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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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40 percent off entire store at Carter's Babies & Kids Outlet

October 20, 2014 7:35 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Shop now through Nov. 3 and receive 40 percent of the entire store at Carter's Babies & Kids at the Tanger Outlets in Mebane. Plus, ...Read More
Shop now through Nov. 3 and receive 40 percent of the entire store at Carter's Babies & Kids at the Tanger Outlets in Mebane. Plus, ...Read More
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Spooky stories return to High Point Museum

October 19, 2014 11:28 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

The High Point Historical Society hosts its fourth annual “Ghost Stories in the Park” fundraiser Saturday, October 25 from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $2 and ...Read More
The High Point Historical Society hosts its fourth annual “Ghost Stories in the Park” fundraiser Saturday, October 25 from 6-8 p.m. Admission is $2 and ...Read More
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Diapers.com October stock up event

October 17, 2014 8:50 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Now on diapers.com, take advantage of their October stock up event: buy two qualifies items, save 15 percent or buy three qulified items and save ...Read More
Now on diapers.com, take advantage of their October stock up event: buy two qualifies items, save 15 percent or buy three qulified items and save ...Read More
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40 percent off your entire purchase at Justice

October 16, 2014 9:49 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Shop at Justice- Hanes Mall and receive 40 percent off your entire purchase now through October 27.Cannot be combined with J-Bucks, Fun Cards, Super Saver ...Read More
Shop at Justice- Hanes Mall and receive 40 percent off your entire purchase now through October 27.Cannot be combined with J-Bucks, Fun Cards, Super Saver ...Read More
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Pumpkins galore and more in the Triad

October 16, 2014 9:30 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday! As usual, there’s no shortage of fun this weekend. From a traditional Moravian fall festival to a wildlife-themed pumpkin celebration, the Triad is ...Read More
Happy Friday! As usual, there’s no shortage of fun this weekend. From a traditional Moravian fall festival to a wildlife-themed pumpkin celebration, the Triad is ...Read More
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Total strangers talk about my belly, and it's completely fine

October 15, 2014 10:44 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Today I read a Huffington Post blog in which its pregnant author, Jessica Turner, lamented over the constant stream of unsolicited comments she receives daily ...Read More
Today I read a Huffington Post blog in which its pregnant author, Jessica Turner, lamented over the constant stream of unsolicited comments she receives daily ...Read More
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Hanna Anderson sale

October 15, 2014 8:55 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Hanna Anderson is now offering 20 percent off selected dresses, sweaters and more. ...Read More
Hanna Anderson is now offering 20 percent off selected dresses, sweaters and more. ...Read More
Listed in: The Frugal Family
 

Pumpkin Palooza returns to GSC this weekend

October 14, 2014 10:50 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

The Greensboro Science Center (GSC) is hosting its 5th annual Pumpkin Palooza this Saturday, October 18 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The day’s events will feature ...Read More
The Greensboro Science Center (GSC) is hosting its 5th annual Pumpkin Palooza this Saturday, October 18 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The day’s events will feature ...Read More
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Wake Forest Baptist study reveals problems with early toilet training

October 13, 2014 9:54 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Children who start potty training before age two run a much higher risk of developing daytime wetting problems later, says new research out of Wake ...Read More
Children who start potty training before age two run a much higher risk of developing daytime wetting problems later, says new research out of Wake ...Read More
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How's your groove?

October 13, 2014 12:31 pm
Written by: Flora Nienaber

Hope your homeschooling year has been good. I haven't had much time to blog. I am still finding my groove and according to other more ...Read More
Hope your homeschooling year has been good. I haven't had much time to blog. I am still finding my groove and according to other more ...Read More
Listed in: Adventures in Homeschooling
 

Kids' movies abound in fall 2014

October 13, 2014 10:09 am
Written by: Andrea Fisher

The Boxtrolls, PG (Sept. 26) Movies based on books are some of my favorites, and The Boxtrolls looks like it won’t disappoint. Based on the ...Read More
The Boxtrolls, PG (Sept. 26) Movies based on books are some of my favorites, and The Boxtrolls looks like it won’t disappoint. Based on the ...Read More
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Greensboro Children's Theatre presents classic fairy tale

October 12, 2014 9:00 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

If you love fairy tales but are looking for something beyond “Frozen,” then you’ll want to save the date. The Greensboro Children’s Theatre presents the ...Read More
If you love fairy tales but are looking for something beyond “Frozen,” then you’ll want to save the date. The Greensboro Children’s Theatre presents the ...Read More
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Fall styles 30-40 percent off at Peaches n' Cream

October 11, 2014 11:31 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Fall styles are 30-40 percent off at Peaches n' Cream Children's Wear-Burlington. The store is located at 146-1A University Drive, Burlington. Viist Peaches n' Cream ...Read More
Fall styles are 30-40 percent off at Peaches n' Cream Children's Wear-Burlington. The store is located at 146-1A University Drive, Burlington. Viist Peaches n' Cream ...Read More
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Go ahead and try to top this weekend, we double-dog dare ya

October 9, 2014 9:15 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. October weekends in the Triad are anything but boring. In the next few days you can view the sun through a telescope, make ...Read More
Happy Friday. October weekends in the Triad are anything but boring. In the next few days you can view the sun through a telescope, make ...Read More
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Greensboro Science Center to expand, big time

October 8, 2014 9:31 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

It's been a Big changes are on the way for the Greensboro Science Center (GSC), thanks to a $1 million private gift by Eric and ...Read More
It's been a Big changes are on the way for the Greensboro Science Center (GSC), thanks to a $1 million private gift by Eric and ...Read More
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Up for 40 percent off Halloween costumes as Target

October 8, 2014 9:43 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Target is now offering up to 40 percent off their collection of Halloween costumers. ...Read More
Target is now offering up to 40 percent off their collection of Halloween costumers. ...Read More
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Greensboro's big four institutions team up for free fun day

October 7, 2014 10:04 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Fall events are cropping up everywhere. Today’s spotlight is on a free family day you won’t want to miss. Four of Downtown Greensboro’s anchor institutions ...Read More
Fall events are cropping up everywhere. Today’s spotlight is on a free family day you won’t want to miss. Four of Downtown Greensboro’s anchor institutions ...Read More
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Old Salem gears up for harvest celebration

October 7, 2014 8:00 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Harvest happenings are in full swing here in the Triad. The next few weeks are packed with festivals and fall traditions. Today’s spotlight is on ...Read More
Harvest happenings are in full swing here in the Triad. The next few weeks are packed with festivals and fall traditions. Today’s spotlight is on ...Read More
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GCS seeks Parent Ambassadors at Title I schools

October 5, 2014 11:16 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Guilford County Schools (GCS) aims to meet the needs of families through the new Title I Parent Ambassador program. This program opens new opportunities for ...Read More
Guilford County Schools (GCS) aims to meet the needs of families through the new Title I Parent Ambassador program. This program opens new opportunities for ...Read More
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All About Baby store closing sale

October 5, 2014 8:45 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

All About Baby is closing October 18 (the diaper service will remain open). All items on sale in-store and online. The store is located at ...Read More
All About Baby is closing October 18 (the diaper service will remain open). All items on sale in-store and online. The store is located at ...Read More
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Friday, I'm in love (with October)

October 2, 2014 11:29 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. The first weekend in October promises a harvest blend of fair food, history appreciation, animal conservation and more. There’s a lot to do, ...Read More
Happy Friday. The first weekend in October promises a harvest blend of fair food, history appreciation, animal conservation and more. There’s a lot to do, ...Read More
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Welcome Back, Crock-Pot, My Old Friend

October 1, 2014 11:13 pm
Written by: Karen Alley

This fall, both Caroline and Carter are playing soccer. Which means the crock pot is now a permanent fixture on my countertop. And I’m okay ...Read More
This fall, both Caroline and Carter are playing soccer. Which means the crock pot is now a permanent fixture on my countertop. And I’m okay ...Read More
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Greensboro's Central Library hosts annual book sale

October 1, 2014 9:21 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

The Friends of the Greensboro Public Library is holding its Semi-Annual Used Book Sale Thursday, October 2 through Sunday, October 5 at Central Library. Thursday's ...Read More
The Friends of the Greensboro Public Library is holding its Semi-Annual Used Book Sale Thursday, October 2 through Sunday, October 5 at Central Library. Thursday's ...Read More
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Free online shopping at Harris Teeter

October 1, 2014 7:32 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Purchase one 42-86 count Huggies Big Box Diapers or one 24 count Cottonelle bath tissue at Harris Teeter and the $4.95 online shopping pickup fee ...Read More
Purchase one 42-86 count Huggies Big Box Diapers or one 24 count Cottonelle bath tissue at Harris Teeter and the $4.95 online shopping pickup fee ...Read More
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Take a stand against bullying in October

September 30, 2014 10:17 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, when students, schools and communities raise awareness and show support for those who have been bullied. The month-long event ...Read More
October is National Bullying Prevention Month, when students, schools and communities raise awareness and show support for those who have been bullied. The month-long event ...Read More
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