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5 Things to Know About Elementary School

A parent primer for kicking off a smooth new year.

5 Things to Know About High School

What you need to know to start the school year strong.

12 Fun Products for Back-to-School

Get geared up for a school year that is organized and fun with these back-to-class tools.

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.

National Folk Festival Adds Six Artists to Lineup

The National Folk Festival is celebrating the second year of its three-year residency in downtown Greensboro.

Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Burnout

As a parent, your role is to encourage and shield your child from burnout, which can be done by watching behavior.

Greensboro Book Signing Scheduled for Newest ‘Serafina’ Mystery

Author Robert Beatty will sign copies and meet with fans on July 21 at 6 p.m. Barnes & Noble at Friendly Center in Greensboro.

Adult Cooking Class Coming to Edible Schoolyard

A new adult class at the Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum will offer a hands-on opportunity to make delicious jams, chutneys, pickled vegetables and more.

Harry Potter Celebration Planned at SciWorks

The party will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 31, complete with cake, dancing and plenty of other fun activities, including the release of the eighth book in the series.

Something for Everyone at Hanging Rock State Park

Families can spend the day swimming, fishing, paddling, canoeing, hiking, biking, rock climbing and exploring beautiful waterfalls.

Caffeine, Multivitamins and Miscarriage Risk

A new study reports that a woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the weeks leading up to conception.

Pregnant This Summer? Slip Into Style With Comfort

Dress your baby bump with pregnancy-friendly details like organic cotton, slip-on kicks and nontoxic nail polish.

How To Banish Summer Boredom

Keep kids active and engaged this summer.

Skip the Baby Clothes and Consider these Practical Gifts

No onesies here! Here are 13 out-of-the-box, non-clothing gift ideas — from the intangible to practical and traditional — for any new or repeat mom.

Home Visits Help Close Cognitive Development Gap

A new international study shows the importance of early, home-based interventions that teach parents to engage children in playful interactive learning activities.

Fun in the Sun: Playground Safety

How safe is your child's playground? See if it meets the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations.

Explore the Virginia Aquarium & Marine and Science Center

The Virginia Aquarium & Marine and Science Center is a must-visit attraction if you are vacationing in Virginia Beach this summer.

10-Step Countdown for Birthday Party Planning Perfection

A week-by-week guide to making party planning a piece of cake.

Fresh Take: Helping Kids Embrace New Things

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

Zika Virus Alert

Planning international travel this summer? Learn more about the Zika virus.
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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.