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Importance of Communicating with Teachers

Good communication can improve rate of success.

Avoiding Cyber Bullying

How should we monitor my daughter's Facebook and social media accounts?

When Your Child Doesn't Make Varsity Sports

Discover other options that provide many of the same benefits as varsity sports.

Ease Back-to-School Anxieties for a Smooth Start

As children in public school in Wake and Durham counties and the Chapel-Hill-Carrboro system head for their first day of school, parents can help ease their anxieties with simple steps.

North Carolina Drops In Child Well-Being

In North Carolina, child poverty has reached its highest level in a decade, according to a new report.

Weekend Family Fun: Parties, Nature Hikes, Free Back-to-School Events

Weekend (Aug. 19-21) family fun in the Triangle features a classic car show, an arts festival, free back-to-school events, kids' parties and a wide variety of nature programs.

Save on Back-to-School Clothes, Enter to Win Backpacks!

Clothes swapping site offers back-to-school savings. Enter Carolina Parent's Back-to-School Party on Facebook for a chance to win backpacks, games and more.

Sesame Street's New Season Explores Science

Celebrities head to Sesame Street to teach preschoolers the joys of scientific exploration in the show's new season Sept. 26.

Triangle Weekend Offers Free Family Fun, from Festivals to Movies

This weekend offers lots of family fun in the Triangle, from free festivals and movies to kids drop-in crafts programs and cultural events.

Consignment Sale Offers Savings, Benefits Children in Need

Kidcycle's consignment sale benefits needy children and famlies, save you money and, of course, offers the gift of recyling!

Girl from Cary Pens Anti-Bullying Book, Runs Book Review Site

A 10-year-old former resident of Cary authors a new book on bullying. She also runs a book review blog site for children.

Shopping Center's Free Fun Family Day to Benefit Durham's Homeless Kids

Stores at Woodcroft Shopping Center, in Durham, are collecting school supplies and non-perishable food to put in the backpacks of homeless children attending Durham public schools.

Public vs. Private Schools

A look at the pros and cons to help you make the decision.

Wake County Helps Students Ease Into High School

Wake County's summer freshman camps help students transition to high school.

Easing Your Teen’s School-Related Anxiety

Help your teen get a handle on stress before it wreaks havoc on her psyche.

Back-to-School Traditions

The first of school is a great time to start new traditions.

To Redshirt or Not?

Advice for parents struggling with the decision to send a late-birthday-kid to kindergarten.

Celebrate a New School Year with Special Traditions

Back-to-school traditions help ease the transition from summer to school.

6 Steps for a Smart School Start

Be proactive for a smooth transition to a new school year.

Meeting Students' Needs After State Education Budget Cuts

As N.C. school systems get creative about saving money, parents can help minimize the impact.

Tips for Going Back to School With Special Needs

Chart a better start to the school year for your child with special needs.

Back to School Anxiety

Avoid the stress of the first days of school.

5 Ways for the Family to Start the School Year Right

Get a good start for a successful year.

How Budget Cuts Will Affect Schools Statewide

School budgets statewide face cuts, and here's how many are coping.

Take a Break from School, Not Learning

Social studies activities and projects to do during the summer  months.

Summer Reading List

Reading suggestions for kids of all ages.

Researching a New School

What's the best way to gather information on schools where you plan to live.

Ideas for Teacher Gifts

Get creative with this year's token of appreciation.

Ask the Teach: Information for Summer

Summer tutoring, ideas for summer reading and explaining the decimal point.

Help Teens Stay Focused at School Year’s End

Call it spring fever or "senioritis," if your teen is distracted from school work, you can help.
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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.