Category: Pop Culture, Books & Movies

Secrets of The Baby Whisperer

By Rachel Hoeing I was asked the other day by one of my pregnant friends, “If you could use only one baby book to get advice, what would it be?”  Hands down, my...

Ellen’s Book Nook — October 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! Details below! As a child, I loved Halloween and couldn’t wait to go...

Tips for Starting a Book Club

By Rachel Hoeing Moms need “friend time.” It is a proven fact! Time with other women makes us better mothers. A few hours with your girlfriends can send you...

Looking For The Good

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd I was listening to NPR in my car one afternoon, and thinking about all the tragedy our world seems to experience. As I approached a...

Triad Kids Interview Kathleen & Rachel Baker

By Rachel Hoeing It’s not every day that someone from our own area participates in the Olympics! This year, local swimmer Kathleen Baker not only participated, but...

Ellen’s Book Nook — July 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd I recently heard someone refer to this time of year as the dog days of summer, and I wondered what this phrase really meant....

Ellen’s Book Nook — June 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Grilling out, making s’mores by the fire pit, spending time with family and friends, catching fireflies, making homemade ice cream,...

2016 Kids Summer Movie Programs

By Rachel Hoeing When your family needs a break from the sun, sand and water, a summertime movie is an excellent choice! Local Triad theaters are offering weekly...

18 Novel Ways to Read Free Electronic Books!

By Katie Moosbrugger I love a good book, and who doesn’t? Reading is my routine before I go to sleep, although it definitely ebbs and flows. Yet right now my...

Ellen’s Book Nook — May 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd North Carolina authors and books with thought-provoking storylines make up my selections this month. I appreciate books that make me...