Blog Roll

2021 Triad Fall Consignment Sales

2021 Triad Fall Consignment Sales

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing This directory is sponsored by Chameleon Kids Consignment. This local shop opened in Clemmons, NC, last year and is open year-round on Tuesdays – Saturdays from 10am – 5pm. They accept new and gently used clothing, shoes, children’s...

Back to School, Healthy Ideas, and a New Giveaway!

Back to School, Healthy Ideas, and a New Giveaway!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  In today’s Sunday Spotlight: ~ Special Deal from Grinz Orthodontics ~ Registration Open for Imprints Cares ~ Let LeBauer Physical Therapy Fix Your Pelvic Floor Problems ~ Creative Palooza: Finding the Spark in Your Child ~ Win a...

Have Fun Online WITH Your Kids

Have Fun Online WITH Your Kids

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser The last thing you might want your kids to do right now is have more screen time! But during the pandemic, my teenagers and I learned that there are some fun, creative things to do on the Internet - together! You don’t need an iPad...

An Accidental “Yes Day”

An Accidental “Yes Day”

By TMoM Team Member Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. This year, my family went to Myrtle Beach for our vacation. It was wonderful to see the ocean, walk along the beach, and swim in the pool. Like our past vacations, we spent most of the time in or around the water,...

The Surprisingly Delightful Carpool

The Surprisingly Delightful Carpool

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I recently bought a new minivan, and I was insistent that I needed a model with eight seats. I could see the salesman counting and recounting my children: one…two…three. Why on earth would I need eight seats for three kids? Those of you...

Day Trip Idea: W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir

Day Trip Idea: W. Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir

By Guest Blogger Sandy Harper Do you and your family enjoying hiking? How about swimming and other water sports? Maybe you are camping lovers or mountain bikers. No matter what your outdoor interests are, W Kerr Scott Dam & Reservoir offers those and more. As you...

Creative Palooza: Finding the Spark in Your Child

Creative Palooza: Finding the Spark in Your Child

By Guest Blogger Pastor Josh Welcome to Creative Palooza located near Downtown Winston-Salem, operating as an After-School Program as well as a Summer Camp Program for over a decade. At Creative Palooza, we put our faith in action creating a community of creativity,...

You Get a Line, I’ll Get a Pole: Charter Fishing with the Family

You Get a Line, I’ll Get a Pole: Charter Fishing with the Family

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko My oldest has always been an outdoor enthusiast. When he was days old, and a colicky mess of a baby, all I had to do was step outside and the bloody murder of a scream would cease to exist. Rain, sun, sleet, flurries, we were outside. So...

Fall Sports, Open House, and Summer Bucket List

Fall Sports, Open House, and Summer Bucket List

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today's spotlight: YMCA Fall Sports Registration Greensboro Montessori School's 4th - 8th Grade Open House Summer Bucket List   YMCA Fall Sports Registration is Open! The new YMCA fall sports season begins Sept. 6th! The YMCA...

Day/Weekend Trip Idea: Charlotte

Day/Weekend Trip Idea: Charlotte

By Rachel Hoeing I grew up in Charlotte, and I seem to find myself there at least once a month to visit family and friends. There is SO much to see and do that you could literally stay a month and not run out of ideas! Most of our Day Trip Blogs map out what your...

Ellen’s Book Nook — August 2021: Historical Fiction

Ellen’s Book Nook — August 2021: Historical Fiction

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  I have long been enamored with historical fiction. I love to read stories that transport me to another day and time, so when a member of the Triad Moms on Main Community Chat page on Facebook suggested that I share a list of...

Family Vacation Idea: Yellowstone National Park

Family Vacation Idea: Yellowstone National Park

By Guest Blogger Madi Rogers, Rising 11th grader at Davie County High School Everyone’s bucket list includes a trip to Yellowstone National Park, one of the most ethereal places you can visit. This terrain and area is like no other. As you make your way around the...

Day Trip to Guilford County: Family, Food, and Fun

Day Trip to Guilford County: Family, Food, and Fun

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt My family lives about 45 minutes from Guilford County, and recently my 8-year-old son and I enjoyed a fun, full weekday visiting Colfax and Greensboro! We started our day with a big breakfast at the Moose Café, located off of I-40 and...

Eye Exams – An Important Part of Back-to-School Prep!

Eye Exams – An Important Part of Back-to-School Prep!

By Guest Blogger Dr. Lindsay Totten August is National Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, and as you prepare school supplies and clothes the next size up, it’s a great time to consider how to protect and preserve the health of your kid’s eyes. I’m Dr. Lindsay...

Helpful Ideas, Local Event, and A New Giveaway!

Helpful Ideas, Local Event, and A New Giveaway!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  In today's Sunday Spotlight: ~ Back to School Eye Care with Twenty200 Eyewear ~ High Five Kaleideum Celebration ~ Bringing Heart & Soul into your Brand with Madalyn Yates Photography ~ Win a New Glasses Prize Pack from...

The Story of Our Boys

The Story of Our Boys

By Guest Blogger Amelia Caudle Although my husband and I just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary (gulp!!), I can still remember what it felt like to be newly married and planning the rest of our lives together. I have to chuckle at the word "planning," because...

Vacation Idea: Bald Head Island, NC

Vacation Idea: Bald Head Island, NC

By Guest Blogger Janet Fulp As soon as the school year ends, my family starts to count down the weeks until we head to Bald Head Island. We have been coming to Bald Head since my younger son was a baby, so all three of my kids have grown up spending time and making...

August 21, 2021: Toddler Treks

August 21, 2021: Toddler Treks

August 21, 2021 9 am to 11 am Minglewood Farm and Nature Preserve 238 Minglewood Rd, Westfield, NC 27053 Details here Are you ready to take your toddler on an outdoor adventure? Join in on a Toddler Treks where they will read a story, investigate specimens up close...

August Weekends, 2021: Market Street Arts & Entertainment District

August Weekends, 2021: Market Street Arts & Entertainment District

August 6 - 8  August 13 - 15 August 20 - 22 August 27 - 29 September 3 - 5 Downtown Mount Airy All Day Long Details here Feel Mayberry’s hipper side come to life every weekend through October with arts, music, food, and craft beers. Mount Airy’s Market Street Arts...

August 2021: Free 7 Day Trial at F45 Training Winston-Salem

August 2021: Free 7 Day Trial at F45 Training Winston-Salem

F45 Training Winston-Salem FREE 7 DAY TRIAL 486 N Patterson Ave, Bailey Power Plant in the Innovation Quarter f45training.com/winstonsalem F45 Training, the World’s fastest growing functional training community, is located downtown Winston-Salem in the heart of the...

Win a $100 Massage Envy Gift Card from Giving Juice!

Win a $100 Massage Envy Gift Card from Giving Juice!

Win a $100 Massage Envy Gift Card from Giving Juice! With school starting back up, now is the perfect time for moms to treat themselves. What better way than with a massage! At Giving Juice, they’re passionate about their USDA Organic, Non-GMO, No Added Sugar, No...

Do’s and Don’ts for Your Next Family Road Trip

Do’s and Don’ts for Your Next Family Road Trip

By Guest Blogger Tara Pitts Over the last 6 years I have packed my family up and we have traversed through twenty-seven states, eight national parks and made many a roadside pit stop. The sights we have seen have been tremendous and awe-inspiring, but the shared...

4 Ways To Get Your Preschooler Ready for Writing

4 Ways To Get Your Preschooler Ready for Writing

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey This summer is a great opportunity to expose your preschooler to the world of writing. Do not be confused by the “let your child play” shift that may appear to convey that the act of learning is not fun and does not involve play....

The Ultimate College Dorm Shopping List

The Ultimate College Dorm Shopping List

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas of kristendaukas.com Raise your hand if you're currently in the throes of getting your college-bound freshman ready for the big move. It doesn't matter if they're going to college right in your hometown, home state, or if they're going...

Just Be and Let Be

Just Be and Let Be

By Guest Blogger Heather Keenan I have three amazing daughters. When people find this out, there are a handful of comments that are usually thrown my way. "All girls?!?!" "I bet their dad feels so outnumbered!" "Will you try again for a boy?" "You're brave!" I find...

Doing Good Things: Perfectly Imperfect Girls

Doing Good Things: Perfectly Imperfect Girls

By Guest Blogger Ashley Mitchell, founder and Executive Director of Perfectly Imperfect Girls Perfectly Imperfect Girls is a North Carolina based nonprofit youth mentoring program started in August of 2020. We currently serve middle school and high school girls ages...

Day Trip Idea: Bur-Mil Park

Day Trip Idea: Bur-Mil Park

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing The Triad is not at a loss for amazing parks, playgrounds, water fun, and trails. Bur-Mil Park in Greensboro has all of these and more! It's a one-stop shop for a day full of activities. Take a look at all there is to enjoy at this...

Family Fun Idea: Glamping

Family Fun Idea: Glamping

By Guest Blogger Carrie Sockwell If you are like me, the sound and thought of camping has always sounded fun and exciting. Until the moment that you actually go. It is either too hot or too cold. It is uncomfortable and ends up being more exhausting than planned....

The Ball is in Your Court

The Ball is in Your Court

By Guest Blogger Dionne Jenkins My husband and I recently celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary (Yay!). But I also celebrated another anniversary; twelve years as a stepmother. It has not always been easy; it is still not. Trust me, we have had our share of ups and...

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