Blog Roll

Mad Science, Rock Box Bouldering, and $100 from Friendly Center

Mad Science, Rock Box Bouldering, and $100 from Friendly Center

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: Mad Science Camps Rock Box Bouldering Chance to Win with Friendly Center   Unplug! Explore! Learn! Ready for your child to experience summer unplugged? At Mad Science camp, they’ve replaced wifi with wonder by cutting the...

How Should I Talk with My Teenager about Dating?

How Should I Talk with My Teenager about Dating?

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...

7 Things I’m Looking Forward To in Winston-Salem This Spring

7 Things I’m Looking Forward To in Winston-Salem This Spring

By Guest Blogger Anna Keller Spring is officially here! After all that cold rain we’ve had over the past several weeks – not to mention the crazy snow earlier this year – it’s just time. Majorly time. Lucky for us, we live in a place we love (Winston-Salem), and with...

Top Three Family-Friendly Resorts in Myrtle Beach

Top Three Family-Friendly Resorts in Myrtle Beach

By Guest Blogger Ashlee Carson With millions of visitors each year, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is one of the top family-friendly vacation destinations in the country. It’s home to world-class restaurants, theater shows, family attractions and amusements, golf...

Ellen’s Book Nook —March 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook —March 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Win a book of your choice from today's blog! (Read to the end to find out more!) Welcome March — the month of renewal and growth. It’s the time when everything seems to come alive again after the dark, cold days of winter. The...

Au Pair in the Triad Might be the Child Care of Your Dreams

Au Pair in the Triad Might be the Child Care of Your Dreams

By Guest Blogger Au Pair in America Have you ever been at a local park, the local library or at the children’s museum and seen young women caring for children — and occasionally speaking to each other in another language? Chances are they are au pairs, living with...

Upcoming Special Events + A New Giveaway!

Upcoming Special Events + A New Giveaway!

By Katie Moosbrugger Keep reading to find out more about these special events and our new giveaway.... ~ Pregnant in the Piedmont ~ April 6 ~ Forsyth Creek Week - Begins March 23 ~ Harlem Globetrotters' Fan Powered Tour - March 23 & 24 ~ Chance to Win $100 Off...

Doing Good Things Series ~ Camp Kesem at UNC-Greensboro

Doing Good Things Series ~ Camp Kesem at UNC-Greensboro

By Guest Blogger MaryKent Wolff, co-director In the United States, over 5 million children have been affected by a parent’s cancer. One nonprofit, Camp Kesem, is working nationwide to serve this population by providing them with a completely free and fun week of...

A Note to New Moms: It’s OK

A Note to New Moms: It’s OK

By Jen Mearns You’ve brought home your new baby and realized they forgot to include the instruction manual. How does this whole baby thing work anyway? Why would they let just anybody leave the hospital with a helpless new human and expect everything to go smoothly?...

Camps for Confidence

Camps for Confidence

By Jeff Turner, Director of Co-Curricular Programs, Summit School I recently had a conversation with a parent of young children who was concerned about her daughter’s lack of confidence and low self-image. The mother was trying a variety of solutions to help her...

Fun Trip Idea: VA Creeper Trail

Fun Trip Idea: VA Creeper Trail

By Laura Simon When my husband first suggested heading up into the mountains to ride bikes, I was less than enthused. For starters, there was the mountain biking experience in which I wound up hugging a tree. Literally. Also, I don’t particularly like heights, and the...

Rock Box Bouldering: Getting Kids to Move

Rock Box Bouldering: Getting Kids to Move

By Guest Blogger Ben Burgess, Manager/Owner of Rock Box Bouldering What makes kids move? And not just move, but really move, and have fun while doing it? If you aren’t sure of your answer to that question (and I wasn’t sure of it myself for a long time), read on. My...

Win $100 Off Tuition at Merriwood Christian Camp!

Win $100 Off Tuition at Merriwood Christian Camp!

Win $100 off Tuition at Merriwood Christian Camp! Three Winners Will Be Announced! To enter, click the link at the bottom of this post to fill out a short survey. Merriwood Christian Camp, located in Clemmons, specializes in summer youth camps with unique, challenging...

How Foster Parenting Was Our Calling

How Foster Parenting Was Our Calling

By Guest Blogger Greta Argenta “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa When people ask me why we got into foster care/adoption I can say with total certainty that it was a calling. As a kid my favorite game to...

Private Schools, Deals from PDQ, Photography, and Summer Camp

Private Schools, Deals from PDQ, Photography, and Summer Camp

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: Schedule a Tour at St. Leo Catholic School Motherhood is Fleeting: Book with Lucy Miller Photography Slam Dunk Deals at PDQ Early Childhood Program at Greensboro Day School Imprints Cares 2019 Summer Camp   Schedule a Tour...

Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith for Men

Fitness, Fellowship, and Faith for Men

By Guest Blogger Britton Lewis A few years ago, I was living several states away but visited Wilmington on vacation. I stopped by Fleet Feet to get a new pair of running shoes. While there, I struck up a conversation with the guy behind the counter. He asked me if I’d...

Things to do at Disney When You’re Not in the Parks!

Things to do at Disney When You’re Not in the Parks!

By Guest Blogger Kristin Rusbolt Headed to Disney World for Spring Break this year? Maybe you’re counting down until summer vacation at the most magical place on earth? One of the great things about visiting the Disney Parks resort is that you don’t always need a park...

“Sangria Sisters” College Finals Treat Bag Night

“Sangria Sisters” College Finals Treat Bag Night

By Guest Blogger Alexandra Walser When our oldest started college, we eagerly joined the parent Facebook page, researched the area, got excited with every mailing (after that tuition bill, anyway) - typical freshman parents! One envelope offered “Student Treat...

As a Parent, Sometimes I Think I am Failing

As a Parent, Sometimes I Think I am Failing

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz Being a mom is amazing. It is the absolute greatest joy I have ever experienced in my life. But sometimes it is also really hard. I am a classic overachiever. If I’m gonna do something, I want to do it well. I was worried about that when...

April 6 – June 29, 2019: Absolute Fitness’ 12 Week Group Fitness 

April 6 – June 29, 2019: Absolute Fitness’ 12 Week Group Fitness 

Absolute Fitness' 12 Week Group Fitness April 6th-June 29th 1570-B Highwoods BLvd. Greensboro, NC 27410 (right next to SkyZone) absolutefitnessnc.com Join Nicole Myers, NASM Certified Professional Trainer, mother of two for a 12 week fitness transformation. Their...

April 8, 2019: Mini Lessons Start at High Point Swim Club

April 8, 2019: Mini Lessons Start at High Point Swim Club

Mini Lessons at High Point Swim Club ~ April 8th-22th ~ May 6th-20th ~ June 4th-25th ~ July 8th-22nd ~ August 12th-26th For 10% off, use the coupon code HPSC-TMOM at check-out! Two Locations: The Igloo: 1705 Whitehall Street High Point – During Summer and Fall The...

April 6, 2019: Pregnant in the Piedmont

April 6, 2019: Pregnant in the Piedmont

Pregnant in the Piedmont April 6 from 10 am 2 pm Novant Health/Forsyth Medical Center Conference Room FREE Admission Facebook Event Page HERE Mark your calendars for the Piedmont's most exciting pregnancy, baby and parenting event! Pregnant In The Piedmont returns for...

March 23 – 31, 2019: Forsyth Creek Week

March 23 – 31, 2019: Forsyth Creek Week

Forsyth Creek Week March 23-31 ForsythCreekWeek.org Forsyth Creek Week begins March 23 with nine days of fun ways to connect kids with local waterways. New events this year include making water wheels and “Art & Nature at Salem Creek” where kids can use water to make...

April 7, 2019: Camel City Craft Fair ~ Spring Fest

April 7, 2019: Camel City Craft Fair ~ Spring Fest

Camel City Craft Fair: Spring Fest April 7, 2019 Foothills Brewing Tasting Room 3800 Kimwell Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27103 12:00-6:00 pm *Free Entry & Parking – Rain or Shine Who else is so ready for SPRING!! Catbird Art & Events is getting so excited for their spring...

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

By Guest Blogger Roanne Ornelles, Lower School Director, Canterbury School It’s the time of year when parents of older preschoolers begin thinking about whether their children should start kindergarten in the fall or wait another year. Every child has areas in which...

Summer Camps, Special Events & A New Giveaway!

Summer Camps, Special Events & A New Giveaway!

By Katie Moosbrugger Lots of news and events to announce today! ~ Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center Summer Camp with NC State in Reidsville ~ Camping and the NC Zoo at Jellystone Park Campground ~ Spring Sessions with Madalyn Yates Photography ~ Girl Scouts' Girl Empowerment...

The Triad’s Ultimate Special Needs Information Guide

The Triad’s Ultimate Special Needs Information Guide

By Guest Blogger Aprille Donaldson When I moved to North Carolina from Kentucky nearly six years ago, I knew one person: my mother-in-law. On a visit with my three-year-old to Bolton Park, the closest park to our tiny apartment, I saw a green, circular bumper sticker...

Scouting’s Next Chapter

Scouting’s Next Chapter

By Guest Blogger Anna M. (Age 14), Assistant Senior Patrol Leader, Scouts BSA Troop 964 From backpacking in New Mexico to sailing in the Bahamas, I have seen my brother do it all. I have watched him leave the house every week to go to meetings and every month to...

Family Day Trip Directory

Family Day Trip Directory

By Rachel Hoeing Family Day Trips are abundant in the Triad area and beyond! If you live in Burlington, Greensboro, Kernersville, High Point, or Winston-Salem, we've got a ton of exciting venues for you to visit without ever leaving the Triad itself. In addition,...

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