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Hijacked: Who's Holding up the Carpool Line?

This mom believes our carpool lines are being hijacked! She outlines the top four offenders.

Smart Family Scheduling

Forgot about one of your kids activities, school and doctor appointments? Find a family time-management system that works for busy parents.

Tips for Transitioning from Summer to School

Follow these 11 tips for a smooth new start to school.

Balancing After-School Activities with Free Time

After-school activities are important to children's development, but see why free time also matters.

The ABCs of Home Schooling

Curious about home schooling? Here's a primer with what you need to know.

Common Core State and National Standards Come to North Carolina Schools

North Carolina implements a new, national K-12 math and English language arts curriculum, offering students a common academic core with 44 other states.

Common Core Customized: Triangle School Districts Implement State Standards

As Triangle public school systems implement the Common Core State Standards, each district has flexibility to make some customizations.

N.C. Children Show Improving Education, Health, Declining Economic Security

A new analysis on child wellbeing released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows mixed progress for kids in North Carolina.

5 Habits Every Mom Should Break

Feeling overwhelmed? The solution may be as simple as dropping some bad habits.

Growing Up - New Sibling

Preparing kids for a new sibling.

Consider Starting a Parent-Child Book Club

Book club is a great way to keep child reading through summer

Teach Your Child to Self-soothe to Cope with Anxiety

Helping Your Kid Cope with Stress and Anxiety

Lexercise: An Online Resource for Dyslexia

Find help and support in this great website and online program.

Concern Over Large Class Sizes

A look at research on appropriate class size.

Summer Boredom Busters

Ideas to keep kids busy this summer at home.

Down Syndrome and Autism: Coping with a Dual Diagnosis

A mother finds support in dealing with a challenging diagnosis.

The Importance of Childhood Friendships

How friendships benefit kids at all ages.

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Factors to consider when deciding whether to send your child to school or not.

Play on Words

Tips to help your child get excited about reading.

Should My Child Do Transitional Kindergarten?

The teacher recommended transitional kindergarten, is this really necessary?

Handling Emergencies at Camp

A look at how camps handle emergencies and illnesses.

Pack a Waste-Free Lunch

Save money and the environment with a smarter lunch box.

Finding Tutoring Help

The best way to go about finding academic help for your child.

Encouraging Class Participation

Girl Scouts: Celebrating 100 Years

Girl Scouting provides many great opportunities for young women, built on a century-long tradition.

The HPV Vaccine

Know the facts and protect your daughter against cancer.

Book Nook: Books for Teens

Great books on topics from doing better on the SAT to getting outdoors!

STEM Camps

Benefits of choosing science, technology, engineering and math summer camps.

Celebrate with Dr. Seuss

Theodor Geisel's birthday is a great excuse to make reading fun.

Young Authors Contest Winners

Winners from Piedmont Parent's Annual Young Authors Contest for 2011-2012
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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.