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Health Fitness

Have a Ball With New U.S. Postal Service Forever Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service will release stamps with the look — and feel — of actual balls used in eight popular sports.

21 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (May 5-7)

Weekend events and activities for kids of all ages in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Kernersville, High Point and surrounding area.

Annual Tuxedo Trot 5K and Kids' Fun Run Scheduled for May 20

Greensboro Science Center race will support efforts to save endangered African penguins in the wild.

Pokémon Go is Good for You

Study shows players have more physical activity.

Raising Confident Decision-Makers

Age-by-age tips to help encourage good decision making from toddlerhood through the teen years.

New Central Library Inaugurated with Contest and Sneak Peek Event

Building healthy hearts and minds is the theme for pre-opening event at Central Library in Winston-Salem.

Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Burnout

As a parent, your role is to encourage and shield your child from burnout, which can be done by watching behavior.

Our Journey with the 2016 Fit Family Challenge

My family made some important healthy changes, and we had a blast doing it.

Changes You Can Make to Stay Motivated

10 tips to keep you on track throughout and beyond the Fit Family Challenge

Working to Incorporate Fitness into Everyday Life

At the Fit Family Challenge halfway point, have you been able to incorporate regular physical activity into your schedules?

Fun in the Sun: Playground Safety

How safe is your child's playground? See if it meets the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations.

Outfitting Your Home for Fitness

Julie Luther’s plan for an in-home, inexpensive training center for overall health and weight loss

10 Slogans for Exercise Success

Everything you need to know to stay on track

Mindful Eating Can Help Balance Nutrition and Shed Pounds

7 tips to boost your health and happiness through intentional cuisine

Get the Most Out of Your Workout

Things you can do before, during and after your workout for the best results

2016 Fit Family Challenge FAQ

Pre-registration is now open. Sign up today at myfitfamilychallenge.com.

Does Your Child Feel 'Entitled?'

Author Amy McCready writes that many parents struggle to say “No” to their children when they most need to hear it in order to develop compassion and gratitude.

Painted Pavement Inspires Physical Activity

BCBSNC and NCRPA collaborate to transform open spaces and build healthier communities with PlayPrints.

6 Steps for Purposeful Breathing

Simple steps to reduce your stress: Breathe in a purposeful way two minutes a day.

Four Free Apps for Good Health

Start the New Year off right with these four FREE health apps

Take a walk on National Walking Day

Celebrate National Walking Day in the Triad.

Family Fitness Tips for Every Age

Family fitness tactics for kids of every age.

7 ways to keep the kids active this winter

How to squeeze in the daily recommended 60 minutes of vigorous activity for your kids.

Opportunities to get your kids moving!

Guilford and Forsyth County residents now have several opportunities to get moving.

Can Being Active Lead to Better Grades?

Fitness and school performance.

Get Your Family Fit this Spring

Fitting fitness into hectic family schedules.

Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

Ways to prevent sports injuries with your active kids.
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.