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Just Like That

Just Like That

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon Every elderly person in the grocery store says some version of "just like that" when they see me with my tribe of tiny children. “Oh, enjoy these years. They go by so fast.” For seven years now, I’ve been rolling my eyes and mumbling,...

Ask an Addict – Part 2

Ask an Addict – Part 2

By Guest Blogger, Kim Williams Kim Williams is a father, husband, business executive, author, and a former ordained minister in long-term recovery from substance use disorder. This series of “Ask an Addict” is offered in hopes of helping to remove the stigma...

A Mindful Mom: “Permission” to Embrace Each Season of Life

A Mindful Mom: “Permission” to Embrace Each Season of Life

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd We have all had moments when someone says something that “sticks” with us and makes a long-term impact. One such moment happened to me when my daughter was two months old. I was hosting a committee meeting for an organization I had...

A Shower of Info on Water Heaters

A Shower of Info on Water Heaters

By Guest Blogger Marissa Joyce, Gwyn Services There’s a moment in home ownership that everyone dreads… turning on the faucet in the shower, to find cold water. Often, immediately followed by finding your water heater sitting in a pool of water. The lifespan of water...

Lunch Ideas For Moms

Lunch Ideas For Moms

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller Whether you’re a mom who works outside of the home, stays home with kids, or works from home, lunchtime is a reality of your day. And, if you’re anything like me, lunch feels like it sneaks up on me just about daily! Anyone who follows...

National Wear Red Day, Choice Awards, New Giveaway & Winners!

National Wear Red Day, Choice Awards, New Giveaway & Winners!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today’s Sunday Spotlight: National Wear Red Day with the American Heart Association The 12th Annual TMoM Choice Awards Win TWO Yard Greetings from Card My Yard Greensboro! Announcing the Winners of Our Last Giveaways!...

My Story of Ectopic Pregnancy

My Story of Ectopic Pregnancy

By Katie Moosbrugger I clearly remember chatting with friends a few years ago when the topic of miscarriages came up. For my friends, it had been several years since our miscarriages. We had all been blessed with children since then, so it seemed a bit easier to talk...

Confessions from a Former Single Mom

Confessions from a Former Single Mom

By Guest Blogger Karen Cooper Some brave souls set out with the clear intention of being a single mom, but not many. In my case, I didn’t choose the single mom life…the single mom life chose me! After a 10 year (not-so-happy) marriage, I found myself divorced with...

Children’s Books That Adults Love Too

Children’s Books That Adults Love Too

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon It was a long day, today. One of those days where getting through nightly children's books seemed like a nearly impossible proposition. When my daughter bounded into bed with the latest saccharine tale about friendly woodland creatures...

The Winter Blues & How to Overcome It

The Winter Blues & How to Overcome It

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC Baby it’s cold outside! Do you find yourself feeling internally just a little different during the winter? Maybe it’s the cool crisp air. Or it’s how the sun seems to set just a little bit too early. The change in season...

Reinforce Good Speech Habits with Common Toys

Reinforce Good Speech Habits with Common Toys

By Guest Blogger Julie Casey owner of SpeakEasy Therapy and practicing speech pathologist Do you have tons of new toys from Christmas sitting around? Of course you do! If your child struggles with their speech or has diagnosed speech or language delays, it might be...

Resolve to Reframe: Five Ways to Focus on Positive Parenting

Resolve to Reframe: Five Ways to Focus on Positive Parenting

By Guest Blogger Shannon Kincaid, Lower School Counselor at Greensboro Day School Welcome to the New Year! In a time of making resolutions, consider making a resolution to reframe when you’re feeling overwhelmed, frustrated, or burnt out on your parenting journey. The...

Advice for High School Parents & Students

Advice for High School Parents & Students

By Guest Blogger Amy Beveridge If you have a high school student, it's often tough to know how much to get involved in their education. It's also tough to know what advice to give ... or not give. But, it's a new year - 2022. It's never too late to start a new habit...

The Bittersweetness of a Rainbow Baby

The Bittersweetness of a Rainbow Baby

By Guest Blogger Katie Allen, author of The ECE Mommy In November 2019, my husband and I experienced a tragic miscarriage of what would have been our second child. We were devastated. Not long after we decided to take time off trying and I got an IUD. I previously...

Soldiers and a U.S. Army Career

Soldiers and a U.S. Army Career

By Guest Blogger Captain Joel Barba, U.S. Army Soldiers are just people; same as you. We laugh and cry. We watch sports and play video games. Soldiers raise families and love our children. We shared dreams and aspirations when we were school-age children, and...

Ask an Addict – Part 1

Ask an Addict – Part 1

By Guest Blogger, Kim Williams Kim Williams is a father, husband, business executive, author, and a former ordained minister in long-term recovery from substance use disorder. This series of "Ask an Addict" is offered in hopes of helping to remove the stigma of...

The Surprising Ways the Pandemic Changed Me (for the Better!)

The Surprising Ways the Pandemic Changed Me (for the Better!)

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt We are living in a new normal, and we will probably never fully go back to the way things were before Covid and the pandemic changed our lives in 2020. While there are many things I miss, and many times when I pine for pre-pandemic...

I Hope My Kids Get C’s

I Hope My Kids Get C’s

By TMoM Team Member, Ashley Quinn Kibby When I was in grade school in the 1990s, nothing mattered more than academic performance. I had to get A’s because I needed them to prove my intellect, make my parents proud, and get into college. In college, I had to make...

New Giveaways & A Winner!

New Giveaways & A Winner!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  Today we announce TWO new giveaways to kick off the new year, plus a winner from our last giveaway.  Keep reading for more details about how to.. ~ Win a $50 Gift Card plus a Yoga Mat from Yoga with Stephanie! ~ Win $150 Gift...

Jan. 30, 2022: Greensboro Day School Discovery Day

Jan. 30, 2022: Greensboro Day School Discovery Day

Greensboro Day School Discovery Day Sunday, January 30 3–5 p.m. Website: greensboroday.org/discover Facebook page: facebook.com/GDSBengals Prospective families (age 2–grade 12) are invited to attend Greensboro Day School's Discovery Day, where you can participate in...

Feb. 10, 2022: Virtual Community Open House with Noble Academy

Feb. 10, 2022: Virtual Community Open House with Noble Academy

Virtual Community Open House with Noble Academy February 10 from 9:30 am to 11 am Register here: nobleknights.org Noble Academy will hold its annual Community Open House (Virtually) on Thursday, February 10th from 9:30-11 am. If you are interested in learning more...

What I Want My Kids to Know

What I Want My Kids to Know

By Guest Blogger Misty Nichols, author of Back Porch Bliss As time takes flight and Decembers become Januarys, I see the babies I just brought home growing up. It’s remarkable to watch— I see myself in my kids, I see my husband, I see our parents and grandparents. And...

Win TWO Yard Greetings from Card My Yard Greensboro!

Win TWO Yard Greetings from Card My Yard Greensboro!

Win TWO Yard Greetings from Card My Yard Greensboro! One random winner will be announced on January 28, 2022. To enter this giveaway, click the link at the bottom of this post. The winner will win any two yard greetings of their choice, including any combination of...

Top 10 Blogs from 2021

Top 10 Blogs from 2021

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Today we feature the top 10 blogs from 2021, together with the five runner-up blogs! These are otherwise known as the blogs that received the most views this past year, and we love the variety of the blog topics. You will also...

Six Factors To Consider When Planning Parenthood

Six Factors To Consider When Planning Parenthood

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey There are many factors to consider when planning parenthood. For this blog, I am going to focus on what I think are the six most important factors to consider. These tend to be uncomfortable topics; however, as an educator and...

Resolve to Become An Authentic Parent

Resolve to Become An Authentic Parent

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC I’ll be honest with you: I didn’t even know this term of "becoming an authentic parent" existed until I found myself in the clinical space as a licensed professional counselor. An authentic parent sees their child whole....

Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

By Guest Blogger Courtney Tucker I don't know about you, but when the holiday break starts to wind down my kids get antsy. It's like we can't get all their extra energy out. I've been thinking a lot about this and so I compiled a list of boredom busters (that are also...

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 27, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 27, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  As we countdown to the end of the year, there are still plenty of Holiday Events happening around Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, and Kernersville, as well as surrounding cities! Plus, this week we are sharing...

Christmas Decorations: Storage Tips

Christmas Decorations: Storage Tips

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller When “’Tis the season” becomes “’Twas the season,” it’s time to take down those festive Christmas decorations and tuck them safely away for another year. (I know – this part isn’t nearly as much fun as getting them out and making your...

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Merry Christmas! We would like to wish all of our followers a Happy Holiday Season! We hope this is a very special one for you and your loved ones. All of us at Triad Moms on Main wish you and yours a happy, healthy, fun-filled...

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