Blog Roll

10 Tips for New Moms

10 Tips for New Moms

By Rachel Hoeing Sixteen years ago I gave birth to my firstborn. There have been many highs and lows and I still can't quite decide which stage of parenting has been the most difficult thus far! I do know that we've survived each stage by having patience, and by...

Reader Favorite Churches & Places of Worship

Reader Favorite Churches & Places of Worship

By Rachel Hoeing This directory is sponsored by West Market Church: "At West Market Church, we’re more than just a Sunday commitment; we’re a diverse group of people living the word of God through action and faith every day of the week. Join us!"   Are you looking for...

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ September 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ September 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Win a book of your choice from today’s blog!  The new school year is in full swing and I have feelings of nostalgia. My daughter started her senior year of high school and I have been going down memory lane, wondering how the last...

Day Trip Idea: The Land of Oz

Day Trip Idea: The Land of Oz

By TMoM Team Member, Felicity Lewis “Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high…” Doesn’t that instantly bring you back to your childhood? It triggers fond memories of me snuggled up, enjoying popcorn with family watching a beautifully made technicolor movie. The Wizard...

Am I Overscheduling My Family?

Am I Overscheduling My Family?

By Guest Blogger 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...

Things to Do with Your Toddlers/Preschoolers This Fall & Winter

Things to Do with Your Toddlers/Preschoolers This Fall & Winter

By Rachel Hoeing When the weather is bad, you may find yourself stuck indoors with rambunctious toddlers and preschoolers. But when you get a glimpse of a beautiful fall day in the Triad, you want to enjoy all the time outdoors that you possibly can! Whether you are a...

The Lost Art of the RSVP

The Lost Art of the RSVP

By Guest Blogger Diane Olsen The French phrase “respondez, s’il vous plait” means, quite simply, “respond, please” (or as the French say, “respond if you will”). Believe it or not I learned this at the tender age of 6. My mother was a stickler for etiquette and I was...

Camping with Babies

Camping with Babies

By Guest Blogger Jen Mearns It used to be that the thought of camping with babies sent shivers down my spine. I couldn't fathom an instance when I would be OK with bringing an infant along to sleep outside, no crib, no actual containment methods, aside from the tent....

Maternity Compression Items Available from Aeroflow Breastpumps

Maternity Compression Items Available from Aeroflow Breastpumps

Sponsored by Aeroflow Breastpumps Expectant moms often underestimate the soreness and swelling that accompanies pregnancy and postpartum recovery. Luckily, this discomfort can be managed with the help of maternity compression items that are available through...

Impressions From a New Parent: Finding the Unicorn of Education Systems

Impressions From a New Parent: Finding the Unicorn of Education Systems

By Guest Blogger Claire Wait My husband John and I, along with three of our four kids (a 6th grader, 4th grader, and Kindergartner), are new to Redeemer School this year. Transitions have never been easy for me, despite years of practice, and I have to admit that this...

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...

Fall 2019 Events at Kersey Valley

Fall 2019 Events at Kersey Valley

  Maize Adventure, The Triad’s best for Fall Family Fun! Opens Saturday, September 21st! Maize Adventure and all Kersey Valley attractions are open the following hours: SATURDAY, 11:00am TO 6:00pm SUNDAY, 1:00pm TO 6:00pm Notice: Last tickets sold at 5:00pm!...

October 12, 2019: Triad Birth and Baby Expo

October 12, 2019: Triad Birth and Baby Expo

--- Triad Birth and Baby Expo Saturday, October 12 10 am to 2 pm Village Family Chiropractic, 717 Graves Street, Kernersville Website: labellabirthandbaby.com The Triad Birth & Baby Expo is the Premier Pregnancy, Birth, and Parenting Expo of the Triad. This event is...

When Our Children Feel Entitled

When Our Children Feel Entitled

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty, author of the blog Redemption Red: The Haggerty Life Growing up the oldest of six children, there wasn't any room for selfishness or entitlement. Any trace of that, junk was nipped in the bud pretty quickly in those close quarters....

15 Ways to Teach Kids How to Be Kind

15 Ways to Teach Kids How to Be Kind

By Guest Blogger Amy E. Hughes As parents we want our kids to be the best versions of themselves. We push them to succeed in school, sports, the arts, or whatever their interest may be. Sometimes in the daily rush of life, we forget, it’s also our job to help them to...

Parenting is Full of Changes

Parenting is Full of Changes

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz I don’t like change. I like things the way they are. I like feeling comfortable and knowing what to expect. The funny thing about that is that things are always changing. Especially since I became a parent. In fact, the only consistent...

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 six years ago when she and I were starting this journey...

Running in the Rain with Tacos

Running in the Rain with Tacos

By Guest Blogger Alyssa Tabacca, author of Driving the Big Van As a college football coach’s wife, I think it necessary to categorize my year into seasons. A lot of how we live our day-to-day life changes based on the season we are in...and it just so happens that...

HPV Vaccine: the Facts and Not-So-Facts

HPV Vaccine: the Facts and Not-So-Facts

By Guest Blogger Betsy Armentrout, MD, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Ford, Simpson, Lively and Rice Pediatrics Just before I sat down to write this article, I read an email briefing from the American Academy of Pediatrics that Pinterest is changing its search engine...

Sept. 27, 2019: Opening Production of UNCG Theatre’s Pippin

Sept. 27, 2019: Opening Production of UNCG Theatre’s Pippin

Pippin Presented by UNCG's School of Theatre All Shows at Taylor Theatre, 406 Tate Street, Greensboro Opening Night: Friday, Sept. 27 at 7:30 pm Other Performances: Sat, Sept. 28 at 7:30 pm; Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2 pm; Oct. 2 - 4 at 7:30 pm; Oct. 5 at 1 pm and 7:30 pm...

2019 September Fall Festivals

2019 September Fall Festivals

By Guest Blogger Michelle Barson Few fall seasons can compare to ours in the beautiful state of North Carolina. Our state offers beautiful, brightly colored changing leaves with cooler but warm weather all under the clear Carolina blue sky. This is also one of the the...

Fall Fashion Trends ~ 2019

Fall Fashion Trends ~ 2019

By Rachel Hoeing Our friends at Mellie & Emilia are back again with some stylish outfits for moms and teens this fall! See what's hot for this season's cooler weather! If you have yet to stop in Mellie & Emilia, they are located at 365 Peters Creek Parkway in...

One Teacher’s Perspective on a Game of Dodgeball

One Teacher’s Perspective on a Game of Dodgeball

By Guest Blogger Dennette Bailey Have you heard about the story in the news this past April concerning a young boy in Michigan who had charges filed against him because he hit a classmate with a ball during a game of dodgeball? This young boy was charged with...

Stay Tuned for Our Next Giveaway!

Stay Tuned for Our Next Giveaway!

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Triad-Area Tutoring Resources

Triad-Area Tutoring Resources

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger This directory is sponsored by ILLUMII, which is located in Winston-Salem and offers support for families through testing and evaluations, high school and college planning, ACT/SAT test preparation, parent learning workshops, tutoring,...

Special Needs Focus: Homeschool or Traditional School?

Special Needs Focus: Homeschool or Traditional School?

By Guest Blogger Christina Holder It’s that time of the year again, back to school. We made it through the anxiety-inducing trip to Walmart for school supplies, the dreaded over-crowded open house night, and the two weeks before school started where we “practiced”...

The Top 10 Day Trips for Fall

The Top 10 Day Trips for Fall

By Rachel Hoeing Even though it is tough to say goodbye to summer, the crisp air and colorful leaves of the autumn season always bring a smile to my face. It seems like fall weekends always fly by and before we know it, winter has unleashed itself on us again. So,...

Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms & Orchards

Pick-Your-Own Apple Farms & Orchards

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger Apple picking is always a fun adventure for families, and a great way to spend an afternoon outdoors. Below is a list of pick-your-own apple farms and orchards within the Triad, or within a 3 hour drive if you are looking for a day trip...

The College Send Off

The College Send Off

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines Four days before my oldest child went to college, I bought 14 boxes of tampons and then sat and cried in the grocery store parking lot. Did I cry because I’d just spent a small fortune on feminine hygiene products? Did I cry because I was...

7 Ways to Advocate for Your Child at School

7 Ways to Advocate for Your Child at School

By Guest Blogger Neely Turlington If you're like me, the start of a new school year can bring on a range of emotions. There can be excitement for the possibilities ahead, worry about the challenges and confusion about how to get the year started on the right track. ...

Favorite Triad Restaurants

Favorite Triad Restaurants

By Rachel Hoeing The Triad is not at a loss for amazing dining options. If you check our directory page, you will see our lists of Kids Eat Free restaurants, Ethnic Restaurants, and Kid Friendly & Gluten Free Restaurants. We've got one more list, and this one is...

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