Author: Jane Paige

The C-Section Controversy

Reasons for the increase in Cesareans are varied and often controversial. Some women are requesting Cesarean deliveries, even for their first child.

Baby Talk Isn't Babble

Researchers know that a 7-month-old still in the womb can hear its parents because, like a newborn, its heart rate declines and then returns to normal in response to interesting sounds.

Homeschooled But Not Lonely

For Karen Jetton of Apex, homeschooling her three children has always been the perfect situation. Teaching extends beyond the basic textbooks into the Triangle’s vast community of museums, parks and universities.

The New Dating Game

For today's teens, romantic relationships often include the added pressures of sex, drugs and alcohol. Help your child make the right choices.

Create a Home Office that Works

Author Mary Cantando has worked out of her home office in Raleigh for more than 10 years. It is the perfect setup for the nationally recognized expert on women business owners.

Close Comfort

More and more seniors are relocating to the Triangle to be close to their families. Should your parents make the move?

Hail to the Chief

A Raleigh physician was recently elected president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Find out how the new top doc feels about kids, teenagers and the politics of health care.

Team Leaders

Volunteer coaches make a big difference in kids' lives. Meet four local coaches who share their time and wisdom on the court and off.

Public Magnet Schools

Public magnet schools offer a wide variety of educational options ranging from gifted and talented to International Baccalaureate to museum schools.