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Family Fun Idea: Glamping

Family Fun Idea: Glamping

By Guest Blogger Carrie Sockwell If you are like me, the sound and thought of camping has always sounded fun and exciting. Until the moment that you actually go. It is either too hot or too cold. It is uncomfortable and ends up being more exhausting than planned....

The Ball is in Your Court

The Ball is in Your Court

By Guest Blogger Dionne Jenkins My husband and I recently celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary (Yay!). But I also celebrated another anniversary; twelve years as a stepmother. It has not always been easy; it is still not. Trust me, we have had our share of ups and...

Off-Road Parks: A Unique Family Adventure

Off-Road Parks: A Unique Family Adventure

By Guest Blogger Amalia Nappo Memorial Day weekend, while many families were preparing for cookouts, gathering with friends, family or traveling to a destination such as the beach, our family this year headed to Tams, West Virginia. For the last several years you...

Weekend Getaway Idea: Atlanta

Weekend Getaway Idea: Atlanta

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray Whether your ideal weekend getaway involves relaxing, exploring, eating, shopping, playing, learning, or all of the above, Atlanta offers a great mix of experiences and is a great weekend getaway idea for Triad residents. Because...

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

Blueberry Picking in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger The 2021 season has already started for many Triad area blueberry farms! As always, we recommend you call or check their website listed below to confirm hours of operation and the status of their fruit. If we left one of your...

Why I Love Volleyball for Teens

Why I Love Volleyball for Teens

By Guest Blogger Sarah Fielders, homeschooled rising 9th grader Volleyball is a great sport for teenagers. It can help with strength, control, reflexes, hand-eye coordination, and agility. If your child is going through a rough time, volleyball is a good sport to work...

Shaving Cream Painting

Shaving Cream Painting

By Guest Blogger Allison Carter If your kids are anything like mine, they are probably getting bored of the same "ideas for fun" that I have been throwing out to them. I thought it would be a good time to share with you one of our favorite crafting activities: shaving...

Win a New Glasses Prize Pack from Twenty200 Eyewear!

Win a New Glasses Prize Pack from Twenty200 Eyewear!

--- Win a New Glasses Prize Pack from Twenty200 Eyewear! Get ready for back-to-school with a New Glasses Prize Pack from Twenty200 Eyewear! This special prize contains a complete pair of glasses (frames and prescription lenses), case, lens spray and cloth. Whether...

July 24 & 25, 2021: Fine Art Santa Sessions

July 24 & 25, 2021: Fine Art Santa Sessions

Christmas in July Fine Art Santa Sessions July 24 & 25, 2021 Grandover Hotel, Greensboro  Details here SANTA IS GETTING HIS REINDEER READY TO FLY and come to North Carolina for an extraordinary Christmas is July event. Fine Art Magical Santa Sessions with...

July 30, 2021: Food Truck Friday

July 30, 2021: Food Truck Friday

Friday, July 30 Bailey Park, Winston-Salem 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Details here Your favorite lunch spot is finally back! This year’s Food Truck Friday season runs from May through October. Say goodbye to awkward “where should we go?” conversations with your lunch crew....

August 8, 2021: Deaf Awareness Family and Friends Day Cookout

August 8, 2021: Deaf Awareness Family and Friends Day Cookout

Deaf Awareness Family and Friends Day Cookout August 8, 2021 at 2 pm Bur Mil Park; 3854 Bur- Mill Park Rd, Greensboro www.codaconnectionsinc.org This upcoming event will celebrate the Deaf community and Children of Deaf Adults and raise awareness on different...

Sept. 6, 2021: YMCA Fall Sports Begin

Sept. 6, 2021: YMCA Fall Sports Begin

YMCA Fall Sports Begin Sept 6th! Registration Open NOW – Click HERE to Register The YMCA Sports Branch offers a family friendly registration process to fit your busy schedule! Be sure to register early to take advantage of choosing the practice day and time that work...

Doing Good Things ~ Borderless Friends Forever

Doing Good Things ~ Borderless Friends Forever

By Guest Blogger Stephanie Gress, Community Advisor, Borderless Friends Forever As we begin to come out of the pandemic and a year of the world shutting down, we are able to reflect on how the past year has impacted everyone and can finally begin to enjoy the things...

Beachin’ It in the Triad

Beachin’ It in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger If you're not able to do a beach trip this summer, don't fret because the perfect solution nearby! Our family always loved to hike at Hanging Rock State Park (see our blogs about this here), and several years ago, I decided to...

Dining My Way Through Wilmington (and Wrightsville Beach)

Dining My Way Through Wilmington (and Wrightsville Beach)

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  Wilmington is one of my very favorite places to visit, no matter the season. So when my parents moved there a few years ago, I was thrilled to have an excuse to go whenever I wanted. However, when we visit this area, we literally...

How To Shift From Self-Pity To Self-Compassion

How To Shift From Self-Pity To Self-Compassion

By Guest Blogger Juan Santos M.S., CRC, LCMHC Have you thought to yourself, how do I treat myself during the ups and downs of life? How do I treat myself when things are going well? How do I treat myself when life kicks me right in the rear end? Life, will without a...

July 16 & 17, 2021: Family Fun Days

July 16 & 17, 2021: Family Fun Days

Family Fun Days Friday, July 16 & Saturday July 17 10 am – 4 pm Körner’s Folly at 413 South Main St, Kernersville, NC, 27284 Details here This exciting and engaging event offers children and families a special way to explore Körner’s Folly. Self-guided tours and a...

July & August, 2021: Spartan Cinema

July & August, 2021: Spartan Cinema

Spartan Cinema Select Dates in July & August LeBauer Park, Greensboro Dates and details here Presented by UNCG Movies in the park return to LeBauer! Join us as we bring six fan-favorite films to the park each Friday night. The Great Lawn opens at 5 PM for you to...

July & August, 2021: Summer Movies on the Lawn

July & August, 2021: Summer Movies on the Lawn

2021 Summer Movies on the Lawn See Dates and Movies below 8:30pm-11:00pm Beth Schmidt Park at 2150 Elon Park Drive Elon, North Carolina, United States, 27244 Details here We are excited to announce the 2021 SUMMER MOVIES ON THE LAWN schedule. Movies will begin at...

July 23, 2021: High Five Kaleideum Celebration

July 23, 2021: High Five Kaleideum Celebration

High Five Kaleideum Celebration July 23 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Kaleideum North Details here Kaleideum is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the July 2016 merger between The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem and SciWorks. Special things will happen throughout the...

4th of July Events & Fireworks ~ 2021

4th of July Events & Fireworks ~ 2021

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Independence Day celebrations and fireworks are back with a bang! 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...

July 18, 2021: The Big Chill 2021

July 18, 2021: The Big Chill 2021

The Big Chill 2021 July 18 from 2 to 6 pm Bailey Park, Winston-Salem Details here Celebrate National Ice Cream Day at The Big Chill! This much-loved event will be held fully in person this year at a new venue and with new components. Industry Hill will be the new...

Backyard Fun with Toddlers this Summer

Backyard Fun with Toddlers this Summer

By Guest Blogger Katie Kaley, author of the blog Words from a Mama With summer already well underway, you may have already exhausted your list of things to do with your toddler to keep them entertained during the summer. Yes, you have beach trips and full day outings...

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...

Homemade Popsicle Recipes to Make With Your Kiddos

Homemade Popsicle Recipes to Make With Your Kiddos

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller I’m always on the hunt for fun activities I can do with my 4-year-old daughter, Maggie, and said activities get bonus points if they result in an experience or outcome that’s consumable (versus yet another piece of kid artwork which, of...

Overextended. Oops, I did it again.

Overextended. Oops, I did it again.

By Guest Blogger Ashley Quinn Kibby In May, my family left Greensboro’s perfect Spring weather for the still freezing nights of Lake Ann, Michigan so we could fix up our lake house for vacation rentals — our third major home improvement project in three years. The...

Davie County: Summer Fun Across the River

Davie County: Summer Fun Across the River

By Guest Blogger Madi Rogers, Rising 11th grader at Davie County High School Summer is the perfect time to have fun by exploring the world around you. People of all ages, but especially teens, often have a hard time finding things to do when school breaks for the...

Ellen’s Book Nook: June 2021 – Summer Reads

Ellen’s Book Nook: June 2021 – Summer Reads

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  School is out and summer is in full force — YAY!! The more relaxed months of summer are the ideal time to travel to faraway lands, experience other cultures, immerse yourself in relationship “soap operas,” explore other periods in...

Favorite Local Watering Holes

Favorite Local Watering Holes

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Why not take the gang to a local watering hole to enjoy an afternoon of wading, creekwalking, exploring, or lounging? We hope you enjoy this list of places to escape, which range from serene & peaceful to splash-worthy fun!...

Free Travel Services, Party Idea, Kids’ Movies and New Giveaway!

Free Travel Services, Party Idea, Kids’ Movies and New Giveaway!

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger  Happy Father's Day! Today we have a few exciting announcements to share.... ~ Plan a Family Trip with The Magic for Less Travel ~ Rockin' Jump Private Parties: Ever Imagine What It's Like to Enjoy a Trampoline Park to Yourself? ~...

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