Blog Roll

5 Reasons Why Mental Fitness Is Important Right Now

5 Reasons Why Mental Fitness Is Important Right Now

By Guest Blogger Mathew Heinecke, co-owner and CEO of M1nd G6m When we think about our health and fitness, we tend to focus on exercise, diet, and sleep. Although awareness of the importance of mental fitness is growing, you still don’t see that much advertising for...

30s Are For The Lessons!

30s Are For The Lessons!

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Birthdays are always a great time to look back not just over the years and memories, but over the lessons you’ve learned. One of my favorite quotes comes from the first Sex in the City movie. “Enjoy yourself… that's what your 20s are...

Ellen’s Book Nook – June 2020: Appreciating Differences

Ellen’s Book Nook – June 2020: Appreciating Differences

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  We are fortunate to live in a world that is made up of different people, cultures, religions and beliefs. When I was young, I remember my grandmother telling me that the beautiful tapestry of life was woven together by the wide...

Day Trip to the Bullhole

Day Trip to the Bullhole

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon ** Update as of 6/30/20: The Bullhole is currently closed due to safety issues. Please keep an eye on their Facebook page HERE for updates on reopening! When I told my kids we were going to the Bullhole, their immediate response was,...

Musikgarten, Golf Camps, TMoM’s Podcast & Fun Giveaways

Musikgarten, Golf Camps, TMoM’s Podcast & Fun Giveaways

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today’s Sunday Spotlight … Gate City Musikgarten Summer Golf Camps Triad Moms on the Mic Podcast New Giveaways   Watch your Child Bloom with Gate City Musikgarten Musikgarten is a global early childhood music curriculum for...

A Summer of Pandemic Parenting with Teens

A Summer of Pandemic Parenting with Teens

By Guest Blogger Christine Pomper "You got this!” Those simple (and admittedly overused) words of affirmation serve as my mantra whenever I feel overwhelmed. In fact my friends and coworkers have heard me speak those words enough that we laugh when they chime back,...

Preparing Our Children’s Hearts and Minds for the World We Live In

Preparing Our Children’s Hearts and Minds for the World We Live In

By Guest Blogger Kelly Sipe, a local Kindergarten Teacher, and Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Coordinator Our current state of affairs seems heightened to some, and yet, the same as it has always been to others - depending on your life experiences and...

Coronavirus Q & A for Phase II

Coronavirus Q & A for Phase II

By Guest Blogger Kacy A. Ramirez MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease Expert at Brenner Children's For more information on COVID-19, please visit wakehealth.edu/Coronavirus or listen to the latest COVID-19 podcasts. Questions from parents submitted to Triad Moms on Main:...

Win a Free Semester of Learning at Paul’s School of Magic!

Win a Free Semester of Learning at Paul’s School of Magic!

Win a Free Semester of Learning at Paul's School of Magic! One lucky winner will be announced. Register through the survey below. Paul’s School of Magic is the Triads only magic school. Their focus is on teaching children character, confidence and communication...

Top 10 Things to do with Kids Under 10 at Myrtle Beach

Top 10 Things to do with Kids Under 10 at Myrtle Beach

By Guest Blogger Ashley Carson Kids of all ages love Myrtle Beach (grownups too)- and with so many amazing attractions, long stretches of beaches and family-friendly resorts, it’s easy to see why. There are plenty of things to do with kids when you go on a Myrtle...

Day Trip Idea: The Quarry at Carrigan Farms

Day Trip Idea: The Quarry at Carrigan Farms

By Guest Blogger Janet Fulp As the mom of a preteen and teenagers, it is of course my job to make sure the kids are entertained this summer. At least they think so. Last summer, we spent a day at Carrigan Farms in Mooresville to enjoy open swim time in the beautiful...

Encouraging Children to Befriend a Peer with Special Needs

Encouraging Children to Befriend a Peer with Special Needs

By Guest Blogger Nancy Micca Every parent of a child with special needs will tell you that cultivating opportunities for their child to experience friendship can be one of their greatest challenges. We all want our children to be included, have positive social...

Ways to Keep Your Minds and Bodies Healthy, Plus New Giveaways!

Ways to Keep Your Minds and Bodies Healthy, Plus New Giveaways!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ Piedmont Area Catholic Schools is Now Enrolling ~ Day Camps at Greensboro Ice House ~ Helping Children Manage Stress and Anxiety During COVID-19 ~ Summer Golf Camps from the Triad’s Leader in...

Friend vs. Foe

Friend vs. Foe

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey As an African American woman, I have many feelings regarding the deaths and maltreatment of so many people of color in the United States by people in authority. However, my primary thoughts tend to focus on the future. Future...

July 2, 2020: Beach Blanket Bingo!

July 2, 2020: Beach Blanket Bingo!

Beach Blanket Bingo! July 2 from 6 to 7:30 pm Online Event Hosted by West Davidson Public Library. Wear your fun Hawaiian shirt, put an umbrella in your drink and let's play Bingo! All bingo sheets provided. More info to follow as event nears. Event page HERE.

July 11, 2020: Concerts On The Square

July 11, 2020: Concerts On The Square

Concerts On the Square July 11, 2020 7 to 10 pm Downtown Mocksville, 171 S. Clement Street Bring your chair and your dancing shoes and join us in downtown Mocksville for the first Concert on the Square of the season. Tess and the Black and Blues kick off the season...

July 3, 2020: Independence Day Firework Picnic

July 3, 2020: Independence Day Firework Picnic

Independence Day Firework Picnic Friday, July 3, 2020 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM Grace Fellowship at South Park, 1863 South Park Drive, Reidsville This year the city of Reidsville is doing fireworks from Jaycee Park on FRIDAY NIGHT! You are invited to join in a fun backyard...

July 11, 2020: 2nd Annual Battle of the Badges

July 11, 2020: 2nd Annual Battle of the Badges

Saturday, July 11, 2020 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM David F Couch Ballpark, 401 Deacon Blvd, Winston-Salem Come out to show your support for the Winston-Salem Police Department "Peacekeepers", the Winston-Salem Fire Department "Overhaulers", or the Forsyth County Sheriff's...

Q&A with Olivia Moore: Local Teen Activist and Hero

Q&A with Olivia Moore: Local Teen Activist and Hero

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Many of you have seen the inspiring story and pictures of 16-year old Winston-Salem resident, Olivia Moore, who bravely organized one of the first peaceful Black Lives Rally protests at Winston-Salem's Bailey Park on Sunday, May...

What We Can All Do Now

What We Can All Do Now

By the TMoM team Over the past week our TMoM team has felt a wave of emotions. We've felt heartbroken, angry, helpless and hopeless. But as the days have progressed and we've seen the community coming together, we've also felt inspired and emboldened. Let's do our...

Why It’s Important to Talk About Race with Your Children

Why It’s Important to Talk About Race with Your Children

By Guest Blogger Frank Brown, Director of Diversity, Inclusion & Outreach, Forsyth Country Day School Does talking about race make you uncomfortable? You’re not alone. From an early age, we’re taught that some topics simply aren’t polite to discuss – race,...

A Euphonious Yawp: A Teacher’s Covid Reflection

A Euphonious Yawp: A Teacher’s Covid Reflection

By Guest Blogger Summer Riley I can still remember how heavy my arms felt as I laid my students’ spring writing in a semicircle around me at 5:29 on Friday the 13th of March. I was mourning that evening. After all their hard work writing and editing and giving...

Favorite Local Wineries

Favorite Local Wineries

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Exciting news ... select wineries in our area are now open! Please be sure to visit each winery's website below to check the open dates, hours, and social distancing rules. Enjoy! North Carolina is known for many great wineries and...

Acne Myth Busters and Advice

Acne Myth Busters and Advice

By Guest Blogger Neely Turlington June is Acne Awareness Month, but for millions of teenagers every day is a reminder of the devastating effects acne has on their lives. In the United States alone, 85 percent of young people between the ages of 12 and 24 experience...

The Role of Mothering Is Not Static, But The Title Is

The Role of Mothering Is Not Static, But The Title Is

By TMoM Team Member JamillahNeeairah Nasir “Mama J” We all know that letting go is a very necessary part of the parenting process, but the effect these changes have on us can be devastating to the way we see ourselves and the value we place on what we’ve done for our...

Win a Maggie Palm Print Kimono from Half Past Three!

Win a Maggie Palm Print Kimono from Half Past Three!

Take your beach look to the next level, by topping off your favorite swimsuit with an airy palm print kimono from Half Past Three Clothing.  With a beautiful drape and mini pom pom fringe, it’s the perfect way to up your poolside style. Enter to win this Maggie Palm...

Win $100 from Lewisville Family Counseling!

Win $100 from Lewisville Family Counseling!

Win $100 from Lewisville Family Counseling! Lewisville Family Counseling wants to give YOU a crisp $100 bill to bring in the summer! What could YOU do with $100? Indulge in some much needed self care? Pay a bill that's been stressing you out? Go on a fun date night?...

Family Adventure Idea: Zip Lines & High Rope Tours!

Family Adventure Idea: Zip Lines & High Rope Tours!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Good news!! Many Zipline courses re-opened during Phase 2 this past Memorial Day Weekend! And according to some of the websites below, others are planning to reopen at some point in June. This is a great way to create some family...

The First Birthday Toy Explosion

The First Birthday Toy Explosion

By TMoM Team Member Laura Dydek My son just turned one! The saying “The days are long, but the years are short” has never felt truer. The first year of his life flew by and it gets more fun each day. His birthday fell right in the middle of COVID-19, so there was no...

When the Quarantine Jokes About Drinking Aren’t Funny Anymore

When the Quarantine Jokes About Drinking Aren’t Funny Anymore

By Guest Blogger Anonymous If you haven't spotted a meme about drinking during quarantine, you probably don't have an internet connection. The jokes are everywhere! Funny memes about moms surviving online learning by drinking throughout the day. Videos about how to...

Parenthood: Relishing the Present while Preparing for the Future

Parenthood: Relishing the Present while Preparing for the Future

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt Last fall, I binge-watched the twelve episodes of the “Mad About You” reboot. Even though I was familiar with the premise of the show, I never watched the original series, as it aired when I was a teenager. I found myself intrigued by...

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