Moms & Dads

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,...

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,...

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...

Why Bedtime is a Whacked Out Game of Bingo

Why Bedtime is a Whacked Out Game of Bingo

By Guest Blogger Ginny Olson We're potty training little brother right now. Which entails saying things like, "You're a big boy now!" This is met with wails of protest from the bigger boy in the house. Who likes to remind us that's he almost 4. Age, height, the big...

How Can We Re-Energize Our Marriage?

How Can We Re-Energize Our Marriage?

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...

9 Live & Learns for Elementary Moms

9 Live & Learns for Elementary Moms

By Katie Moosbrugger If you're new to the elementary scene, it can be just as exciting and daunting for parents as it can be for kids. Those six years fly by fast and it seems every year presents new experiences, challenges and rewards for both parents and students,...

Ellen’s Book Nook —August 2018

Ellen’s Book Nook —August 2018

By Guest Blogger Ellen Lloyd It’s that time of year again — back to school! Excitement, with an added touch of apprehension, accompanies children as they meet new teachers and classmates, and learn the “lay of the land” for the new school year. Start the school year...

A Few Words To My Kids at the Start of School

A Few Words To My Kids at the Start of School

By Guest Blogger Dara Kurtz, author of the blog Crazy Perfect Life Dear Kids, It’s hard to believe the school year just started and summer is over. I thought we should take this opportunity to go over a few things. Since it’s a new year, and you’ve had a busy summer,...

Sept. 7, 2018: Kid’s Keynote with Dav Pilkey

Sept. 7, 2018: Kid’s Keynote with Dav Pilkey

Kid's Keynote with Dav Pilkey September 7 at 6:30 p.m.  RJ Reynolds Auditorium, 301 N. Hawthorne Road Buy tickets here - brownpapertickets.com/event/3489991 Dav Pilkey is best known as the creator of the wildly popular Captain Underpants book series, which has more...

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