Moms & Dads

Have You Listened to Triad Moms on the Mic?

Have You Listened to Triad Moms on the Mic?

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In case you've missed it, we wanted to be sure our readers knew that we have added another way to feel connected and find resources as a parent in the Triad! TMoM launched our new podcast series, "Triad Moms on the Mic" this spring!...

The Peanut App: Tinder for Moms

The Peanut App: Tinder for Moms

By TMoM Team Member Kodia Byers I have always considered myself a good friend, someone who makes friends easily, one with lots of people in my circle ... lots of different circles in fact, constantly connecting with others. When my first child was born there was...

Writing in Pencil

Writing in Pencil

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt For years, I have kept a written planner. I love my iPhone, but I am old school in so many ways. I still love writing checks. I still love sending letters. We have a CD player in our kitchen (albeit, a very modern-styled one), so we...

Cutting the Cord

Cutting the Cord

By Guest Blogger Teresa McHugh Whether it is your first child or last child going off to college, you can expect a plethora of mixed emotions to come your way. I know because I’ve been there ... four times. With each departure came a wave of emotions that usually...

9 Lessons Children Can Teach Us

9 Lessons Children Can Teach Us

By Guest Blogger Megan Taylor, a writer with Forsyth Family magazine Brazilian writer and singer Paulo Coelho once said: “A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be curious, and to fight tirelessly for something.” As a teacher, I...

Navigating Friendships and Politics

Navigating Friendships and Politics

By Guest Blogger Donna P. Dunlap, MS, LCMHC and owner of a local counseling center  I remember hearing as a young woman, that there are three things best left out of polite conversation: Religion, politics and money. I thought it was strange but learned these are...

10 Ways for Moms to Enjoy Your Quarantine Time

10 Ways for Moms to Enjoy Your Quarantine Time

By Guest Blogger Ashley McNeill TMoM has covered many ideas over the past few months to help keep your kids entertained during this time of COVID. But what about mom? While many of us are juggling working from home, kids at home, and the stress of uncertainty, the...

Ellen’s Book Nook — July 2020: DIY for Adults

Ellen’s Book Nook — July 2020: DIY for Adults

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  A hobby is defined as an activity done regularly during leisure time for pleasure. People are quick to share what their hobbies are, but rarely do they devote as much time to them as they would like. In our “hurry-up” world,...

Triad Mom Groups and Meet-Ups

Triad Mom Groups and Meet-Ups

Updated by Jen Mearns You have found our "Mom Group" directory. We hope this list can help you find groups where it is easy for you to meet other women (and usually children) with whom you can build friendships and support. We have listed play groups that include both...

Yes, Virginia, There is a Winnsboro

Yes, Virginia, There is a Winnsboro

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Picture it. 1995. I had just graduated from Appalachian State University with my Education Degree. I was ready to conquer the world! I landed my first teaching job in Charlotte, filling in for a first grade teacher who was on...

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