Raising Children

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...
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...
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...
Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

Updated By Jen Mearns Finding trustworthy, reliable child care is not only an important decision, but an overwhelming one. There are so many factors to consider, including cost, availability, location, age parameters, certifications,  background and records of care...