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How to Get Kids to Pay Attention

Age-by-age guidance on creating better communication with your kids, so you and your kids can feel heard and respected.

5 Ways to Help Your Child’s Speech Development Without Electronics

Simple ways to encourage your child to master speech and language.

How to Raise a Nonpicky Eater

Mealtime basics that can help prevent your child from becoming a picky eater.

Helping Children Cope With Loss

How to help a child cope and navigate loss to move toward healing.

Tips for Staying Healthy During Pool Season

How to protect yourself and your family from germs that may be in the water.

Enjoy Yoga by the Barn at Old Salem

All yoga skill levels are encouraged to participate in the May 6 event.

Importance of Naps for Preschoolers

Study shows a link between naps and language learning.

Annual Tuxedo Trot 5K and Kids' Fun Run Scheduled for May 20

Greensboro Science Center race will support efforts to save endangered African penguins in the wild.

Emergency Room Visits Jump as Trampoline Parks Gain Popularity

Study authors call for additional strategies to prevent injuries at trampoline parks.

Pokémon Go is Good for You

Study shows players have more physical activity.

Where to Pick Strawberries in the Triad

Find strawberry farms that are a short drive away from Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and the Piedmont Triad.

Easing Separation Anxiety

A parent toolkit to make separations smoother from babyhood through adolescence.

5 Fitness Trackers Families Will Love

Does your family want to join the fitness tracker movement? Here are a few products on the market to consider.

Half of Traffic Deaths in Children and Young People Related to Alcohol

Study involved survey of 84,756 motor vehicle fatalities of young people under the age of 21 in the U.S. between 2000 and 2013.

Low Birth Weight Babies at Higher Risk for Mental Health Problems Later in Life

Findings may stem from biological responses of the infant to difficult prenatal conditions and postnatal stresses following early birth.

Meal Kits to the Rescue

How meal kit delivery services can change — and simplify — your dinner routine

Study Finds Bullying Linked to Lower Academic Achievement

Even moderate levels of bullying can negatively affect a student’s performance in school.

Facing — and Ending — Child Abuse in North Carolina

In 2015, there were more than 130,000 reports of suspected child abuse in North Carolina.

Coping With Separation Anxiety in Children

The Daycare Dilemma: What to do when your child can’t bear to see you leave

Help Your Tween or Teen Daughter With Body-Image Issues

Balance compliments about appearance with compliments about who she is as a person and how that impacts other people.

Helping Kids Cope With Change

Tips to help kids navigate life's twists and turns with confidence and care.

Parental Obesity Associated With Early Childhood Development Delays

Findings based on study that analyzed the data based on screenings of more than 4,800 children.

Tips for Pregnant and New Moms

Advice for maintaining a healthy pregnancy

Teaching Kids to Self-Advocate

A teacher, a counselor and coach share the skills kids need to succeed.

Strategies for Preventing and Coping With Youth Sports Injuries

Seven safety protocol guidelines and tips for keeping kids in the game.

Helping Kids Navigate Toxic Friendships

How to help kids make good, positive friendships

BlueCross BlueShield Expands to 12 Weeks Paid Leave for New Parents

BCBSNC said the policy change resulted from data that suggest possible benefits of longer paid leave for new parents.

Flavored E-Cigarette Use May Increase Teens’ Desire to Smoke Tobacco

Using flavored e-cigarettes associated with a lower prevalence of perception of tobacco’s danger, study finds.

American Academy of Pediatrics Emphasizes Safety and Importance of Vaccines

AAP issues statement that vaccines are safe, effective and save lives.

Understanding 0bsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children

OCD is one of the most common disorders in children and adolescents, with estimates ranging from 1-2 percent of children in the U.S., according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.
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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.
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