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Top 10 Blogs from 2021

Top 10 Blogs from 2021

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Today we feature the top 10 blogs from 2021, together with the five runner-up blogs! These are otherwise known as the blogs that received the most views this past year, and we love the variety of the blog topics. You will also...

Six Factors To Consider When Planning Parenthood

Six Factors To Consider When Planning Parenthood

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey There are many factors to consider when planning parenthood. For this blog, I am going to focus on what I think are the six most important factors to consider. These tend to be uncomfortable topics; however, as an educator and...

Resolve to Become An Authentic Parent

Resolve to Become An Authentic Parent

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC I’ll be honest with you: I didn’t even know this term of "becoming an authentic parent" existed until I found myself in the clinical space as a licensed professional counselor. An authentic parent sees their child whole....

Boredom Busters

Boredom Busters

By Guest Blogger Courtney Tucker I don't know about you, but when the holiday break starts to wind down my kids get antsy. It's like we can't get all their extra energy out. I've been thinking a lot about this and so I compiled a list of boredom busters (that are also...

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 27, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 27, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  As we countdown to the end of the year, there are still plenty of Holiday Events happening around Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, and Kernersville, as well as surrounding cities! Plus, this week we are sharing...

Christmas Decorations: Storage Tips

Christmas Decorations: Storage Tips

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller When “’Tis the season” becomes “’Twas the season,” it’s time to take down those festive Christmas decorations and tuck them safely away for another year. (I know – this part isn’t nearly as much fun as getting them out and making your...

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Merry Christmas! We would like to wish all of our followers a Happy Holiday Season! We hope this is a very special one for you and your loved ones. All of us at Triad Moms on Main wish you and yours a happy, healthy, fun-filled...

Blended Families and the Holiday Season

Blended Families and the Holiday Season

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...

Anyone Else Missing the Sears Toy Catalog?

Anyone Else Missing the Sears Toy Catalog?

By Guest Blogger Ginny Olson I’m feeling a little nostalgic these days. I've been a little down ever since Sears went bankrupt. This may not seem like a reason to cry. But it’s Christmas. And when I was little, Christmas meant the SEARS TOY CATALOG. Who else wants to...

Ellen’s Book Nook — December 2021: A Book Bucket List

Ellen’s Book Nook — December 2021: A Book Bucket List

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd A bucket list is defined as a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime. A book bucket list is defined in a similar manner — a list of books that you hope to read during...

People of Christmas

People of Christmas

By Guest Blogger Kelley Eanes Welcome, People of Christmas, to the finish line; we have almost made it through. We have created merriment and made memories for years to come. We've stuffed sweet protesting cherubs into lovely holiday attire for school/dance/martial...

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 20 – 26, 2021

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 20 – 26, 2021

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing It's Christmas week! Once again, we are happy to share another list of Triad Holiday Events in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, and Kernersville, as well as surrounding cities! Each Monday from now until New Year’s...

Giveaway Winners, Free CycleBar & Local Resources

Giveaway Winners, Free CycleBar & Local Resources

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  In today’s Sunday Spotlight we announce our giveaway winners, plus: Piedmont Winterfest is Back Find the Perfect Real Estate Agent with HomeLight Win One Month of Unlimited Rides at CycleBar Winston-Salem...

The Science of Santa

The Science of Santa

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  It’s been several years since I wrote the post “Please Don’t Make This the Last Year of Magic,” and for many years after, the magic continued in our house. Well, somewhat. Let's discuss the science of Santa. The History I...

Holiday Pecan Pie (with an adult twist!)

Holiday Pecan Pie (with an adult twist!)

By TMoM Team Member Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. The holidays are here, and it’s time to stuff our faces with all of the things we swore off for the past few months. Furthermore, that means every dish that includes sugar, pie crust, sticks of butter, Crisco, and so...

Someone Peeked at the Presents

Someone Peeked at the Presents

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon Earlier today, I emerged from my home office after engaging in a zoom meeting. I exited with the breathless confidence of a woman who has completed her Christmas shopping ten days early. The “big gift” was, in fact, purchased in July. I...

January 2022: IGrow Study Recruiting Pregnant Participants due by Feb. 28

January 2022: IGrow Study Recruiting Pregnant Participants due by Feb. 28

--- The iGrow Study at UNC Greensboro Recruitment Campaign For pregnant women due by Feb. 28, 2022 Details HERE The iGrow Study at UNC Greensboro needs your help to learn more about healthy infant growth and development! They are recruiting new participants for the...

Win a $50 Gift Card + A Yoga Mat from Yoga with Stephanie

Win a $50 Gift Card + A Yoga Mat from Yoga with Stephanie

Win a $50 Gift Card plus a Yoga Mat from Yoga with Stephanie! One random winner will be announced on January 16, 2022. To enter this giveaway, click the link at the bottom of this post. Zealously established to promote yoga and its benefits, Yoga with Stephanie is an...

Jan. 22 & Feb. 17, 2022: Redeemer School Open House

Jan. 22 & Feb. 17, 2022: Redeemer School Open House

--- Redeemer School Open House Saturday, January 22 Thursday, February 17 Reception, program and tour from 9:30 am to 11 am Redeemer School, 1013 Melrose St, Winston-Salem Mark your calendar to attend a Redeemer School Open House to learn more about the educational...

January 2022: Get Hiking!

January 2022: Get Hiking!

Where: Various locations throughout Burlington and Alamance County When: Various Dates What: Small-group, guided hikes exploring parks and trails around Burlington and Alamance County. Hikes range from 2-3 miles. Details: burlingtonnc.gov/calendar...

February 2022: The 12th Annual TMoM Choice Awards

February 2022: The 12th Annual TMoM Choice Awards

2022 Timeline: Feb. 2, 2022 – Nominating begins! Watch for the nomination link in our blog and newsletter. (Sign up here for our newsletter.) Feb 11, 2022 – Nominations close at midnight Feb 16, 2022 – The top 3 finalists for each Triad area in each category are...

What a Heart Attack Taught This Local Mom

What a Heart Attack Taught This Local Mom

By Guest Blogger Sarah Fedele, director of marketing and communications for American Heart Association “I’m reminded every day of the things I could have missed. My daughter Gillian got engaged last year. Being part of the planning and witnessing “say yes to the...

Win $150 Gift Certificate at York’s Photography Studio

Win $150 Gift Certificate at York’s Photography Studio

--- Win $150 Gift Certificate at York’s Photography Studio! One random winner will be announced on January 16, 2022. To enter this giveaway, click the link at the bottom of this post. Here’s an opportunity to win a $150 gift certificate for a special portrait session...

When Our Kids Become Friends

When Our Kids Become Friends

By Guest Blogger Clare Jordan Dwelling on diapers and naptimes, new parents tend to spend more time memorizing those precious baby faces than contemplating a future where those tiny kids become friends. Friends with each other, and friends with us. Though us parents...

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 13 – 19, 2021

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 13 – 19, 2021

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  Once again we are featuring another week of Triad Holiday Events in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Burlington, Kernersville, and beyond! Each Monday from now until New Year’s Day, we will publish a list of holiday...

Ice Skating, Music Lessons, and Holiday Events

Ice Skating, Music Lessons, and Holiday Events

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight ... - Ice Skating at Piedmont Winterfest - Music Lessons from Duo Licht - Where to Find Holiday Events Ice Skating at Piedmont Winterfest Outdoor ice skating with WFMY News 2 Piedmont Winterfest is back for...

Celebrating Friendships at Jeffrey Adams on Fourth

Celebrating Friendships at Jeffrey Adams on Fourth

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Our team at Triad Moms on Main has always been happy to celebrate together at any chance we get. However, with the pandemic going on for almost two years ago now, we have so many team members who have never met in person. Therefore,...

Gift Ideas for Teens

Gift Ideas for Teens

By Guest Blogger Kelly Gunzenhauser (Some) Teens are HARD to buy for. When TMOM asked me to write this blog about gift ideas for teens, I texted my 14-year-old and asked him what he thought: “Biggest suggestion: don’t write a blog about teens.” My other teen said,...

Spreading Love to Military Families During the Holiday Season

Spreading Love to Military Families During the Holiday Season

By Guest Blogger LaToya Brown (Folllow @Momflyy on Instagram) There’s no secret how much family time is sacrificed for military families. From deployments, to missions, trainings, and weekend drills, the time commitment sometimes seems never-ending. Throughout the...

Reaching Out to the Most Vulnerable This Winter

Reaching Out to the Most Vulnerable This Winter

By Guest Bloggers Katie Bryant and Kristen Machado City With Dwellings, a local non-profit organization focused on eradicating homelessness in Winston-Salem, is once again opening overflow shelters. These shelters provide radical hospitality to the most vulnerable in...

Holidays & Your Pelvic Floor

Holidays & Your Pelvic Floor

By Guest Blogger Dr. Katie Taylor, owner of Taylor Physical Therapy and Wellness “We help women struggling with prenatal and postpartum issues, bowel, bladder, and sexual dysfunction, and orthopedic pain return to the activities they love.” The holiday season is upon...

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