Blog Roll

Making A Difference In More Ways Than One

Making A Difference In More Ways Than One

By Dennette Bailey The end of the school year is fast approaching and many of us are already contemplating what our children and families will be doing over the summer. If you are like me you are also considering trips and experiences that you and your family can take...

Ideas to Try this Summer!

Ideas to Try this Summer!

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight: ~ Spare Time in the Summer Time ~ Kids Eat Free on Sundays at Tijuna Flats ~ Benefits of Membership with the Junior League of Winston-Salem ~ Trust Your Pets with TL Cleaning ~ Win a Family Four Pack of Tickets to The...

Doing Good Things Series: Guilford Education Alliance

Doing Good Things Series: Guilford Education Alliance

By Guest Blogger Karen Hornfeck When word got out that a tornado had torn through east Greensboro on April 15th and severely damaged three Guilford County Schools (GCS) elementary schools, the staff at Guilford Education Alliance (GEA) quickly mobilized to help in any...

Triad Outings for Family and Friends

Triad Outings for Family and Friends

By Rachel Hoeing I've lived in the Triad area for about 17 years now, and I am still continuing to discover hidden gems. Our areas of Winston-Salem, High Point, Greensboro and surrounding communities have so many unique tourist spots, delicious dining, outdoor parks,...

Lessons Learned from a Car Seat Safety Check

Lessons Learned from a Car Seat Safety Check

By Guest Blogger Natalie Haire Seat belts are a no-brainer. You pull the strap over your chest to your waist and click, it’s right. Infant and toddler car seats are another story, especially for new moms. When you leave the hospital with your tiny baby there is no one...

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

By Katie Moosbrugger Splash parks and spraygrounds are literally springing up all over the Triad and more that are scheduled to open soon! Many of these (particularly the pools and waterslides) will not open until Memorial Day weekend, but some spraygrounds are...

Summertime Plan, Don’t Let Their Skills Cool Off!

Summertime Plan, Don’t Let Their Skills Cool Off!

By Guest Blogger Michaela Greene, MS, CCC-SLP Another school year is reaching its end! This working mom of two elementary school age kids is super excited for a break and ready for summer time! We are preparing for EOG testing and I’ve finished up my parent-teacher...

Camps, Day Trips, Outdoor Movies & Family Events

Camps, Day Trips, Outdoor Movies & Family Events

By Rachel Hoeing In this week's spotlight: YMCA camps Carolinas Aviation Museum Creative Drama's Fall Line Up Walk & Roll Winston-Salem BHHS Yost & Little Family Movie Night   YMCA Gears Up for the Best Summer Ever The countdown to summer is on and kids aren’t the...

Win a Family Four Pack of Tickets to The Little Mermaid

Win a Family Four Pack of Tickets to The Little Mermaid

Win a family four pack of tickets to the live Disney stage show of The Little Mermaid at The Carolina Theatre June 15-24! This prize is valued at $120. Register through the link below. One Random Winner Will Be Announced On June 10 in the Sunday Spotlight. Join Ariel...

June and July 2018: Rock Box Bouldering Summer Camp Sessions

June and July 2018: Rock Box Bouldering Summer Camp Sessions

Rock Box Bouldering Summer Camp 2nd - 4th Weeks of June and July (Weeks of June 11th/18th/25th, July 9th/16th/23rd) 11 am - 4 pm Monday - Friday $119 per week for Rock Box Bouldering members, $149 per week for non-members. Gear rental is provided. Rock Box is excited...

June – Aug 2018: CP3 Basketball Camps

June – Aug 2018: CP3 Basketball Camps

CP3 Basketball Academy 901 Mooney St. Winston-Salem, NC 27103 cp3basketballacademy.com School is out but basketball never stops. The CP3 Basketball Academy offers several camps and clinics to keep kids active this summer. To Register...

2018 Kids’ Summer Movie Programs

2018 Kids’ Summer Movie Programs

By Rachel Hoeing 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 programs for kids that range from free...

How Do I Deal with My Critical Mother-In-Law?

How Do I Deal with My Critical Mother-In-Law?

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...

May – July, 2018: Discount Swim Lessons at HP Swim Club

May – July, 2018: Discount Swim Lessons at HP Swim Club

Swim Lessons at HP Swim Club Locations: The Igloo: 1705 Whitehall Street High Point – Year-round The Hartley Drive YMCA: 105 Hartley Drive High Point – Fall Only HPSC offers year-round swim lessons at the Igloo and the Hartley Drive YMCA. Group, Private, and Adult...

May 2018: Discount on Mad Science Summer Camps

May 2018: Discount on Mad Science Summer Camps

Mad Science Summer Camps centralcarolina.madscience.org Multiple Triad locations (336) 784-1818 info@madscience-nc.com  When registering, enter code TMOM20 to save $20 off registration! (*NOTE: Discount not available at all locations. Please see website for details.)...

Vaping? Juuling? What’s the Big Deal?

Vaping? Juuling? What’s the Big Deal?

By Guest Blogger Lylan Wingfield, MS, LPC, LCAS Vaping? Juuling? What’s the Big Deal? What Parents May Not Know about This New Trend In recent years, e-cigarette use has become increasingly popular among American adults and, therefore, among teenagers. Vapes and the...

May – Sept. 2018: Junior League of WS Membership Drive

May – Sept. 2018: Junior League of WS Membership Drive

Junior League of Winston-Salem Membership Drive Now through 9/1/18 jlws.org Determined. Impactful. Unstoppable. Words synonymous with the Junior League of Winston-Salem. Are you Unstoppable? If so, Join the Junior League of Winston-Salem! Be a part of the 95 year...

Summer 2018 Family Bucket List

Summer 2018 Family Bucket List

By Rachel Hoeing Family fun in the Triad and beyond this summer! 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 order to keep this list as...

May 28, 2018: Walk & Roll Winston-Salem

May 28, 2018: Walk & Roll Winston-Salem

Walk & Roll Winston-Salem Wake Forest Innovation Quarter May 28, 2018 1 - 4pm CityofWS.org/WalkandRoll Bring your kids (and your bikes!) to Walk & Roll Winston-Salem on May 28. Enjoy all the family-friendly fun of Walk & Roll with all the excitement of the...

Helping Kids & Teens Prepare for the Future

Helping Kids & Teens Prepare for the Future

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Johnson, partner with Blue Rock Wealth Management Summer is now upon us! For most people, your mind drifts to thoughts of lounging at the pool with a cool drink. Definitely enjoy some leisure on your break, but summer is also an opportunity...

Top 10 Books for Moms: Summer 2018

Top 10 Books for Moms: Summer 2018

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Welcome to Ellen's Book Nook for the month of May. This month we are focusing on books especially for moms. (To view past Book Nook blogs with selections for all ages, click here.) Summertime is the perfect time to indulge in fun...

Summer Events, Camps & Health News!

Summer Events, Camps & Health News!

By Katie Moosbrugger Happy Mother's Day! We have several announcements to share with you as you head into this new week: ~ Summer is Spectacular at Kaleideum ~ Brenner Children's Hospital: The Triad's Only Pediatric Emergency Department ~ Free Skin Screenings Made...

Family Fun Idea: Junior Ranger Programs

Family Fun Idea: Junior Ranger Programs

By Guest Blogger Aprille Donaldson, author of the blog Beautiful In His Time Our family has enjoyed hiking as a pastime since before our children were born. In fact, our first hike as a family with children was when our son was 22 months old. Then when our son was 2...

10 Tips for Raising Twins

10 Tips for Raising Twins

By Guest Blogger Stephanie, with TwinStuff.com If you are a first-time mom or even a mom of three, raising a child is no easy feat. Imagine learning you are pregnant with twins. What a great blessing! It is double the love, double the fun. It is going to be double...

Win a $50 Food Lion Gift Card, Compliments of TEN Spring Water

Win a $50 Food Lion Gift Card, Compliments of TEN Spring Water

TEN Spring Water offers the highest pH water available at 10 pH. Rich with electrolytes, TEN is bottled at the source from pure, natural springs, unlike many bottled waters that are sourced from municipal sources (filtered tap water). TEN Spring Water is available in...

June 6 & 7, 2018: Triad Elite Registration & Supplemental Tryouts

June 6 & 7, 2018: Triad Elite Registration & Supplemental Tryouts

Triad Elite Soccer Club  Registration & Supplemental tryouts June 6 & 7 Clemmons Middle School 3785 Fraternity Church Rd Winston-Salem, NC 27127 If you missed tryouts, there is still time! Come by Clemmons Middle School on June 6 & 7, 2018. Join Triad Elite at 6pm on...

Join TMoM at These May Events!

Join TMoM at These May Events!

By Katie Moosbrugger May is a busy month for moms, and we're making it a fun month too! TMoM is excited to be participating and/or hosting the following events. All of these occasions are designed to help moms (and kids) connect with one another, while some also offer...

Mother’s Day Celebration of the Ordinary

Mother’s Day Celebration of the Ordinary

By Laura Simon When I was old enough to know better, I spent the better part of a week picking at a tiny bump in the drywall next to the toilet in my bathroom. It really was tiny, but it bothered me. I wanted it to be smooth like the rest of the wall. By the time my...

Doing Good Things Series: Bringing Out the Best

Doing Good Things Series: Bringing Out the Best

By Guest Blogger Janet Howard, Program Director Does this sound familiar?  Your four year old asks for cookies just before dinner.  Your answer is “no” so dinner isn’t spoiled (and let’s face it, you are busy trying to get dinner ready and don’t want to take the time...

6 Tips to Conquer Your Dream in the Midst of Motherhood

6 Tips to Conquer Your Dream in the Midst of Motherhood

By Guest Blogger Jill Osborn Working as a stay at home mom is like cleaning up during a tornado. It seems nearly impossible. With a two-year- old still at home, a four-year- old in preschool, and a seven-year- old in first grade, I find my time is mostly spent in the...

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