Blog Roll

Raising Readers

Raising Readers

By Julie Smith, Director of Lower School at Summit School In my many years of experience with parents of very young children, one of the most frequent questions I receive is the wondering if a child is on track to learn to read. Parents want to know what they can do...

How We Ended Night Time Bed Wetting

How We Ended Night Time Bed Wetting

By Laura Simon Last week, after eight years and eleven months, I finally threw out my diaper genie. Leftover nighttime pull-ups were handed off to someone who could use them, and we became a fully toilet-trained house. And by toilet-trained, I mean everyone pees...

Tutoring, Schooling, and Traveling

Tutoring, Schooling, and Traveling

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: - A Step Ahead Academic Center - Our Lady of Grace Catholic School - Travel Plans for 2019   A Step Ahead Tutoring A Step Ahead is a private tutoring center located in Clemmons, serving pre-kindergarten through...

10 Ways to Make Family Meal Planning & Prepping Easier

10 Ways to Make Family Meal Planning & Prepping Easier

 By Rachel Hoeing When considering my days as a future mom, I never considered the fact that meal prepping and planning could sometimes be more difficult than actually raising children, but alas, it has been a thorn in my side for many many years. Dinnertime occurs at...

Day Trip Idea: Discovery Place Kids Huntersville

Day Trip Idea: Discovery Place Kids Huntersville

By Rachel Hoeing If you grew up in NC, chances are that you have heard of Discovery Place in uptown Charlotte, but did you know that there are now four Discovery Place options? There is a branch that is a little closer to the Triad Area called Discovery Place Kids....

Resolved to Find a School for Your Children?

Resolved to Find a School for Your Children?

By Guest Blogger Melissa Kinsley, Director Marketing Communications and Admissions at St. Leo Catholic School  As January ushers in a new year, some of us may resolve to improve an aspect of our lives that may not have been what we expected last year. While others may...

Surviving The “Becoming” Season

Surviving The “Becoming” Season

By Guest Blogger JamillahNeeairah Nasir Moving into eldership is a very subtle and, at times, off-putting experience. Seemingly overnight, the very respectful title of ‘ma’am’ is bestowed upon you; and that’s when you start to realize you don’t get carded as...

Service Hours: Turning a Task Into a Meaningful Experience

Service Hours: Turning a Task Into a Meaningful Experience

By Guest Bloggers Isabelle Ginn and Allie Valaoras, High School Juniors Students are faced with high expectations to log service hours and there are so many opportunities to serve the community. As high school juniors, we have volunteered in many capacities, though...

Budget Friendly, Homemade Puree Pouch Hack

Budget Friendly, Homemade Puree Pouch Hack

By Guest Blogger Abbie Polos Happy New Year and congrats on making it through another holiday season! If your family is like mine, the kiddos are burned out on Grammy's fudge and the bank account is anxiously awaiting your tax return.  To help stretch the budget last...

Upcoming Open Houses & Special Event, Plus New Giveaway!

Upcoming Open Houses & Special Event, Plus New Giveaway!

By Katie Moosbrugger Here's what we're featuring today: ~ Open Houses at Our Lady of Mercy ~ January Kids Morning Out ~ A Chance to Win a $100 Gift Card with TL Cleaning ~ Winners from Our Last Giveaways Keep reading to get all the details......

Resolve to Take the Stress out of Stress Management

Resolve to Take the Stress out of Stress Management

By Guest Blogger Marisa Tomasic In my twenty years as a private practice psychologist, I incorporated what I referred to as “stress management 101” into my work with every person I treated.  Addressing both immediate and longer-term stressors and offering ideas for...

The Art of Being Selfish

The Art of Being Selfish

By Guest Blogger Michelle Griffith After I wrote the title of this blog, I pulled out my phone and went to Dictionary.com to look up the true meaning of the word selfish... sel*fish (adj.) 1. devoted to or caring only for oneself; concerned primarily with one's own...

A New Mom’s Guide to Baby Rashes

A New Mom’s Guide to Baby Rashes

By Jennifer Mearns, author of the blog The Undomestic Goddess Picture this: My husband and I had survived the first four months with our first child. We were starting to breathe a little. The baby had survived thusly and was sleeping through the night. Then, all of a...

I’m Not Making New Year’s Resolutions

I’m Not Making New Year’s Resolutions

By Laura Simon I don’t think I’ve ever made a real New Year’s resolution. I’ve made a lot of joking resolutions. And I’ve even made up a few phony resolutions when pressed by friends and students. But I’ve never sat down on New Year’s Day and made a decision that...

January 30, 2019: Nominations Begin for 2019 Choice Awards

January 30, 2019: Nominations Begin for 2019 Choice Awards

The 9th Annual Choice Awards Timeline: Jan. 30, 2019 – Nominating begins! Watch for the nomination link in today’s blog and newsletter. (Sign up for our newsletter here.) Feb 7, 2019 – Nominations close at midnight Feb 13, 2019 – The top 3 finalists for each Triad...

Win a $100 Gift Card from TL Cleaning

Win a $100 Gift Card from TL Cleaning

TL Cleaning is offering one lucky TMoM reader a $100 gift card towards a home cleaning! What a great way to kick off the new year! TL Cleaning is a locally owned and operated Professional Cleaning Service. Tina and her team have been providing high quality cleaning to...

A New Year Idea: Intermittent Fasting

A New Year Idea: Intermittent Fasting

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Hurst, Certified Wellness and Nutrition Coach I know it's frustrating, but here's the good news... It's not your fault! Diets simply aren't sustainable long-term. They're just a quick fix not a lifestyle change so as soon as you stop dieting...

The Top 10 Blogs of 2018

The Top 10 Blogs of 2018

By Katie Moosbrugger Whew - it's been another fantastic year for Triad Moms on Main! As you know, we showcase many different topics and writers on our site day after day. What you might not know, however, is that it often takes a lot of time, effort, and creativity...

Upcoming Events, Advertising on TMoM, and a Healthy New You

Upcoming Events, Advertising on TMoM, and a Healthy New You

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: Upcoming Events at the GCM Advertising on TMoM A Healthy You in 2019   Upcoming Events at the Greensboro Children's Musem Kick off the new year with the Greensboro Children’s Museum! With free play, science and cooking...

Parents’ Night Out Options in the Triad

Parents’ Night Out Options in the Triad

Updated by Laura Simon I’m sure every parent will agree they can use a few hours off now and then. Instead of worrying about finding a baby sitter though, try sending your little ones to one of these many well-known, well-established and fun local organizations that...

The Primary Reasons Why 90% of People Are In Pain…And How To Fix It

The Primary Reasons Why 90% of People Are In Pain…And How To Fix It

By Guest Blogger Dr. Chad McIntyre Pain is an aggravating and draining experience, affecting our jobs, personal lives, and general quality of life. It is also increasingly prevalent; 50% of the population suffers from a headache-related condition; 30% suffers from...

January 7, 2019: Winter Sessions Begin at High Point Swim Club

January 7, 2019: Winter Sessions Begin at High Point Swim Club

Swim lessons at High Point Swim Club Lesson Schedules ~ Winter 1 session, Jan 7th - Feb 11th ~ Winter 2 session, Feb 18th-March 25th ~ April mini session, April 8th -April 22th For 10% off, use the coupon code HPSC-TMOM at check-out! Two Locations: ~ The Igloo: 1705...

January 13, 2019: MUSICAL EXPLORERS! Music from Around the World

January 13, 2019: MUSICAL EXPLORERS! Music from Around the World

Winston-Salem Symphony Discovery Concerts for Kids presents MUSICAL EXPLORERS! Music from Around the World Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 3 p.m. Reynolds Auditorium, 301 North Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem Tickets $7 for students, $18 for Adults Buy online...

Jan. 19, 2019: Open House at Redeemer School

Jan. 19, 2019: Open House at Redeemer School

Open House January 19, 2019 9:30 am to 11 am Redeemer School 1013 Melrose Street, Winston-Salem http://redeemerschool.org/ Believing that each child is a whole person created in the image of God, Redeemer School provides an educational program that... ~ Honors...

Jan. 16, 2019: Open House at St. Leo Catholic School

Jan. 16, 2019: Open House at St. Leo Catholic School

Open House January 16, 2019 11 am to 1 pm St. Leo Catholic School 333 Springdale Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27104 stleocatholic.com Want an academically challenging environment without exhausting your family budget?  Triad-area families have entrusted St. Leo Catholic...

Jan. 19, 2019: Frozen Cocoa Party at Kaleideum Downtown

Jan. 19, 2019: Frozen Cocoa Party at Kaleideum Downtown

Frozen Cocoa Party Kaleideum Downtown, Winston-Salem Saturday, January 19 10:30 am-Noon Explore the Frozen World with wintry crafts and instant snow at Kaleideum Downtown. Enjoy hot cocoa and yummy treats, and meet two special princesses and their snowman friend...

What I Want My Kids to Know

What I Want My Kids to Know

By Guest Blogger Misty Nichols, author of Back Porch Bliss As time takes flight and Decembers become Januarys, I see the babies I just brought home growing up. It’s remarkable to watch— I see myself in them, I see my husband, I see our parents and grandparents. And...

Uncomplicating Kwanzaa

Uncomplicating Kwanzaa

By Guest Blogger JamillahNeeairah Nasir "Mama J" As a member of the Greensboro Kwanzaa Collective, I’ve heard many people say they’d like to celebrate Kwanzaa but don’t know where to begin, and I can imagine I would feel that way if it weren’t for my family’s...

Jan. 2019: Our Lady of Mercy Open Houses

Jan. 2019: Our Lady of Mercy Open Houses

Our Lady of Mercy Open Houses 1730 Link Road Winston-Salem, NC 27103    336.722.7204 ourladyofmercyschool.org For over 60 years, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School has been a leader in affordable academics in the Triad for Pre-K 4 through 8th Grade students. Immersed...

Christmas in the Triad

Christmas in the Triad

By Rachel Hoeing Merry Christmas! We hope this is a beautiful day that you spend surrounded by the ones you love! If per chance you have a chance to hop online, we thank you for visiting TMoM and wanted to share with you some of our favorite holiday sights from around...

Events to Celebrate the Holidays & the New Year Dec. 24 – Jan. 1, 2018

Events to Celebrate the Holidays & the New Year Dec. 24 – Jan. 1, 2018

By Rachel Hoeing & Katie Moosbrugger Holiday events are still going strong, and this week we add events to celebrate New Year's Eve and New Year's Day in Greensboro, Burlington, Kernersville, High Point, and Winston-Salem! Sign up for our free newsletter HERE so you...

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