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Seasonal Events + $1,000 Holiday Giveaway!!!

Seasonal Events + $1,000 Holiday Giveaway!!!

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight.... ~ Experience Christmas on the Farm at Hubb's Farm ~ Forsyth Family magazine's Kids Morning Out for December ~ Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions ~ Introducing TMoM's 2019 $1,000 Holiday Giveaway! ~ Winner of the...

TMoM’s $1,000 Holiday Giveaway 2019

TMoM’s $1,000 Holiday Giveaway 2019

By Katie Moosbrugger It’s that time of the year again! Thanks to the generosity of 10 generous businesses, the TMoM team is excited to offer a prize of $1,000 in gift cards to one very lucky TMoM reader. Once again, we hand-picked businesses that we know offer...

Help Your Teen Find a Job with Teen Job Prep

Help Your Teen Find a Job with Teen Job Prep

By Guest Blogger By Marci Kawar Does your teenager need a job, but isn’t sure where to start?  Does even the thought of looking for a job feel overwhelming and intimidating to them?  Yes, it’s tough these days. With so many academic and social pressures, the idea of...

What No One is Telling Your Child About College Admissions

What No One is Telling Your Child About College Admissions

By Guest Blogger Shannon Overby As a teacher of high school students, I see students who are constantly stressed about being admitted to college.  High school now a days can be extremely difficult. Student stress appears mostly junior and senior year of high school,...

Giving Back With Your Preschooler This Holiday Season

Giving Back With Your Preschooler This Holiday Season

By Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies The holidays are typically known for gift-giving, but what about the season of giving back? Giving to others is a natural next step to gratitude and helps your child understand the importance of contributing to the community. So,...

Gift Ideas for Kids

Gift Ideas for Kids

By Laura Simon I don’t know about you, but I’ve received some pretty preposterous Christmas lists this year. My 5-year-old wants a baby unicorn, which she firmly believes can actually be obtained by venturing into the South American jungle. My 9-year-old wants a cell...

All Things to All People

All Things to All People

By Guest Blogger Kathryn Campbell I am known to be an outgoing, positively-natured person. I am confident and know what (I believe) to be right and wrong. I work hard in my career and am able to make a difference in the life of a lot of people. I am able to balance...

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 2 – 8, 2019

Triad Holiday Events: Dec. 2 – 8, 2019

By Katie Moosbrugger Today's list is sponsored by Catbird Art & Events which partners with local businesses to bring the community fun events where you can support local and handmade!  Coming up is the 4th Annual Holiday Market at Foothills Brewing Tasting Room on...

WIN a $50 Amazon Gift Card

WIN a $50 Amazon Gift Card

  Who wants a $50 Amazon gift card just in time for the holidays? We will choose one random winner on December 20th to receive this prize! It's easy to enter! Follow us on Instagram here: instagram.com/triadmomsonmain Look for this image and tag five friends...

Room Poems, Bad Babies, and the Power of Punctuation

Room Poems, Bad Babies, and the Power of Punctuation

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko There is a tiny population of middle schoolers wandering around Winston-Salem who would possibly have a reaction to the following phrase: “Don’t underestimate the power of punctuation.” You might be met with rolling eyes and a...

The Dreaded “L” Word: LICE

The Dreaded “L” Word: LICE

By Angela Smith and Kathleen Kirk There is a dirty little secret at your child’s school, but we know it all too well. When we were asked to write this blog, we considered being anonymous authors. If we used our names, what would our friends think? Would they ever let...

Find Your Tribe as a Mom of Multiples

Find Your Tribe as a Mom of Multiples

By Guest Blogger Jessie Ballard Parenting multiples is different, there's no doubt about it. Parents of multiples can't always take well meaning advice from singleton parents, and multiples can be overwhelming for even the most seasoned parent. That's where MoM...

Tips for the Very Best Thanksgiving Ever

Tips for the Very Best Thanksgiving Ever

By Kelly Hines My husband and I started dating two weeks before Thanksgiving, and this year marks the twenty-ninth time we have celebrated the holiday together. Twenty-nine years of blended families and arguments over whether it’s called stuffing or dressing (it’s...

Things You Forget About Having Babies and Toddlers in the House

Things You Forget About Having Babies and Toddlers in the House

By Rachel Hoeing My children are currently 14 and 16. It’s been a long, long time since we had babies in our home. But my sister has a one-year-old and an almost three-year-old. (It makes me tired just telling you that.) Being the dutiful older sister, I have watched...

Seattle Untethered

Seattle Untethered

By Guest Blogger JamillahNeeairah Nasir “Mama J” When I was a young girl, I spent countless Saturdays pouring over back issues of National Geographic and imagining myself dancing through the streets of the Congo, backpacking along the Chinese wall, or as part of the...

Triad Holiday Events: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2019

Triad Holiday Events: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2019

By Rachel Hoeing Today's blog is sponsored by Reynolda House, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, presents a window into a grand moment of Winston-Salem's history, but never more so than during the holidays. Offerings include wreath decorating...

The Nutcracker Ballet, Ice Skating Giveaway, & Holiday Directories

The Nutcracker Ballet, Ice Skating Giveaway, & Holiday Directories

By Katie Moosbrugger In today's Sunday Spotlight... ~ The Dance Center of Greensboro presents “The Nutcracker Ballet” ~ Win a Semester of Learn to Figure or Learn to Hockey Skate Classes from Greensboro Ice House ~ Where to See Santa in the Triad ~ 2019 Holiday...

Attending Funerals with the Little Ones

Attending Funerals with the Little Ones

By Felicity Lewis There will inevitably come a time when you, as an adult need to attend a funeral.  As hard as funerals can be for us as adults, we are occasionally faced with a difficult decision—do I bring my child to the funeral of a deceased loved one.  There’s...

Infant Resources in the Triad

Infant Resources in the Triad

Updated by Laura Simon This directory is sponsored by Polliwogs Children’s Boutique, Greensboro's favorite choice for baby through teen clothing, gifts and accessories since 2005. Being a new mom is never easy, and we all know how daunting it can be to learn the...

Dec. 1, 8, & 15, 2019: “Camel City Craft Fair” Holiday Markets

Dec. 1, 8, & 15, 2019: “Camel City Craft Fair” Holiday Markets

  "Camel City Craft Fair" Holiday Markets Sundays: December 1, 8, and 15, 2019 12:00-5:00pm Foothills Brewing Tasting Rooms  3800 Kimwell Drive Winston-Salem, NC Join Camel City Craft Fair for their 4th Annual Holiday Market Series! There will be over 100 local...

Dec. 16, 2019: Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions

Dec. 16, 2019: Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions

  Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Auditions December 16, 2019 636 Holly Avenue, Winston-Salem wsyouthchorus.org The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, endorsed by the mayor as the premier youth chorus, invites children grades 3 - 12 to audition for the 2020 season. Auditions...

Dec. 13, 2019: Festive Family Friday at Kaleideum North

Dec. 13, 2019: Festive Family Friday at Kaleideum North

  Festive Family Friday Friday, December 13 4:30-8:30 pm Kaleideum North (400 W Hanes Mill Road) Get tickets HERE.  Festive Family Friday, sponsored by Spangler, Rohlfing & Lambert Pediatric Dentistry and Publix Supermarket Charities, is a music- and...

December 2019: Celebrate the Holidays at Wonderland Bookshop

December 2019: Celebrate the Holidays at Wonderland Bookshop

  Celebrate the Holidays at Wonderland Bookshop!  409 State Street Greensboro, NC 27405 336-840-7898 wonderlandbookshopnc.com - Monday, 12/2 at 6:30pm & 7:30pm Magical Mondays at Greensboro Science ($). Visit GSC website for details. -  Saturday, 12/7 at...

December 2019: Santa at the Mast General Store

December 2019: Santa at the Mast General Store

  Santa Visits the Mast Store in downtown Winston-Salem December 1, 5, 6, 8, 12, 13, and 15 516 North Trade Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Visit the event page HERE! Moms have such a busy schedule – soccer games, dentist appointments, chorus concerts …  it seems...

2019 Holiday Parades & Light Shows

2019 Holiday Parades & Light Shows

By Katie Moosbrugger This directory is sponsored by ClemmonsWonderland.com, THE resource for everything to see and do in the Village of Clemmons during this magical season.  Find out the inside scoop on holiday events, Santa stops, and special discounts and...

What No One Tells You About Parenting

What No One Tells You About Parenting

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Once you become pregnant you’ll find that everyone loves to tell you their parenting stories and often times their parenting advice. Even after the baby is born that continues to stay a constant in parenting chats and get-togethers. My...

Slowly Emerging from the Baby Tunnel

Slowly Emerging from the Baby Tunnel

By Laura Simon I bought some lipstick at Target last week. That might not seem like anything special, but I haven’t owned lipstick in at least three years. Maybe longer. The last tube I remember having was one of those free samples you get from Clinique, and I haven’t...

Triad Holiday Events: Nov. 18 – 24, 2019

Triad Holiday Events: Nov. 18 – 24, 2019

By Katie Moosbrugger Experience the holiday magic at Hubb’s Farm with two family-friendly events – Polar Express Movie & Santa Too! on Nov. 30 (tickets purchased in advance) and Christmas on the Farm on Dec. 13-15 & 20-22 (tickets sold at gate or online)....

Holiday Celebrations, Private School, and Arts Education

Holiday Celebrations, Private School, and Arts Education

By Rachel Hoeing In this week's Sunday Spotlight: 7th Annual Merry Merry Market Clemmons Wonderland Open House at Calvary Day School Free Trial Class at GSO Performing Arts   7th Annual Merry Merry Market More than 50 unique small businesses bring hand-crafted...

How Can I Make Trips to the Grocery Store with my Kids Less Stressful?

How Can I Make Trips to the Grocery Store with my Kids Less Stressful?

By Janet Howard, M.S.W., Program Director, Bringing Out the Best Our Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI) team is excited to partner with Triad Moms on Main on this blog series. In this series, we offer general guidance to relationship or family questions submitted...

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