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Healthy Body Image Hacks for This Holiday Season

Healthy Body Image Hacks for This Holiday Season

By Guest Blogger Alona Orofino The Holidays are often rough when it comes to body image issues. Because our culture at large is weight-centric, it infiltrates our family units. So, as we gather with our friends and family for the Holidays, it’s common to hear lots of...

Holiday Craft Ideas

Holiday Craft Ideas

By TMoM Team Member Brooke Coley It’s the most wonderful time of the year! A magical month full of festive fun, twinkle lights and Christmas cheer. One special tradition in our home is holiday crafting. As a former elementary school teacher there is nothing that I...

Annual Holiday Giveaway 2022 by TMoM is Here!

Annual Holiday Giveaway 2022 by TMoM is Here!

By the TMoM team It's the season of giving and TMoM is so excited to announce the Annual Holiday Giveaway!! Just like last year, there are TWO HOLIDAY GIVEAWAYS! TMoM readers have the chance to enter to win $1,000 in prizes from local Winston-Salem businesses AND...

Gift Ideas for All Ages

Gift Ideas for All Ages

By TMoM Co-Managers Suzy Fielders & Sandy Harper Tis’ the season… for the annual struggle of trying to figure out the best gifts for all the loved ones in your life. Don’t worry TMoM is here to help! As moms we understand the stress of the season and all that...

5 Reasons We Do Not Have an Elf on the Shelf

5 Reasons We Do Not Have an Elf on the Shelf

By Guest Blogger Lisa Witherspoon I hesitated to post this blog for fear that it would offend others and I also did not want readers to think this was the opinion of the TMoM team. The TMoM team assured me that one of the things they like best about running this...

Festive Friday Finds – Holiday Presents, Events, and Giveaways!

Festive Friday Finds – Holiday Presents, Events, and Giveaways!

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders In today’s Friday Finds: Give the Gift of Adventure with a MBCM Membership Santa's List Day - Dec. 4 at Noon See Santa in the Triad Directory is Updated Announcing TMoM’s Annual Holiday Giveaways for 2022 Congrats to TMoM Giveaway...

Making Patriotism a Positive Impact in America

Making Patriotism a Positive Impact in America

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey America is a rich and glorious country composed of diverse people, who have in the past and now continue, to contribute to its success. America is abounding in resources, but its major resource is her people, and her continued...

Having Adult Children is the Reward for the Teenage Years

Having Adult Children is the Reward for the Teenage Years

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas Raising teenagers can be a challenging experience! However, what if I told you that there is a fantastic payoff at the end that does NOT include grandkids, at least not yet? While I’m still struggling a little bit with being an empty...

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Giftmas

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Giftmas

By Guest Blogger Marybeth Barrett  It’s beginning to look a lot like Giftmas. Can you believe that December starts this week? If you tend to shy away from the shopping madness this time of year, below are a few DIY gifts that you can try at home. Outside of family and...

Where to See Santa in the Triad | Santa Photos 2022

Where to See Santa in the Triad | Santa Photos 2022

Updated By TMoM Team Member Sandy Harper Want to see Santa, visit with Santa, or have your photo taken with him? This directory includes pictures, visits, and other events with Santa in Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Burlington and other...

DIY Snowman Holiday Ornaments

DIY Snowman Holiday Ornaments

By TMoM Team Member Sandy Harper Here is a great way to dress up and personalize any plain ball ornaments you may have hanging around your tree. Below are five easy-to-follow instructions (if you want to print this out for the kids) along with a photo to illustrate...

Reasons Why Chores Matter

Reasons Why Chores Matter

By Guest Blogger Elisa D. Wallace with Forsyth Family magazine Typically, household chores are not enjoyable, however these tasks are vital for a home to run smoothly and efficiently. For the most part, the adults of the house take on the larger responsibilities....

Self-Care Checklist

Self-Care Checklist

By Guest Blogger Rebecca Subbiah, RDN Life can be so very hectic these days with work, caring for kids, afternoon activities and trying to juggle it all. Often taking care of ourselves both physically and mentally can go on the back burner. We are very good at taking...

A Thankful Message from the TMoM Team

A Thankful Message from the TMoM Team

By the TMoM Team The month of November typically has most thinking about why they are thankful. That is no different with the TMoM team! There is a lot to be thankful for here at TMoM. When asked, here are all the team member's thankful responses. Katie - "I am...

Gratitude in a Hard Season

Gratitude in a Hard Season

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon Ahhh...November. The month of gratitude. Cue the cute social media posts. That are full of gratitude jars, gratitude trees, and gratitude journals for kids who somehow can’t hold a pencil yet. To be clear, I’m not against any of these...

Thankfulness as a Family Celebration

Thankfulness as a Family Celebration

By Guest Blogger Marissa Joyce, Gwyn Services   Gwyn Services is celebrating it’s 50th anniversary, and we have so very much to be thankful for! This Thanksgiving week, we wanted to say a heartfelt thank you to our #PiedmontTriad Community. Plus, share some of...

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

By Guest Blogger Sydney D. Richardson, Ph.D. Chicken Pot Pie was one of the first meals that I tackled years ago. Even though, it was a meal that looked complex to me. The presentation was always beautiful, so it had to be difficult to make, right?  Not at all. I made...

Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders 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 couple...

A Mindful Mom: “Moms Never Let Go First”

A Mindful Mom: “Moms Never Let Go First”

By TMoM Team Member Ellen Bryant Lloyd “Moms never let go first.” I will never forget my mom speaking these words into my ear as she gave me a huge, especially meaningful hug. She had waited until I saw her in person to share a positive medical report, then gave me...

Friday Finds: Holiday Party & Chances to Win Two Amazing Prizes!

Friday Finds: Holiday Party & Chances to Win Two Amazing Prizes!

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders In today’s Friday Finds: High Point Holiday Party on Sat. Nov. 19 Win 2 Special Tickets to The Nutcracker by the Greensboro Ballet! Another Giveaway... Win a Free Birthday Party at Backyard Paradise! Newly Updated Holiday Lights &...

Plan For A Less Stressful Holiday Season

Plan For A Less Stressful Holiday Season

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller Let’s face it: As moms, this time of year is joyful AND very overwhelming. Decking the halls, buying AND wrapping the gifts under the tree, coordinating the festive outings, planning holiday travel, baking the delicious cookies and...

Dec. 4 & Dec. 17, 2022: Santa Photos with Catbird Events

Dec. 4 & Dec. 17, 2022: Santa Photos with Catbird Events

Santa Photos by Catbird Events December 4, 2022 - 1-4 p.m. (Foothills Brewing Tasting Room) December 17, 2022 - 12-3 p.m. (Winston Junction Market) Winston-Salem, NC Catbird Events Instagram Looking for some free photos with Santa?? Than make sure to check out these...

Jan. 8, 2023: Wesleyan Christian Academy’s Kindergarten Preview Day

Jan. 8, 2023: Wesleyan Christian Academy’s Kindergarten Preview Day

Wesleyan Christian Academy's Kindergarten Preview Day January 8, 2023 3 p.m. 1917 North Centennial Street, High Point, NC 27262 Kindergarten Preview Day When parents are looking for a school for their child, they are typically looking for a school where their child is...

Dec. 19, 2022-Jan. 3, 2023: Winter Break at Velocity 360 Fun Zone

Dec. 19, 2022-Jan. 3, 2023: Winter Break at Velocity 360 Fun Zone

Winter Break Hours at Velocity 360 Fun Zone Dec. 19, 2022-Jan. 3, 2023 Mon-Thurs 11am-8pm, Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 11am-7pm. 4435 Monument Trace, Greensboro, NC 27409 velocity360funzone.com Winter Break Fun at Velocity 360 Fun Zone Join Velocity...

2022 Holiday Parades & Light Shows

2022 Holiday Parades & Light Shows

Updated by TMoM Team Member Sandy Harper We're thrilled to once again share our list of amazing Triad Light Shows and Holiday Parades taking place in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, and beyond! We are even more thrilled with all the events that are...

Dec. 8, 2022: Christmas Tree Lighting at Carolina Core Wellness

Dec. 8, 2022: Christmas Tree Lighting at Carolina Core Wellness

First Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Carolina Core Wellness December 8, 2022 3 p.m. 1917 North Centennial Street, High Point, NC 27262 carolinacorewellness.com Please join Carolina Core Wellness for their first annual Christmas Tree Lighting on December 8th from...

Doing Good Things: Wheels4Hope

Doing Good Things: Wheels4Hope

By Guest Blogger Adriane Singleton, Triad Hub Manager of Wheels4Hope As the holiday season is quickly approaching, are you wondering how you can give back to those in need? Salvation Army Kettle Ringers will soon be greeting customers at shopping centers. Plus, there...

Reframing Healthy Eating this Holiday Season

Reframing Healthy Eating this Holiday Season

By Guest Blogger Alona Orofino  For many years, I saw the Holidays as a food free-for-all. Then come New Year, I would feel gross and happily jump back on the “healthy” train. This pattern was my normal. And it seems to be the norm for a lot of people that I know. But...

Juggling Work Time + Family Time

Juggling Work Time + Family Time

By Guest Blogger Anna Keller Juggling work/life balance can be challenging enough before you become a parent. Once you add “mom” to your list of roles, finding that sweet spot becomes exponentially more difficult. Suddenly, you’re pulled in two distinctly different...

Day Trip: Carolina Renaissance Festival is Fun for the Entire Family

Day Trip: Carolina Renaissance Festival is Fun for the Entire Family

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders If you are looking for a day of fun and to be transported back in time, then the Carolina Renaissance Festival is for you! My family loves going here, and there are fun things to do for all ages. If you’ve never been, then truly you...

9 Lessons Children Can Teach Us

9 Lessons Children Can Teach Us

By Guest Blogger Megan Taylor, a writer with Forsyth Family magazine Brazilian writer and singer Paulo Coelho once said: “A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be curious, and to fight tirelessly for something.” As a teacher, I...

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