Blog Roll

What’s a Personal Polli?

What’s a Personal Polli?

By Guest Blogger Julie Tillman, personal shopper for Polliwogs Just the other day as I was driving my kids home from school, my son asked his two older sisters, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” The conversation wrapped up and shifted to me. “Mom, do you like...

Teaching Peace & Kindness

Teaching Peace & Kindness

By Guest Blogger Kelly Guzenhauser, a local Kindergarten teacher As we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we reflect on what he is best known for: leading the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950’s and 60’s. But in this age of continued racism and...

Two New Giveaways, Plus Swimming Opportunities

Two New Giveaways, Plus Swimming Opportunities

By Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: Giveaway from AR Workshop Giveaway from Greensboro Ice House Lessons & Parties at High Point Swim Club   Our Newest Giveaway from AR Workshop Register for our latest giveaway, and you could win a spot for you and...

Ellen’s Book Nook — January 2020

Ellen’s Book Nook — January 2020

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Crackling fires, fuzzy blankets, hot tea and great books… these are some of my favorite things on cold, winter days and things that are hygge. I was recently introduced to the concept of hygge which, according to Wikipedia, is a...

The Story of a Decade: Love, Loss, and Grace

The Story of a Decade: Love, Loss, and Grace

By Guest Blogger Sarah Jenkins The first year of the last decade held the most devastating moments I have ever walked through. I began 2010 thrilled to be expecting our second child. By St. Patrick’s Day, our hearts were shattered with the knowledge that our baby...

Visit The Greensboro Ice House: Fun for the Entire Family

Visit The Greensboro Ice House: Fun for the Entire Family

By Guest Blogger Nicole Gaboury, Skating Director, The Greensboro Ice House The Greensboro Ice House packs an array of frozen fun at the Triad's only year-round, ice skating rink. Conveniently located near the Wendover Avenue exit off of 1-40, the Ice House offers an...

You’re in, Now What? Tips for Navigating the College Transition

You’re in, Now What? Tips for Navigating the College Transition

By Guest Blogger Catherine Phipps, graduate of UNC Chapel Hill You spent months preparing for the SAT, considering 10,000 factors and applying to what feels like 10,000 schools. Then come the decision-making questions: Are your SAT and ACT scores high enough? Should...

2020 Triad Spring Consignment Sales

2020 Triad Spring Consignment Sales

By Rachel Hoeing Are you searching for consignment sales in Burlington, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point, Kernersville, and surrounding areas? We’ve got the cream of the crop listed below for Spring 2020. It is time to start planning ahead to sell, volunteer, or...

What’s New at Disney World in 2020

What’s New at Disney World in 2020

By Guest Blogger Kathleen Thorell My family of five traveled to Walt Disney World Jan.1 - 4th. We planned the trip only 20 days before going, so I approached it very differently than past trips to Disney. I did not research for months. I did not hem and haw over what...

Homework Help for Your Child with Dyslexia

Homework Help for Your Child with Dyslexia

By Karen Pranikoff, Director of Admission and Development, Triad Academy at Summit School Tackling homework at the end of the day often can be a frustrating experience for parents and children. It’s an even harder assignment when your child has dyslexia. When you’re...

Info on GDS Open House, Mico Kids Events, and Parsec Financial

Info on GDS Open House, Mico Kids Events, and Parsec Financial

By Rachel Hoeing Kick off the start of a new week with tips and resources from TMoM! In today's Sunday Spotlight: Open House at Greensboro Day School Party with Mico Kids Events Money Management with Parsec Financial   Open House at Greensboro Day School  ...

20 Books to Read in 2020

20 Books to Read in 2020

By Guest Blogger Lisa Witherspoon I have a love-hate relationship with book stores. I LOVE perusing all the books, reading the summaries, and adding to my  “to-read” list. I HATE that I can’t read them all! When my three daughters were little, my love for reading is...

Feb. 1, 2020: Parents Night Out at Rockin’ Jump

Feb. 1, 2020: Parents Night Out at Rockin’ Jump

Rockin' Jump 4215 W. Gate City Blvd. Greensboro, NC 27407 Rockin' Jump 7840 N. Point Blvd. Winston Salem, NC 27106 Feb. 1, 2020 6 - 10pm rockinjumptriad.com Parents Night out at Rockin Jump is the first Saturday of every month at both the WS and GSO locations! $30...

Jan. 26, 2020: Greensboro Day School Academic Open House

Jan. 26, 2020: Greensboro Day School Academic Open House

Academic Open House Greensboro Day School January 26, 2020 3 - 5:30pm greensboroday.org Greensboro Day School's age 2 - grade 12 program is comprehensive and includes a dynamic academic curriculum, fine and performing arts, athletics, world language, social-emotional...

Jan. 31, 2020: Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready?

Jan. 31, 2020: Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready?

Calvary Day School Jan. 31, 2020 8:30am calvaryday.school Join Calvary Day School as Dr. Melanie Powell shares guidance with parents of preschoolers on how to know if your child is ready socially, physically, academically and emotionally for Kindergarten at 8:30 a.m....

Feb. 8, 2020: Cosmic Mini Golf

Feb. 8, 2020: Cosmic Mini Golf

Cosmic Mini Golf February 8, 2020 5:30 - 8:30pm Kaleideum North, Winston-Salem  WSYouthChorus.org Experience cosmic mayhem and enjoy out-of-this-world fun at the Winston-Salem Youth Chorus’s indoor, glow-in-the-dark mini-golf course! On Saturday, February 8th from...

Co-parenting or Parallel Parenting for Divorced Parents?

Co-parenting or Parallel Parenting for Divorced Parents?

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray, PhD, LPC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative Parenting is full of joys and challenges in all families, but parents who are separated or divorced can face unique challenges. Through our work with the Healthy...

Thoughts from a First Time Dad

Thoughts from a First Time Dad

By Guest Blogger Ryan Holt I have always wanted a large family – when my wife told me we were expecting I was absolutely elated. If you’re like me then you have a “plan” and are extremely organized. Everything has a purpose and place. Therefore, having a child doesn’t...

Adult Getaway to Nashville

Adult Getaway to Nashville

By Rachel Hoeing If you are looking for a fun vacation with your spouse, other couples, or a girls' trip, look no further than Nashville, Tennessee! It has become a hotspot for couple's getaways as well as girls' trips and bachelorette parties, and the entertainment...

Win a Spot for You and a Friend at AR Workshop’s Galentine’s DIY Bash

Win a Spot for You and a Friend at AR Workshop’s Galentine’s DIY Bash

Galentine's DIY Bash February 13 AR Workshop, 120-A Reynolda Village, Winston-Salem arworkshop.com/winstonsalem Celebrate Galentine's with your besties at AR Workshop! Join them for a Wood Workshop and enjoy food, sips, sweets, and girl time, all while making an...

Top Reasons to Choose Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School

Top Reasons to Choose Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School

By Guest Blogger Ed Jones Our Lady of Mercy Catholic School is located in Winston-Salem. OLM features small class sizes, excellent academics, individual attention, sports and extracurricular programs for grades Pre-K through 8th Grade. We are a Blue Ribbon School of...

New Year, New You. Or Not.

New Year, New You. Or Not.

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines Ah, the New Year. The time when everyone scrambles around trying to find something meaningful and life changing to commit themselves to. This year, I’m going to run a marathon! This year, I’m going to lose 50 pounds! This year, I’m going...

School Choice & Kids Afternoon Out

School Choice & Kids Afternoon Out

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ What Educators Say About Our Lady of Mercy School ~ Discover Wesleyan Christian Academy ~ Mark Your Calendar for Kids Afternoon Out...

Keeping the Doors Open

Keeping the Doors Open

By Katie Moosbrugger A while back I read a blog written by a dad who offered ingenious advice. He and his wife were having a hard time communicating with their tween daughter. He knew something was up – she wasn’t acting like herself – but they could not get her to...

Top 10 Reasons to Join a Book Club

Top 10 Reasons to Join a Book Club

By Guest Blogger Michelle Barson If you're still looking to make a New Year's resolution, or maybe you want to just try something new, then I have the perfect idea. Join a book club! I recently joined a group that I thoroughly enjoy - so much so that I came up with a...

Accomplishing Less – A New Year’s Goal

Accomplishing Less – A New Year’s Goal

By Laura Simon I’m not a fan of New Year’s Eve. I can’t remember the last time I stayed up until midnight, unless you count being woken at 12:01 by someone’s enthusiastic fireworks display and mentally chiding them for their disregard of the human need for sleep...

Archived 2019 TMoM Newsletters

Archived 2019 TMoM Newsletters

  Click any link to view the archived newsletters. To view more recent newsletters, click here. December 25, Happy Holidays! December 18, Special Deal & Event Ideas December 11, Get the Scoop on Local Restaurants, Resources, and Events December 4, Gift Ideas,...

Date Night Ideas

Date Night Ideas

Updated by Anna Keller & Rachel Hoeing We have plenty of directories to benefit our kids, and we're thrilled to share a list that directly benefits you and your significant other! Our team recently updated this directory to include some of our new favorite date...

A New Year, a Chance for New Beginnings

A New Year, a Chance for New Beginnings

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot I turned 40 this past year. It was a welcome decade to enter. My 20s were spent learning about myself and creating new experiences with friends. The entire decade of...

Get Your Hormones in Check

Get Your Hormones in Check

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Hurst, Certified Health and Wellness Coach Are you frustrated from feeling tired all the time, drained of energy, suffering from achy joints, mood swings, virtually no libido, irregular periods, and weight that just doesn’t seem to budge,...

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