Parenting & Family

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

By Katie Moosbrugger Splash parks and spray grounds have literally sprung up all over the Triad, and more are being planned! Many of these (particularly the pools and water slides) will not open until Memorial Day weekend, but some spray grounds are already...
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...
Summer 2019 Family Bucket List

Summer 2019 Family Bucket List

By Rachel Hoeing Waterparks, outdoor adventures, arts, animals, day trips, and more! Babies, teens, and everyone in between – we’ve got ideas to keep your family entertained all summer long in the Triad and beyond! Details on each venue will be found by clicking on...
“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...
Screen-Free Week Ideas

Screen-Free Week Ideas

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper Screen-Free Week kicks off next week (April 29 – May 5). This is the week where we all pledge to keep our televisions, video game systems, tablets, etc. off, and today’s blog will help you get ready (although any week can be a...
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...