The Best Things about Being a Dad

The Best Things about Being a Dad

By Guest Blogger Steve Ford Today is Father’s Day. I know that for many dads it is a special day because it marks the end of a grueling 364 day stretch without a new tie, a $20 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods or the opportunity to take an afternoon nap. Mind you, I...
Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger We often get emails and messages from our readers asking for ways to get involved in the community. There are so many ways to give your time to others, and now is a great time of year to do so! Over the past couple of years, we’ve...
Before You Cheat

Before You Cheat

By Guest Blogger Cristin Whiting, PsyD We ran this article years ago, and it still draws quite a bit of traffic. We thought it would be great food for thought to post again. We welcome your thoughts and comments below. Feel free to post anonymously by leaving the name...
To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle

To Swaddle or Not to Swaddle

By Guest Blogger Shannon Ford My girlfriend is pregnant with her first child and just asked me about my opinion of swaddling.  She is due in a few months and was told that swaddling is no longer taught in birthing classes offered at the hospital. I was enrolled in the...
Why You May Not Have Mom Friends

Why You May Not Have Mom Friends

By Guest Blogger Angie Carson My title may seem mean-spirited but I promise you that it’s not. I am writing this post to help you! Yes, you – mom who complains that no one ever invites her anywhere. You – mom who tears up about not having a group of...
What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

By Meggan Goodpasture, M.D. Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital and member of the Child Abuse Team Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect is far more common than we would all like to imagine. In 2007 there were over 3.2 million reports made involving over 5.8...