Blog Roll

Summer Craft Idea: Tye Dyeing

Summer Craft Idea: Tye Dyeing

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser For some reason, no other craft says summer to me like tie-dyeing. Maybe it’s because real shirt dyeing is incredibly messy and I only ever venture to do it outside. These days, my kids are getting older and aren’t always thrilled...

Northern Arts Open House, B’nai Shalom Day School, and Softgolf Fun

Northern Arts Open House, B’nai Shalom Day School, and Softgolf Fun

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: Karate, Dance, and Tumbling at Northern Arts Studio Experience B’nai Shalom Day School Tanglewood Park Softgolf   Karate, Dance, and Tumbling at Northern Arts Studio Northern Arts provides a safe and fun environment for...

“Old Fashioned” Things My Kids Will Never Understand

“Old Fashioned” Things My Kids Will Never Understand

By Guest Blogger Lisa Witherspoon A couple years ago, my husband and I took our three daughters to an event on a local college campus. While there, we walked through one of the older buildings and passed by a bank of payphones. “What are those?” the girls asked. I...

How Can I Monitor My Teen’s Technology Time?

How Can I Monitor My Teen’s Technology Time?

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...

Mountain Day Trip Idea: Sparta, NC

Mountain Day Trip Idea: Sparta, NC

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Sparta is truly like one of those small towns that you see in the movies or on a TV show. It’s a quaint little town that clearly loves their neighbors and enjoys welcoming visitors. As it’s only an hour and a half from Winston-Salem,...

Aug. 3 & 4, 2019: Fun with Water in the Historical Park

Aug. 3 & 4, 2019: Fun with Water in the Historical Park

--- Fun with Water in the Historical Park Saturday, August 3 at 10 am Sunday, August 4 at 1 pm  High Point Museum 1859 E Lexington Ave, High Point Event page HERE Cool off in the park by learning how early American settlers used water in their everyday lives. Compete...

July 26, 2019: 4th Fridays in Downtown Burlington

July 26, 2019: 4th Fridays in Downtown Burlington

--- 4th Fridays in Downtown Burlington 5:30 pm Historic Depot & Amphitheater Front Street, Burlington, North Carolina 27215 4th Fridays are music centered community events held on the fourth Friday of each month (May-September) sponsored by B-town Events. The event...

July 25 – Aug. 1, 2019: 2019 AAU Junior Olympic Games

July 25 – Aug. 1, 2019: 2019 AAU Junior Olympic Games

  2019 AAU Junior Olympic Games July 25 - August 1 Greensboro Coliseum July 25 - August 1 Click HERE for schedule The AAU Junior Olympic Games are known as the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States. It has become the showcase event of the...

July 26: Kid Connect Day – Piedmont Park

July 26: Kid Connect Day – Piedmont Park

--- Kid Connect Day Piedmont Park, 1130 E 29th St, Winston-Salem Friday, July 26, 2019 10 AM – 2 PM Event Link Here Join in a day of community connections for the whole family! Partner organizations attending include: Triad Baby Love Plus, CDSA (Amos Cottage), Child...

Ellen’s Book Nook — July 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook — July 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Win a book of your choice from today's blog!  As Gershwin wrote, “Summertime and the livin’ is easy!” To me, July means full-on summer with more relaxed schedules, fun times with family and friends, and time to read LOTS of great...

10 Things You May Not Know About Your Forsyth County Public Library

10 Things You May Not Know About Your Forsyth County Public Library

By Guest Blogger Jenny Boneno, Reynolda Manor Branch Supervisor When many of us think of the public library, we think of book checkout and maybe a story time. But, there is so much more to Forsyth County Public Library than just that! Read below to find out about so...

Day Trip Idea: Fairy Stone State Park

Day Trip Idea: Fairy Stone State Park

By Guest Blogger Amalia Nappo Coming from Long Island, NY where we have an abundance of options for beaches, we have found that when living in NC, going to the beach is a vacation for many. One of the beautiful aspects of living in NC is that you are not far from...

Announcing a New Giveaway, Plus Summer Camps & Events!

Announcing a New Giveaway, Plus Summer Camps & Events!

By Katie Moosbrugger Keep reading to find out more about... ~ Pain. Code. Sculpt. Animate. Laugh, and Repeat at Little Blank Canvas ~ Kids Morning Out at the Winston-Salem Open ~ Win a $50 Gift Card to Polliwogs Children's Boutique...

Three Fun and Nostalgic Ways to Tour Historic Mount Airy

Three Fun and Nostalgic Ways to Tour Historic Mount Airy

By Guest Blogger Marisa Tomasic, Ph.D. On your next visit to Mount Airy, your family will delight in touring the town in vintage style.  See the landmarks, learn a bit of history, and take in the Mayberry experience by scheduling your tour with our classic squad cars,...

The Signs of Teen-dom

The Signs of Teen-dom

By Guest Blogger Andrea Randolph Legs must be shaved, unibrow separated, hair flat-ironed, and tight jeans squeezed into—and I am screaming inside my head, “Not all at once, slow down!”  My daughter, she is only eleven years old--this kind, responsible, smart,...

Kid-Friendly 4th of July Recipes

Kid-Friendly 4th of July Recipes

By Guest Blogger Kristi Marion, a writer with Forsyth Family magazine Happy 4th of July! Whether for a picnic, party or summer snack, make your table red white & blue for the holiday with help from the kids! Did you know that the first public Independence Day...

Take a Trip to Carolina Beach

Take a Trip to Carolina Beach

By TMoM Team Member Felicity Lewis Carolina Beach is the perfect distance for a weekend (or longer!) getaway from the Triad! As a UNCW graduate, Carolina Beach was the best place to find free parking when you wanted to do a quick trip to the beach.  In the recent...

Summer Mom Guilt

Summer Mom Guilt

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Turner Long days at the pool, chasing after the ice cream truck, staying up late catching lighting bugs and sleeping in. That’s what summer break is all about, right? That’s how I remember my perfectly imperfect childhood. But, for my kids,...

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

By Katie Moosbrugger It is officially blueberry season! As always, we recommend you call or check the farm's web site to confirm hours of operation and the status of their fruit. Many of these farms have updates on their web sites or voice mail messages. Simply click...

25 Tips for Adding a Second Child to Your Family

25 Tips for Adding a Second Child to Your Family

By Rachel Hoeing and Megan Berlinger Having your first child changes your entire world. You can't even remember what it was like when there were was not a baby in the house. Then child number two comes along and your world gets rocked again! Not to mention, child #1...

The Best Ethnic Restaurants in the Triad

The Best Ethnic Restaurants in the Triad

By Rachel Hoeing Let me start by saying that I am not a connoisseur on ethnic foods, but we have many readers who fit the bill! I asked our fans for their favorite ethnic restaurants in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Burlington, High Point and surrounding areas. Thanks to...

Is Foster Parenting Right for Me?

Is Foster Parenting Right for Me?

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...

Raising Toddlers Ain’t for the Faint of Heart

Raising Toddlers Ain’t for the Faint of Heart

By Guest Blogger Jessie Ballard, author of mombunsandmoscato.com You ever feel like you’re just wingin’ it with this whole parenting toddlers thing? Same. So, what do you do when those sweet, chubby, cuddly babies turn into sticky, raging, megaphones of drama and...

4th of July Events & Fireworks ~ 2019

4th of July Events & Fireworks ~ 2019

By Katie Moosbrugger Looking for a fun, safe environment to watch fireworks this Fourth of July? Or are you interested in a more historical celebration of our nation’s independence? Lucky for all of us, the Triad has a whole host of fun events to celebrate...

Win a $50 Gift Card to Polliwogs Children’s Boutique!

Win a $50 Gift Card to Polliwogs Children’s Boutique!

------ Win a $50 Gift Card to Polliwogs Children's Boutique! Two winners will be announced. Register through the link below.... Polliwogs Children’s Boutique is Greensboro’s favorite children’s boutique! Since 2005, they have offered unique brands and superior...

A Life Lesson in Simplicity

A Life Lesson in Simplicity

By Rachel Hoeing Last week I attended the funeral for an amazing woman named Donna. She was 86 years old and lived a life full of the most simple pleasures. She sat with us every Sunday at church, as my in-laws were so kind to provide her transportation each week. My...

Eating Disorders and Broaching the Subject with Your Child

Eating Disorders and Broaching the Subject with Your Child

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Whether you are the struggling one, your child, or someone you love, eating disorders are scary for all of those involved. There are various types of eating disorders, each of which are serious and very disastrous for your body. It takes...

Summer Smiles and Memory Makers

Summer Smiles and Memory Makers

By Katie Moosbrugger Today we share several ways to create fun memories this summer! Keep reading to learn more about: ~ Wholesome Smiles and Endless Childhood Memories with Budget Saver Pops ~ Triad Area Farmer's Markets ~ Triad Area Parks, Playgrounds and Trails ~...

Vacationing with Little Ones

Vacationing with Little Ones

By Jen Mearns Are you thinking about going on a family vacation? Do you have very small children, or as I like to call them, littles? Just thinking about vacationing with littles might send your anxiety through the roof. I'm here to tell you that it is not easy! We've...

Sticky Sleepover Scenarios

Sticky Sleepover Scenarios

By Katie Moosbrugger When did we decide – as parents – that sleepovers were a good idea? Sure, the notion can sound dreamy (especially if mom and dad get the house to themselves one night), but let’s admit it: the next day can be a true nightmare for both parents and...

July 20, 2019: Moon Rocks Party at Kaleideum North

July 20, 2019: Moon Rocks Party at Kaleideum North

--- Moon Rocks Party at Kaleideum North 400 W Hanes Mill Rd, Winston-Salem July 20 at 6 pm Click HERE to purchase advance tickets Kaleideum is celebrating the 50th anniversary NASA’s Apollo 11 mission with an out-of-this-world Moon Rocks party for ALL AGES at 6 pm,...

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