Salem Academy – Girl Power for the Real World

photos by SAIL OFF PHOTOGRAPHY Voted the number one best private high school in the Triad, Salem Academy is also the only boarding and day school exclusively for high school girls, located on a college campus – and with a STEAM focus. In 2022, the school celebrated its 250th Anniversary, and the future is brighter […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

Ahh September! I think it’s safe to say most of us have had enough of the blistering August heat and are thrilled to see the calendar switch over to September. As I’m writing this, it’s still August, but I’m in Maine! It’s a cool 63 degrees, and I can’t say I miss the 90+ degree […]

The Keys to Building a Strong Parent/Teacher Relationship

The beginning of a new school year can be an exciting, yet busy time. There are the back-to-school shopping trips, events and getting back into a routine. A key event during this time is Open House, the day or night when children and parents meet their teachers for the new year. This interaction can vary […]

Class is in Session at Lyndhurst Gynecologic Associates

Are birthing and postpartum classes beneficial for the mother-to-be? The answer from Lyndhurst Gynecologic Associates is a resounding YES! Whether it’s a first birth or a subsequent birth, most women report some sense of anxiety surrounding labor and delivery. Almost 100% of the time these worries are rooted in the unknown. Gaining hands-on knowledge, tools […]

Celebrating Grandparents’ Day: Embracing the Bonds of Wisdom and Love

by QUINN BARKER Grandparents’ Day, observed on the first Sunday after Labor Day, is a special occasion to honor and celebrate the significant role that grandparents play in our lives. In the Winston-Salem area and throughout Forsyth county, this day provides a wonderful opportunity to show appreciation, create lasting memories, and strengthen the intergenerational bonds […]

Watchmen of the Streets – Winston-Salem – Building Relationships on Hope & Love

A homeless outreach ministry of Habit Missions, Watchmen of the Streets was formed in 2009 to support Heath Burchett and his wife, Amanda, as missionaries to the Central American country of Belize. The ministry literally found its roots on the streets of Belize City, where the homeless population was immense. Heath and Amanda were immediately […]

Get Inspired with Hibiscus

It’s so much more than just a beautiful tropical bloom! Hibiscus boasts many health and beauty benefits and can help you celebrate and stay cool this summer.  Summertime is the perfect time to feature the vibrant and beautiful hibiscus flower. Here are some of the health advantages of including hibiscus in your summertime activities: Hibiscus […]

Getting Your Kids in the Kitchen

by KATIE MAXEY, MS, RD, IBCLC It seems to be an old-fashioned idea to spend a slow Saturday morning sitting on the kitchen counter learning how to make pancakes with your mother or grandmother for breakfast; or learning the steps to a secret family recipe during a holiday season. But, I did just that, and […]

Truliant Credit Union: Triad Area Events in September

September offers a variety of interesting and exciting events for families to experience in and around the Triad. Here are some of the top offerings: An Evening with the Steep Canyon Rangers Blue Ridge Music Center, Galax, Va. Sept. 2, 7 p.m. Tickets $20-$40 The Steep Canyon Rangers are Grammy winners and perennial Billboard chart-toppers. […]

Requiem for Our Trees 

by RENEE SKUDRA I wasn’t born Southern but after nearly seven years of living in the Piedmont, I’ve accumulated a small but keenly felt sense of what that means. Heritage, legacy, provenance are clearly part of the imagination.  The great writer William Faulkner said that the life of the South is an epic life and […]

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