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Where to See Santa in the Triad | Santa Photos in the Triad 2018

Where to See Santa in the Triad | Santa Photos in the Triad 2018

By Rachel Hoeing Need pictures with Santa in Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem or Burlington?  Or just hoping to catch a glimpse of the man in red? Our comprehensive directory has Triad Santa photo opps, holiday parades, holiday lighting events and other special...

Special Events, Holiday Ideas & A New Giveaway!

Special Events, Holiday Ideas & A New Giveaway!

By Katie Moosbrugger Featured in today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ Special Events at the Greensboro Ice House ~ Pre-Order Desserts at Midtown Cafe ~ Wonderland Bookshop's Grand Opening ~ Enter to Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets to Denton FarmPark's Annual Country Christmas...

The School Says Your Child May Have ADHD – Now What?

The School Says Your Child May Have ADHD – Now What?

By Guest Blogger Jim Anderson, MD, Pediatrician, Wake Forest Health Network – Pediatrics at Premier It's that time of the school year when progress reports are sent out and parent-teacher conferences occur. For some parents, this can mean an often-worrisome subject is...

Developing Self-Confidence Through Skills Week at Noble Academy

Developing Self-Confidence Through Skills Week at Noble Academy

By Jennifer Aceves, Head of High School “I don’t think I can do this.” How many times have you had this thought? As a parent or educator, how many times have you heard your children or students say this? Do you find it hard to change that mindset and develop...

Protecting Our Children in Public

Protecting Our Children in Public

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty, author of the blog Redemption Red: The Haggerty Life I’ve had a few weeks to calm down. I am not writing this to promote fear, only awareness of the world we are raising our babies in today. Just last month, I brought my four children...

Free Range Parenting Is Hard

Free Range Parenting Is Hard

By Laura Simon I really want to be a free-range parent. Something about that particular parenting style resonates in my gut. I believe it’s good for kids to be trained, prepared, and then allowed to navigate the world without adults hovering in the background. I...

Gift Ideas: Toddler Toys that Teach

Gift Ideas: Toddler Toys that Teach

By Dennette Bailey The holidays are fast approaching, and while some may be experts at, and even love shopping for children, there are others who just need a little guidance on the subject. As an educator I have a preference for toys that teach or encourage critical...

Great Resources and Ways to Win with TMoM

Great Resources and Ways to Win with TMoM

By Rachel Hoeing In today's spotlight: Finding the best healthcare at Brenner Children's Win a $50 Rockin Jump Gift Card Treating Sun Damage November Festivals Sharing TMoM with Others   Finding the best healthcare at Brenner Children's Brenner Children’s knows that...

Doing Good Things ~ Coffee with a Cause

Doing Good Things ~ Coffee with a Cause

By Guest Blogger Latasha Barr-Lewis Coffee with a cause is what you will experience at Cam’s Coffee Co located at 930 S. Broad St. and at the highly anticipated new location at 101 N. Chestnut St. which opened just two days ago. Camden Myers, affectionately known as...

Win Four Tickets for the Annual Country Christmas Train!

Win Four Tickets for the Annual Country Christmas Train!

Win a Family Four Pack of Tickets! Two Winners Will Be Selected! To enter, complete the short survey at the bottom of this page. Ride the Handy Dandy Railroad to see the lights and Nativity movie. Visit the church and sing carols. Explore the Service Station,...

How Can We Have a Smooth Transition to Becoming a Stepfamily?

How Can We Have a Smooth Transition to Becoming a Stepfamily?

By Christine Murray, PhD, LPC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative Our Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI) team is excited to partner with Triad Moms on Main on this blog series. In this series, we offer general guidance to relationship or family...

2018 Holiday Light Shows & Parades

2018 Holiday Light Shows & Parades

By Katie Moosbrugger Looking for a Christmas light show or holiday parade near you? It’s time to share our list of amazing Triad Light Shows and Holiday Parades in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, and beyond!  This year, we expanded our holiday...

How Southern Grandmas Say OMG

How Southern Grandmas Say OMG

By Guest Blogger Misty Nichols, author of Back Porch Bliss Words cannot express how much I love and miss my grandmothers. They were raised in opposite worlds and their lives could not have been more different, but they both loved their families beyond what we felt we...

TMoM’s Favorite Photographer Directory

TMoM’s Favorite Photographer Directory

By Rachel Hoeing When it comes to finding a family photographer to fit your personal style, the process can be overwhelming. TMoM is making it easy for you. We've asked our readers for their favorite photographers and have compiled the list below. These photographers...

November Festivals, Fairs & Holiday Markets 2018

November Festivals, Fairs & Holiday Markets 2018

By Katie Moosbrugger Every November, you can always find a seasonal festival or fair happening in our area. Plus, as we get ready for the holidays, special sales and markets are popping up too! Today’s post focuses on all of these types of events happening in November...

Fun Learning Activities for Babies & Toddlers

Fun Learning Activities for Babies & Toddlers

By Guest Blogger Laura Handler First a Teacher, then a “First Teacher” Having been an educator for over a decade, nothing has been more fascinating to me than watching the development and learning of my own child day by day, minute by minute. Whether it was a physical...

Counselors, Psychologists and Therapists for Your Family

Counselors, Psychologists and Therapists for Your Family

Updated by Laura Simon Many children and teens suffer from anxiety, hyperactivity, depression, and other issues. It is often difficult to get good referrals and information because parents are not always comfortable discussing the problem with others. To assist our...

Stories of Breast Cancer from Triad Moms

Stories of Breast Cancer from Triad Moms

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders October is breast cancer awareness month. While most of us are aware of that, the sad fact is most still aren’t fully aware of all that breast cancer entails. I interviewed four local women for this blog. All are amazing moms and women...

Special Events, Holiday Excitement, and a New Giveaway!

Special Events, Holiday Excitement, and a New Giveaway!

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight: ~ Enrichment Classes at Greensboro Day School ~ Girlology Puberty Program in November ~ Getting Holiday Ready with TL Cleaning ~ Mark Your Calendar for T.O.A.S.T ~ Win Free Ice Skating Classes at Greensboro Ice House ~...

A Not-So-Welcome Visitor this Season

A Not-So-Welcome Visitor this Season

By Guest Blogger Michelle Barson Every season has a special virus that passes through the school systems and camps.  This fall has treated our family, and all of our friends (because we’re good at sharing), a specifically rough brand of illness. Symptoms: ~...

Nov. 4 & 5, 2018: Mast Store’s Employee for a Day Sale

Nov. 4 & 5, 2018: Mast Store’s Employee for a Day Sale

Mast General Store Employee for a Day Sale November 4 and November 5, 2018 516 North Trade Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 336-727-2015 www.MastGeneralStore.com/EFAD Here's an offer you can't refuse! Enjoy one of Mast Store employees' favorite benefits - their employee...

Prank Wars

Prank Wars

By Laura Simon I was digging through my minivan the other day, looking for something I told my children to put in a safe place, when I found all the socks in our house. I’m only slightly exaggerating. It seemed that literally our entire stash of children’s socks – and...

WIN a $50 Gift Card to Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park

WIN a $50 Gift Card to Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park

By Rachel Hoeing Our last "Facebook Love" contest went so well that we are doing it again! (Congrats to Courtney Wilson who won for the month of October!) During the month of November, any time you like, comment, or share one of our Facebook posts, you will get an...

Could My Child have Dyslexia?

Could My Child have Dyslexia?

By Guest Blogger Carrie Malloy, Director of Triad Academy at Summit School A child comes home from school each day frustrated that he can’t keep up in the classroom. He’s often not able to participate in class and at home, he bursts into tears during homework time. He...

A Mom’s Review of the “Eighth Grade” Movie

A Mom’s Review of the “Eighth Grade” Movie

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines If you have or have had a middle school child, you know the pain of trying to stay connected when your child is trying desperately to break free. It’s a gut clenching feeling that stays with you throughout most of the movie “Eighth Grade”,...

Nov. 14, 2018: Cyber Liability and ID Theft Lunch & Learn

Nov. 14, 2018: Cyber Liability and ID Theft Lunch & Learn

Cyber Liability and ID Theft  A FREE Lunch & Learn Sponsored by The Phoenix Company Five Points Restaurant, 109 S. Stratford Road, Winston-Salem Wednesday, November 14 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cyber liability and identity theft is a problem for businesses and families....

Let’s Talk about Emotional Reactions to Learning

Let’s Talk about Emotional Reactions to Learning

By Angela Anderson with A Step Ahead Academic Center The year was 1994. Bill Clinton was president, OJ Simpson was arrested, and I was in 3rd grade, having an emotional breakdown while trying to learn my multiplication tables. Nearly 25 years later, I still remember...

November 9, 2018:  Shred It Day 

November 9, 2018: Shred It Day 

Shred It Day  The Phoenix Company 1396 Westgate Center Drive Winston-Salem  Friday, November 9, 2018 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Shredding sensitive documents can help you protect your family from identity theft. The Phoenix Company's Shred It Day is a FREE event for anyone in...

Nov, 10, 2018: Meet the Made in NC Award Winners at Mast Store

Nov, 10, 2018: Meet the Made in NC Award Winners at Mast Store

Made in NC Award Winners Event November 10 • Noon - 3 p.m. Mast General Store in Winston-Salem 516 North Trade Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 336-727-2015 The state of North Carolina is filled with talented makers of all kinds. You can meet the winners of this year's...

Nov. 10, 11 and 17, 2018: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Nov. 10, 11 and 17, 2018: Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse A North Carolina Theatre for Young People production Taylor Theatre 406 Tate St. Greensboro, NC 27403 November 10, 11, and 17 at 2 p.m. Lilly the spunky young mouse is ready to take on the world! But a new baby brother turns her life...

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