Moms & Dads

Get Away and Reconnect with Your Spouse

Get Away and Reconnect with Your Spouse

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night, rolled over, looked at your spouse/partner and thought, who are you? When you are in the throes of raising a family it is so easy to lose sight of your relationship. You are often going...

Ellen’s Book Nook – October 2018

Ellen’s Book Nook – October 2018

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd I have been a long-time fan of Melissa Norman’s Girl Charge programs and her monthly book clubs for girls held at Barnes & Noble, Friendly Shopping Center in Greensboro. Upcoming dates for the book clubs are October 16 and November...

The Reality of Gender Disappointment

The Reality of Gender Disappointment

By Guest Blogger Cybill Eckelmann June 5, 2016. The day we decided it was time to try for another baby. October 26, 2017. The day I saw two pink lines on a pregnancy test. January 29, 2018. The day my heart broke when I found out I was having another boy. All my life...

A Season of Gratitude

A Season of Gratitude

By Guest Blogger Lauren Bowen As I stand at the edge of this mountainside I remember back to that crisp fall day in 2007 when I tearfully said “YES!” to the man on one knee. The man who would become my husband, the father of my child. The one who I would spend forever...

I’m Trying to Read to My Kids, but I Keep Falling Asleep

I’m Trying to Read to My Kids, but I Keep Falling Asleep

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Let me preface this by saying I want my children to love reading. I love it myself. Given the choice between jewelry and books, I’ll chose books every time. I don’t get rid of books…I buy more bookcases. I assumed my children were going to...

“Only Child” Myths

“Only Child” Myths

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Do you have only one child? Do you have more than one child? Either way, this blog is for you! For those that answered yes to the first question, I hope you read through this nodding in agreement and adding on your own insights into the...

Lessons Learned on a Run

Lessons Learned on a Run

By Laura Simon I suppose our hobbies find us when we need them, and that’s certainly been the case for my relationship with running. After I had kids, the sport that I loathed with a passion through my teens and twenties suddenly became a discipline that spoke to me....

Five Top Trends in Childbirth

Five Top Trends in Childbirth

By Guest Blogger By Kristin T. Kerbo, RN, BSN Delivering thousands of newborns every year, Cone Health Women’s Hospital is in the business of knowing what comfort measures and birthing options are most effective for new mothers and babies. Developing a birth plan is a...

A New Season, a Fresh Start: Simplify Your Family’s Life

A New Season, a Fresh Start: Simplify Your Family’s Life

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt Fall is my favorite season, not just because of the crisp, cooler air, the apple festivals and the pumpkin patches, but because the fall always seems like a great chance to start anew. Children start back to school and new activities...

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