Opinion

Archive by category ''Opinion

  • OPINION

    Granados: Wake Forest a Little Old-Fashioned, and that’s OK

    For residents, the town is an alternative to the Triangle’s urban vibes

  • OPINION

    Notables, May 19

    Nine Raleigh Girl Scouts from Troop 326 worked together to earn their Bronze Award, the highest possible achievement for Juniors.

  • OPINION

    Sometimes a low-key vacation does the trick

    I love taking my kids to new cities, states and countries whenever I can. But on our recent track out from school, we just headed to the beach for a few days.

  • OPINION

    Time for outdoor fun

    There’s something wonderful about changing to daylight saving time, even though I missed the extra hour of sleep and my kids stayed up long past their normal bedtime last week.

  • OPINION

    Picture perfect? What’s that?

    I remember being pregnant with Trevor and looking forward to taking beautiful photographs of my newborn and his toddler sister.

  • OPINION

    Looking for lost time

    I recently read somewhere that people spend 14 days a year looking for lost items. But I am positive moms spend much more time than that searching for misplaced stuff.

  • OPINION

    Tough talk easier through email

    A few weeks ago, my 9-year-old son and I had a complete conversation about something that was bothering him through email. The funniest part is we were sitting in the same room while writing back and forth. But I am positive that he shared much more with me because he didn’t have to talk ...

  • OPINION

    Dogs are a mom’s best friends

    Last week, my calendar was full of playdates. But they weren’t for my children – they were my energetic rescue dog, Katie.

  • OPINION

    Parents need Technology 101

    Whoa horsey…back up…you want me to “insta” who, and “twitter” what…because I should “kik” somebody? OK, let’s have a meeting about this. It is too much to compute. Good grief, how much technology does it take to spin a parent’...

  • OPINION

    Groundhog Day is not so bad

    I recently ran into a good friend at the park and I asked her how her day was going. She started to give me the expected “great,” but then decided to be honest.

View More