Elementary Age

School 2020: Making the Best of This Reality

School 2020: Making the Best of This Reality

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols, a local educator To say the least 2020 has been strange. Headlines have amazed me. Uncertainty has engulfed me. As a long-time educator, I had to reframe everything I had ever done in the name of teaching in March. Yesterday, Governor...
Favorite Local Watering Holes

Favorite Local Watering Holes

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Summer 2020 – the season where we want to go-go-go, but are limited in what we can do, where we can go, and who we can see! It’s been a tough few months, but TMoM has been working hard to supply you with fun ideas for your...
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...
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...
Games to Keep the Whole Family Moving Outside  

Games to Keep the Whole Family Moving Outside  

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller “Thank goodness this stay-at-home time is happening in the spring.” I keep repeating that to myself, because the idea of being stuck at home alllll the time during the winter months – when it’s not only cold but also gets dark so early...
Gardening with Kids

Gardening with Kids

By Guest Blogger Carrie Sockwell, author of Our Carolina Home I am going to start this by saying I am not an expert in gardening but I love to give it a try each year. There is something about watching a small seed or plant grow into food or a gift for someone. It is...