Blog Roll

Earth Day for the Slacker Mom

Earth Day for the Slacker Mom

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I should preface this by warning you that I’m the last person anyone would ever suggest to write a post about celebrating Earth Day, and it’s not because I don’t care about teaching my kids to value and care for our home. It’s because I...

Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farms in the Triad

Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Farms in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Local strawberry farms are getting to ready to open for the 2021 strawberry season! Several farms are back to offering pick-your-own services (along with covid precautions), while a few are offering other creative ways to enjoy...

Why I Choose Twenty200 Eyewear

Why I Choose Twenty200 Eyewear

By Guest Blogger Nicole Ducouer Finally! Spring is here. I am getting outside and beginning to feel energized again! I decided to freshen up my look after spending a year in workout clothes. (Don’t get it twisted, I would love to say I Peloton-ed my way into 2021, but...

Four Reasons Hiring a Babysitter is a Great Idea!

Four Reasons Hiring a Babysitter is a Great Idea!

By Guest Blogger Ana Jansen It's every parent's dilemma: Do I hire someone to get some time to myself, even if I feel badly leaving the kids behind? We get it... It's tough for any parent to leave their child, but every once in a while it's great to get away - whether...

Earth Day, Twenty200 Eyewear, Family Camping, and Giveaways

Earth Day, Twenty200 Eyewear, Family Camping, and Giveaways

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: 2021 Virtual Earth Day Fair Personalized Service at Twenty200 Eyewear Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Resort - Asheboro, NC Giveaways from TMoM   2021 Virtual Piedmont Earth Day Fair Join Piedmont...

2021 Farmer’s Markets

2021 Farmer’s Markets

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Many farmer's markets will finally be up and running this spring! You can support local by visiting these markets in Burlington, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Kernersville! I have gathered a list of some of our reader's...

Family Meals: Being at Peace with What Works Best

Family Meals: Being at Peace with What Works Best

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt In January of this year, I published a blog titled My Personal Experience with Intermittent Fasting, in which I detailed my journey with the health and weight loss benefits I experienced with the timed-meal eating plan. It has been...

Road Trip Activities for Preschoolers

Road Trip Activities for Preschoolers

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller Now that it’s springtime and the world is feeling generally more hopeful, lots of families are starting to get on the road to take trips. We’re currently at the beach with our infant son and 4-year-old daughter – which required four...

Weekend Getaway Idea: Washington, NC

Weekend Getaway Idea: Washington, NC

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders I have lived in North Carolina most of my life, and honestly had not really heard much about Washington, NC until last month. My finance and I decided to take a pre-honeymoon – highly recommend this notion if you are getting married –...

North Myrtle Beach Resorts for Large & Extended Family Vacations

North Myrtle Beach Resorts for Large & Extended Family Vacations

By Guest Blogger Ashlee Carson North Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand are the BEST places for a fun-filled family reunion. Gather your entire crew (yes, everyone) and head to the beach where you can sprawl out together in the same oceanfront condo! With amenities...

Filling the New Mom Cup

Filling the New Mom Cup

By Guest Blogger Ashley Quinn Kibby While I was pregnant with my twins, I read many books and articles written for mothers of multiples. Some good, some horrible, many functional, mostly instructional, with contents covering sleeping, napping, nursing, wrapping,...

So Much to Share: Camps, Events, Schools, Fitness & Giveaways!

So Much to Share: Camps, Events, Schools, Fitness & Giveaways!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  In today’s Sunday Spotlight: ~ Merriwood Christian Camp: A True Camp Experience ~ Family Days at Purple Alpaca Farms ~ Greensboro Montessori: A Middle School that Students Love ~ High Intensity Interval Training at F45...

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

What Should I Do If I Suspect Child Abuse?

By Meggan Goodpasture, M.D. Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital and member of the Child Abuse Team Unfortunately, child abuse and neglect is far more common than we would all like to imagine. It is estimated that a report of child abuse is made every 10...

Triad Area Parks, Playgrounds & Walking Trails

Triad Area Parks, Playgrounds & Walking Trails

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  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...

Summer 2021: Staycation Vacation Summer Art Camps

Summer 2021: Staycation Vacation Summer Art Camps

Distractions: An Art Entertainment Studio Staycation Vacation Summer Art Camps 2762 NC 68, Unit 107 High Point, NC 27265 336-888-8990 DistractionsArtStudio.com Join Distractions as they travel the world and beyond exploring art and good times right from their Paint...

April 25, 2021: TMoM Meet Up and Playdate

April 25, 2021: TMoM Meet Up and Playdate

Sunday, April 25, 2021 3 - 5pm Leinbach Park 3635 Sally Kirk Rd NW Winston-Salem, NC 27104 It's been a while since we have been able to gather in person, so we thought we would throw out a "meet up" opportunity for any of our readers who are comfortable meeting at a...

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Child to Camp

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Child to Camp

By Josh Britton, Executive Director at Mount Shepherd Retreat Center, Asheboro Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, but kids need camp now more than ever. At Camp Mount Shepherd, we consider it a privilege to work with students this summer. Besides top-notch...

Spring 2021: Virtual Tours at Calvary Day School

Spring 2021: Virtual Tours at Calvary Day School

Calvary Day School 134 S. Peace Haven Rd. Winston-Salem, NC 27104 www.calvaryday.school 336-765-5546   At Calvary Day School, their passion and commitment is to provide an encouraging, safe, and engaging school community, where students are challenged to fulfill their...

April 13 – 27, 2021: Free Classes at F45WinstonSalem

April 13 – 27, 2021: Free Classes at F45WinstonSalem

F45WinstonSalem 2 weeks of FREE classes April 13 - 27, 2021 486 N Patterson Avenue f45training.com/winstonsalem F45 WSNC is a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) group based boutique fitness studio, focusing on Functional Training for ALL abilities. Classes are...

May 6, 2021: FREE Becoming Me Virtual Event

May 6, 2021: FREE Becoming Me Virtual Event

FREE Becoming Me Virtual Event- Featuring Michelle Obama Thursday, May 6 7 p.m. or 10 p.m. (eastern time) girlscouts.org/en/about-girl-scouts/join/becoming-me.html Are you new to Girl Scouts? Or maybe you’re ready to come back after a year off? Now is a great time to...

May 4, 2021: Virtual Children’s Champion Celebration

May 4, 2021: Virtual Children’s Champion Celebration

2021 Virtual Children's Champion Celebration Virtual Event May 4, 2021, 11:30am-1:00 pm. childcareresource center.org Join Child Care Resource Center for their 2021 Virtual Children's Champion Celebration! They'll commemorate 30 years of service to Forsyth County and...

Mom’s Time Out in Durham

Mom’s Time Out in Durham

By Guest Blogger Tara Pitts By mid-January of this year, I had hit a wall. Between my spouse working from home for the last 10 months, and my teens’ virtual learning schedule, I rarely had any time without someone asking for food, advice, or technical assistance with...

Children Supporting Children

Children Supporting Children

By Geoffrey Campbell, Strategic Initiatives Coordinator at Greensboro Day School The very act of creating “hope-filled” drawings, at the Pandemic’s onset, nurtured the well-being of the youngest children in extraordinary ways. The act of turning pictures into pages...

Staycation Idea: Tour Your Own City

Staycation Idea: Tour Your Own City

By TMoM Team Member Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. When COVID-19 really hit the area and we all had to go home, I have to admit, I was a bit excited. I’m a homebody anyway, so getting the chance to do everything from home was like a present that I never thought would...

Home Beautification, Mobile Laser Tag, TMoM Meet Up & a New Podcast

Home Beautification, Mobile Laser Tag, TMoM Meet Up & a New Podcast

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing HAPPY EASTER! We hope all of our TMoM fans have a beautiful day with friends and family. In today's Sunday Spotlight: Spring Cleaning with TL Cleaning Mobile Laser Tag with Sabertooth Taggers Pressure Washing, Painting, Roof Cleaning...

Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

Year-Round Child Care in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  This directory is sponsored by Kids R Kids Learning Academy of Greensboro.  ** Please note that we keep this directory live on our site year-round, so some options may not currently be available due to COVID-19 restrictions....

Advocating for Your Child’s Health if Surgery is Needed

Advocating for Your Child’s Health if Surgery is Needed

By Guest Blogger Kristen A. Zeller, MD, Pediatric Surgery Brenner Children’s, Wake Forest Baptist Health As a parent, sometimes the most important thing you can do for your child is be their advocate.  If your child needs surgery, use your voice to speak up and ask...

Win a $150 Zero-Waste Gift Basket from Earth Sage!

Win a $150 Zero-Waste Gift Basket from Earth Sage!

--- In honor of Earth Day, Earth Sage will be giving away a zero-waste gift basket valued at $150 to one lucky TMoM reader!! To register, click the link at the bottom of this page. Earth Sage is Winston Salem’s first zero-waste, bulk refillable store that is now open...

Why You Should Take Away Phones & Tablets at Night

Why You Should Take Away Phones & Tablets at Night

By Guest Blogger Sarah MacReynolds, LCSW When speaking to parents, I hear the many complaints around cell phone usage and bedtime. One of the big questions that arises is, “should kids be allowed to use their phones in bed?” These issues exist in families with kids of...

Kids Eat Free (& Almost Free) Directory

Kids Eat Free (& Almost Free) Directory

By TMoM team member Michelle Barson Search this directory to find where you and your family can dine for less when Kids Eat Free (or Almost Free) in the Triad!  Kids Eat Free discounts and deals can be found in Burlington, Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point....

Win a $25 Gift Card to Ava’s Cupcakes…FOUR Winners Will Be Announced!

Win a $25 Gift Card to Ava’s Cupcakes…FOUR Winners Will Be Announced!

--- As part of Ava Cupcake's 10-year anniversary, they are excited to giveaway $25 gift cards to four lucky Triad Moms on Main winners! Register to win through the link at the bottom of this page! Ava’s Cupcakes is not only an award-winning bakery, but a home away...

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