Blog Roll

Motherhood and Self Image

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon I spent the vast majority of my teen years at the pool. I was a competitive swimmer, and when I wasn’t practicing, I was teaching swimming...

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My Son Survived Middle School Without a Cell Phone

By Anonymous My son just finished 8th grade and will be moving on to high school next year. His middle school years were what most would call predictable. He made lots...

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Shifting the Odds for Children in Forsyth

By Guest Blogger Melissa Payton, Chief Fund Development Officer with Imprints Cares Imprints Cares, an early childhood education nonprofit, seeking to break the cycle of...

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5 Things Your Family Can Do to Fight Hunger

By Guest Blogger Gwen Frisbie-Fulton with Second Harvest Food Bank When many of us think summer, we think summer food: hot dogs, popsicles, and watermelon. However,...

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Services and Classes for Your Family

By Rachel Hoeing Happy Fathers’ Day! We hope you enjoy a beautiful day with any and all of the dads in your life! In this week’s spotlight, get the skinny...

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“Mom, Where Do Babies Come From?”

By Guest Blogger Michelle Bostian, LCSW We all value honesty and we want so much to instill this in our children.  But what do we do when the questions they ask back us...

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Developing Self Care with Your Teen

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos, M.S., CRC, LPCA If your teen has ever said… “No one understands me” “I’m ugly” “No one gets me” “I feel everyone judges...

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Out-of-Hospital Births Are Now an Option for Triad Moms

By Guest Bloggers Team Baby+Company The certified nurse-midwives of Baby+Company are collaborating with Novant Health to offer women in the Triad a new option for labor...

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Main Street Moms On The Move ~ June 2017

By Rachel Hoeing Happy Summer! We are excited to introduce three incredible moms to you in today’s Main Street Moms on the Move feature. It will quickly become...

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The One Kid Struggle

By Heather Miller My youngest child is preschool age. Her two sisters are school age. For some reason, that is completely unknown to me, preschool summer break starts...

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Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

By Katie Moosbrugger Finding trustworthy, reliable child care is not only an important decision, but an overwhelming one. There are so many factors to consider,...

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Fun Ideas for a Fabulous Summer!

By Katie Moosbrugger Summer has officially started, and we’re featuring a number of ways to help you get the fun started! Keep reading for more details on… ~...

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Day Trip with a Teen: Greensboro to Raleigh!

By Guest Blogger Rob Ainbinder, author of the blog Digital Dad Living in or near Greensboro you’ve probably considered many day trip ideas from our area to one of our...

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Can My Homeschooler Go To College?

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon “But what will you do when they want to go to college? I hear this all the time when strangers – and sometimes, friends – find out I...

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A Month Without TV

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper, author of the blog Plaid, Peals and Toddler Stains I’d like to say this was my idea and I was strong enough to enforce it on my family,...

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June 24, 2017: Montessori Preschool Open House

Greensboro Montessori School Saturday, June 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. 2856 Horse Pen Creek Road Greensboro, NC 27410 www.thegms.org Greensboro Montessori School will host an...

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#ThanksTriadMomsOnMain Selfie Contest

By Katie Moosbrugger We love to reward prizes to our readers, and today we’re excited to kick off another simple way for you to win prizes each week all summer...

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June 24, 2017: Baby + Co Open House

Baby+Company 200 Charlois Blvd Winston-Salem, NC 27103 (336) 308-3447 www.babyandcompany.com Baby+Company is hosting an Open House on Saturday, June 24th from 10am –...

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July 6, 2017: Spoonful of Sugar

Spoonful of Sugar: A Sweet Exploration of Art in its Many Forms Thursday, July 6th from 5:30 – 8:00 pm SECCA Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art 750...

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Breaking the Cycle of Pediatric Headaches

By Laura Granetzke, FNP-C, Family Practice Nurse Practitioner and NHF Certified Headache Practitioner, Wake Forest Baptist Health Your child or teen has a headache, so...

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End of School Tales from Room 406 and Beyond

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols, a local elementary school teacher I love the movie Parenthood when grandma describes riding on a roller coaster. She says, “You know,...

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June 8 – August 25, 2017: #ThanksTriadMomsOnMain Selfie Contest

We love to reward prizes to our readers, and today we’re excited to kick off another simple way for you to win prizes each week all summer long! Here’s how the...

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Local Support, Summer Camps, and Outdoor Fun

By Rachel Hoeing In today’s Sunday Spotlight: A Letter From Camp Hanes Info on Mosquito Authority New Play Area at Greensboro Children’s Museum Kids Night...

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Is Your Child Experiencing Screen Addiction?

By Guest Blogger Brian Heller, MS, LPC Do you find yourself bombarded with questions from your children about when they will be allowed to watch their next show, play...

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What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

By Meggan Goodpasture, M.D. Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital and member of the Child Abuse Team Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect is far more common...

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Being a Friend to a Child with Food Allergies

By Guest Blogger Angela Fuller, Founder & President of Food Allergy Families of the Triad Do you ever think about the qualities that make a good friend? ...

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2017 Kids’ Summer Movie Programs

By Rachel Hoeing When your family needs a break from the sun, sand and water, a summertime movie is an excellent choice! Local Triad theaters are offering weekly...

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Be A Yes Mom

By Heather Miller Once upon a time, I had a clean house. My floors were spotless, my shower had no ring, the toilets could have been used as tables as I refused to let a...

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Kids Eat Free & Almost Free Directory

Updated by Michelle Barson UPDATED!  Find out where you can dine out “on the cheap” in the Triad! If you know of a restaurant with a special deal for kids...

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Celebrate Your Chatty Child

By Guest Blogger Lisa Doss with Forsyth Family magazine Well before the ideas are formed into words and sentences, some children will be driven by the need to test...

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3 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Family’s Budget

By Guest Blogger Lauren Davidson For most people, the tradition of spring cleaning – a literal top to bottom reaming of their house – seems to be fading as modern...

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Doing Good Things Series: Diaper Bank of North Carolina

By Guest Blogger Elizabeth Thomas, Greater Triad Branch Director What would you do if you had to choose between buying food, paying your bills, and keeping your baby in...

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Main Street Moms on the Move ~ May 2017

By Katie Moosbrugger The common theme shared by the three moms featured today is passion. Each of these amazing ladies have a passion they’ve turned into something...

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Things to Do with Your Teen this Summer

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines “Hey, what do you think about going on a cruise?” I am talking to my 16 year old daughter, or rather the back of her head, trying in...

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Sometimes I Think I’m Losing My Mind

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Today I found a pair of underwear in my powder room sink. Size six boxer briefs, with the Star Wars logo on the side. They were not wet or...

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