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Archive of Health

Age-Appropriate Strategies for Taming Anxiety

Whether your child feels nervous about a family change, school or a rocky friendship, you can help.

Self-harm: The Rising Concern About Cutting

Cutting is an outward sign of inward pain, which requires special care and attention.

Backpack Safety for Back-to-School Season

Overloaded backpacks can cause back and shoulder pain, fatigue, muscle irritation, and more.

Raising a Social Savvy Child

Helping all ages build strong relationships

Tips for Getting the Sleep You Need During Pregnancy

Pregnant women are often told to "sleep now, while you can," but that's often easier said than done.

Class Clown? Humor could be coping strategy for middle school

Encourage your child to find ways to help in the classroom and be a good friend.

Discipline Strategies That Work for All Ages

Developing a strong bond increases cooperation and reduces defiance and the need for punishment.

Is My Kid OK? Know the Symptoms of Eating Disorders

Talk to your daughter about self-image and the pressures she's feeling with regard to "fitting in."

Coping With Oppositional Behavior

Is My Kid OK? Oppositional behavior

Conquering the Breakfast Challenge

Make quick and healthy morning meals.

Coping with Teen Daughter’s Transformation

Is My Kid OK? Coping with teen daughter's new attitude

The New Rules for Teen Dating

If you're the parent of a child in middle school, get ready for a new dating scene

Know the signs of child sexual abuse

Recognizing child sexual abuse

When to Approach Another Mom About Her Teen's Behavior

What to do if you become aware of a teen's destructive behavior

5 Apps to Help Prevent ‘Drexting’

The best apps to help teens avoid texting while driving

Benefits of Transitional Kindergarten

Ask the Teacher: Kindergarten or Transitional Kindergarten?

Sitting Up, Crawling and Walking: Developmental Milestones

Your baby's developmental milestones on the journey toward walking

10 Things I Didn't Know About Breast-feeding

What one new mom wishes she had known about breast-feeding

ADHD and Executive Function Skills

What are executive function skills and how do they relate to ADHD?

Coping With Your Child's First Crush

Age-appropriate tactics on coping with that first crush

Making Music Builds Brain Power in Kids

Benefits of music instruction can last a lifetime

45 Ideas for Busy Moms to Relax and Recharge

Moms: Create moments just for you.

Teaching children to do homework independently

How to get your child to do homework without mom or dad's help

Family Fitness Tips for Every Age

Family fitness tactics for kids of every age.

Growing Up: Teaching kids the meaning of generosity

Teach kids of all ages the meaning of generosity.

Is My Kid OK? -- When Your Child Bullies

Confronting bad behavior when your child bullies

Growing Up: Risky businesses

Helping children manage risks.

Green Tip for November

Green tip for gift-giving.

Is My Kid Ok?: Mean girls

Mean girl' phenomenon can begin as early as age 4

Is my kid ok: Is my 9-year-old daughter ready for ‘the talk’?

How old is old enough to learn how babies are made?
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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.