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Health and Safety Tips for Parties

Expert tips to keep party guests healthy and happy.

Trampoline Safety Tips

Trampoline jumping is fun for many children, but it does pose a high risk of injury.

PetPalsNC Sends Comfort Therapy Dogs to Local Schools

Carrboro High School receives pet therapy dog, Pandora the Poodle.

NC PTA Announces Bronze Acorn Award Winners

12 Durham County school PTAs and 39 Wake County school PTAs earn distinction.

Father-Baby Bonding Tips for While Baby is In-Utero

To bond with your baby in utero, and at the same time draw closer to your partner, all that is required is willingness and a little imagination.

Midwifery Linked to Better Birth Outcomes in State-by-State Report Cards

A recently published U.S.-wide “report card” ranks all 50 states on the quality of their maternity care. North Carolina had the lowest score.

The New Rules for Teen Dating

Here's a teen dating primer to help your child — and you — forge the valley between child and young adult.

Enter to Win 4 Tweetsie Railroad Tickets

Enter for a chance to win tickets to celebrate the Wild West-themed park's 61st season.

21 Family-Friendly Festivals in May

Head out to one of the many family-friendly festivals taking place this month.

Understanding Social Cues and Etiquette

As with all behaviors, how a child feels inside (emotionally) affects what he or she expresses behaviorally.

Who’s Coming to Your Child’s Birthday Party?

If given the opportunity, what you would differently about your kids' birthday parties?

What to Teach Kids Instead of Digital Etiquette

Encourage kids to live up to high standards online and offline.

Understanding Test-Optional College Admissions

Before developing an admissions strategy, your student should familiar himself or herself with testing requirements at prospective colleges.

Charlotte Symphony Keeps the Beat With 'Disney's Fantasia'

A Q&A with Charlotte Symphony Assistant Conductor Christopher James Lees on what to expect at "Disney's Fantasia."

It’s Showtime! 10 Theater Etiquette Tips for Kids and Families

Age, life experience, developmental stages, disability and temperament must all be considered before deciding what kind of performance is appropriate for your family to attend.

Three Tiers for Tea

How to host a modern-day tea party.

Chivalry and Modern Manners

Find out how to navigate etiquette guidelines in a progressive society.

10 Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Learning Services You Need to Know

In addition to stacks of books and story times, Charlotte's local libraries offer a plethora of learning resources for kids of all ages.

Fun Things to Do in the Triangle This Weekend, April 27-29

This weekend, search for nighttime creatures in Apex, check out SciTech Expo in Raleigh, attend a book swap in Durham and stroll through historic Hillsborough.

Adventure Abounds in Chattahoochee National Forest

Siteseeing, outdoor adventure and family fun await in northern Georgia.

Teaching Kids to Ride a Bike Safely

Here’s how to get tots, teens and in-betweens safely rolling along.

Reduce Kids' Social Anxiety

Tips to increase children's self-confidence in social situations and reduce their anxiety of doing or saying the "wrong" thing.

CMS Announces Digital Platform to Report Bullying

The platform, accessible on each school’s website and the district’s home page, allows anonymous reporting.

Five Reasons Why You Should Participate in Screen-Free Week

Take a week off to reset yourself and electronic devices by participating in National Screen-Free Week, April 30-May 6.

Where to Pick Strawberries in the Triangle

Find a farm close to home where you can pick your own strawberries.

Fun Things to Do in the Triangle April 23-26

Combine art and nature in Durham, go on a guided nature walk in Raleigh, tour the Executive Mansion in Raleigh and make jewelry in Durham.

Movie Review: 'Sherlock Gnomes'

'Sherlock Gnomes' is an energetic and exciting adventure that splashes across the movie screen backed by music by Elton John.

10 Free Places to Explore With Your Toddler

Plan your playdate with these go-to ideas around the Queen City.

Picture Books to Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with these four picture books about recycling, conservation, and planting.

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to the Pirelli World Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway

Watch top drivers race Porsches, Bentleys, McLarens, Ferraris, Nissan GT-Rs, Cadillacs and more.
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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.