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Parenting in the Digital Age

Life in the digital era requires intentional efforts from parents to put devices to the side and focus on interactions with their children.

The Zero Waste Challenge

How one Durham family of six managed to live trash-free.

Do You Have Dense Breasts?

Roughly 50 percent of all women have dense breast tissue. Are you one of them?

Explore North Carolina’s Rail Trails

Old rail lines become recreational, scenic pathways.

NC Students Shine at the 2018 SkillsUSA Conference

North Carolina participants brought home 45 gold medals — the most in the nation

WakeEd Partnership Hosts SummerSTEM Event

100 educators from Wake County attended WakeEd Partnership’s SummerSTEM event, an eight-day professional development program.

Middle School Students Explore Power at Wake County Energy Camp

At Wake County Energy Camp, campers explored topics including solar energy, wind power, industry careers and more.

The Link Between BMI and Breast Cancer

Before women go through menopause, a higher BMI seems to be protective against breast cancer, and the opposite is true after menopause.

2018 Best and Worst States for Working Moms

North Carolina is ranked 25th.

Acton Family Gifts Family Sleep Room at Duke University Hospital

Acton’s son, Jack, was diagnosed at birth in 2010 with heterotaxy syndrome.

John Wall Family Foundation Donates Backpacks to Raleigh Children

Wall, a Raleigh native and five-time NBA All-Star with the Washington Wizards, was on hand to give backpacks to 1,000 children.

Enter to Win a Collection of Children’s Art Books

We're giving away a collection of fun books for the budding cartoonist, sketcher, painter and/or illustrator in your home.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 27

Here's another chance to enter to win 4 tickets to a North Carolina Symphony Young People's Concert of your choice

Exploring NASCAR Country in North Carolina

In our house, Sundays were for racing, not football, and we were always tinkering on a project car in the garage.

Picture Books to Celebrate STEAM Month

From October 1-31, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library branches are hosting events for all ages to celebrate science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.

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 26

Enter to win a Wine & Design private party for 10.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 25

Enter to win 4 tickets to Carowinds' Great Pumpkin Fest!

When Your Pediatrician Changes Practices

When your pediatrician changes practices, do you follow your doctor or stay with the practice?

Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags: An Easy DIY Project

Help your kids create these spooky, silly or sweet candy bags.

FEMA to Public: Please Do Not Donate Unsolicited Goods

The most effective way to support hurricane survivors’ recovery is to make tax-deductible financial donations to trusted charitable organization.

31 Ways to Have a Howling Halloween in Charlotte

Make this Halloween your best Halloween yet.

5 Fortnite Myths Every Parent Needs to Know

Helping Kids Develop Positive Self-Worth

Research links healthy self-esteem to better overall physical and emotional health, improved problem-solving, better relationships and lower levels of stress.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 24

Enter to win 6 tickets to the Neuse River Valley Model Railroad Club's 34th Annual Show.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 23

Enter to win a variety of Alex Brand toys and a Kammock Roo Jr.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 22

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

Sept. 24-27: Take a Child Outside Week Activities Galore

Take a sunset walk, learn about “hoppers" and investigate trees in Raleigh; and hear a nature-inspired story and explore a garden in Durham.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 21

Enter to win a 2-night stay for a family of 4 at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront.

30 Days of Giveaways: Day 20

Enter to win the 2018 American Girl Doll of the Year, Luciana Vega.
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Annual Guides

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.