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Resources for Moms and Students

Resources for Moms and Students

By TMoM Team Member Lauren Warren In today's Friday Finds, learn about resources for moms and students..... Educational Support for Your Kids Discover Our Lady of Grace Catholic School Staying Updated with TMoM on Instagram...

Smiles Made Beautiful at Triad Orthodontics

Smiles Made Beautiful at Triad Orthodontics

By Guest Blogger Matt Morrone, DMD, MS At Triad Orthodontics, we are proud to use traditional braces and/or clear aligners to create beautiful smiles for patients of all ages. Smiles can have a big impact on your life, whether you realize it or not! It is one of the...

The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn: Overnight Trip Idea for Adults

The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn: Overnight Trip Idea for Adults

By Guest Blogger Janet Fulp A day at the The Spa at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville has always been on my wish list. Recently when trying to decide how to celebrate a big birthday (one that ends in 0!), my husband and I decided that Grove Park was exactly what we...

Day Trip to the Mountains: A Blue Ridge Parkway Adventure

Day Trip to the Mountains: A Blue Ridge Parkway Adventure

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko Over the years I have noticed that my family sometimes wakes up on Saturdays with a certain restlessness; a palpable discontent that comes from living a busy life of early mornings and endless commitment. When it comes to a rare...

Fill the Well and Create a Lasting Marriage

Fill the Well and Create a Lasting Marriage

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, CST Therapist Creating and developing a lasting marriage is hard work. Think back. You and your partner met in college. Your eyes locked across the room and the butterflies in your stomach went crazy. Before each date you would get...

20 Places to Take Your Teens This Summer

20 Places to Take Your Teens This Summer

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Most teens will be spending their summer playing summer sports, hanging at the pool, working, babysitting, traveling, or sleeping in. While these are all great ways for them to enjoy their summer, the bad news is that very few of...

Myths About Kids’ Mental Health, Plus Ways to Inspire Creativity

Myths About Kids’ Mental Health, Plus Ways to Inspire Creativity

By TMoM Team Member Lauren Warren In today's Friday Finds, find ways to support your children and to encourage play with.... Information About Kids and Mental Health Inspiring Play and Learning with Crayons and Chalk Ways to Keep Cool in the Triad...

Day Trip Idea: Roanoke, VA

Day Trip Idea: Roanoke, VA

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Did you know that Roanoke, Virginia is only two hours from most spots in the Triad? It is a fabulous city for a day trip, or a weekend excursion. If you head out early morning, you can arrive in time to tackle a venue before lunch,...

Summer 2022: FREE Consultation and Discount from Triad Orthodontics

Summer 2022: FREE Consultation and Discount from Triad Orthodontics

Summer 2022 FREE Consultation and Discount from Triad Orthodontics Consultation is valued at $399 Also Get $250 off any treatment before school starts Make your summer something to smile about at Triad Orthodontics! Visit any of their 5 convenient Triad locations in...

A Letter to My Child with Special Needs

A Letter to My Child with Special Needs

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Janes What a ride we’ve been on together! It’s often a rocky one. Although I can honestly say, despite the struggles we’ve had and the challenges we face, that I’m thankful that you’re my child. I can’t imagine life without you. There are a...

Summer Mom Guilt

Summer Mom Guilt

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Turner Long days at the pool, chasing after the ice cream truck, staying up late catching lighting bugs, and sleeping in. That’s what summer break is all about, right? That’s how I remember my perfectly imperfect childhood. But, for my kids,...

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Happy Independence Day! We hope you have a wonderful holiday with family and friends. The 2022 blueberry picking season as begun in the Triad! Most of the farms listed below offer pick-your-own services, however, some are...

How to Have an Impactful July 4th

How to Have an Impactful July 4th

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey If you are following my blogs this year, you know the theme is to have a positive and impactful life. This month we will address this theme by acknowledging five ways we can be impactful in our towns and cities. The July 4th holiday...

Favorite Local Wineries

Favorite Local Wineries

Updated by TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger North Carolina is known for many great wineries and vineyards. We've got a great a selection in the Triad area and on the outskirts as well. Check out our list below to find the best wineries in Lexington, East Bend,...

July 30, 2022: R.O.O.T.S Day in the Park

July 30, 2022: R.O.O.T.S Day in the Park

R.O.O.T.S Day in the Park July 30 from 11 am to 2 pm Bailey Park, 445 Patterson Ave, Winston-Salem More details here: smartstart-fc.org/families Sponsored by Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust and hosted by Smart Start of Forsyth County. Kick off the new ROOTS program...

July 2022: Early Christmas in July Booking Sale

July 2022: Early Christmas in July Booking Sale

July 2022 Early Christmas Booking Sale York’s Photography Studio, Inc. Click HERE for details and to reserve your visit with Santa Jingle, Jangle, Jingle!  It’s Early Christmas in July Booking SALE! Now is the perfect time to save $100 off your Experience the Magic...

Tie Dyeing: Summer Craft Idea

Tie Dyeing: Summer Craft Idea

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser For some reason, no other craft says summer to me like tie-dyeing. Maybe it’s because real shirt dyeing is incredibly messy and I only ever venture to do it outside. These days, my kids are getting older and aren’t always thrilled...

Favorite Family Beaches

Favorite Family Beaches

By TMoM team member Katie Moosbrugger Whether you're looking to head to the beach this summer or later this year, we have a great list of recommended family beaches all along the East coast, thanks to TMoM members, readers and fans. We hope these tips &...

July 21, 2022: Color Your World

July 21, 2022: Color Your World

Color Your World July 21 from 6 to 7 pm Thomasville Public Library Details here: facebook.com/events/841820453426571 An adult coloring club that meets the third Thursday of every month!

ARFID: When It’s More Than Just Picky Eating

ARFID: When It’s More Than Just Picky Eating

By Guest Blogger Neely Turlington “He will eat when he gets really hungry.” “You just aren’t providing enough variety.” “Have you tried offering him pizza or toast? All kids like those!” Knowing Something Wasn't Right Over the years these were some common,...

23 Ways to Know if There is a Teen in Your Home

23 Ways to Know if There is a Teen in Your Home

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas of kristendaukas.com Is there a teen living here? Whether you are just now entering teen-dom, or if you've recently welcomed your college student back into the house, you may have noticed a few changes around your home! Remember the...

Fireworks & 4th of July Events ~ 2022

Fireworks & 4th of July Events ~ 2022

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger It's time for Independence Day celebrations and fireworks! If you're searching  a fun, safe environment to watch fireworks this Fourth of July, or a historical celebration of our nation’s independence, you're in luck! The Triad...

The Hidden Treasures of Myrtle Beach

The Hidden Treasures of Myrtle Beach

By Guest Blogger Amanda Motsinger Are you a Myrtle Beach regular? Or even a Myrtle Beach sometimes-er? If you visit Myrtle Beach at all then there are two huge treasures that you need to know about (but may have never visited). They are Myrtle Beach State Park and...

The Best Ethnic Restaurants in the Triad

The Best Ethnic Restaurants in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Let me start by saying that I am not a connoisseur on ethnic foods, but we have many readers who fit the bill! I asked our fans for their favorite ethnic restaurants in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, Burlington, Kernersville, High Point...

When Your High Schooler’s Plan is Not a 4-Year College

When Your High Schooler’s Plan is Not a 4-Year College

By Guest Blogger Camila Dos Santos Helping your high schooler plan for life after graduation is stressful on the entire family. Many parents may find themselves worrying about their child’s future, especially if attending a traditional college is not a part of the...

Triad Area Support Groups

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders You never know when your life might take a turn that feels too difficult to navigate on your own. That's the time to find some support. We hope this list will help you find that support quickly in your time of need.  Whether...

Ellen’s Book Nook: June 2022 — Summer Reading

Ellen’s Book Nook: June 2022 — Summer Reading

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd It is hard to believe that we are at the halfway point of the year and summer is in full force. Less hectic schedules and relaxed days give everyone a chance to catch their breath, enjoy time to just be, and to READ! While I have...

Introducing Baby To Water

Introducing Baby To Water

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller If you’re the parent of a baby, summer is the perfect time to introduce them to water in the form of a pool, ocean, or lake. It’s an exciting first for little ones, and can help set the stage for positive feelings about water they can...

Father’s Day and What It Means to Me

Father’s Day and What It Means to Me

By TMoM Team Member Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. I remember being six years old wearing a Superwoman outfit that my parents bought me. I ran down the stairs past my laughing mother and into my father’s arms. He hoisted me above his head and “flew” me around the...

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