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The Daily Post

Judy Caldwell-Midero, Piedmont Parent's web editor/assistant editor, blogs every day about news and events that are going on either in our area or on a national realm. Bringing together hot topics with local ties is what keeps her perspective on the news interesting.

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The Frugal Family

These days, we're all looking for ways to trim the budget and find ways to have fun with the family without spending a lot of money. Now Piedmont Parent's team is sharing our tips and local finds with you. Check out this blog for local bargains, savvy shopping tips and ways to save your family money, without feeling strapped to a budget.
We're also looking to hear from you! Do you have some great money-saving ideas? Are you a pro when it comes to bargain hunting? Email us your tips, and if yours is chosen to be published you'll be entered in a monthly drawing.

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Piedmont Ponderings

Myra Wright, familiar to you as our editor, also blogs in Piedmont Ponderings. It's a great outlet for her creative sense of humor, and she brings some great perspective to life in King as the mother of three kids.

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Movies for Kids

Andrea Fisher is a writer, movie lover, and content specialist for 4tv. She has been published in a variety of publications, including the Chicago Tribune and Business Insider. Check out more of her tips @andreafisher007.

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Recalls and Safety Alerts

Your most important job is to keep your family safe, so we're making it our job to keep you informed about the latest safety issues with the toys, clothing, products and equipment you use every day.

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Blending it Up

Karen Alley is a busy mom of a blended family made up of three kids ages 18, 8 and 5. In addition to running around keeping up with high school, elementary school and preschool needs she also works as a writer and editor at karenalleywriting.com.

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P.O.W.E.R.ful Thoughts

Welcome to my blog, P.O.W.E.R.ful Thoughts! I've been blessed to work at an amazing facility, Proehlific Park, in Greensboro, where the focus is on the P.O.W.E.R. of Play! Follow my adventures as I share with you the latest news on youth sports, activities, nutrition and information on how to be a fit and healthy family. To learn more about me, my family, and my role at Proehlific Park, click here.

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Adventures in Homeschooling

If you're a homeschooling mom or pondering the idea, this is the blog for you. Join Flora, an artist and her crew of two lively young girls in the adventures of homeschooling! It's a blog about conquering your fears, and is full of tools and tips. She'll share successes, mishaps, mentoring from other moms, and her favorite serendipity moments. A creative outlet to help each other find that much needed balance, sense of community, and mommy quiet time in the journey of motherhood! Grab your favorite mug and get comfy...

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Ramblin’ Around

Ramblin’ Around

Stephanie is a mom who believes in learning by doing. She loves to take her boys Andrew, 7, and Benjamin, 5, for interesting experiences around Randolph and Guilford Counties, and surrounding areas. Check in weekly to see where they've visited and what they've been doing.

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Let’s Make a Mess

Let’s Make a Mess

Laura is the mother of three lively girls who share her passion for creating. You will often find these ladies up to their elbows in a beautiful mess, whether it's at the craft table, decorating around the house, or in the kitchen. They like to experiment with new ideas for projects, and look forward to sharing them with you in her blog, "Let's Make a Mess."

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Moonshine Mama

Moonshine Mama

With roots in Mayberry, Kristi Johnson Marion is a lover of writing, Southern literature, art, and enjoying all that the Winston-Salem area has to offer her family. Her blog, Moonshine Mama, was named for her Southern heritage and one of her daughter's favorite poems, "Half Moonshine" by Judith Viorst. Kristi also writes for Forsyth Woman Magazine, Forsyth Family Magazine, MyWinston-Salem.com and her own blog, SouthernAsBiscuits.com.

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Night and Day: Life Changes for a New Dad

Night and Day: Life Changes for a New Dad

Mark Geary is a new dad and an award-winning reporter at WFMY News 2 in Greensboro. His daughter, Lyla, was born in July 2012, and since then, he has enjoyed the challenges that come with juggling a television career and being a new dad.

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Who doesn’t want to dance in their jammies?

January 23, 2015 7:20 am
Written by: Andrea Everhart

Let’s face it, they’re some of the most comfy clothes around. Kids can get away with wearing them all day so why can’t we? Well, ...Read More
Let’s face it, they’re some of the most comfy clothes around. Kids can get away with wearing them all day so why can’t we? Well, ...Read More
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Keep those heads and hands busy!

January 22, 2015 7:43 am
Written by: Andrea Everhart

This is the time of year when mommy and daddy brains are sizzled to a crisp grasping for indoor activities. Fortunately, many businesses in the ...Read More
This is the time of year when mommy and daddy brains are sizzled to a crisp grasping for indoor activities. Fortunately, many businesses in the ...Read More
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Dress for Success Founder to Speak at Wake Forest University

January 21, 2015 8:32 am
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Nancy Lublin, DoSomething.org CEO and founder of Dress for Success, will participate in an open dialogue on leadership with Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch and ...Read More
Nancy Lublin, DoSomething.org CEO and founder of Dress for Success, will participate in an open dialogue on leadership with Wake Forest President Nathan Hatch and ...Read More
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Wake Wednesday basketball ticket special

January 21, 2015 6:35 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Use promo code WAKEWEDNESDAY to purchase today's special deal: a Wake Forest bascketball two-game package (Wake Forest vs. UNC Chapel Hill tonight and Wake Forest ...Read More
Use promo code WAKEWEDNESDAY to purchase today's special deal: a Wake Forest bascketball two-game package (Wake Forest vs. UNC Chapel Hill tonight and Wake Forest ...Read More
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Children’s Museum of Alamance County to give away books

January 20, 2015 8:24 am
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Thanks to a special grant from Target, the Children’s Museum of Alamance County will give a book to take home to each child who attends ...Read More
Thanks to a special grant from Target, the Children’s Museum of Alamance County will give a book to take home to each child who attends ...Read More
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Twin City Stage to present ‘Play to Win: The Jackie Robinson Story’

January 19, 2015 7:37 am
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In celebration of Black History Month, Twin City Stage will present “Play to Win: The Jackie Robinson Story” on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Arts ...Read More
In celebration of Black History Month, Twin City Stage will present “Play to Win: The Jackie Robinson Story” on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Arts ...Read More
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Just go ahead and try to be bored this weekend, we dare ya

January 15, 2015 11:18 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. This weekend is all about art, fairies, figure skating and history. There is something for everyone in the Triad. Take a look at ...Read More
Happy Friday. This weekend is all about art, fairies, figure skating and history. There is something for everyone in the Triad. Take a look at ...Read More
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Wake Forest provost to speak at Summit School

January 14, 2015 11:19 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Summit School’s next installment of its Inspiring Learning series will feature Rogan Kersh, provost and professor at Wake Forest University. Kersh will speak on “ethics ...Read More
Summit School’s next installment of its Inspiring Learning series will feature Rogan Kersh, provost and professor at Wake Forest University. Kersh will speak on “ethics ...Read More
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Gorilla exhibit set for expansion at N.C. Zoo

January 14, 2015 10:23 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

If you’ve recently visited the North Carolina Zoo and wondered where the gorillas were, don’t worry.Construction begins later this month to renovate and expand the ...Read More
If you’ve recently visited the North Carolina Zoo and wondered where the gorillas were, don’t worry.Construction begins later this month to renovate and expand the ...Read More
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Gorilla exhibit set for expansion at N.C. Zoo

January 14, 2015 10:23 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

If you’ve recently visited the North Carolina Zoo and wondered where the gorillas were, don’t worry.Construction begins later this month to renovate and expand the ...Read More
If you’ve recently visited the North Carolina Zoo and wondered where the gorillas were, don’t worry.Construction begins later this month to renovate and expand the ...Read More
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15 percent off furniture at Land of Nod

January 14, 2015 8:33 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Ending at midnight tonight, Land of Nod is offering 15 percent off furniture. ...Read More
Ending at midnight tonight, Land of Nod is offering 15 percent off furniture. ...Read More
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GCS rolls out Option Nights for rising ninth-graders

January 12, 2015 8:51 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Are you the parent of a rising ninth-grader attending Guilford County Schools (GCS)? Tonight kicks off a series of High School Options Nights, where students ...Read More
Are you the parent of a rising ninth-grader attending Guilford County Schools (GCS)? Tonight kicks off a series of High School Options Nights, where students ...Read More
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Dollar Days happening at Once Upon a Child

January 11, 2015 11:33 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Dollar Days is underway at Triad-area Once Upon a Child locations. All clearance apparel is $1. ...Read More
Dollar Days is underway at Triad-area Once Upon a Child locations. All clearance apparel is $1. ...Read More
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MLK Day of Service promotes action on day off

January 11, 2015 11:26 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 19, exactly one week from today. Schools and government offices will be closed on MLK Day in ...Read More
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 19, exactly one week from today. Schools and government offices will be closed on MLK Day in ...Read More
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Date Night Deal at The Fresh Market

January 9, 2015 8:23 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

On Fridays in January, The Fresh Market is offering a Date Night Deal -- get one dozen spray roses and one dozen chocolate-dipped straberries for ...Read More
On Fridays in January, The Fresh Market is offering a Date Night Deal -- get one dozen spray roses and one dozen chocolate-dipped straberries for ...Read More
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50-75 percent off winter clearance at JCPenney

January 8, 2015 10:39 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Shop at JCPenney-Hanes Mall now through Jan. 11 and receive 50-75 percent off Winter Clearance. ...Read More
Shop at JCPenney-Hanes Mall now through Jan. 11 and receive 50-75 percent off Winter Clearance. ...Read More
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It's cold. But, the weekend is here!

January 8, 2015 10:26 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Brrrr! Welcome to one of the coldest Friday’s we’ve seen in a while. Weather reports indicate the temperatures won’t be climbing out of the 30s ...Read More
Brrrr! Welcome to one of the coldest Friday’s we’ve seen in a while. Weather reports indicate the temperatures won’t be climbing out of the 30s ...Read More
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Winston-Salem/Forsyth schools hosts annual Magnet Fair

January 7, 2015 6:28 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

If you are the parent of a child who attends Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School (W-S/FCS), take note. The school system’s annual Magnet Fair is coming up ...Read More
If you are the parent of a child who attends Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School (W-S/FCS), take note. The school system’s annual Magnet Fair is coming up ...Read More
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Children's Museum of Winston-Salem membership perks

January 7, 2015 7:41 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Become a member of the Children's Museum of WInston-Salem ($105-$135 annually for a family membership) and recieve many discounts around town -- everything from 10 ...Read More
Become a member of the Children's Museum of WInston-Salem ($105-$135 annually for a family membership) and recieve many discounts around town -- everything from 10 ...Read More
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Old Salem hosts documentary film series

January 7, 2015 12:53 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is launching “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle," a film series in which clips from four documentaries will be presented. ...Read More
Old Salem Museums & Gardens is launching “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle," a film series in which clips from four documentaries will be presented. ...Read More
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High Point Regional hosts seminar for tween girls

January 6, 2015 12:32 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Are you the parent of a tween girl? Does the thought of talking about puberty with her fill you with fear? Keep reading.Dr. Rob Poth, ...Read More
Are you the parent of a tween girl? Does the thought of talking about puberty with her fill you with fear? Keep reading.Dr. Rob Poth, ...Read More
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SciWorks hosts engineering program for girls

January 4, 2015 4:26 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Do you know a girl in grades 5-8 who is interested in engineering? If so, you’ll want to save the date. Young Engineers of Today, ...Read More
Do you know a girl in grades 5-8 who is interested in engineering? If so, you’ll want to save the date. Young Engineers of Today, ...Read More
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First weekend of the year offers wintertime fun

January 1, 2015 6:49 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Well, here we are headed straight for the first weekend of 2015! Now that the holidays are over and a new year stretches out ahead ...Read More
Well, here we are headed straight for the first weekend of 2015! Now that the holidays are over and a new year stretches out ahead ...Read More
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First weekend of the year offers wintertime fun

January 1, 2015 6:49 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Well, here we are headed straight for the first weekend of 2015! Now that the holidays are over and a new year stretches out ahead ...Read More
Well, here we are headed straight for the first weekend of 2015! Now that the holidays are over and a new year stretches out ahead ...Read More
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First weekend of the year offers wintertime fun

January 1, 2015 6:49 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Well, here we are headed straight for the first weekend of 2015! Now that the holidays are over and a new year stretches out ahead ...Read More
Well, here we are headed straight for the first weekend of 2015! Now that the holidays are over and a new year stretches out ahead ...Read More
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