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Archive of Parenting

What Parents Should Know About Sensory Processing Disorders

Understanding the challenges and treatment options with this often misunderstood condition.

How to Help a Child With ADHD Master the Art of Homework

Many students with ADHD are distracted and often miss vital information in the classroom making homework and testing difficult.

Are Your Kids Overscheduled?

How to reduce the stress and plan downtime

Talking to Children About Charlotte's Protests and Violence

When the violence hits so close to home, lots of questions and emotions must be addressed.

Grocery Cart Tips for Confidence & Good Nutrition

These 5 expert tips will help you save money and eat healthier.

Transitioning to Working From Home

My visit to Fox 8 Morning News, where I spoke with Cindy Farmer about working from home.

Beating the Rainy Day Blues

Rain doesn't have to squelch fun, because inside time can be just as exciting as outdoor play.

Can Working From Home Work For You?

Two parents on how they balance work and family by working from home.

Best and Worst States for Working Dads

See where website WalletHub ranks North Carolina in its analysis of 2016’s Best and Worst States for Working Dads.

Teens and Technology Addiction

A recent survey finds that 50 percent of teens “feel addicted” to their mobile devices and 59 percent of parents agree that their teen is addicted.

Reagan High School Senior Wins Bookmarks Contest

Bookmarks and Art for Art's Sake select and honor 2016 teen contest winners.

Teens Behind-the-Scenes at Weatherspoon

Area teens can apply for an in-depth, hands-on, personal experience at WAM.

Obligatory Prize Shopping

When moms have to travel, what is the first question they hear upon their return? "What did you get me?"

New Routines for a New School Year

5 ways to get the kids up and going during the first week of school.

How To Raise A Well-Rounded Child

It’s possible for parents to raise well-rounded kids without ramping up pressure or piling on after-school commitments.

Is Pokémon GO a Go in Your Neighborhood?

Pokémon GO is a hit with tweens, teens and parents worldwide.

Oh DEAR! Summer is a Great Time for Family Version of Drop Everything and Read

Quick tips to keep the academic areas flowing for your exceptional child.

How To Banish Summer Boredom

Keep kids active and engaged this summer.

Guilford Parent Academy Needs Parent Volunteers

Parents are needed to serve as grassroots coordinators at middle schools and Title I parent ambassadors at Title I schools during the 2016-17 school year.

Our Summer Schedule was Inspired by Fit Family Challenge

We are taking all we learned during the challenge to create an active, healthy summer break.

The Art of Telling a New Story

You have the power to release bad memories and replace them with positive images.

Games That Will Cure Summer Boredom

It doesn't take long for kids to become bored over summer break, but there are ways to combat the problem.

Chase and the Picky Eater Struggles

How the Fit Family Challenge helped me win a few battles.

Harness Your Life Force Energy

6 ways to restore your Qi for balanced energy all day

Krayon Kiosk Gives Children's Area High-Tech Boost

Kernersville Branch Library installs high-tech station for kids thanks to Great Expectations Initiative

Your Family Can Eat Healthy Foods on a Budget

Food prices may be increasing, but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice healthy eating

Working to Incorporate Fitness into Everyday Life

At the Fit Family Challenge halfway point, have you been able to incorporate regular physical activity into your schedules?

Harness the Power of Words

5 tips to boost your health and happiness by directing the power of your thoughts and words

Is College Still a Worthwhile Investment?

Questioning the value of a college degree? College is still a sound investment if you know how to capitalize on your higher education.

Fresh Take: Helping Kids Embrace New Things

Helping children learn to embrace fresh experiences can pave the way for a more fulfilling adulthood.
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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.