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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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Cheer up with some fun post-Christmas weekend events

December 25, 2014 8:15 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Welcome to Friday. We’ll be honest; the weekend after Christmas is sort of a letdown, but the Triad manages to make the most of it ...Read More
Welcome to Friday. We’ll be honest; the weekend after Christmas is sort of a letdown, but the Triad manages to make the most of it ...Read More
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Cheer up with some fun post-Christmas weekend events

December 25, 2014 8:15 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Welcome to Friday. We’ll be honest; the weekend after Christmas is sort of a letdown, but the Triad manages to make the most of it ...Read More
Welcome to Friday. We’ll be honest; the weekend after Christmas is sort of a letdown, but the Triad manages to make the most of it ...Read More
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Cheer up with some fun post-Christmas weekend events

December 25, 2014 8:15 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Welcome to Friday. We’ll be honest; the weekend after Christmas is sort of a letdown, but the Triad manages to make the most of it ...Read More
Welcome to Friday. We’ll be honest; the weekend after Christmas is sort of a letdown, but the Triad manages to make the most of it ...Read More
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Oh, you're sitting near my baby on this flight? Bring your own mints

December 23, 2014 8:23 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

I’m sure you’ve seen the story pop up in your newsfeed; the parents of baby Madeline were worried about taking her aboard an airplane so ...Read More
I’m sure you’ve seen the story pop up in your newsfeed; the parents of baby Madeline were worried about taking her aboard an airplane so ...Read More
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Everything $14.99 and under at Gymboree

December 22, 2014 8:05 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Now through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, everything is $14.99 and under at Gymboree-Four Seasons Town Centre. While supplies last. ...Read More
Now through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, everything is $14.99 and under at Gymboree-Four Seasons Town Centre. While supplies last. ...Read More
Listed in: The Frugal Family
 

New light display opens in Greensboro

December 22, 2014 7:59 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Monday and welcome to Christmas week.McLaurin Farms of Greensboro announces Mclaurin Country Christmas, a brand-new light display to celebrate the season. This drive-through experience ...Read More
Happy Monday and welcome to Christmas week.McLaurin Farms of Greensboro announces Mclaurin Country Christmas, a brand-new light display to celebrate the season. This drive-through experience ...Read More
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Once Upon A Child fall and winter clearance

December 18, 2014 10:02 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Once Upon a Child-Greensboro has fall and winter items on clearance. Save up to 50 percent off select fall and winter items while supplies last. ...Read More
Once Upon a Child-Greensboro has fall and winter items on clearance. Save up to 50 percent off select fall and winter items while supplies last. ...Read More
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Have yourself a merry little weekend

December 18, 2014 9:57 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
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Have yourself a merry little weekend

December 18, 2014 9:57 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
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Have yourself a merry little weekend

December 18, 2014 9:57 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
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Have yourself a merry little weekend

December 18, 2014 9:57 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
Happy Friday. Whew! This is it; it’s go-time before Christmas week and end-of-the year festivities. Take some time to enjoy all the holiday fun the ...Read More
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Peter and the Wolf returns to the Triad

December 17, 2014 9:16 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Who doesn’t love the story of Peter and the Wolf? The adventure tale set to a sublime Prokofiev score is a favorite among adults and ...Read More
Who doesn’t love the story of Peter and the Wolf? The adventure tale set to a sublime Prokofiev score is a favorite among adults and ...Read More
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No fee online shopping at Harris Teeter

December 17, 2014 9:00 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

No through December 23, Harris Teeter is offering to waive their online shopping fee (usually $4.95) with the purchase of two DiGiorno Frozen Pizzas. ...Read More
No through December 23, Harris Teeter is offering to waive their online shopping fee (usually $4.95) with the purchase of two DiGiorno Frozen Pizzas. ...Read More
Listed in: The Frugal Family
 

Nonprofits offer all-day camps during winter break

December 17, 2014 7:48 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
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Nonprofits offer all-day camps during winter break

December 17, 2014 7:48 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
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Nonprofits offer all-day camps during winter break

December 17, 2014 7:48 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
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Nonprofits offer all-day camps during winter break

December 17, 2014 7:48 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
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Nonprofits offer all-day camps during winter break

December 17, 2014 7:48 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
Triad schools are days away from letting out for winter break and two local nonprofits have announced all-day camp options for kids to stay active ...Read More
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Holiday events happening all week long

December 16, 2014 7:51 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

The Triad always offers fun family events throughout the year, but we really kick it up a notch during the holidays. There is so much ...Read More
The Triad always offers fun family events throughout the year, but we really kick it up a notch during the holidays. There is so much ...Read More
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New girl-powered Marvel comic to debut in Greensboro

December 15, 2014 8:15 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

A new Marvel Comic with a feminist twist is set to debut. Comic book artist Erica Henderson will host a premiere weekend release party for ...Read More
A new Marvel Comic with a feminist twist is set to debut. Comic book artist Erica Henderson will host a premiere weekend release party for ...Read More
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30 percent off fall and winter at Polliwogs

December 14, 2014 8:45 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Fall and winter styles are 30 percent off at Polliwogs while supplies last. Collections include Autumn Splendor and October Sky. ...Read More
Fall and winter styles are 30 percent off at Polliwogs while supplies last. Collections include Autumn Splendor and October Sky. ...Read More
Listed in: The Frugal Family
 

Land of Nod Holiday Sale

December 12, 2014 9:09 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

From now until December 17, Land of Nod will be hosting a new sale each day. Today's sale is 15 percent off play tables and ...Read More
From now until December 17, Land of Nod will be hosting a new sale each day. Today's sale is 15 percent off play tables and ...Read More
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What are you doing this weekend?

December 11, 2014 11:13 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Two weeks until Christmas and the Triad is rolling out all sorts of merry events. This weekend offers holiday concerts, old-timey candle making, a special ...Read More
Two weeks until Christmas and the Triad is rolling out all sorts of merry events. This weekend offers holiday concerts, old-timey candle making, a special ...Read More
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What are you doing this weekend?

December 11, 2014 11:13 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Two weeks until Christmas and the Triad is rolling out all sorts of merry events. This weekend offers holiday concerts, old-timey candle making, a special ...Read More
Two weeks until Christmas and the Triad is rolling out all sorts of merry events. This weekend offers holiday concerts, old-timey candle making, a special ...Read More
Listed in: The Daily Post
 

What are you doing this weekend?

December 11, 2014 11:13 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Two weeks until Christmas and the Triad is rolling out all sorts of merry events. This weekend offers holiday concerts, old-timey candle making, a special ...Read More
Two weeks until Christmas and the Triad is rolling out all sorts of merry events. This weekend offers holiday concerts, old-timey candle making, a special ...Read More
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So, during a time when most of us will overindulge, sleep is crucial in keeping you on track physically. Also try to exercise as regularly as possible. Keep lots of fruit and healthy snacks around during the holidays.

 
 

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