Category: Parenting & Family

In Memory of Nap Time

By Laura Simon It’s been seven days since my three-year-old took a nap. And before that last nap, it had been seven days since the one before. This is my third – and...

Living & Learning with Dyslexia

By Guest Blogger Emily Elrod Dyslexia is the word that changed the way we view our words today. The day we received the official diagnosis that Crawford was dyslexic, I...

Helping Kids to Volunteer

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger April is officially National Volunteer Month, and April 15 kicks off National Volunteer Week. That makes it the perfect time to re-run this...

April 21, 2018: Pregnant in the Piedmont

Pregnant in the Piedmont Saturday, April 21 10 am to 2 pm Conference Room at Novant/Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem FREE pregnancy, baby and parenting expo!...

Tips for Handling Your Three-Year-Old

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz The terrible twos are a joke.  What you really need to prepare for are the “trying threes.” Boundary pushing, tantrum throwing,...

The Amazing Sense of Smell

By Rachel Hoeing I remember when my daughter was younger and she had received a Strawberry Shortcake doll for her birthday. The moment I picked it up and inhaled the...

Just Dye the Eggs

By Laura Simon I made it through seven Easters before I gave in. For all seven Easters, I happily re-used the same heap of plastic eggs and willingly filled them,...

As the Neighborhood Turns

By Heather Miller Since moving into a fairly close knit neighborhood that is full of families with young children, it has become more clear to me how differently each of...

Why Are My Kids So Honest?

By Laura Simon I keep hearing this myth that having kids will keep you young. I don’t know about that. Every day when I wake up, I discover that my gray hairs have...

Traveling with Toddlers

By Guest Blogger Melanie East With Spring Break quickly approaching, and many travel plans for summer on the horizon, we thought this blog might serve as a great...