When Kindness ROCKS

When Megan Murphy, a life coach from Massachusetts, lost her parents, she struggled with handling the loss. Beginning to paint and write kind messages on rocks, and then leaving them […]

Teaching Children to Love Art Galleries

An unfortunate side effect to parenthood can often be a matter of sidelining our own interests and passions in the name of “kid friendly” activities. When we do this, we […]

Seven Lessons Learned from Lion King

Lion King still holds the record as one of the most powerful Disney movies ever. Perhaps it is because of the life lessons it teaches us: Overcoming the past. Everyone has a […]

Budget-Friendly Day Trips for Families

Hanging Rock State Park Located in nearby Stokes County, Hanging Rock State Park is the home of the Hanging Rock natural formation. There is a hike that takes you to […]

No, I Won’t Clean Your Room

“When your environment is clean, you feel happy,motivated, and healthy.” ~Lailah Gifty Akita The ability to keep a clean house is a skill that is learned, not a skill that one […]

Closing the Opportunity Gap in Forsyth County

BY BOB FEIKEMA, FAMILY SERVICES PRESIDENT AND CEO Education has long been the door to opportunity and the pathway to prosperity in America. “The American Century” was made possible by […]

Appreciation of the Wig!

Ginger Kelly, a former hairdresser whose favorite pastime in retirement involved shopping for the next pair of comfortable black leather shoes, held a secret most friends never knew.  For the […]

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