Blog Roll

Ignorance is Bliss

Ignorance is Bliss

By Kelly Hines “He was taking a bow and the sand would reshape according to the resonance of the vibrations…” That’s where he lost me. We’d been watching a documentary the night before on the expansion of the universe, and my husband was trying to explain what I’d...

Day Trip Idea: Raleigh Museums + More

Day Trip Idea: Raleigh Museums + More

By Laura Simon (with input from guest blogger and Raleigh resident, Kristen Bagwell) Recently, my kids and I found ourselves heading to Raleigh with some time to kill. While I knew about Marbles Kids’ Museum, I’d also heard there were two free downtown museums worth...

Triad Private Schools Directory

Triad Private Schools Directory

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger If you are considering a private school for your child, there are many factors to consider. Are the academics top-notch? Are the classes a good size? What are the experiences of the teachers? Is the school small enough? Big enough? Does it...

How to Help at School When You Can’t Physically Be There

How to Help at School When You Can’t Physically Be There

By Dennette Bailey At the start of the school year you might be familiar with the volunteer or parent engagement form that asks you how you might be able to volunteer at your child's school. Even though I have been a public school teacher myself, as a parent I have...

Win a $25 Gift Card from Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Win a $25 Gift Card from Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

Four lucky TMoM fans will each win a $25 gift certificate to be used at any Triad Jimmy John's location! To register, click the link below.  Did you know that Jimmy John's has the option to change any sandwich to an "unwich" which means it is wrapped in lettuce and...

Whole30 Success for the Whole Family

Whole30 Success for the Whole Family

By Guest Blogger Abbie Polos 25 days. That is how far I am into this year’s Whole30 healthy food reboot. This is the second time I have attempted it, and the first time I will finish, and I WILL finish this time because I decided to make this a whole family Whole30....

Ellen’s Book Nook —January 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook —January 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd The quiet month of January is an ideal time for reflection, planning, dreaming and taking time to refresh mind, body and spirit. Take time to enjoy January’s slower pace and indulge in long afternoons by a fire or in a cozy nook...

The Greensboro Ice House: Ice Skating Fun for the Entire Family

The Greensboro Ice House: Ice Skating Fun for the Entire Family

By Guest Blogger Nicole Gaboury  The Greensboro Ice House packs an array of frozen fun at the Triad's only year-round, ice skating rink. Conveniently located near the Wendover Avenue exit off of 1-40, the Ice House offers an experience as unique as your family!...

Triad Area Preschools

Triad Area Preschools

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger If you are searching for a preschool in the Triad area, our list below will quickly become your best friend. Just about every preschool on our list was recommended by a TMoM reader, and we’ve recently updated our information below. This...

Ten Toddler Tips for a Terrific Trip to Disney

Ten Toddler Tips for a Terrific Trip to Disney

By Guest Blogger Kristin Rusboldt We are the family that drives back from Disney planning our next trip to Disney. We did this as single adults and then as newlyweds. Then we started having kids. We had already fallen in love with the Disney lifestyle and now we knew...

Feb. 12, 2019: Open House at Our Lady of Grace Catholic School

Feb. 12, 2019: Open House at Our Lady of Grace Catholic School

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School Open House Tuesday, February 12th at 10:00 am 201 S. Chapman Street Greensboro, NC 27403 336-275-1522 www.olgsch.org  Celebrating 65 years of academic excellence in the Triad Our Lady of Grace has a well-earned reputation for academic...

Feb. 15, 2019: Opening Night for Shakespeare in Love

Feb. 15, 2019: Opening Night for Shakespeare in Love

Shakespeare in Love Presented by UNCG's School of Theatre Taylor Theatre, 406 Tate St, Greensboro Friday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 pm Sunday, February 17 at 2 pm Additional performances: Feb: 21 - 23 at 7:30 pm To purchase tickets, please call...

Feb. 14, 2019: Community Open House at Noble Academy

Feb. 14, 2019: Community Open House at Noble Academy

Fall In Love With Noble Academy! Community Open House Noble Academy, 3310 Horse Pen Creek Rd, Greensboro Thursday, February 14 from 9 to 11 am Register here: Noble Academy Community Open House Noble Academy will hold its annual Community Open House on Valentine's Day...

Feb. 16, 2019: Parents’ Night Out at Kaleideum North

Feb. 16, 2019: Parents’ Night Out at Kaleideum North

Parents' Night Out: ‘Melt Your Heart’ Party at Kaleideum North Saturday, February 16  5:30-9:30 pm  Kaleideum North 400 W Hanes Mill Rd, Winston-Salem Register online by Noon on February 16. The month of Valentines is the perfect excuse to have a “Melt Your Heart”...

Kids Eat Free (& Almost Free) Directory

Kids Eat Free (& Almost Free) Directory

Updated by Michelle Barson Find out where you can dine out "on the cheap" in the Triad! Kids Eat Free discounts and deals in Burlington, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point are listed below. If you know of a restaurant with a special deal for kids that is not...

Reflections of a Montessori Mom

Reflections of a Montessori Mom

By Guest Blogger Brittney Biggs Let me start by saying that I have two “Montessori hats.” I am a Montessori mom, and I also serve as the Director of Admissions at The Montessori School of Winston-Salem (TMS), located in Clemmons. Though I have lots I can share with my...

One Mom’s Call for Sensitivity & Support of Special Needs

One Mom’s Call for Sensitivity & Support of Special Needs

By Guest Blogger Christina Holder Let me start off with the fact that I am a tattooed mother with the sides of my hair shaved (or dyed) and painted black nails. I'll pause for the criticisms and head shakes. In case you're wondering, yes I am college educated. No, I...

If You Want To Feel Old, Go Bar Hopping Over the Age of 30

If You Want To Feel Old, Go Bar Hopping Over the Age of 30

By Guest Blogger Stephanie Mannuci-Polnak Gah, when did I get so damn old. Age is an insidious bitch isn't she. One day you are riding high on beguiled wings of co-ed glory and the next you are rewinding your 35 year old, deflated boobs back into your bra like a...

Triad Area Support Groups

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by Laura Simon You never know when you will need to rely on a support group. Whether you (or your child) is facing a new challenge or a stressful life change or are just looking for new contacts - there are a million reasons why support groups can be helpful....

Raising Readers

Raising Readers

By Julie Smith, Director of Lower School at Summit School In my many years of experience with parents of very young children, one of the most frequent questions I receive is the wondering if a child is on track to learn to read. Parents want to know what they can do...

Triad Arts and Enrichment Directory

Triad Arts and Enrichment Directory

Updated By Katie Moosbrugger Ready to get creative? We've recently updated our directory on TMoM that showcases a variety of arts and enrichment after-school programs, such as theater, fine arts, dance, music (instrument, voice, and group), drama, crafts and more!...

Triad Youth Sports Programs

Triad Youth Sports Programs

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger Ready to sign your child up for a sport, riding lessons or karate class? Start here! We have added a ton of options to this directory from years past, and we also reorganized our list so it's easier to search for programs by sport and by...

2019 Triad Summer Camp Directory

2019 Triad Summer Camp Directory

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger Summer Camp registration is already underway! Please know that some of these places have not yet updated their web sites with 2019 summer camp information. It's best to check this list often as we update info, or call the location...

Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

Updated By Jen Mearns Finding trustworthy, reliable child care is not only an important decision, but an overwhelming one. There are so many factors to consider, including cost, availability, location, age parameters, certifications,  background and records of care...

How We Ended Night Time Bed Wetting

How We Ended Night Time Bed Wetting

By Laura Simon Last week, after eight years and eleven months, I finally threw out my diaper genie. Leftover nighttime pull-ups were handed off to someone who could use them, and we became a fully toilet-trained house. And by toilet-trained, I mean everyone pees...

Tutoring, Schooling, and Traveling

Tutoring, Schooling, and Traveling

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: - A Step Ahead Academic Center - Our Lady of Grace Catholic School - Travel Plans for 2019   A Step Ahead Tutoring A Step Ahead is a private tutoring center located in Clemmons, serving pre-kindergarten through...

Now through Feb. 3, 2019: BOGO Tender Platters at PDQ

Now through Feb. 3, 2019: BOGO Tender Platters at PDQ

PDQ 285 Harvey Street Winston-Salem, NC 27103 eatpdq.com/locations/winston-salem Score free tenders for the Big Game on February 3! PDQ is servin' up Buy One, Get One Free on Tender Platters of 25 or 50 on Super Sunday. You will love the hand-breaded crispy chicken...

10 Ways to Make Family Meal Planning & Prepping Easier

10 Ways to Make Family Meal Planning & Prepping Easier

 By Rachel Hoeing When considering my days as a future mom, I never considered the fact that meal prepping and planning could sometimes be more difficult than actually raising children, but alas, it has been a thorn in my side for many many years. Dinnertime occurs at...

Day Trip Idea: Discovery Place Kids Huntersville

Day Trip Idea: Discovery Place Kids Huntersville

By Rachel Hoeing If you grew up in NC, chances are that you have heard of Discovery Place in uptown Charlotte, but did you know that there are now four Discovery Place options? There is a branch that is a little closer to the Triad Area called Discovery Place Kids....

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