Blog Roll

Loxx Boxx: Safety for your Packages and Deliveries

Loxx Boxx: Safety for your Packages and Deliveries

By Guest Blogger Kathy Sides, President,  Loxx Boxx Inc. loxxboxx.com While we are all sheltering in place to battle COVID-19, it is likely we are all trying different services and home delivery has become an essential part of our daily lives. Food and grocery...

A Nurse’s View Of COVID-19

A Nurse’s View Of COVID-19

By Guest Blogger Dottie Shepard, RN, BSN Fear of the unknown, getting sick, and our families getting sick are a few of the fears that my coworkers and I are experiencing at this time during the pandemic of COVID-19. I am a Registered Nurse in the Orthopedic Clinic for...

Thriving after Domestic Violence

Thriving after Domestic Violence

By Guest Blogger Eileen Martin "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” ~Lao Tzu   Frog in Boiled Water Syndrome: A Slow Death of Self Much like a blue light special at Kmart, I imagine my younger self having a flashing light targeting me as an...

Things to Consider During Quarantine + Two New Giveaways

Things to Consider During Quarantine + Two New Giveaways

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight: ~ Leading, Building & Equipping at High Point Christian Academy ~ Sanitize Your Home & Office with T.L. Cleaning ~ Introducing "Triad Moms on the Mic" Podcast Series ~ Interested in Guest...

Excited about the Pandemic

Excited about the Pandemic

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey The recent Corona Virus pandemic has caused people to experience various emotions including anxiety, fear, stress and maybe even a bit of depression. However, for me the pandemic has caused tremendous excitement. As soon as I heard...

Teaching May be Quarantined, But Learning Is Not

Teaching May be Quarantined, But Learning Is Not

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols, teacher coach (and former teacher) None of us were aware that Friday, March 13, was the last time we would see our students; our kids, our family. But on Saturday the 14, Governor Cooper announced that schools in North Carolina would...

Noble Academy: Providing Accommodations In Every Needed Area

Noble Academy: Providing Accommodations In Every Needed Area

By Guest Blogger Kelly Heritage, Noble Academy College Testing Coordinator Standardized Testing - Two words that hold a lot of weight for high school students. Especially when they are utilized as part of the criteria for undergraduate admissions. For decades,...

April 2020: Making a Difference with the YMCA

April 2020: Making a Difference with the YMCA

Your membership at the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina isn’t just for access to fitness and wellness options, but it does a lot of good in the communities where we live. And now, more than ever, your membership can: ~ Provide childcare to first responders, healthcare...

Finding the Calm in the Chaos

Finding the Calm in the Chaos

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders “This too shall pass.” This infamous Persian adage is an important mantra to keep in mind during challenging times. It has helped me through so many difficult situations or experiences. That, and learning how to use this mantra to...

Introducing “Triad Moms on the Mic” Podcast Series!

Introducing “Triad Moms on the Mic” Podcast Series!

By the TMoM team We've been planning this announcement for weeks, and it's debut could not come at a more needed time. While none of us wish to be in this crazy coronavirus quarantine, we are happy to bring you a resource that will not only offer you helpful ideas and...

Greenbriar Driving Academy: Creating Respectful, Safe & Confident Drivers

Greenbriar Driving Academy: Creating Respectful, Safe & Confident Drivers

By Guest Blogger Suzanne Sarfert Greenbriar Driving Academy owners, Heather and Nathan Bagg, are committed to providing the highest ethical and educational standards for an in-depth driving program. As parents to three children under the age of 16, Nathan and Heather...

Win a FREE Treatment from Mosquito Authority of the Triad!

Win a FREE Treatment from Mosquito Authority of the Triad!

--- Win a FREE Treatment (valued at $89 each for up to 1 acre treatment area) – TWO Winners Will Be Announced! If you enjoy playing, cooking out and relaxing in your yard, then it’s time to fight these annoying bloodsuckers once and for all with help from Mosquito...

Win a Semester of Learn to Skate Classes at Greensboro Ice House!

Win a Semester of Learn to Skate Classes at Greensboro Ice House!

Enter to win a semester of Learn to Skate USA classes from the Greensboro Ice House (valued at approximately $135), which introduce skating as a life-long sport centered on FUN while safely teaching skating fundamentals. Figure skating and hockey classes available for...

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 store, my...

Summer Camps & Child Care Resources

Summer Camps & Child Care Resources

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In this week’s Sunday Spotlight: Summer Camp at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center Imprints Cares Summer Camp Child Care Resource Center   Summer Camp with NC State in Reidsville Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center provides a variety of camping...

Triad Area Parks, Playgrounds & Walking Trails

Triad Area Parks, Playgrounds & Walking Trails

Updated by the TMoM team One of the many wonderful things about raising a family in the Triad is all the parks available to us! We recently updated our list with new park and playground suggestions from readers, and also added in pics and notes about walking trails!...

April 15, 2020: Calvary Day School Virtual Open House

April 15, 2020: Calvary Day School Virtual Open House

Calvary Day School 134 South Peace Haven Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 336-765-5546 Wednesday, April 15 10:00am calvaryday.school CDS Invites Families to Learn About The Calvary Difference Virtually! At Calvary Day School, their passion and commitment is to provide an...

Ellen’s Book Nook – March 2020: Free Reading Resources for Families

Ellen’s Book Nook – March 2020: Free Reading Resources for Families

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  A lot has changed in the world since I posted Ellen’s Book Nook for February. Nothing about our lives is the same nor will it be for awhile. Not only are we having to adjust to a new normal, but our children are as well. It is hard...

Healthier Dessert Options for Kids

Healthier Dessert Options for Kids

By TMoM Team Member, Anna Keller Kids tend to love treats and desserts (I’m with them!), and they can be tough critics. (You’re probably not going to get away with making fruit on its own a dessert most of the time.) But we have good news: If you’re looking for...

10 Common Grammar Mistakes

10 Common Grammar Mistakes

By Guest Blogger Dave Beveridge, English teacher Even with auto-correct, Google auto-fill, spell check and Grammarly, there are still common grammar mistakes, some even unchecked by our computer soulmates. When texting friends, grammar is less relevant. However, when...

Are you Talking Tech with your Middle Schooler?

Are you Talking Tech with your Middle Schooler?

By Guest Blogger Dr. Dana Smith, Middle School Director, Greensboro Day School The Common Sense Media report The New Normal: Parents, Teens, Screens and Sleep in the United States (Robb, M. B., 2019). findings suggest that the gap between parent and child technology...

Keep Calm and Carry On

Keep Calm and Carry On

By Guest Blogger Carrie Sockwell, author of Our Carolina Home Over the past week, the effects of COVID-19 have taken a toll on all of us one way or another. Then the closing of schools and daycares left many wondering what we're going to do for the two or possibly...

Special Vaca Discount, Earn Money as Part of a Study, Plus New Giveaway!

Special Vaca Discount, Earn Money as Part of a Study, Plus New Giveaway!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ Get 15% Off at Jellystone Park If You Book by April 30! ~ The iGrow Study at UNC Greensboro Needs Your Help to Learn About Healthy Infant Growth and Development! ~ New Giveaway with TL Cleaning ~...

Throw an Axe! You Won’t Regret it!

Throw an Axe! You Won’t Regret it!

By Guest Blogger Amy Hughes Axe throwing is amazing and you shouldn’t be scared to try it! It’s completely safe if you follow the rules and great for a date night, girls or guys night out, or corporate event. But it’s more than just a one time adventure. There is a...

Rainy Day Activities for Kids of All Ages

Rainy Day Activities for Kids of All Ages

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Looking for some ideas for indoor fun after the "jumping in puddles" fun is over? Most of these are not new ideas, but just good reminders. TMoM many additional ideas on our Pinterest page here! You can always get great craft ideas in...

How to Help a Friend Who’s Going Through a Hard Time

How to Help a Friend Who’s Going Through a Hard Time

By Guest Blogger Tara Pitts My family and I once had an unexpected opportunity to witness amazing goodness.  It began when I was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.  As a busy mother of two young daughters, I had popped into my primary care physician’s office to...

Kids: Get ENGAGED this Summer!

Kids: Get ENGAGED this Summer!

By Jeff Turner, Director of Co-Curricular Programs at Summit School As a Summit School summer camp director, my highest priority is to provide an experience that inspires every child. I’m confident this is true of camp leaders across the globe. We spend countless...

She Didn’t Leave a Note

She Didn’t Leave a Note

By Guest Blogger Sandie Mauk author of TreasureSeeker blog National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 So it took me four weeks to get up the courage to ask my daughter, Grace, if she had left a note when she tried to kill herself. I’d been too afraid to find...

Polliwogs Turns 15, and Is Having Fun with Its History

Polliwogs Turns 15, and Is Having Fun with Its History

By Guest Blogger Margaret White, owner of Polliwogs Children's Boutique  Polliwogs will celebrate 15 years this April! Fun fact: we are actually 33-years-old!  There’s an amazing history behind this local children’s boutique including 3 owners (Melessa Martin, Blythe...

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