Groundbreaking News at Montessori School of Winston-Salem

Snow was no deterrent to the excitement at The Montessori School of Winston-Salem on Friday, December 8th, 2017. Special guests, faculty and staff, students and their families, as well as the Board of Trustees, assembled to celebrate the groundbreaking at the school’s new location for the 7th to 9th Grade Adolescent Program, located one block […]

Surprising Strategies to Help Your Child Learn

BY PRISCILLA ST. JOHN You send your kids to a good school, you check their homework, you may even help them study for tests. But are you really helping them learn? Dr. Michelle Klosterman, a veteran teacher and Associate Head of School for Academic Affairs at Forsyth Country Day School, debunks some popular myths and […]

From the Heart: January 2018

Happy New Year! I’m so grateful to be here to say that! This time last year, I was dealing with a lot of uncertainty with my recent breast and thyroid cancer diagnosis. It has been a year-long journey and one, I’m happy to say, that is almost over. I received my last Herceptin treatment on […]

A Sweet Ending: Oven Roasted Fruit

We all understand that most of us overindulge during the holiday season. From the copious amounts of butter and sweets, the New Year provides us a moment to stop and throw out all the leftovers of cake and cookies that may still be sitting in the fridge. Oven Roasted Fruit is a fantastic way to […]

Mac & Nelli’s Celebrates Three Years at Harper Hill Commons

Three years ago, Mac & Nelli’s moved to Harper Hill Commons Shopping Center on Country Club Road in Winston-Salem. The move was a welcomed addition to the neighboring residents and businesses, and the location has proven to be a success for owners Art and Lori Shaver. “The business has grown each year since we have […]

Exercising While Pregnant: Common Myths

BY MADISON SKAKLE I am pregnant with my first child, due in May, and have learned so much about working out while pregnant. There are tons of opinions, facts and myths about exercising while pregnant, and I’m sharing my personal experience from what I’ve learned! Myth #1: “You can do all the same things you […]

Pop – Pop – Pop Bring on the Popcorn!

What’s a movie without popcorn? They really do go together, don’t they? Ah, but that’s not the only time to enjoy popcorn. January 19th is National Popcorn Day, so let’s study a bit of history about popcorn and share a couple of yummy recipes for perhaps a new taste treat or a reminder of treats […]

Kids in the Kitchen: Snow Days

Baby, it’s cold outside. Here are some warm recipes for those “code” snow days and more! SLOW-COOKER WHITE COCOA  Ingredients: 2 cups whipping cream 6 cups whole milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 12 oz.-package of premium white chocolate chips (such as Ghiradelli) Directions: 1. Combine all ingredients in slow cooker and stir well to blend. […]

This Too Shall Pass

BY LAURA SIMON, Blogger with Triad Moms on Main Somewhere around 4 a.m. on my first night at home with my firstborn son, I scanned his room, glanced at the line of pillows that I was attempting to use as a mattress, stared into his not-tired-at-all eyes, and thought, “I have ruined my life.” I’m […]

It’s A Grand Life – New Year, New Hope

The new year has many of us making resolutions as to what we hope to accomplish in the next 365 days or less. I suppose there are some people who fulfill their resolutions, but for most, they are forgotten soon after they are made. Although the attempt to achieve a desired result in a certain […]