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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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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 26, 2014 8:18 am
Written by: Karen M. Alley

Thanksgiving is a great holiday. It's all about spending time with friends and family, gathered around a table full of food. But getting ready for ...Read More
Thanksgiving is a great holiday. It's all about spending time with friends and family, gathered around a table full of food. But getting ready for ...Read More
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Get Ready to Hit the Road

November 25, 2014 8:57 am
Written by: Karen M. Alley

We're just two days away from Thanksgiving, one of the biggest family celebrations of the year. For many of us, that means packing up the ...Read More
We're just two days away from Thanksgiving, one of the biggest family celebrations of the year. For many of us, that means packing up the ...Read More
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An NFL Tearjerker

November 24, 2014 9:01 am
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The NFL has had a hard time this season, with news reports of domestic abuse and child abuse that have you sick to your stomach. ...Read More
The NFL has had a hard time this season, with news reports of domestic abuse and child abuse that have you sick to your stomach. ...Read More
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Celebrate the Holidays with Parades!

November 21, 2014 11:18 am
Written by: Karen Alley

I love a parade! Who doesn't? The heart-thumping rhythm of the percussion sections of the high school bands, the rosy red cheeks of the boy ...Read More
I love a parade! Who doesn't? The heart-thumping rhythm of the percussion sections of the high school bands, the rosy red cheeks of the boy ...Read More
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Raising Kind Kids

November 20, 2014 9:51 am
Written by: Karen Alley

This week on the Today Show there have been some pretty amazing stories of kids who have found ways to give to others, as they ...Read More
This week on the Today Show there have been some pretty amazing stories of kids who have found ways to give to others, as they ...Read More
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Suzuki vs. O'Connor: Does it really matter?

November 19, 2014 9:13 am
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You may have seen by now that there's a fight going on in the blogosphere. But this time it doesn't have anything to do with ...Read More
You may have seen by now that there's a fight going on in the blogosphere. But this time it doesn't have anything to do with ...Read More
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Save with Target Cartwheel

November 19, 2014 8:27 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Instead of clipping coupons, download Target's savings app, Cartwheel. View sales and scan the in-app barcode at checkout. ...Read More
Instead of clipping coupons, download Target's savings app, Cartwheel. View sales and scan the in-app barcode at checkout. ...Read More
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What to do with a Sick Kid?

November 18, 2014 8:45 am
Written by: Karen Alley

It's that time of year. And no, I'm not talking about Thanksgiving turkeys and holiday decorations. We seem to be smack dab in the middle ...Read More
It's that time of year. And no, I'm not talking about Thanksgiving turkeys and holiday decorations. We seem to be smack dab in the middle ...Read More
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Happy Birthday to the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem!

November 17, 2014 8:31 am
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Who doesn't love a birthday party, especially one where you can hear the music of Big Bang Boom, watch the magic of Captain Jim and ...Read More
Who doesn't love a birthday party, especially one where you can hear the music of Big Bang Boom, watch the magic of Captain Jim and ...Read More
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Destination Maternity's nursing bra sale

November 14, 2014 7:15 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Buy three nursing bras at Destination Maternity, get one free. ...Read More
Buy three nursing bras at Destination Maternity, get one free. ...Read More
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A Great Weekend for Theater!

November 14, 2014 6:32 am
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If you've always wanted to take your kids to a play, but weren't sure if they would behave, if they would really get it or ...Read More
If you've always wanted to take your kids to a play, but weren't sure if they would behave, if they would really get it or ...Read More
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The Velveteen Rabbit

November 13, 2014 9:35 am
Written by: Karen Alley

Today is a perfect day for reading -- overcast and a little chilly -- and there is nothing better than snuggling up on the couch ...Read More
Today is a perfect day for reading -- overcast and a little chilly -- and there is nothing better than snuggling up on the couch ...Read More
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The Battle Over Shorts

November 12, 2014 8:44 am
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As you all saw yesterday, Judy, who has been entertaining and educating you with great posts in this space for almost a year, has welcomed ...Read More
As you all saw yesterday, Judy, who has been entertaining and educating you with great posts in this space for almost a year, has welcomed ...Read More
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Buy one, get one holiday drink free at Starbucks

November 12, 2014 7:48 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

November 12-16 from 2-5 p.m., buy one holdiay drink at Starbucks, get one free to share, ...Read More
November 12-16 from 2-5 p.m., buy one holdiay drink at Starbucks, get one free to share, ...Read More
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Welcome to the World, Bess O'Daniel Midero!

November 11, 2014 6:59 am
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A big congratulations to the Piedmont Parent assistant editor/web editor, Judy Caldwell-Midero, and her husband, Gregorio, on the birth of a daughter. Bess O'Daniel Midero ...Read More
A big congratulations to the Piedmont Parent assistant editor/web editor, Judy Caldwell-Midero, and her husband, Gregorio, on the birth of a daughter. Bess O'Daniel Midero ...Read More
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Triad says 'thank you' to veterans with freebies and events

November 9, 2014 9:28 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

In honor of Veteran’s Day (Tuesday, Nov. 11,) several Triad-area locations are honoring our nation’s heroes with special events and free deals. Today, Monday Nov. ...Read More
In honor of Veteran’s Day (Tuesday, Nov. 11,) several Triad-area locations are honoring our nation’s heroes with special events and free deals. Today, Monday Nov. ...Read More
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Bruegger's Bagels to host "Free Coffee Day" this week

November 9, 2014 9:02 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Coffee afficionados, plan to snag a free cuppa this week at Greensboro-area Bruegger's Bagels locations. Bruegger's has designated Thursday, Nov. "Free Coffee Day," and will ...Read More
Coffee afficionados, plan to snag a free cuppa this week at Greensboro-area Bruegger's Bagels locations. Bruegger's has designated Thursday, Nov. "Free Coffee Day," and will ...Read More
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Shopping, baby bellies and 'Frozen;' Yep, it's the weekend

November 6, 2014 9:27 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Friday. Now that we’ve settled into November, the Triad eases into holiday mode with festive shopping events and open houses. Check out our top ...Read More
Happy Friday. Now that we’ve settled into November, the Triad eases into holiday mode with festive shopping events and open houses. Check out our top ...Read More
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Bookmarks seeks vendors for holiday bazaar

November 5, 2014 11:26 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Vendors, save the date. Bookmarks is teaming up with Associated Artists and the Sawtooth School for Visual Art to present “Art for the Holidays” at ...Read More
Vendors, save the date. Bookmarks is teaming up with Associated Artists and the Sawtooth School for Visual Art to present “Art for the Holidays” at ...Read More
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American Girl sale

November 5, 2014 8:54 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Now until December 31, save $10 on American Girl's Bitty Baby Doll or the Deluxe Layette Collection. ...Read More
Now until December 31, save $10 on American Girl's Bitty Baby Doll or the Deluxe Layette Collection. ...Read More
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GSC begins expansion with treetop adventure project

November 5, 2014 8:06 am
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

If you’ve been to the Greensboro Science Center (GSC) lately, you’ve probably noticed a lot of activity going on in wooded area in the Animal ...Read More
If you’ve been to the Greensboro Science Center (GSC) lately, you’ve probably noticed a lot of activity going on in wooded area in the Animal ...Read More
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Winston-Salem Symphony collects toys for Angel Tree drive

November 3, 2014 10:35 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

The Winston-Salem Symphony is partnering with the Salvation Army to assist them with their Angel Tree Toy Drive. Through the drive, the Salvation Army provides ...Read More
The Winston-Salem Symphony is partnering with the Salvation Army to assist them with their Angel Tree Toy Drive. Through the drive, the Salvation Army provides ...Read More
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Ease into the holidays with Triad traditions

November 2, 2014 10:52 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Happy Monday and welcome to November. Now that Halloween is over, signs of the holiday season are popping up all over the Triad. Feel like ...Read More
Happy Monday and welcome to November. Now that Halloween is over, signs of the holiday season are popping up all over the Triad. Feel like ...Read More
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BOGO 50 percent off at Motherhood Maternity

November 1, 2014 3:40 pm
Written by: Judy Caldwell-Midero

Now through Nov. 5 buy one get one 50 percent off select items at Motherhood Maternity-Four Seasons Town Centre. Offer includes jeans, corduroy, tops, velour ...Read More
Now through Nov. 5 buy one get one 50 percent off select items at Motherhood Maternity-Four Seasons Town Centre. Offer includes jeans, corduroy, tops, velour ...Read More
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Family clothing sale at Target

October 31, 2014 9:30 am
Written by: Eleanor-Scott Davis

Buy one, get one 50 percent off lots of family clothing, sleepwear and slipper at Target. ...Read More
Buy one, get one 50 percent off lots of family clothing, sleepwear and slipper at Target. ...Read More
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