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Fun for Kids and Moms

 By Rachel Hoeing Happy 4th of July weekend! In this week’s Sunday Spotlight we’ve got great info for you: ~ Forsyth Family’s Kids Morning Out ~...

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Celebrate America!

By Rachel Hoeing Happy 4th of July! We hope this will be a fun weekend for our readers where they are surrounded by family and friends. We asked our Facebook fans...

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Mangia Mangia!

By Rachel Hoeing I am a freckle-faced, light-skinned, blonde-haired woman. You would never guess that my mom’s entire family is Italian. I seemed to get all the genes...

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Back to work: Tales from a former stay at home mom

By Guest Blogger Kimberly F. The moment my water broke was surreal.  My world as I knew it completely changed in that moment and it was out of my control.  Now, having...

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Teens, Summer and Junk Food

By Guest Blogger Lisa Doss Getting our kids to eat healthy is a challenge for every parent!  Junk food is readily available and sometimes, it seems easier to just give...

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I Have A Baby, Now What?

By Rachel Hoeing I feel like I have somewhat of a maternal instinct, and when I had my first child I did pretty well with the feeding, changing and sleeping routine....

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Fourth of July Events in the Triad

By Kelly Hines 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...

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Fun Ideas & Giveaways the Whole Family Can Enjoy!

 By Katie Moosbrugger Today’s Sunday Spotlight features a great summer dining option for families or for date nights, followed by a cool dessert idea to cap off...

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A Tale of a Tantrum

By Kelly Gunzenhauser So I thought I was getting off easy when my younger son came along and we were blessed with a child who had the sunniest disposition I have ever...

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Bringing Our Preemie Home

By Lisa Tandan, author of the blog A-Belle Growing Up: A Micro-Preemie Adventure Writing about having a preemie at home implies comparison, but here’s the thing: I...

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Books that Stay With You

By Katie Moosbrugger It’s the season of reading – at least for me! One of my favorite things to do in the summer is get lost in a good book (or many) after...

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June 5 – August 15: Monkey Shines Summer Reading Program at Edward McKay

Edward McKay Used Books and More June 5 – August 15, 2015 Reading is fundamental all year ’round! Join Edward McKay for Monkey Shines, a...

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Inside the Doors of Kim Taylor & Co

By Rachel Hoeing Kim Taylor & Company is one of my favorite places to shop any time I need a unique gift item, a new fashionable outfit, or decor for my home....

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July 11, 2015: Kids for Kids Triathlon

Brookberry Farm Neighborhood Winston-Salem, NC July 11, 2015 8am Kids for Kids Triathlon mission is to introduce kids to the sport...

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Foodie Road Trip: Kinston, NC

By Kelly Hines “You’ll never guess where I’m going to celebrate my 20th anniversary!,” I said over and over to friends. They’d guess a cruise, or New York, or...

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July 18, 2015: Greensboro Montessori School Open House

The Greensboro Montessori School 2856 Horse Pen Creek Road Greensboro, NC 27410 Summer Open House Saturday, July 18th, 9-11 am Visit the school, take a tour, and find...

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When Life Isn’t Fair

By Guest Blogger Molly Kramer March 18, 2012. Nearly 38 weeks pregnant with our second child, I was frantically packing the hospital bag that I had been putting off for...

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The Best Things about Being a Dad

By Guest Blogger Steve Ford Today is Father’s Day. I know that for many dads it is a special day because it marks the end of a grueling 364 day stretch without a new...

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August 7-16, 2015: The Servant of Two Masters

The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem 390 S. Liberty Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Peppercorn...

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Fashionably Loving Your Summer Self

By Guest Blogger Glynis Bell It’s summer time and the living is easy. What about dressing? Does warm weather make dressing for the season easier? It’s that time...

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Sept 1-Oct 31: Recreation Soccer for ages 3 years and up!

Twin City Youth Soccer Recreation Program 8 Week Season Multiple Locations in Winston-Salem & Advance ($70-$95 depending on age, including adults)...

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Tasty Table ~ Healthy & Light Summer Recipes

By Rachel Hoeing and the Momsanity Team When it comes to nutrition, the ladies at Momsanity know what they are talking about! So when it comes to recipes, they are...

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Baby’s Sleep: The First Six Months

By Guest Blogger Dr. Meggan Hartman, PhD During the first six months of a baby’s life there are numerous factors that influence the development of sleep.  These...

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It’s About That Time

By Rachel Hoeing When I was younger, I thought a mid-life crisis was when a 40-year-old man bought a red sports car because he didn’t want to get old and had to...

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Main Street Moms on the Move ~ June 2015

By Rachel Hoeing Welcome to another edition of Main Street Moms on the Move! to see all previous moms who have been featured on our site, click here. We are always...

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Win this Prize Pack from the Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem

Enter to win four Peppercorn Theatre t-shirts, four tickets to The Servant of Two Masters, and a CMWS Summer Pass (unlimited visits for 2 adults and children in the same...

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I Used To Be Smart

By Kelly Hines I used to be smart. I mean, I wasn’t going to win any Mensa awards or anything, but I was pretty freaking smart. I used big words, and knew what they...

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Win FREE Botox from Lewisville Laser & Aesthetics

Scaring the kids with your angry eyes? Lewisville Laser & Aesthetics has the solution!Enter to win 21 Units of FREE Botox! This prize has a value of $252! Whether...

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Don’t Miss Out On These Fun Ideas & Prizes!

 By Katie Moosbrugger Summer is heating up, and so are our busy schedules. Make sure you catch up on today’s news and offerings, enter our latest giveaways, and...

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Teach Your Kids To Be Safe At The Pool

By Guest Blogger Kaitlin Gardner, author of the blog An Apple Per Day I freely admit I have always loved being around the water. Spending time at the pool with my...

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How to Enjoy Summer with the Kids

By Guest Blogger Dara Kurtz, author of the blog Crazy Perfect Life It’s that time of year. School’s out, summer’s in, and if you’re wondering...

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There is A Lot to Build On at Bricks 4 Kidz®

By Guest Bloggers Catherine McCormick and Sheila Steplar with Bricks 4 Kidz® Did you know Bricks 4 Kidz® offers an amazing STEM based educational program for children...

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Summer at the Movies

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

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Summer Isn’t Fun When You’re Hungry

By An Anonymous Blogger for Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC “I’m new to the parenting thing. Last year I became stepmom to a sweet, funny, rapidly growing...

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Over 60 Fun Ideas for Camp Care Packages

By Katie Moosbrugger Last summer was my daughter’s first experience with overnight camp, and it was a new venture for me too. Since I had never gone to summer camp...

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