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Upcoming Events & Sales

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight: ~ October 3-10: Virtual Triad Run/Walk for Autism ~ X-Plan Parenting with Author Bert Fulks at Canterbury School ~ 2020 Triad Fall Consignment Sales ~ Congratulations to our Giveaway Winner...

How I Started My Own Business After Having Kids

How I Started My Own Business After Having Kids

By Guest Blogger Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. I come from a family of entrepreneurs. My grandmother decided that she no longer wanted to be a maid, so she got her cosmetology license and opened her own salon. She retired when she was around 80 years old. My mother...

One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

One Dad’s Perspective In Homeschooling His ADHD Daughter During COVID

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC As a parent, watching my kids grow and learn during COVID, I can tell you that I am amazed and proud to see how they are navigating such difficult waters. Parenting and homeschooling a child with ADHD is a ball game of its...

Making Time for Intimacy During a Pandemic

Making Time for Intimacy During a Pandemic

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, PLLC It’s a question I have been asked numerous times over the last six months, “How do we manage sex during Covid 19 quarantining with the kids?” Now some of you might be thinking, “Sex?!? Are you serious? My partner is driving me...

Open Letter on Virtual Learning from a Frazzled Mom

Open Letter on Virtual Learning from a Frazzled Mom

By TMoM team member Kelly Hines Dear Principals Everywhere, First of all, let me say THANK YOU. For real, my gosh. This whole e-learning thing has really thrown a monkey wrench in everything, and I really appreciate all the teachers and staff have done to try to keep...

Quarantine Puppy Tales

Quarantine Puppy Tales

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon Yep, I got a quarantine puppy. So did approximately 67 percent of America, so please don’t judge. What else are you supposed to do when faced by day after unrelenting day…at home? Besides, I’ve wanted a dog for 15 years. This wasn’t a...

Having Three Generations Under One Roof

Having Three Generations Under One Roof

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas of kristendaukas.com As our parents grow older, and as adult children, we may be faced with decisions about their care and living arrangements. This can be overwhelming, and you may be wrought with anxiety over making the best decision....

Pumpkin Patches, E-Learning Academy, Dental Check-ups and Tutoring

Pumpkin Patches, E-Learning Academy, Dental Check-ups and Tutoring

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In this week's Sunday Spotlight: Noble Academy offers tutoring services to the community Schedule your dental check-up at High Point Pediatric Dentistry YMCA offers E-Learning Academies Local Pumpkin Patches are opening   Noble...

Reader Favorite Churches & Places of Worship

Reader Favorite Churches & Places of Worship

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Are you looking for a church to call "home?" We asked our readers to share their favorite place of worship with us and tell us what makes it special. We hope this will help those of you who may be new to the area as well as those of...

Ellen’s Book Nook — September 2020: Favorite Cookbooks

Ellen’s Book Nook — September 2020: Favorite Cookbooks

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  I love to cook. I enjoy following recipes that intrigue me and making up new creations from an assortment of items in my refrigerator and pantry. For me, time spent in the kitchen is fun, relaxing and fulfilling. I remember...

Trying Times At An E-learning Center

Trying Times At An E-learning Center

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz Can we be honest for a minute? E-learning is hard. It’s hard for parents, it’s hard for teachers, hard for counselors, and hard for students. Nothing about our children being in a virtual classroom for the first nine weeks of school is...

Riding the Waves of Depression and Anxiety: Hope for Suicide Prevention

Riding the Waves of Depression and Anxiety: Hope for Suicide Prevention

By Guest Blogger Jessica Tudor "A fish cannot live without water." That is what a friend told me a few weeks after my husband, Louis, took his own life. Took his own life. That is a phrase I never thought I would use when discussing my husband. Louis was a devoted...

One “Barely Qualified” Dad’s Tips for Camping with Kids

One “Barely Qualified” Dad’s Tips for Camping with Kids

By Guest Blogger Tim Young, Co-Host of Triad Dads with a Drink As the summer heat breaks, giving way to cooler days and nights, it’s a perfect time to get into the woods. Our homes have served us well during these strange times, but let’s face it—we’ve seen a lot of...

Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides & More!

Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides & More!

By TMoM Team Member 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! There have been lots of changes for the 2020 season due to Covid, and we note those below in orange. Most of...

October 11, 2020: Greensboro Food Truck Festival

October 11, 2020: Greensboro Food Truck Festival

October 11, 2020  ​(fingers crossed) Downtown Greensboro at Greene St, ​Market St and Elm St 3-9PM greensborofoodtruckfestivals.com Hopefully the food trucks will be back in October! Check out the website for more information: GreensboroFoodTruckFestivals.com. ​50...

Discounts, Fun Ideas & A Giveaway!

Discounts, Fun Ideas & A Giveaway!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight: ~ High Point Swim Club Lessons - Get 15% OFF! ~ Updated Kids Eat Free Directory ~ Apple Picking in the Triad ~ Win a Family Photography Session + $350 Credit from Catch a Spark Photography...

Triad Youth Sports Programs

Triad Youth Sports Programs

Updated by Michelle Barson High Point Swim Club is a non-profit organization specializing in competitive and instructional swimming for ages 3 to adults. The club has been operating in High Point since 1962 and has produced swimmers that have gone on to swim in...

Surviving Deployments with 4 Kids

Surviving Deployments with 4 Kids

By Guest Blogger Meka Harrell, author of the blog Hanging with the Harrells On this day, I can't help but think about my husband. Currently we are halfway through his deployment. He left the states with 3 kids and a pregnant wife, come November he will be able to meet...

Sept. & October: Get Hiking with Burlington Recreation & Parks

Sept. & October: Get Hiking with Burlington Recreation & Parks

Get Hiking! Burlington Recreation & Parks www.burlingtonnc.gov/1323/Outdoor-Programs#hiking Thursday, September 17 at 5:30 pm Haw River Trail - Glencoe Paddle Access - 2348 Glencoe St. Burlington | 2 miles | Register Tuesday, September 22 at 5:30 pm Haw River...

How will COVID-19 Change Education?

How will COVID-19 Change Education?

By Guest Blogger Susan Z. Davis, Director of Communication and Marketing, Greensboro Day School Greensboro Day School welcomed 771 students, age 2 through grade 12 to school on August 26 after completing the end of the 2019-20 school year in distance learning. This...

Family Trip Idea: Oahu, Hawaii

Family Trip Idea: Oahu, Hawaii

By Guest Blogger Jessica Robb Back in January, my husband and I pulled both our children out of school for a week for a trip to Oahu, Hawaii. Some teachers and administrators dislike it when students are pulled out of school for vacation. I came from a family that...

Supporting IEPs in a World That Has Turned Upside Down

Supporting IEPs in a World That Has Turned Upside Down

By Guest Bloggers Annie B Trent of Tackle Advocacy, and Kristin Bennett of Illumii The 2020-2021 school year has arrived, and many children are still attending school remotely. Lives have been turned upside down. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended routines and...

As the Days Zoom By

As the Days Zoom By

By Guest Blogger Alyssa Tabacca, author of Driving the Big Van With a household of 4 eLearners trying to Zoom while a chatty preschooler and a puppy are constantly being shushed and begging for attention, I’m sure eLearning looks a little different for our family. In...

Supporting YOU and Our Community During This Pandemic

Supporting YOU and Our Community During This Pandemic

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In this week's Sunday Spotlight we focus on local resources to help you and your loved ones during what may be a very stressful time in our lives. BestHealth Podcast Lewisville Family Counseling Journey to Brave Annual Event "Write on...

Co-Parenting Effectively After Divorce

Co-Parenting Effectively After Divorce

­By Guest Blogger Camila Dos Santos, M.Ed., HRI Program Coordinator The Healthy Relationships Initiative promotes happy, healthy, and safe relationships of all kinds and provides resources for marriages in distress. But when divorce is the healthiest way forward, how...

Athletic Injuries – Heartbreak and Recovery

Athletic Injuries – Heartbreak and Recovery

By Guest Blogger Eric Whittington “Growing up we heard about athletes getting injured, and when it happened to us, it was heartbreaking.”    -- Christina Chavez, 17-years old Brother and sister Gonzalo and Christina Chavez share more than a family connection. They...

When Should My Child See a Counselor?

When Should My Child See a Counselor?

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray With all of the stressors we’re all facing today—including the COVID-19 pandemic, remote learning and working, economic stressors, and racial injustice and inequities—perhaps it’s no surprise that mental health symptoms are on the...

A New Way to Explore Disney: Dinner & Movie Nights

A New Way to Explore Disney: Dinner & Movie Nights

By Guest Blogger Amanda Smolko What do you do when the world shuts down? How do you keep your kids entertained and engaged? How do you come up with new fun things to do, when everything is closed, or canceled? That was something we struggled with this year. I have a...

Sept. 18, 2020: Wynnie’s Grand Opening

Sept. 18, 2020: Wynnie’s Grand Opening

  Wynnie's Boutique 1210 N. Main Street High Point, NC wynniesboutique.com Wynnie's, a shop for every season of childhood, will open on Friday, September 18 at 1210 N. Main Street in High Point. (Located in the same building as The Grassy Knoll and 83 Custom...

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