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Archive of Parenting

Learn How to Manage Child Behavior Issues with Essential Oils

Midge Noble, Licensed Professional Counselor, shares how oils can help parents manage kids' challenging behaviors naturally.

Hopeful Holidays – Balancing Joy and Grief

Guidance for grieving parents during the holiday season

Creative Dinner Conversation Starters

Family meal time is a great time to connect, grow and learn

How to Maintain a Strong Relationship When You and Your Child are Apart

Creative avenues for small talk when you’re away from your kids.

How to Raise Kind Kids

Strategies to help you raise kids who show and share kindness.

Track Flu Outbreaks on Campuses

A new smartphone app can help identify college students at risk of catching the flu, say UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University researchers.

The New SAT Test

When provided details about the proposed changes to the SAT, the surveyed parents’ opinions about the new format were divided.

Relieving the Guilt of Screen Time

Reasons to limit kids' screen time, while also relaxing about limited exposure

Short Film Contest For Teens

Teens can win scholarships by sharing an important message

Supernanny Seeks Distressed Triad Parents

Need a parenting superhero? Supernanny is back!

A Middle School Survivor’s Guide

Middle school is a time of great change.

Keeping and Teaching Your Child Social Graces

Age-by-age tips on raising a child who is socially savvy.

5 Apps For Busy Parents

Delegate family organization and balance to your smartphone

National Women Build program offers volunteer opportunities

Volunteering is a great way to maintain work-life balance.

Hide apps and teen privacy

Should parents worry about teens using hide apps?

Copter Mommy video spoof

A humorous look at helicopter moms and dads.

Tag team parents need support, even if they are grumpy

Parenting in shifts is common among today's young families.

Those Who Don't Overparent Must Cope With Self-Sufficient Children

If you don't have time to overparent, you must cope with raising self-sufficient children.

Adolescent Health Linked to Education, Employment Outcomes

Studies are showing that physical and mental health problems can disrupt teens’ acquisition of skills and transition into the workforce.

Kids Expecting Aggressive Behavior Become Aggressive

A new Duke University-led study shows that hypervigilance to hostility triggers aggressive behavior in children.

Consistent Bedtime Routine Will Help Children Sleep

Possible causes affecting sleep include anxiety, fear, nightmares, poor consistency or stress.

Support, not criticism, is what’s needed among single moms

Single moms could support, rather than tear down, each other.

Helping Kids Cool Down

From a hitting toddler to a temperamental teen, here’s how to help kids keep their cool.

Six Steps for School Success

Six steps parents and families can take to help students be successful throughout the school year.

Are You a Helicopter or Free-Range Parent?

How to determine the parenting style that works best for you.

Back-to-School: Ideas for Exceptional Parents of Exceptional Children

Guidance for a great start to the new school year for parents of exceptional children.

The 10th Tip for a Great School Year Start

One more thing to add to the list of advice for getting off to a great new school year start.

Is Your Child Actually Eating the Healthy Lunch You Packed?

You pack it, but do they eat it?

Inside the Kitchens of NC Public Schools

What it takes to provide students healthy, tasty meals.

HPV Vaccine for Boys Could Protect More at Same Cost

The CDC recommends that both boys and girls ages 11-12 receive the HPV vaccine.
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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.