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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,...

Fun Idea: Pirate’s Landing in Elkin

Fun Idea: Pirate’s Landing in Elkin

By Guest Blogger Aprille Donaldson While North Carolina’s coastline is well-known for its notorious and infamous pirates of the golden age, you probably wouldn’t think there would be any pirate attractions nearby in the Piedmont. I admit, I was quite surprised myself...

Homeschooling in the Triad

Homeschooling in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon In this blog, I've attempted to compile a list of some popular resources for Triad homeschooling families. However, the homeschool community is somewhat decentralized, and resources are constantly changing. If you know of a resource you...

My Kids are Full of Crap

My Kids are Full of Crap

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty with The Witty Uterus It’s officially Summer in our house. No more school, no more wake up calls. Somehow I have found I need an extra cup of coffee, added to the 7 that I drink in the mornings. Although there isn’t really a big...

Favorite Family Beaches

Favorite Family Beaches

By the TMoM team Whether you're looking to head to the beach this summer or later this year, we have a great list of beach recommendations all along the East coast, thanks to our readers and fans. We hope these tips & suggestions from other local moms will help...

Greensboro Street Art Scavenger Hunt

Greensboro Street Art Scavenger Hunt

By Guest Blogger Lauren Warren  Would you like to introduce your family to more art? Why not do a scavenger hunt for street art?! Greensboro has an amazing variety of outdoor murals, paintings, and selfie walls. Did you know that Greensboro is considered one of the...

Doing Good Things: Your BIG Day with Maddy

Doing Good Things: Your BIG Day with Maddy

By Guest Blogger Canisha Turner  “1 in 6 children aged 2-8 years has a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder.” Because of this, Maddy created her platform, “Your BIG Day,” to help children who struggle with childhood anxieties. At 7 years old, Maddy has always...

A Day Trip to McLeansville

A Day Trip to McLeansville

By Guest Blogger Lauren Warren  Are you looking for a quick day trip idea with your family? Why not give McLeansville a try?! There is a surprising amount of family-friendly activities in this area, and it is only a short drive from most places in the Triad. If you...

Thoughts On My Breastfeeding Journey

Thoughts On My Breastfeeding Journey

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller Before my daughter was born a little more than four years ago, I most definitely had a naïve view when it came to breastfeeding. I was very aware that it could be challenging, but I thought most of those challenges came from a bad latch...

2021 Kids’ Summer Movie Programs

2021 Kids’ Summer Movie Programs

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Movie theatres took a hard hit last summer, but we are happy to announce that some are back with discounted movie deals for kids! Select Triad area movie theaters are offering weekly programs for kids that range from $1 - $5 admission...

More Summer Ideas + THREE New Giveaways!

More Summer Ideas + THREE New Giveaways!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  In today’s Sunday Spotlight: ~ TL Cleaning Summer Services & Employment ~ Precision Golf Summer Camps ~ Three New Giveaways ~ Winner from the Last Giveaway...

Garage Sales and Life Skills

Garage Sales and Life Skills

By Guest Blogger Carol Anne Sowell In my CBBM (Career Before Becoming Mom), I planned all types of events, from small intimate gatherings to college football game fan festivals – and various-sized events in between. So, when I decided to hold my first garage sale...

8 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self-Confidence

8 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self-Confidence

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey Self-confidence is a necessary attribute for anyone who not only wants to become successful, but also keep themselves safe and healthy. There are many successful people who are not well because they do not see their worth and they...

Doing Good Things: Waterfalls with Junior Keepers

Doing Good Things: Waterfalls with Junior Keepers

By Guest Blogger Holly Bass When Waterfall Keepers of North Carolina, a non-profit that seeks to preserve and protect the state’s waterfalls and educate the public about these natural wonders and how to properly take care of them, launched in November of 2020, the...

Our SAT Nightmare

Our SAT Nightmare

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  If you’re a parent of a college bound rising sophomore or junior, you are probably already thinking ahead to the next couple of years. We all know how stressful this time can be for our kids, especially with tests like the SAT....

July 4, 2021: Salem Band Stars & Stripes Concert

July 4, 2021: Salem Band Stars & Stripes Concert

Salem Band Stars & Stripes Concert July 4 at 7:30 pm Salem Square, Old Salem in Winston-Salem Details here Join Salem Band as they honor veterans in our community with marches, big bands, Armed Forces Salute, and of course, Star & Stripes Forever! Including a...

July 4, 2021: 4th of JULY Celebration Kernersville!

July 4, 2021: 4th of JULY Celebration Kernersville!

4th of JULY Celebration Kernersville! July 4 from 6 to 9 pm Kernersville Elementary School Details here Get ready for a great FREE concert from the Legacy Motown Revue followed by FIREWORKS!!!!

July 3, 2021: Fun Fourth Freedom Fest 2021

July 3, 2021: Fun Fourth Freedom Fest 2021

Fun Fourth Freedom Fest 2021 July 3, 2021 Downtown Greensboro downtowngreensboro.org/fun-fourth-festival/freedom-fest Facebook event page here Fun Fourth in Downtown Greensboro is back!  A whole day of family-friendly experiences as the world begins to reopen...

July 2, 2021: FreedomFest 2021 (Elkin)

July 2, 2021: FreedomFest 2021 (Elkin)

FreedomFest 2021 July 2 from 5 pm to 9 pm Elkin Municipal Park at 399 Hwy 268, Elkin, NC Details here Join Explore Elkin for live music, kids activities, craft vendors, food trucks, and of course... FIREWORKS to celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 2, 2021! Live...

June 30 – July 4, 2021: July 4th Goatstravaganza!

June 30 – July 4, 2021: July 4th Goatstravaganza!

July 4th Goatstravaganza! June 30 - July 4 Spring Haven Farm 5306 Homer Ruffin Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 springhaven.farm -Tie-Dye: Bring Your Own Item or Tie Dye your own Canvas Bag! -Games: Giant tug of war and potato sack races -Giant bubbles -Watermelon and...

Summer 2021: Summer Kids’ Flicks at The Grand

Summer 2021: Summer Kids’ Flicks at The Grand

Summer Kids' Flicks Beginning June 8 The Grand Theatre 12 – Four Seasons Station (See schedule below) 4700 Vanstory St., Greensboro, NC thegrandtheatre.com/offers/summer-kid-flicks Beginning June 15, 2021 The Grand 18 - Winston-Salem (See schedule below) 5601...

Conversations That Take Place In A Biracial Relationship With Kids

Conversations That Take Place In A Biracial Relationship With Kids

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC Not too long ago my daughter said that she wanted skin like Mommy's. For some reason, my immediate thought was pain and hurt. My eyes grew with water and in that moment, I did what I presume most parents would do. I pulled...

Celebrating Memorial Day

Celebrating Memorial Day

By Guest Blogger Kristen Bagwell Rarely do we hear the words "Memorial Day" without being followed by the words, "sale" or "cookout."  Although I am happy to partake in either of those events, I am hoping I can teach my kids that Memorial Day is more than just a day...

Summer Camps, Outdoor Adventures & A New Photography Studio

Summer Camps, Outdoor Adventures & A New Photography Studio

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In today's Sunday Spotlight: The Little Deer photography Mt. Pisgah Weekday School & Summer Camp Triad ECO Adventures Mixxer Programs for Tweens & Teens Mad Splatter Summer Camp   Introducing The Little Deer Capture...

Triad Outings for Family and Friends

Triad Outings for Family and Friends

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing I've lived in the Triad area for about 20 years now, and I am still continuing to discover hidden gems. Our areas of Winston-Salem, High Point, Greensboro and surrounding communities have so many unique tourist spots, delicious...

Lessons Learned From A Very Unusual School Year

Lessons Learned From A Very Unusual School Year

By Guest Blogger Amanda Carter, Noble Academy Head of School As this school year is winding down, it is incredible to look back and see how far we have come in the last 14 months. In May 2020 I had absolutely no idea if we would even have an in-person school year,...

Myopia: How Forsyth Family Eye Care Can Help

Myopia: How Forsyth Family Eye Care Can Help

By Guest Blogger Mariedith Appanaitis Since 1969, Forsyth Family Eye Care has been a leader and preferred provider of quality vision care products and personalized eye care services for patients in Winston-Salem and the surrounding areas. The doctors and staff offer...

Triad Splash Pads, Water Parks and Spraygrounds

Triad Splash Pads, Water Parks and Spraygrounds

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  We've checked, and we've confirmed that many Triad area splash pads and water slides are opening for the 2021 season! For the parks that are completely free to attend, we listed that below. Others charge admission, and some...

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