Calvary Day School: Where Academics & Worship Meet

The mission of Calvary Day School is to partner with parents to equip students to think, learn, and live from a biblical worldview by integrating God and His Word into every aspect of life, so they can impact the world for Christ. Never has the classroom been more important. Students need stability, and parents are seeking […]

Pigskin for Hodgkins Flag Football for a Good Cause

When you’re 17 years old, hearing “you have cancer,” are the last three words you expect. In the blink of an eye, life comes to a halt and the focus goes from spending time with friends and graduating from high school to battling an unseen opponent. This is the story of Karly Billips of Greensboro, […]

You’re A Parent, You’re A Coach

BY MICHAEL JOHNSON “GO!  Go!  Keep going!  GO GO GO!” And thus sounds the fevered war cry from parents who are in it to win it.   As athletic, Type-A parents, most gather at the sidelines to clap and cheer and cajole with a wild look in the collective eye.    Some onlookers quietly (or not […]

Child Safety Series: Playground Safety

Each month this series will provide important facts and tips surrounding child safety in an effort to support parents and caregivers as they navigate risks and create the safest environment possible for the children in their lives.  One of the most universally common childhood experiences is playing on the playground! Getting your energy out as […]

Spring Cleaning Like a Rockstar: Tackling the Entire House in One Weekend

Our plates are fuller than ever nowadays, and while Spring comes with what feels like the perfect time to clean out the house, it can seem like the biggest undertaking imaginable. (An undertaking that most of us—if we’re being honest—can’t imagine finding the time to take on.) What if you could tackle it all in […]

Jon Marzano: Founding Partner of Marzano Capital Group

For many, the idea of working with a financial advisory company may feel intimidating.  Perhaps even cold and impersonal.  But at Marzano Capital Group – that’s the furthest thing from the truth.  Spearheaded by founding partner Jon Marzano, Marzano Capital Group is an organization that is built on relationships, community engagement, and connections. “My dad […]

The Most Important Weed, the Dandelion

Some see a weed, while others view a wish!  Is the springtime golden blossom wicked or wonderful?  The answer requires perspective!   Nature’s Gift to Pollinators  The hearty dandelion suddenly pops from a dormant sleep well before other flowers.  From the standpoint of a foraging honeybee, the bee seeks an ultraviolet energy and lands on the […]

Summer Camp, an Enriching Experience

At age nine, my suitcase was an ivory hardtop case, which opened to reveal two interior compartments. Lifting required leaning 80 degrees while using both hands.  I can still feel the weight rubbing against my leg while walking through the wood-floored cabin.  Most of the girls were occupied, feeling shy, and settling into their bunks.  […]

Mar 2022 “From the Heart”

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas! We recently made a family trip to Las Vegas to celebrate my daughter, Briana’s, 30th birthday and what fun we had! In usual Bralley style, we fit all we possibly could into the time we had there! Given the last time we went was more than 20 years […]

Kingery, Rice & Associates, DDS – New Name, Same Great Care

A lifetime career goes by quickly when you do what you love and love what you do; such is the story of Dr. William Kingery, known as Dr. Bill, of Kingery, Rice & Associates, in Clemmons. As Dr. Bill approaches his retirement, after 48 years in practice, the patients he has cared for over the […]