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Constipation: Answering the ‘Hard’ Questions

How do babies and kids get constipated? What can you do? Here are some helpful F.A.Poos.

Screens in Schools

Tips to keep a check on digital learning, distractions

K-3 Teachers Getting New iPads for Upcoming School Year

Devices will track and improve students’ critical reading skills.

Movie Review: 'Christopher Robin'

As an adult, Christopher Robin reconnects with Winnie the Pooh and friends so that he can be a more balanced adult. He's become so absorbed in his work that he's forgotten how to have fun.

Aug. 13-16: Forest Bathing, Stargazing, Frog Watching and a Movie Under the Stars

Relax in nature in Raleigh, see celestial objects from a rooftop in Durham, learn about frogs and toads in Apex, and watch an outdoor movie in Chapel Hill.

Movie Review: 'Dog Days'

A sweet movie about people, places and pooches, but this one doesn't grab the attention of young children.

August 10-12: S’Morrisville, Paperhand Puppet Theater Performance, Tree Identification and a Movie Under the Stars

This weekend, celebrate National S’mores Day in Morrisville, catch a puppet show in Chapel Hill, learn to identify trees in Raleigh and watch an outdoor movie in Wake Forest.

Back-to-School Shopping That Activates Thinking Skills

Ways to get your child into school mode with a trip to the store.

Adjusting to a New Reality When You Learn Your Child Has Autism

A mom of twins discusses her experience coming to terms with life’s challenges and new realities after her son is diagnosed with autism.

Get to Know: Julianne McCollum

Julianne McCollum is the principal and “head quack” at Yellow Duck Marketing.

Movie Review: `Mission Impossible: Fallout'

Secret government agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) finds himself in a race against time, hunted by assassins and former allies, as he tries to prevent the world from coming to an end

Marbles Sets Date for Kick-off to Kindergarten

Local students practice for first day of school at annual community event

Aug. 6-9: Storytime and Craft, Science Meets Storytelling, Music Discovery and History Stories

Hear a story and make a craft in Raleigh, watch a show combining science and storytelling in Durham, introduce your preschooler to music in Knightdale and more.

Don’t Regret Your End-of-Summer Vacation

8 reasons to leave the game at home.

What to Expect in Kindergarten

It’s more than just ABCs.

Aug. 3-5: Project Friendship Day, Arts and Crafts, a Farm Tour and a Creek Crawl

This weekend, participate in a community art project in Raleigh, make a craft creation in Apex, tour a farm in Durham and investigate a creek in Raleigh.

4 Tips to Transition to a Different School

New school? Tips to help your child navigate and kick off the new year with ease.

How to Prepare for the New School Year

Ease the transition from summer to the school year with this expert advice.

How to Talk to Your Child About a School Lockdown

A parenting coach weighs in on how to explain the purpose of a school lockdown drill to a child.

Why Recess is the Most Important Time of Day

Recess improves listening skills, develops the capacity to love, encourages social creativity and more.

Enter Our Back-to-School Contest for a Chance to Win School Supplies

Enter to win one of three age-specific prize packs as you prepare to send the kids back to school.

Win KIND Bars and Gear

Enter to win a variety of KIND bars plus some cool swag, including a KIND T-shirt and MiiR water bottle.

Super School Supplies for a Marvel-ous Year

Back-to-school gear for the super kids in your life.

Discover These Family Exhibits in the Greater Charlotte Area

Your guide to this month's family-friendly exhibitions at local museums and other venues.

In the Age of Social Media — A Teen's View

Social media use by teens has continued to grow, but what impact does it have on their social lives?

Super School Supplies for a Marvel-ous Year!

Back-to-school gear for the heroes in your life.

July 30-Aug. 2: Explore Peru, Learn to Fish, Watch a Play and Catch a Movie

July 30-Aug. 2 in the Triangle, learn about Peru in Raleigh and how to fish in New Hill, watch a a play in Chapel Hill and catch an outdoor movie in Garner.

State Directs Unused Read to Achieve Funds to New Reading Initiatives

State launches programs designed to help with literacy and the professional development of teachers.

Family-Friendly Festivals in August

Celebrate the end of summer with these festivals.

2018 College Admission Rates

Is getting into college becoming harder?
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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.