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Summer Camps and Music Classes at UNCSA Community Music School

Summer Camps and Music Classes at UNCSA Community Music School

By Guest Blogger Cameron MacManus Summer is a great time to introduce a child to music study or help continuing students grow their skills while their school band or orchestra program is on break!  Summer offerings at the UNC School of the Arts Community Music...

Day Trip Idea: NC Transportation Museum

Day Trip Idea: NC Transportation Museum

By Laura Simon Chances are, you’ve heard about the N.C. Transportation Museum because it hosts both A Day Out with Thomas and The Polar Express, large themed events that draw visitors from all over. However, the museum itself is an absolute gem any time of year, and...

2019 Kids’ Summer Movie Programs

2019 Kids’ Summer Movie Programs

By Rachel Hoeing Kids Movie Programs and Outdoor Family Movies Did you know that many Triad movie theaters offers discounted movie deals in the summer for kids? Select Greensboro, Burlington, High Point, Asheboro, and Winston-Salem movie theaters are offering weekly...

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

By Katie Moosbrugger Splash parks and spray grounds have literally sprung up all over the Triad, and more are being planned! Many of these (particularly the pools and water slides) will not open until Memorial Day weekend, but some spray grounds are already...

Enjoying the Arts and Our Local Preschools

Enjoying the Arts and Our Local Preschools

By Rachel Hoeing In this week's Sunday Spotlight: The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Mt. Pisgah Weekday School Spark Imagination this Summer at Camp Sawtooth Triad Stage Summer Camp   The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus is dedicated to educating...

Should I Ban My Teenager from a Questionable Friendship?

Should I Ban My Teenager from a Questionable Friendship?

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...

Loving Your Postpartum Body

Loving Your Postpartum Body

By Guest Blogger Jessica Ballard Ok, mamas. Think back to the first time you tried putting on non-maternity clothes after delivery. Did you cry? Did you instantly research names of local therapists? Nobody really emphasizes how much your body changes after you have a...

Top 10 Things to do with your Toddler or Preschooler this Summer

Top 10 Things to do with your Toddler or Preschooler this Summer

By Rachel Hoeing Triad moms, we've got amazing ideas in store for you and your toddler or preschooler to enjoy the best summer yet! Use our list to visit a venue in your own city, or venture to other parts of the Triad for a day trip! In addition, check out our Family...

The Middle of Somewhere: Day Trip to Alamance County

The Middle of Somewhere: Day Trip to Alamance County

By Guest Blogger Ashlea Barnett Alamance County is often described as being somewhere between the Triad and the Triangle. Not exactly part of one or the other, we’re kind of like that country, hippie step-sister that grooves to her own melody. I like to lovingly refer...

Summer 2019 Family Bucket List

Summer 2019 Family Bucket List

By Rachel Hoeing Waterparks, outdoor adventures, arts, animals, day trips, and more! Babies, teens, and everyone in between – we’ve got ideas to keep your family entertained all summer long in the Triad and beyond! Details on each venue will be found by clicking on...

Summer Camp and First Dental Visits

Summer Camp and First Dental Visits

By Katie Moosbrugger Happy Mother's Day! We hope you're enjoying a day full of pampering and relaxation. When you get the chance, be sure to catch up on these announcements.... ~ Make it a Summer to Remember at the YMCA ~ Creating First Impressions at High Point...

Fun Idea: Axe Throwing & Escape Rooms at Kersey Valley

Fun Idea: Axe Throwing & Escape Rooms at Kersey Valley

By Katie Moosbrugger The other weekend, friends and fans of Triad Moms on Main gathered to test our strengths and our wits. In the ultimate form of trust and vulnerability, we closed ourselves in tight quarters for axe throwing, and then locked ourselves in a room...

Your Baby Registry: The Must-Haves vs. Non-Essentials

Your Baby Registry: The Must-Haves vs. Non-Essentials

By Jen Mearns When you register for your first baby, the shear volume of items available for one single, tiny baby is outrageous. How do you separate the wheat from the chaff? How do you know which items are necessary and which will be used once—if that—and put in a...

Growth is an Individual Endeavor

Growth is an Individual Endeavor

By Laura Simon On Tuesday, I finally got around to my usual Monday task: watering the plants. For some reason, the number of plants in my house keeps multiplying, as if I don’t have enough work keeping three kids watered and fed. My kitchen windowsill features three...

June – August, 2019: Mini Lessons at High Point Swim Club

June – August, 2019: Mini Lessons at High Point Swim Club

Mini Lessons at High Point Swim Club ~ 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 Hartley Drive YMCA: 105 Hartley...

Day Trip Idea: Chapel Hill

Day Trip Idea: Chapel Hill

By Guest Blogger Felicity Lewis There’s nothing quite like spending a day in the southern part of heaven, as Chapel Hill is affectionately nicknamed.  Being roughly an hour away from the Triad, it is the perfect day trip. The best time to visit is in the fall or...

Tips for Visiting Great Wolf Lodge

Tips for Visiting Great Wolf Lodge

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders No matter if it’s for a day trip or staying overnight, Great Wolf Lodge is a favorite destination for my daughter. There is always something fun going on there. From the many attractions to amazing food, it’s not only a good place for...

Make New Friends and Sing Great Music with Greensboro Youth Chorus

Make New Friends and Sing Great Music with Greensboro Youth Chorus

By Guest Blogger Althea Hall My daughter, Zoe, has always loved to sing. Morning, noon and night you will hear her singing songs from the radio or her own original tunes. Singing simply makes her happy! Knowing that music was one of her passions I was thrilled to...

Stay Tuned for Our Next Giveaway!

Stay Tuned for Our Next Giveaway!

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VBS, Summer Camps, Strawberry Farms, Wineries, and Local Schools

VBS, Summer Camps, Strawberry Farms, Wineries, and Local Schools

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: The Quest Summer Camp Education at High Point Friends School New Directory - Local Wineries Strawberry Farms in the Triad VBS dates are here   The Quest Summer Camp You’ll never hear “I’m bored” this summer! At The Quest...

Postpartum Strong

Postpartum Strong

By Guest Blogger Tiffany Lazenby I’ve always been envious of women with perfect pregnancies. You know the ones with little more then a hiccup and look like a Greek goddess? I looked like Gollum from Lord of the Rings because of all the vomiting I did. I was so over...

Summer is Coming – Baby’s Skin Needs Protection Too

Summer is Coming – Baby’s Skin Needs Protection Too

By Dennette Bailey Parents with infants or expecting a new baby should be aware that babies can have skin issues too. Though the following issues can arise any time of the year, they can be especially difficult for your baby during the summer. Scratches on the skin:...

Summit School L.A.M.P. Camp: Gifted Children Camp Open to Public

Summit School L.A.M.P. Camp: Gifted Children Camp Open to Public

By Guest Blogger Jeff Turner, Director of Co-Curricular Programs at Summit School Summit School L.A.M.P. Camp: Gifted Children Camp Open to Public A week-long, deep dive into literature, art, music, and philosophy for gifted children Why Literature, Art, Music, and...

June – August, 2019: Rockin’ Adventure Camps

June – August, 2019: Rockin’ Adventure Camps

Rockin’ Adventure Camp Session 1: June 24 – 28 Session 2: July 22 – 26 Session 3: August 5 – 9 rockinjump.com/winston-salem rockinjump.com/greensboro No two camp sessions are the same! Come once or come all summer long! You’ll never get bored, because of the...

Perspectives on Life With the Pack

Perspectives on Life With the Pack

By Guest Blogger Jena Penner That's not a stock image above, that's my family. At my 25th high school reunion, someone I hadn’t seen since graduation asked for a recap of the past couple decades. Without giving my response much thought I replied, “Oh, ya know, nothing...

2019 VBS Directory

2019 VBS Directory

Updated by TMoM Team Member Jen Mearns Vacation Bible Schools in the Triad teach fellowship and important life messages - all through fun games, crafts, music, and story telling. Most VBS weeks in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and surrounding areas are staffed...

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

“Double the … Fun?” Dealing with a Dual Diagnosis

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton If you haven’t already, meet Malcolm. He is 11; finishing up elementary school; loves basketball, baseball and his teen-age sister (much to her long-suffering annoyance); and, as you can tell, has Down syndrome. We found out about the DS...

Summer Fashion Trends 2019

Summer Fashion Trends 2019

By Rachel Hoeing Who else loves summer clothing? It's so wonderful to change from heavy, bulky clothes to light and airy outfits! If you noticed this past year, many styles were reminiscent of the 1980's, and it continues through this summer. Styles this season...

New Ways to Win, Fun Ideas, & School Choice

New Ways to Win, Fun Ideas, & School Choice

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ High Point Christian Academy - A Commitment to Academic Excellence and Spiritual Growth ~ FIT4MOM's #MONTHOFMAMA ~ Spring Fling - FREE EVENT ~ Triad Area Parks, Playgrounds & Walking Trails ~ Win a FREE Treatment...

Day Trip Idea: NC Zoo

Day Trip Idea: NC Zoo

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders It had been a very long time since my last visit to the NC Zoo. In fact, my daughter was still in a stroller on my last trip and she will be 13 this year! We decided to make it a day trip this year and I’m so glad we did. It is by far...

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