One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC As a parent, watching my kids grow and learn during COVID, I can tell you that I am amazed and proud to see how they are navigating such difficult waters. Parenting and homeschooling a child with ADHD is a ball game of its...
Homeschooling 101

Homeschooling 101

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I just want to start with this: I see you. Maybe you’ve always wanted to homeschool. Maybe this is your worst nightmare. Maybe you’re a SAHM mom and you’re throwing everything you have into making sure your kids keep learning. Maybe...
Welcome to Homeschooling, Moms

Welcome to Homeschooling, Moms

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I’m sorry you had to meet it this way. And right up front, I want to let you know that this isn’t how normal homeschooling looks. For kids whose “socialization” is questioned by every well-meaning elderly woman in the grocery...
Why Homeschooling Parents Need a Break

Why Homeschooling Parents Need a Break

By Laura Simon February. It’s the month that made me question all my life choices when I was teaching other people’s children, and it’s no different now that I’m homeschooling my own kids. It’s the month where the newness of the school year is long worn off, the...
Can My Homeschooler Go To College?

Can My Homeschooler Go To College?

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon “But what will you do when they want to go to college? I hear this all the time when strangers – and sometimes, friends – find out I am homeschooling my kids. It’s the second thing they ask – right after the inevitable question about...
Back-to-School for the Homeschool Mom

Back-to-School for the Homeschool Mom

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon I’m no stranger to this back-to-school thing.  Just last year, I was preparing for my fourteenth year as a classroom teacher while frantically racing through Target with my kindergarten son’s insanely detailed supply list.  Is there really...
The Benefits of Homeschooling

The Benefits of Homeschooling

By Guest Blogger Ellen Dockham When people find out I homeschool my two kids, ages 9 and 12, I get a variety of reactions, many of which can be summed up in the comment, “I could NEVER do that.” Occasionally, though, someone will say they admire homeschooling and...
Women’s History Month – How Triad Women Have Brought Me & Others Inspiration

Women’s History Month – How Triad Women Have Brought Me & Others Inspiration

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders March is a difficult but motivating month for me. That seems contradictory, right? Let me explain. My daughter has severe food allergies to all nuts and BOTH her anaphylactic reactions happened in March (2011 & 2018). So, needless...
Triad Area Preschools

Triad Area Preschools

Updated by TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders This directory is sponsored by Starmount Preschool. Starmount has been serving the Greensboro community for over 50 years, providing a nurturing environment for growth and development of the whole child, ages 6 months to 5...
Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Although some organizations may have changed their volunteer opportunities since the pandemic, there are still plenty of ways to get involved in the community and give your time and support to those who need it. Over the past...
Triad Area Tutoring Resources

Triad Area Tutoring Resources

Updated by TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  This directory is sponsored by Sylvan Learning. Sylvan creates confident, independent students by targeting the causes of academic frustrations. Sylvan has become the leading provider of tutoring and school support for...
Bring Back ’80s Mom

Bring Back ’80s Mom

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon Every morning when I get dressed, I pull on my athletic leggings that haven’t been worn for athletics in months, throw my hair into a messy bun I hope will look like intentionally-rumpled beach waves to my colleagues on Zoom, and finish...
Back to Work Pandemic Style

Back to Work Pandemic Style

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon On March 1, nearly one year into a pandemic that has upended life for working moms everywhere, I did a crazy thing. I went back to work full-time. After five years of homeschooling – by choice – and juggling freelance jobs,...