the Roanoke Valley. Also find festivals, arts and crafts, sports, nature centers and much more.
Baby & Maternity
Your bundle of joy needs a bundle of stuff—and new moms need all the help they can get. Whether you’re thinking about doulas or cord blood banking before birth, or baby proofing, childcare or daycare centers, clothing, diapers, furniture, and gear, start your search for goods and services.


summer camp Camps
There are so many great camps to choose from out there!  From academics to athletics – come here to find out where to go to sign your child up for a summer to remember!


Child Care
For those times when parents can’t watch their child, they look for professional, safe places and people who can. It’s one of the toughest hunts a mom or dad has. Start here with this list of state-licensed facilities open to kids in the Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas.
Doctors & Medical
When your kids are sick, your No. 1 priority is getting them care. Here we offer plenty of health pros and services, from urgent care and speech & language therapy to pediatricians and dentists.
Looking for a new private, public or charter school in the Roanoke Valley area? Searching for some educational oomph for your kids? Then look no further than this comprehensive list of all things education – schools, tutors and more.
Family Fun
Connect with your kids and banish boredom when you head out to fairs, farms, aquariums, planetariums, museums, and theaters. Check out Roanoke Valley and surrounding area venues for art, dance, music, and more.
Kids Programs
From karate kicks to ballet twirls, there’s lots to be learned at local afterschool and enrichment classes. The ABC’s aren’t enough for the well-rounded child. Discover classes that can enrich mind, body and soul.
Mom Businesses
We love mom businesses and you should too! Great products such as Thirty-One, Avon and Pampered Chef can only be found with a local mom. Here is your directory to find these products and the moms that sell them.
Party Guide
All the resources you need to organize and throw a fabulous party are right at your fingertips, whether you’re planning a birthday bash at home or destination splash on the town.
Forget making another meal. Have someone else do the prepping, cooking and clean-up. Check out our list of local restaurants who fit the family bill, including those who offer “kids eat free” deals. Plus, consider some fine dining destinations for your next date night.
Shopping & Services
Shopping to outfit your home or your family? In need of professional services or a photographer? You can find them here.