Novant Health Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Baseball, bonfires, barbecue and beach trips! Summer in North Carolina is a time for families to be outdoors and on the move! And, never has this been truer than this summer, as we enjoy more and more opportunities for fun and gatherings in this post-pandemic era. Yet, with physical activity comes the unavoidable possibility for […]

Streamline and Strategize to Simplify Your Life and Maximize Your Time

Whether you’re clearing your closet full of clutter, planning for the next few days, or prioritizing endless lists, streamlining and strategizing can improve your workflow and your entire life.  Here are some helpful tips to simplify your life, lighten your load, ease your anxieties, boost your mood and energy, and to  live better!  What is […]

Winter Spinach, Pomegranate, & Feta Salad

February is amid all things “breezy winter,” but spring is just around the corner. So, what better way to enjoy the harvest delights than with seasonal winter fruits and greens tossed together with a homemade salad dressing for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner side dish!  Spinach is one of those superpower ingredients, because […]

The Fancy Fork Vegan Mushroom Bolognese

Servings: 6-8 Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 30 mins Ingredients: 16 oz. cremini mushrooms, finely chopped 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 2-3 medium carrots, finely grated 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbsp. flour, or tomato paste 28 oz. crushed tomatoes 1 cup vegetable stock One-half cup […]

“What If?” Presents the Many Uses of Duct Tape

“What-if?”, the worrisome words, arrive in the conscious spinning topics in our mind, from safety and financial security to loved ones and pet health.  Asking, “What can I do?” leads to a proactive decision to invest time in the ultimate insurance policy—valuable life skills comprising security, shelter, food, water, and medical care! In any emergency, […]

Child Safety Series: Common Household Dangers

Each month this series will provide important facts and tips surrounding child safety in an effort to support parents and caregivers as they navigate reducing risks and creating the safest environment possible for the children in their lives.  You can have a playroom filled to the brim with toys, and children will find the one […]

Thanksgiving Celebrations Around the World

Every year, on the fourth Thursday in November, family and friends gather for food and companionship. On this day, known as Thanksgiving, tables are filled with turkey, potatoes, corn, bread, stuffing and pumpkin pie, and many people take in a football game or two. Since 1941, when Thanksgiving became a national holiday, our celebrations have […]

Easy Quiche Lorraine & Olive Oil Pie Crust

Perfect for breakfast, brunch, or dinner, this Quiche Lorraine recipe has the best filling of crispy bacon, leeks, and cheese in a flaky olive oil pie crust. It’s low carb, easy to make, and a comfort food at its finest! November’s harvest has an abundance of crisp vegetables such as chard, cauliflower, white cabbage, chicory, […]

What Three Counselors (and Moms) Want You to Know

By Priscilla St. John Three women gather in a welcoming office overlooking the pond on Forsyth Country Day Schools’ campus. They are the school’s dedicated counselors who together serve the needs of students from age 2 through grade 12. They’re also moms. Meet Upper School Counselor Dr. Melissa Mann-Bailey, Middle School Counselor Mrs. Jenifer Gornik, […]

5 Ways to Honor National Native American Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is held from September 15th to October 15th and Black History Month is observed during February, but did you know there is also a month honoring Native Americans? Throughout the 30 days of November, the cultures, traditions, histories and contributions of Native people are celebrated. Also known as Native American Heritage Month, […]