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2020 Gift Ideas for Elementary Age Children

2020 Gift Ideas for Elementary Age Children

By Guest Blogger Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. It’s that time of year again. If you’re anything like me, you promised yourself that you would collect gift ideas throughout the year to avoid having to think of last-minute gifts. However, that didn’t happen in the past,...

2020 Holiday Gift Ideas for Teens and Tweens

2020 Holiday Gift Ideas for Teens and Tweens

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas of kristendaukas.com I think we can all agree that if there were ever a year that needs some holiday cheer, it’s this year. I love that folks had holiday decorations up early because it really has helped bring happiness and joy into...

Triad Moms on the Mic: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

Triad Moms on the Mic: A Few Of Our Favorite Things

By the Triad Moms on the Mic Podcast Team Recently, the Triad Moms on the Mic got together (virtually) in the spirit of giving and discussed our favorite things to give and receive. We’ve compiled a list for your reference that will  hopefully give you a bit of merry...

Make the Holidays Hassle Free with Pampers!

Make the Holidays Hassle Free with Pampers!

By Guest Blogger Catherine Cottingham Being a first-time mom in 2020 has been nothing like I envisioned when I found out I was pregnant. There were no baby showers, we didn’t have any visitors in the hospital, we have let very few people meet our new bundle of joy in...

Greensboro Day School: Focusing on Students’ Well Being

Greensboro Day School: Focusing on Students’ Well Being

By Guest Bloggers Bridget Gwinnett, Chair, Counseling Department; Tracie Catlett, Head of School; and Geoff Campbell, Director of Strategic Initiatives Do you think about your child’s well-being? We do, all of the time. We want our children to feel safe - able to...

Music Programs, Harry Potter, Santa Photos, Laser Tag, and Mom Workouts

Music Programs, Harry Potter, Santa Photos, Laser Tag, and Mom Workouts

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today’s Sunday Spotlight: Interactive Music Performances & Workshops from Duo Licht Greensboro Symphony Orchestra performs Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone in Concert Family Photos with Santa from the Winston-Salem Dash...

Infant & Baby Resources in the Triad

Infant & Baby Resources in the Triad

Updated by TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing This directory is sponsored by High Point Pediatric Dentistry. They are currently accepting new patients! The first visit is recommended at age one. Dentistry can be fun - come see why High Point Pediatric Dentistry is a LEAP...

Where to See Santa in the Triad | Santa Photos 2020

Where to See Santa in the Triad | Santa Photos 2020

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing This year things are looking much different at the holidays, but our community has done a fabulous job planning ahead. Local venues have found ways to bring the joy of the holidays, the lights of Christmas, and the visits with Santa...

#2020, Right?? But There’s Still Plenty To Be Thankful For

#2020, Right?? But There’s Still Plenty To Be Thankful For

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller This has been quite the year, and now that the holiday season is upon us I think we’re all being reminded of just how strange and insular 2020 has been. As most of us make plans to spend the season in much more contained ways than...

How to Have a Splendid, Blended Holiday

How to Have a Splendid, Blended Holiday

By Guest Blogger Dionne Jenkins The Christmas holiday is, by far, my favorite time of year. I love finding the perfect tree, decorating our home, and picking out the perfect gifts for my family. While the holidays are a time of joy and laughter for many, they can also...

Girls’ Night In Idea (COVID Style)

Girls’ Night In Idea (COVID Style)

By TMoM Team Member Laura Dydek 2020 has been a year of creativity. While the world has been on lockdown and we have been 6-feet-apart for months, people have been forced to find creative ways to get things done and stay sane. So when my best friend’s wedding was...

Fighting for Life & Love: My Experience with Akathesia

Fighting for Life & Love: My Experience with Akathesia

By Guest Blogger Amie Havens I am a 45 year old woman, residing in Winston-Salem, with an amazing husband, and two wonderful stepchildren. Starting around September of last year, my life would take a dramatic turn for the worse. Little did I know at the time for the...

Holiday Events & Nights Out, Plus Creative Ideas and Winners!

Holiday Events & Nights Out, Plus Creative Ideas and Winners!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ Be the First To Experience UNCSA's "The Nutcracker" Live Streamed ~ Parents’ Night Out Options in the Triad ~ Find TMoM on Pinterest! ~ Discover Who Won a $50 Gift Card to Smoke City Meats! Be the...

Doing Good Things: NC Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program

Doing Good Things: NC Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program

By Guest Blogger Seth Houk, Guardian ad Litem District Administrator Planning to go to the county courthouse is not usually an event that excites most people. Thoughts of waiting anxiously for a case to be called, giving testimony in front of several people, fielding...

Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger This directory is sponsored by the The Kellin Foundation, which is a nonprofit (501c3) that is rooted in a foundation of trauma-informed care. The foundation builds resilient children, families, and adults through behavioral health...

My Shopping Addiction, Finally Cured

My Shopping Addiction, Finally Cured

By Guest Blogger Hillary Zaken Who doesn't love the well-lit enticing displays at Target? Who doesn’t love to stroll through T.J. Maxx, run your hands over fabrics and look through the displays of bargain priced designer makeup? Who doesn’t enjoy a fresh clean...

The Jolliest Family This Side of the Nuthouse

The Jolliest Family This Side of the Nuthouse

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I need to preface this with a bit of context: I am a strict believer that Christmas décor goes up the day after Thanksgiving. The same holds true for Christmas carols: not a note until Black Friday morning, however early that morning...

Triad Baptist Christian Academy Says “Bring It On”

Triad Baptist Christian Academy Says “Bring It On”

By Guest Blogger Jason Shuler, Family Connect Pastor at Triad Baptist Christian Academy 2020 has been the worst. There, I said it. Everyone reading this already thinks it anyway, but now I’ve said it. 2020 has truly been the worst. The Apostle Paul wrote the book of...

Thanksgiving Nature Crafts

Thanksgiving Nature Crafts

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper, author of the blog Free Spirited Mom It’s that time of year again when temperatures start to drop and the daylight gets shorter. Yet, there is no reason that you cannot still enjoy nature. Bring the beauty of the outdoors inside for the...

Nightly through Jan. 6, 2021: Spectacular Holiday Blooms 

Nightly through Jan. 6, 2021: Spectacular Holiday Blooms 

--- Spectacular Holiday Blooms  Nightly through Jan. 6, 2021 5 pm - 10 pm Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden 215 S Main St, Kernersville, NC 27284 Event page HERE The Spectacular Holiday Blooms will be lit every night (weather depending) starting November 25, 2020 and...

December 5, 2020: Greensboro Ballet’s Tea with Clara To Go

December 5, 2020: Greensboro Ballet’s Tea with Clara To Go

--- Tea with Clara To Go Sponsored by Greensboro Ballet Dec. 5, 2020 from 1 - 5pm Greensboro Cultural Center www.greensboroballet.org/tea-with-clara-to-go Your child will enjoy opening their Tea with Clara box - filled with special Nutcracker sweets, Vida Pour Tea...

Dec. 17, 2020: Tinsel Town in Downtown Greensboro

Dec. 17, 2020: Tinsel Town in Downtown Greensboro

--- Tinsel Town Thursday, December 17 9 AM EST – 9 PM EST LeBauer Park at Greensboro Downtown Parks, Inc. Hosted by Downtown Greensboro Visit Tinsel Town in LeBauer Park! Tinsel Town will feature 50 uniquely decorated trees. Intended to promote community, trees will...

Dec. 13, 2020: 5th Annual Holiday Market

Dec. 13, 2020: 5th Annual Holiday Market

--- 5th Annual Holiday Market December 13 - 12:00 - 5:00 pm Foothills Brewing Tasting Room 3800 Kimwell Drive Winston-Salem facebook.com/events/609431073201692 Come out to enjoy the 5th annual Holiday Market at Foothills Brewing Tasting Room. This is a free local...

Santa, Parades, Light Shows and More!

Santa, Parades, Light Shows and More!

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: Safe Visits with Santa Holiday Light Shows & Parades Upcoming Events for the Holidays   Safe Visits with Santa With certain live Santa visits and events canceled this Christmas, Larry Hersberger...

Parents’ Night Out Options in the Triad

Parents’ Night Out Options in the Triad

Updated by TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing This past year we have had plenty of "family time," so why not treat yourself to a night out with friends or a date night? If parents are comfortable dropping their children off at a local facility, we have found quite a few...

Ellen’s Book Nook — November 2020: Football + Thanksgiving

Ellen’s Book Nook — November 2020: Football + Thanksgiving

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Thanksgiving and football seem to go together like turkey and dressing. In many families, Thanksgiving Day meals are scheduled around the “big game” so everyone can be seated and ready to focus undivided attention from the opening...

DIY Birthday Party with Your Cricut (For Beginners!)

DIY Birthday Party with Your Cricut (For Beginners!)

By Guest Blogger Taylor Hansen from Hansens On The Hustle Let me preface this blog post with how I am in no way a Cricut expert. I’m actually VERY far from it. I have spent countless hours trying to figure out the ins & outs of this nifty little machine. YouTube...

A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

By Guest Blogger Gina McCarn I became a mother again when we welcomed two more children into our family through foster care. You can read about our journey here. We welcomed Antony home only a few days after he had been discharged from the hospital. Uninhibited, we...

2020 Holiday Parades & Light Shows

2020 Holiday Parades & Light Shows

By Katie Moosbrugger No matter how we enjoy holiday events this year - either by social distancing, staying in our cars, or viewing events online - it will still be a festive season! We're thrilled to once again share our list of amazing Triad Light Shows and Holiday...

Time for a Heart to Heart

Time for a Heart to Heart

By Guest Blogger Bria Lewis/American Heart Association “When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.” -Author unknown One of Patricia Wood’s greatest treasures is her mother. Here is her incredible journey ... "I am 1 of 7 siblings. My twin...

Health and Education News, Plus a Special Deal & Giveaway!

Health and Education News, Plus a Special Deal & Giveaway!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ Sylvan Learning Center's Month Long Black Friday Sale ~ 30 Years of Reproductive Medicine Success at Wake Forest Baptist Health ~ Calvary Day School Begins Live Virtual Tours & Opens...

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