Posts tagged “Amanda Lamb”
In many ways, being a parent is about writing our legacy for our children one day, one moment, one act at a time.
On Oct. 28, Jean Quartey was a patient at WakeMed dealing with a serious heart condition when she got the worst news a mother could ever receive: Your son has been in a serious accident.
One of the first things my mother told me about marriage was this: "Don't start traditions you don't intend to keep."
I've written a lot about the importance of grandmothers in the wake of my mother's death and my children's subsequent loss, but I think it's just as important to acknowledge the role that grandfathers play in their grandchildren's lives.
Sometimes I catch myself in a moment where all the stars in the universe are properly aligned.
The line between encouragement, constructive criticism and downright bullying at children's sporting events these days seems to be getting thinner and thinner.
As I was putting my youngest daughter to bed the other night she started to tell me about all the "stress" she is under trying to balance school work with her multiple activities.
When you walk into my front hallway on any given day there are any number of bags - school bags, computer bags, purses, lunch bags, swim bags, dance bags.
Every once in a while, I meet someone in my job who stops me in my tracks. This month it was a 34-year-old mother named Dyretta Smith.
Sometimes themes keep coming up again and again in my life like reruns on a syndicated television show. Eventually, they force me to recognize them with their gentle subliminal tugs on my conscience.
I got tears in my eyes as I watched my fifth grader walk into school today -- her little girl legs having morphed into pre-teen legs, her former bobbed hair now in a mature bun, a pseudo message bag slung casually across her chest.
Greg Sousa has a brain tumor. I can't pronounce the name of it, but if you ask him, he will gladly show you exactly where it is and where the surgeon cut his skull open to remove as much of it as he could.
As you might have guessed by the name of her business, Mendy Legleiter started making hair bows during her older daughter's naptime.
Stone's move to a bigger space off N.C. 54 in Cary allows the store to carry more toys, along with all of the school supplies that…
Like so many of the mom-owned business that I write about, Jessica Throneburg's Little Details started almost overnight.
Marbles Kids Museum unveiled the latest improvement to its Around Town gallery this week: the new Ready, Set, School exhibit.
Artist Steve Gerberich talks about his new exhibit at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham.
Jennifer Durbin talks about her Clueless Chick book series.
This is a smaller park with athletic fields, a .36 mile walking trail, a picnic shelter and a playground.
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published its most recent look at child safety booster seats Thursday.
Amy Hambrick, a Raleigh mom of two, talks about her efforts to get back into shape and launch her two passions - baking and healthy…
The new special exhibit focuses on the research of two scientists, who set out to document all 39 known species of birds of paradise.…
Jessica Hipp started making felt toys for her son in August. Pretty quickly, she had a business on her hands.
Alexis Hetrick and Julia Huffman, moms in Cary, talk about their new party planning business All Wrapped Up.
Glenn Dobrogosz, Greensboro Science Center's executive director, talks about the new Sciquarium and future plans for the Triad…
Kimberly Brackett-Jones first developed her recipe for gluten-free cheese straws for her husband, who has Celiac disease. Learn more…
Kinsley Mull, a mom of two, talks about why she opened a Noah's Art location in Raleigh and what she offers.
Quin Walker, an educator at Morehead Planetarium, talks about the free science shows offered at the Chapel Hill destination.
The Garner maze, sponsored by WRAL this year, is six acres and features more than two miles of trails.
Rupali Tayal and Geetika Dagar, who opened Ladders in Morrisville in December, talk about their store and what they offer.