Raising Children

How Can Big Bird, Elmo, and Friends Help Young Children Navigate this Difficult Time?

How Can Big Bird, Elmo, and Friends Help Young Children Navigate this Difficult Time?

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray, PhD, LCMHC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative in the UNCG Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships Last month, I got to go somewhere that I never even could have dreamed would be possible when I was a...
Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

Updated By Stephanie Ferris 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...
Things You Forget About Having Babies and Toddlers in the House

Things You Forget About Having Babies and Toddlers in the House

By Rachel Hoeing My children are currently 14 and 16. It’s been a long, long time since we had babies in our home. But my sister has a one-year-old and an almost three-year-old. (It makes me tired just telling you that.) Being the dutiful older sister, I have watched...