Blog Roll

Sacred (and Sometimes Silly) Support for Cancer Patients at Brenner

Sacred (and Sometimes Silly) Support for Cancer Patients at Brenner

By Jeff Ungetheim, MA, MDiv, LPCS, Director of the Children's Cancer Support Program at Brenner Children's Hospital No child or family wants to deal with sickness, much less cancer. But having such a diagnosis doesn't mean life stops. There is still meaning—and even...

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, Skating Director, The Greensboro Ice House 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...

Lessons Learned on a Run

Lessons Learned on a Run

By Laura Simon I suppose our hobbies find us when we need them, and that’s certainly been the case for my relationship with running. After I had kids, the sport that I loathed with a passion through my teens and twenties suddenly became a discipline that spoke to me....

Saturdays & Sundays Fall 2018: Maize Adventure

Saturdays & Sundays Fall 2018: Maize Adventure

Maize Adventure 1615 Kersey Valley Rd Archdale, NC 27263 maizeadventure.com Opened Sunday 9/23 and is open every Saturday and Sunday until 11/3 Maize Adventure, located in Archdale, is the most famous corn maze in NC. They are the perfect way for your family, school,...

October 2018: WIN in our “Facebook Love” Contest

October 2018: WIN in our “Facebook Love” Contest

By Rachel Hoeing During the month of October, any time you like, comment, or share one of our Facebook posts, you will get an entry into this contest. Our team will be keeping a tally of our fans who are showing us plenty of Facebook Love! At the end of the month, we...

So You Have a New Teen Driver …

So You Have a New Teen Driver …

By Guest Blogger Julie Giljames When I watched him pull out of our driveway for the first time, my eyes welling with tears, I felt  completely vulnerable and out of control. The pit in my stomach may feel familiar for parents of first-time drivers. Though parents may...

October 17, 2018: St. Leo Catholic School Open House

October 17, 2018: St. Leo Catholic School Open House

St. Leo Catholic School 333 Springdale Ave Winston-Salem, NC 27104 stleocatholic.com Want an academically challenging environment without exhausting your family budget?  Triad-area families have entrusted St. Leo Catholic School to deliver rigorous academics...

October 21, 2018: Truck & Treat BOOsted

October 21, 2018: Truck & Treat BOOsted

Truck & Treat BOOsted Kaleideum North 400 W Hanes Mill Road Winston-Salem, NC downtown.kaleideum.org/programs/truck-treat-boosted-at-kaleideum-north Truck & Treat, Kaleideum’s annual blockbuster Halloween bash, has moved to the North campus at 400 W Hanes Mill Road,...

Get Your Kids Cooking with These 3 Fall Recipes

Get Your Kids Cooking with These 3 Fall Recipes

By Guest Blogger Mickey Davis, Chef Educator at the Greensboro Children’s Museum “Cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes and cooking. It’s about harnessing imagination, empowerment and creativity.” -Restaurateur Guy Fieri When children spend time in...

Win a $150 Shopping Spree at Buckhead Betties Outlet Sale!

Win a $150 Shopping Spree at Buckhead Betties Outlet Sale!

Win a $150 Shopping Spree at Buckhead Betties Outlet Sale! To register to win this prize, click the link below! October 12 - 20 7600 Business Park Drive Greensboro, NC 27409 Visit them online here: thebuckheadbetties.com/ Follow them on Facebook here:...

Oct. 22, 2018: Solarté Collections Presents Leslie Morgan Steiner

Oct. 22, 2018: Solarté Collections Presents Leslie Morgan Steiner

October 22, from 6 to 8 PM Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art 750 Marguerite Drive Winston-Salem, NC 27106 Tickets here.  For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Solarté Collections of Winston-Salem, NC, makers of luxury French skin care products, will present an...

Fall Sales, Festivals, and Events You Won’t Want to Miss

Fall Sales, Festivals, and Events You Won’t Want to Miss

By Rachel Hoeing In this week's Sunday Spotlight: - Code Ninjas Grand Opening - Mast General Store Tent Sale - October Festivals and Trunk-or-Treats Events and Classes at Code Ninjas At Code Ninjas, kids ages 7-14 learn to code with a game-based curriculum. Kids can...

Fall Weekends 2018: McLaurin Farms Pumpkin Patch 

Fall Weekends 2018: McLaurin Farms Pumpkin Patch 

McLaurin Farms Pumpkin Patch  5601 North Church Street Greensboro, NC 27455 (336) 643-3558 facebook.com/pg/mclaurinfarms/posts Make new family memories this fall at McLaurin Farms! The patch will be open Saturdays and Sundays in September and October from 10am-6pm....

Reader Favorite Churches & Places of Worship

Reader Favorite Churches & Places of Worship

By Rachel Hoeing We did a call out to our readers asking them to share their favorite place of worship with us and then tell us what makes it special. We hope this will help those of you who may be new to the area as well as those of you who may be searching for a new...

Five Top Trends in Childbirth

Five Top Trends in Childbirth

By Guest Blogger By Kristin T. Kerbo, RN, BSN Delivering thousands of newborns every year, Cone Health Women’s Hospital is in the business of knowing what comfort measures and birthing options are most effective for new mothers and babies. Developing a birth plan is a...

Oct. 13, 2018: The Triad Birth & Baby Expo

Oct. 13, 2018: The Triad Birth & Baby Expo

The Triad Birth & Baby Expo October 13 from 10 am to 3 pm La Bella Birth and Baby, 113 North Main Street, Lexington FREE Admission VISIT THEIR WEB SITE FOLLOW THEM ON FACEBOOK The Triad Birth & Baby Expo is the premier Pregnancy, Birth, & Parenting Expo of the Triad....

A New Season, a Fresh Start: Simplify Your Family’s Life

A New Season, a Fresh Start: Simplify Your Family’s Life

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt Fall is my favorite season, not just because of the crisp, cooler air, the apple festivals and the pumpkin patches, but because the fall always seems like a great chance to start anew. Children start back to school and new activities...

October Festivals & Trunk or Treats 2018

October Festivals & Trunk or Treats 2018

By Katie Moosbrugger It's time to feature all the October festivals and Trunk or Treats happening throughout the Triad! Today’s post lists these events in chronological order coming up in October. We also recently featured our directory of Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides &...

Ellen’s Book Nook —September 2018

Ellen’s Book Nook —September 2018

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Days are getting shorter and families are settling into Fall routines. Hints of cooler temperatures, tailgates and football games all welcome this time of year. My selections this month highlight stories that make people think,...

All About Babywearing

All About Babywearing

By Guest Blogger Carrie Bertrand I recently stood by and watched my fiercely independent firstborn walk into her first day of her kindergarten year. I feel so fortunate to have found Triad Tot Toters nearly 6 years ago when she and I were starting this journey...

Fun Ideas, Programs to Note, and New Giveaways!

Fun Ideas, Programs to Note, and New Giveaways!

By Katie Moosbrugger Lots of stuff in today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ Boy Scouts of America: Something for Every Boy and Every Girl ~ It's Fall at the Greensboro Ice House ~ Starmount Preschool & Fall Consignment Sale ~ The Children's House Program at The Montessori...

Make a Threat, Keep a Threat

Make a Threat, Keep a Threat

By Rachel Hoeing I recently attended a baby shower where they passed around a book and asked us to write our best parenting advice for the mom-to-be.  Mine was simple ... "Make a Threat, Keep a Threat!" How many times have you witnessed something like this: You see a...

The Ups and Downs of Being a Single, Divorced Mom

The Ups and Downs of Being a Single, Divorced Mom

By Rachel Hoeing With Triad Moms on Main, one of my favorite parts of this job is giving women a perspective that they may not have thought about previously. We've been able to promote empathy from our readers by sharing stories from moms with special needs children,...

Surviving Baby’s First Year

Surviving Baby’s First Year

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Mearns Do you sometimes want to kick those people that say stuff like, “Sleep when the baby sleeps!” or “Enjoy every moment, they are only babies once?” Me too. Do they think you enjoy the moment when your baby blows out his diaper in church...

Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides & More!

Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides & More!

By Katie Moosbrugger Whether you make your pumpkin patch visit a big family outing or a quick trip close to your home, consult our list first! Most of these patches will not begin selling pumpkins until early October (although some do start the end of September), so...

Talking with Kids About Disabilities

Talking with Kids About Disabilities

By Laura Simon (with contributions from guest blogger Angela Fuller) My Uncle Lavelle had a seizure when he was a toddler that left him with profound, irreversible brain damage. The youngest of eight children, most of whom remained in the same small community, he was...

October 14, 2018: Second Sundays on 4th

October 14, 2018: Second Sundays on 4th

Second Sundays on 4th Downtown Winston-Salem October 14, 2018 3pm - 6pm sso4.com Get ready for free family fun! Second Sundays on Fourth, produced by the Winston-Salem Ambassadors, is held on 4th Street between Cherry and Marshall. This is the last SSO4 for the year!...

Can Anyone Hear Me?

Can Anyone Hear Me?

By Anonymous Here’s my first truth.  I have a 4-year-old son, and I only enjoy about 10% (maybe) of our time together.  Considering he’s in daycare 40+ hours a week, our time spent together to begin with isn’t much.  I dread coming home.  I get anxious about spending...

Cub Scouts, Open House, Tent Sale, and Shopping while Giving

Cub Scouts, Open House, Tent Sale, and Shopping while Giving

By Rachel Hoeing In this week's Sunday Spotlight: Boys & Girls Are Invited to Join Cub Scouts Open House Fun at Eagle Pediatrics Mast General Store Tent Sale Giving Support Locally and Globally with Noonday Collection   Boys & Girls Are Invited to Join Cub Scouts...

Win a Magical “Once Upon a Time” Package from Greensboro Ballet!

Win a Magical “Once Upon a Time” Package from Greensboro Ballet!

Greensboro Ballet is giving away a magical “Once Upon a Time” Package for one lucky Triad family! This package includes 4 tickets to one of its performances of “Once Upon a Time,” featuring a collection of excerpts from three Princess ballets including:  Cinderella,...

Parent Teacher Communication: The Way for Student Success

Parent Teacher Communication: The Way for Student Success

By Dennette Bailey There are many issues to consider at the start of the school year. As parents and caregivers we can feel that we are bombarded with things to be prepared for or on guard for. However, it is extremely important to remember that a successful school...

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