About Triad Moms on Main

Triad Moms on Main is an online parenting resource for the Triad, NC area. Our website launched in October of 2010. We are an all-inclusive resource for parents that features daily blogs, directories, a detailed local events calendar, contests and giveaways. Our website explores new topics daily through our blog – from how to find the right school or summer camp for your child, to showcasing local restaurants and birthday party venues. Our team focuses on needs and interests of parents raising children in the Triad while also hosting guest blogs from a variety of viewpoints.

Thanks to our sponsors, all Triad area parents are welcome to use our website at any time free of cost.

Keep up with TMoM by:

– Subscribing to our newsletter (enter your address in the purple box to your right.) You will receive an email newsletter every Wednesday.

– Follow us on Facebook here. This is where we share our daily blogs, giveaways, local events and promotions.

– Join our TMoM Community Chat page here. We hope this group will become a go-to community for you when you are not able to find answers to your questions on our website.

– Follow us on Twitter here.

– Follow us on Pinterest here.

– Follow us on Instagram here.

Contact us at any time with questions!


Our Team:

Katie Moosbrugger

Co-founder – Katie@triadmomsonmain.com

Katie moved to Winston-Salem nearly ten years ago (en route from Charlotte,en route from Ohio University, en route from a childhood in New Jersey),and she and her husband, Charlie, say every day how lucky they are to have landed in the Triad. Launching this web site was a natural next step for Katie after introducing and co-managing a popular mom/parenting blog in the Triad for two years. Prior to that, she worked for nearly four years as a freelance writer and project manager part-time while raising her daughter, Emily, and son, Henry. And before her life as a stay-at-home mom, she was busy building a career in the fast-paced world of both agency and corporate public relations. In her position as co-founder of Triad Moms On Main, you still find Katie blogging as well as managing the day-to-day operations of the site along with Rachel.

Rachel Hoeing

Co-founder – Rachel@triadmomsonmain.com

Rachel is an Appalachian State graduate who started her career as an elementary school teacher directly after graduation. Rachel taught in the Mecklenburg and Forsyth school systems for eight years, and then decided to change her career to a stay-at-home mom after she had her first child, Jake. Jake is now 14, he has a sister, Anna, who is 12, and Rachel does just about everything except “stay at home!” Rachel and her husband Kevin have lived in the Triad for 16 years. Rachel is an active volunteer in her children’s schools, as well as the community. Rachel felt like TMoM was a perfect fit for her, as she was able to combine and use all of her talents in sales experience, love of children, managerial skills, social marketing, love of organization, and her knowledge of the Triad.

Ashleigh Welder

Sales Rep. –  Ashleigh@triadmomsonmain.com

Ashleigh Welder grew up in High Point and graduated from UNCG with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education.   She has been a sales representative for Triad Moms on Main since the launch of the website in 2010. She is also a Kindergarten teacher at High Point Friends School and teaches day camp programs at Greensboro Day School in the summer.  Ashleigh and her husband love living in the Triad with their children, Bryce (10) and Savannah (7).  They have lived in Greensboro, Jamestown, or High Point all their lives. They feel a strong connection and sense of community in this area and never want to leave!

Dani Luft

Sales Rep. – dani@triadmomsonmain.com

Dani is a third-generation native of Greensboro. She received her B.A. from University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Go Vols!), and moved to New York City to receive her Masters in Education. After meeting her husband, Ryan, they moved to Greensboro in 2006.  Dani has privately tutored students in various subjects, taught English-As-A-Second-Language, and Pre-K, but her best (and toughest job) has been staying at home with their three children, Shaina, Mira, and Ari. She enjoys volunteering in the community, hosting playdates, cooking, and keeping up with friends and news on Facebook and Pinterest.


2015 Sarah Blackwell with frameSarah Blackwell

Sales Rep. – SarahB.TMoM@gmail.com

Sarah was born and raised in Winston Salem, growing up on a small farm with horses. She graduated from N.C. State University with a degree in history, and then spent several months backpacking throughout Europe.  After 5 years in Atlanta working as a paralegal, she and her husband Drew moved back home with their daughter, Caroline, to be closer to their families. They now have a son, James, and no regrets about moving closer to the grandparents, free babysitting, and all the great things the Triad has to offer.  While staying home with her two children, Sarah has been an active volunteer and board member of the Junior League of Winston Salem.  She is also active in her children’s school and her church.  In her free time, Sarah enjoys running, reading, catching up with friends and the occasional Netflix marathon.  Sarah enjoys working for Triad Moms on Main because of all the firsthand knowledge she gains about valuable parenting resources in the Triad!

2016-melissa-with-frame-1Melissa Brooks

Sales Rep. – melissab.tmom@gmail.com

After moving from New Jersey 25 years ago, Melissa has lived most of her life in and around Greensboro. Melissa graduated from UNCC with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing. She had a few different positions after college, but never found that “dream job.” Her most rewarding and challenging job has been staying home with her three girls – Kamdyn (6), Paige (3) and Reese (3). While staying home with her children, Melissa has been an active volunteer with Family Support Network of Central Carolina as well as Kamdyn’s school and church. Melissa has utilized the Triad Moms on Main website for years and is thrilled to be the newest member of our team!


Laura Simon


Laura is a recent transplant to Winston-Salem, and she and her husband, James, hope they never have to leave. A Cincinnati resident for over fourteen years, Laura worked as an English teacher at the middle, high school, and college levels before leaving education to work as a freelance writer. She also homeschools her two oldest children, ages five and seven, while her two-year-old plays the class clown. In her spare time, which really doesn’t exist, she totally surprised herself by becoming an avid runner and she just completed her second half-marathon. She also loves to read, quilt, cook food her kids refuse to eat, and explore the beautiful mountains and beaches North Carolina has to offer. She found Triad Moms on Main while her family was preparing to move to the Triad, and she’s thrilled to be a regular part of the blogging team.

2016 kellyKelly Hines


Kelly has lived most of her life in and around Winston-Salem, and now resides in Davie County with her husband, Sean, and their three children – Katie (16), Julia (10), and Henry (7). Kelly’s background is in meeting and event planning, a job which has translated into a variety of volunteer positions within the community. She is the author of the blog Southern Fried Children, a collection of short fiction and creative nonfiction. She is currently a preschool teacher at Macedonia Moravian in Advance. She also operates Kelly Did It, a personal organization service, and also teaches cooking and etiquette to children. She is a frequent blog contributor on TMoM.


Dennette Bailey


Dennette is a mom of three, an aspiring author, and a teacher. A graduate of Winston Salem State University, the University of North Carolina Greensboro and Piedmont International University, she loves learning and teaching. Having spirited conversations about politics, religion and education with her spouse (who is also an educator) keeps her grounded, but going to church, planning family vacations and hosting parties keep her enthusiastic. Dennette has submitted guest blogs to TMoM since 2015 and joined the TMoM team as a regular blogger in 2018.



Kristie Touchstone

Graphics Coordinator – ktouchstone@triad.rr.com

Kristie has 20+ years of graphic design experience and 17 years of experience in the printing/packaging/display industry. She has continued to build on her digital graphics experience through the years, and has more recently been involved with web design and maintenance, social media design and execution, as well as design for digital billboard advertising. She and her husband, Ricky are the proud parents of triplets, Abby, Andrew, and Adam, who are entering high school. Being a TMoM graphics coordinator is a great balance between her past work experience with local and global customers, as well as her love of graphics and photography. She has a Graphic Communications degree from Clemson University, and has volunteered her design and website services for Twin City Mothers of Multiples, as well as the iCan House. Kristie has a passion for photography and any creative outlet she can find. She loves spending time with her family and enjoys running, watching Clemson football, and making creations on her decal machine.