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School 2020: Making the Best of This Reality

School 2020: Making the Best of This Reality

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols, a local educator To say the least 2020 has been strange. Headlines have amazed me. Uncertainty has engulfed me. As a long-time educator, I had to reframe everything I had ever done in the name of teaching in March. Yesterday, Governor...

How To Help A Friend Who Has Suffered A Loss

How To Help A Friend Who Has Suffered A Loss

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing The most difficult part of giving support to a friend who has suffered a loss is that everyone grieves differently. Some people want to be alone, others want to be with friends, some cry all day long, and others don’t cry until a full...

Raising a Vegetarian (while keeping your sanity!)

Raising a Vegetarian (while keeping your sanity!)

By TMoM team member Kelly Hines My thirteen year old daughter is an athlete. She is determined, self-regulating, health conscious, and headstrong. She is also a huge pain in my ass. Two years ago, she walked in and said, “I’m going to be gluten free.” She had become...

Special Deals & Resources for Your Family

Special Deals & Resources for Your Family

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight ... 10% off with Five Star Painting Triad Lifestyle Medicine Calvary Day School Registration Sean Miles Law   10% Off with Five Star Painting Five Star Painting of Greensboro is a locally owned...

The Best Ethnic Restaurants in the Triad

The Best Ethnic Restaurants in the Triad

By Rachel Hoeing Let me start by saying that I am not a connoisseur on ethnic foods, but we have many readers who fit the bill! I asked our fans for their favorite ethnic restaurants in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Burlington, Kernersville, High Point and surrounding...

Yes, Virginia, There is a Winnsboro

Yes, Virginia, There is a Winnsboro

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Picture it. 1995. I had just graduated from Appalachian State University with my Education Degree. I was ready to conquer the world! I landed my first teaching job in Charlotte, filling in for a first grade teacher who was on...

Leaving for College: How Did We Get Here?

Leaving for College: How Did We Get Here?

By Guest Blogger Chanel James July 2020. How did we get HERE? I mean, I do have a few guesses, but that might start some drama. Specifically, how did we get here… the place where your baby is leaving for college. Away from you. Away from your protection. Into a world...

August 8, 2020: Triad Elite Invitational Golf Tournament

August 8, 2020: Triad Elite Invitational Golf Tournament

August 8, 2020 Triad Elite Invitational Golf Tournament Pudding Ridge Golf Course 224 Cornwallis Dr, Mocksville, NC 27028 Starting at 2 pm Please join Triad Elite on August 8, 2020 for the 4th Annual Triad Elite Soccer Club Golf Tournament benefiting the Triad Elite...

Day Trip Idea: The Lazy 5 Ranch

Day Trip Idea: The Lazy 5 Ranch

By TMoM Team Member Laura Dydek Heading off on a new adventure with a one year old is always risky! Will he behave? Will he be entertained? Will it be worth skipping a nap? What I can say about Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville, is YES to all of that and more! This trip was...

Favorite Local Watering Holes

Favorite Local Watering Holes

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Summer 2020 - the season where we want to go-go-go, but are limited in what we can do, where we can go, and who we can see! It's been a tough few months, but TMoM has been working hard to supply you with fun ideas for your family...

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger The 2020 season has already begun for many Triad area blueberry farms! As always, we recommend you call or check their website listed below to confirm hours of operation and the status of their fruit. If we left one of your...

Grand Opening, New Podcast, and a Delicious Giveaway!

Grand Opening, New Podcast, and a Delicious Giveaway!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight: ~ New Office Opening for Carolina Psychological Associates ~ New Podcast: Day Trip Ideas ~ Enter to Win a $50 Gift Card to Cugino Forno! ~ Announcing the Winner of Paul's School of Magic Giveaway!...

Play These Games Now – Be Successful in School Later!

Play These Games Now – Be Successful in School Later!

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey Happy 4th of July! It's a great time to play games that are fun, yet helpful to children who need to learn useful skills for the classroom. When I was growing up there were some very popular games, which also happened to help...

When Your Son Looks in the Mirror, Does He Like What He Sees?

When Your Son Looks in the Mirror, Does He Like What He Sees?

By Guest Blogger Takashi Hirata, M.D. When someone says "body image," most of us probably think of a teenage girl looking in the mirror and not liking what she sees. The word "anorexia" may then come to mind. But body image doesn't have as much of a gender divide as...

Finding the Light through Yoga with Children

Finding the Light through Yoga with Children

By Guest Blogger Diane Olsen, certified yoga instructor, local entrepreneur, and mother of three How many times in the past few months have you had to remind yourself, or someone you love, to take a deep breath. Pause. Relax. These are trying times. Breathe. Inhale,...

Day Trip to Shacktown Falls

Day Trip to Shacktown Falls

By TMoM Team Member Laura Dydek Summertime during COVID. This is new territory for all of us and it’s been difficult to find our groove. We love to adventure and try new places but it’s a mess trying to figure out what is open and what exact precautions need to be...

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

Where to Find Splash Parks & Water Slides

By Katie Moosbrugger Covid-19 Update: While several of these pools and splash parks have opened for the 2020 season, they are still enforcing social distancing rules on deck. Please use your best judgement when deciding to visit these attractions. There are several...

Summer & Fall 2020: Family Camp at Camp Grier

Summer & Fall 2020: Family Camp at Camp Grier

Family Camp Camp Grier 985 Camp Grier Rd. Old Fort, NC 28762 (828) 668-7793 campgrier.org Are you ready to get out of the house?! Enjoy Camp Grier and stay in your safe social circle. Your family will have a private bunk cabin all to yourselves, complete with your own...

2020 Triad Fall Consignment Sales

2020 Triad Fall Consignment Sales

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Due to COVID-19, many fall consignment sales are in the process of confirming dates for 2020. Some are adjusting their guidelines, while others are holding their sales a bit later this year. Others are cancelling and waiting until...

Beating Summer Boredom with an Annual Summer Challenge

Beating Summer Boredom with an Annual Summer Challenge

By Guest Blogger Karen Jacobson When my children were six and seven, Phineas and Ferb was a family favorite and the theme song ran in an endless loop in my head. “There’s 104 days of summer vacation and school comes along just to end it.  So the annual problem of our...

44 Things to Do on the 4th of July

44 Things to Do on the 4th of July

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger There’s no question the 4th of July will look different this year, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be celebrated! While most Independence Day parties, parades and fireworks shows have been cancelled, we did find a few happening...

Unique Clothing Finds, Summer Fun, and Reduced Tuition for Kindergarten

Unique Clothing Finds, Summer Fun, and Reduced Tuition for Kindergarten

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight ... - Unique Finds at Half Past Three - Summer at Little Blank Canvas - Reduced Kindergarten Tuition at St. Leo's - Making Summer Special Unique Finds at Half Past Three Looking for a way to support a local...

Youth Sports: Focusing on the Positives Ahead

Youth Sports: Focusing on the Positives Ahead

By Joel Zendel, a local youth sports coach Someone recently asked my opinion on how youth sports have been impacted during the coronavirus, and what effect it has had on families, kids and coaches. These are such broad questions that can be debated for hours upon...

Kid-Approved Smoothie Recipes

Kid-Approved Smoothie Recipes

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller Smoothies are constantly in the rotation at our house. They can be a breakfast on their own, a quick midday snack, or even a secretly healthy but delicious treat. They’re easy to blend quickly and enjoy at home or take on the go....

Win a $50 Gift Card to Cugino Forno – Two Winners Will Be Announced!

Win a $50 Gift Card to Cugino Forno – Two Winners Will Be Announced!

--- Enter to win a $50 gift card to Cugino Forno - TWO WINNERS will be announced! Simply fill out the short survey at the bottom of this post to register. Enjoy the great taste of authentic Italian Neapolitan style pizza at Cugino Forno this summer! Gather the family...

July 2020: The Drive at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

July 2020: The Drive at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds

Movie Schedule: July 7th-11th: Sonic The Hedgehog & Knives Out July 14th-18th: Secret Life of Pets 2 & Grease July 22nd-25th: Trolls & A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood July 28th-August 1st: The Angry Birds Movie & The Peanut Butter Falcon Get Out...

What to Expect After the Baby Arrives

What to Expect After the Baby Arrives

By TMoM Team Member Laura Dydek As a first-time mom, I prepared endlessly during my pregnancy. I read all the books, ate the “right” foods, did all the exercises. While I prepared myself for every last detail leading up to the birth, I forgot to prepare for the result...

Saturdays in 2020: Bountiful Land Food for All Farmers Market

Saturdays in 2020: Bountiful Land Food for All Farmers Market

Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm Now through Dec. 19, 2020 1901 McConnell Rd, Greensboro, NC 27401 Bountiful Land Farmers Markets is the community-facing arm of Guilford Urban Farming Initiative [GUFI] which is designed to correct the current food system’s structural...

Summer 2020: CDS Open Registration Preschool-12th Grade

Summer 2020: CDS Open Registration Preschool-12th Grade

CDS Open Registration Preschool-12th Grade Calvary Day School 134 South Peace Haven Rd., Winston-Salem http://www.calvaryday.school Monday-Thursday  8am-3pm Registration for the 2020-21 school year is underway at Calvary Day School. On-campus and virtual tour options...

July 2020: New Office Opening for Carolina Psychological Associates

July 2020: New Office Opening for Carolina Psychological Associates

July 2020 New Office location: Carolina Psychological Associates 1501 Highwoods Blvd, Suite 101 Greensboro, NC 27410 www.carolinapsychological.com Phone: 336-272-0855 Carolina Psychological Associates is expanding AND relocating their office to a new and updated...

July 26, 2020: Food Truck Festival

July 26, 2020: Food Truck Festival

Food Truck Festival Sunday, July 26, 2020 Noon to 6 pm Brown Truck Brewery, 1234 N. Main St., High Point, North Carolina 27262 Join them July 26thth for their first Food Truck Festival! They will be releasing the official list of trucks, vendors, and live music as we...

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