Blog Roll

Gift Ideas for Families Out of State

Gift Ideas for Families Out of State

By Rachel Hoeing It can be difficult to come up with gift ideas for the holidays, but it can be especially difficult when you need to ship a gift to another state, or when you are trying to purchase just one gift for a family or a couple. I have many relatives who I...

The “Not Right Now” Things

The “Not Right Now” Things

By Anna Keller I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the all things I enjoy and how many of them just don’t fit into my life at the moment. At first, I gave myself a hard time about that, challenging myself to find time to squeeze everything in, but after a while I...

Teaching Our Preschoolers to be Thoughtful

Teaching Our Preschoolers to be Thoughtful

By Dennette Bailey I recently had the opportunity to give a tour to a family looking for a preschool for their child and when I greeted them at the door the 3-year old boy said, “look I got this rock for you.” I was elated and amazed (I happen to be a rock collector...

Ellen’s Book Nook — December 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook — December 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! December is known as the most wonderful time of year, yet, we are often pulled into the hustle and bustle with long “to do” lists, stressful preparations and just too many things going...

Every Smile Has a Story

Every Smile Has a Story

By Guest Blogger Brandi Blaylock Every smile has a story. Stories of happiness, joy, peace, and understanding. This story is no exception. While lying on the examination table with the chilly and sticky conducting jelly on my belly at my 20 week ultrasound, I had one...

Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List from The Mast General Store

Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List from The Mast General Store

By Guest Blogger Sheri Moretz The holidays – it’s a time when lots of questions are asked. How do reindeer fly? How does Santa visit everybody’s house all on one night? And what would be a good thing to get John, Susan, and Beth? While the answers to the first two...

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 9 – 15, 2019

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 9 – 15, 2019

By Rachel Hoeing Today's blog is sponsored by CAKE and All Things Yummy's "The Workshop!" The Workshop hosts artists of all different mediums to bring you exciting, fun, and unique classes that go beyond just baked goods! Create amazing things at their location at 108...

Seasonal Events + $1,000 Holiday Giveaway!!!

Seasonal Events + $1,000 Holiday Giveaway!!!

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight.... ~ Experience Christmas on the Farm at Hubb's Farm ~ Forsyth Family magazine's Kids Morning Out for December ~ Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions ~ Introducing TMoM's 2019 $1,000 Holiday Giveaway! ~ Winner of the...

TMoM’s $1,000 Holiday Giveaway 2019

TMoM’s $1,000 Holiday Giveaway 2019

By Katie Moosbrugger It’s that time of the year again! Thanks to the generosity of 10 generous businesses, the TMoM team is excited to offer a prize of $1,000 in gift cards to one very lucky TMoM reader. Once again, we hand-picked businesses that we know offer...

Help Your Teen Find a Job with Teen Job Prep

Help Your Teen Find a Job with Teen Job Prep

By Guest Blogger By Marci Kawar Does your teenager need a job, but isn’t sure where to start?  Does even the thought of looking for a job feel overwhelming and intimidating to them?  Yes, it’s tough these days. With so many academic and social pressures, the idea of...

What No One is Telling Your Child About College Admissions

What No One is Telling Your Child About College Admissions

By Guest Blogger Shannon Overby As a teacher of high school students, I see students who are constantly stressed about being admitted to college.  High school now a days can be extremely difficult. Student stress appears mostly junior and senior year of high school,...

Giving Back With Your Preschooler This Holiday Season

Giving Back With Your Preschooler This Holiday Season

By Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies The holidays are typically known for gift-giving, but what about the season of giving back? Giving to others is a natural next step to gratitude and helps your child understand the importance of contributing to the community. So,...

Gift Ideas for Kids

Gift Ideas for Kids

By Laura Simon I don’t know about you, but I’ve received some pretty preposterous Christmas lists this year. My 5-year-old wants a baby unicorn, which she firmly believes can actually be obtained by venturing into the South American jungle. My 9-year-old wants a cell...

All Things to All People

All Things to All People

By Guest Blogger Kathryn Campbell I am known to be an outgoing, positively-natured person. I am confident and know what (I believe) to be right and wrong. I work hard in my career and am able to make a difference in the life of a lot of people. I am able to balance...

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 2 – 8, 2019

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 2 – 8, 2019

By Katie Moosbrugger Today's list is sponsored by Catbird Art & Events which partners with local businesses to bring the community fun events where you can support local and handmade!  Coming up is the 4th Annual Holiday Market at Foothills Brewing Tasting Room on...

WIN a $50 Amazon Gift Card

WIN a $50 Amazon Gift Card

  Who wants a $50 Amazon gift card just in time for the holidays? We will choose one random winner on December 20th to receive this prize! It's easy to enter! Follow us on Instagram here: instagram.com/triadmomsonmain Look for this image and tag five friends...

Room Poems, Bad Babies, and the Power of Punctuation

Room Poems, Bad Babies, and the Power of Punctuation

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko There is a tiny population of middle schoolers wandering around Winston-Salem who would possibly have a reaction to the following phrase: “Don’t underestimate the power of punctuation.” You might be met with rolling eyes and a...

The Dreaded “L” Word: LICE

The Dreaded “L” Word: LICE

By Angela Smith and Kathleen Kirk There is a dirty little secret at your child’s school, but we know it all too well. When we were asked to write this blog, we considered being anonymous authors. If we used our names, what would our friends think? Would they ever let...

Find Your Tribe as a Mom of Multiples

Find Your Tribe as a Mom of Multiples

By Guest Blogger Jessie Ballard Parenting multiples is different, there's no doubt about it. Parents of multiples can't always take well meaning advice from singleton parents, and multiples can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned parent. That's where MoM...

Tips for the Very Best Thanksgiving Ever

Tips for the Very Best Thanksgiving Ever

By Kelly Hines My husband and I started dating two weeks before Thanksgiving, and this year marks the twenty-ninth time we have celebrated the holiday together. Twenty-nine years of blended families and arguments over whether it’s called stuffing or dressing (it’s...

Things You Forget About Having Babies and Toddlers in the House

Things You Forget About Having Babies and Toddlers in the House

By Rachel Hoeing My children are currently 14 and 16. It’s been a long, long time since we had babies in our home. But my sister has a one-year-old and an almost three-year-old. (It makes me tired just telling you that.) Being the dutiful older sister, I have watched...

Seattle Untethered

Seattle Untethered

By Guest Blogger JamillahNeeairah Nasir “Mama J” When I was a young girl, I spent countless Saturdays pouring over back issues of National Geographic and imagining myself dancing through the streets of the Congo, backpacking along the Chinese wall, or as part of the...

Triad Holiday Events: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2019

Triad Holiday Events: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2019

By Rachel Hoeing Today's blog is sponsored by Reynolda House, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, presents a window into a grand moment of Winston-Salem's history, but never more so than during the holidays. Offerings include wreath decorating...

The Nutcracker Ballet, Ice Skating Giveaway, & Holiday Directories

The Nutcracker Ballet, Ice Skating Giveaway, & Holiday Directories

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ The Dance Center of Greensboro presents “The Nutcracker Ballet” ~ Win a Semester of Learn to Figure or Learn to Hockey Skate Classes from Greensboro Ice House ~ Where to See Santa in the Triad ~ 2019 Holiday...

Attending Funerals with the Little Ones

Attending Funerals with the Little Ones

By Felicity Lewis There will inevitably come a time when you, as an adult need to attend a funeral.  As hard as funerals can be for us as adults, we are occasionally faced with a difficult decision—do I bring my child to the funeral of a deceased loved one.  There’s...

Infant Resources in the Triad

Infant Resources in the Triad

Updated by Laura Simon This directory is sponsored by Polliwogs Children’s Boutique, Greensboro's favorite choice for baby through teen clothing, gifts and accessories since 2005. Being a new mom is never easy, and we all know how daunting it can be to learn the...

Dec. 1, 8, & 15, 2019: “Camel City Craft Fair” Holiday Markets

Dec. 1, 8, & 15, 2019: “Camel City Craft Fair” Holiday Markets

  "Camel City Craft Fair" Holiday Markets Sundays: December 1, 8, and 15, 2019 12:00-5:00pm Foothills Brewing Tasting Rooms  3800 Kimwell Drive Winston-Salem, NC Join Camel City Craft Fair for their 4th Annual Holiday Market Series! There will be over 100 local...

Dec. 16, 2019: Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions

Dec. 16, 2019: Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions

  Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions December 16, 2019 636 Holly Avenue, Winston-Salem wsyouthchorus.org The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, endorsed by the mayor as the premier youth chorus, invites children grades 3 - 12 to audition for the 2020 season. Auditions...

Dec. 13, 2019: Festive Family Friday at Kaleideum North

Dec. 13, 2019: Festive Family Friday at Kaleideum North

  Festive Family Friday Friday, December 13 4:30-8:30 pm Kaleideum North (400 W Hanes Mill Road) Get tickets HERE.  Festive Family Friday, sponsored by Spangler, Rohlfing & Lambert Pediatric Dentistry and Publix Supermarket Charities, is a music- and...

December 2019: Celebrate the Holidays at Wonderland Bookshop

December 2019: Celebrate the Holidays at Wonderland Bookshop

  Celebrate the Holidays at Wonderland Bookshop!  409 State Street Greensboro, NC 27405 336-840-7898 wonderlandbookshopnc.com - Monday, 12/2 at 6:30pm & 7:30pm Magical Mondays at Greensboro Science ($). Visit GSC website for details. -  Saturday, 12/7 at...

December 2019: Santa at the Mast General Store

December 2019: Santa at the Mast General Store

  Santa Visits the Mast Store in downtown Winston-Salem December 1, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, and 15 516 North Trade Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Visit the event page HERE! Moms have such a busy schedule – soccer games, dentist appointments, chorus concerts …  it seems...

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