Education

Top 10 Things to do with your Toddler or Preschooler this Summer

Top 10 Things to do with your Toddler or Preschooler this Summer

By Rachel Hoeing Triad moms, we’ve got amazing ideas in store for you and your toddler or preschooler to enjoy the best summer yet! Use our list to visit a venue in your own city, or venture to other parts of the Triad for a day trip! In addition, check out our...
“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton If you haven’t already, meet Malcolm. He is 11; finishing up elementary school; loves basketball, baseball and his teen-age sister (much to her long-suffering annoyance); and, as you can tell, has Down syndrome. We found out about the DS...
May – June 2019: Authors and Speakers Coming to Wonderland Bookshop

May – June 2019: Authors and Speakers Coming to Wonderland Bookshop

  Upcoming Events at Wonderland Bookshop May and June 2019 wonderlandbookshopnc.com Thursday, May 16 at 10:30 – Spouts Story Time for little ones and parents, presented in conjunction with Kellin Foundation, a counselor will read In My Heart, and discuss strategies...
New Name, New Look, New Energy – The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston Salem 

New Name, New Look, New Energy – The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Winston Salem 

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton As we celebrate World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 (get it? 3-21, because people with DS have three copies of the 21st chromosome), I’d like to (re)introduce you to one of Winston-Salem’s most active and vibrant organizations: The Down...
Creating Memories:  A Mother-Daughter Prom Shopping Experience at Friendly Center

Creating Memories:  A Mother-Daughter Prom Shopping Experience at Friendly Center

By Ellen Bryant Lloyd Friendly Center has been my preferred shopping center for the last thirty-five years. I discovered Friendly the week after I began my freshman year at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. It was convenient to campus and had everything...
Why Homeschooling Parents Need a Break

Why Homeschooling Parents Need a Break

By Laura Simon February. It’s the month that made me question all my life choices when I was teaching other people’s children, and it’s no different now that I’m homeschooling my own kids. It’s the month where the newness of the school year is long worn off, the...