Children’s Health & Developmental Concerns

Pediatricians in the Triad

Pediatricians in the Triad

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders This directory is sponsored by Winston-Salem Pediatrics. Winston-Salem Pediatrics is a privately-owned pediatric office in Winston-Salem. They truly live up to their motto of, “Treating Your Child as One of Our Own.” To them, you and...
Put An Onion In Your Sock & Other Home Remedies

Put An Onion In Your Sock & Other Home Remedies

By TMoM Team Member Britney Dent When my children were younger, several relatives often suggested home remedies for any ailment that came about. These remedies used items that were likely already in the pantry, fridge, or medicine cabinet. When raising multiple...
Building Strong Foundations: Six Tips for Supporting Children’s Mental Health

Building Strong Foundations: Six Tips for Supporting Children’s Mental Health

By Greensboro Day School As caregivers, parents, and educators, we play a crucial role in shaping the emotional well-being of the young minds in our care. Understanding and actively supporting the mental health of young children is not just a responsibility, but a...
Nurturing Strength: Medical Advocacy for Your Medically Complex Child

Nurturing Strength: Medical Advocacy for Your Medically Complex Child

By Guest Blogger Marilyn Beaver Embarking on the journey of parenthood is filled with joy and hope. But for some parents, it takes an unexpected turn when they find themselves caring for a medically complex child. These children face ongoing health challenges,...
Turning ‘No’ into ‘Go: Brain-Based Strategies for Overcoming School Work Resistance

Turning ‘No’ into ‘Go: Brain-Based Strategies for Overcoming School Work Resistance

By Guest Blogger Dr. Aleksandra Vujnovic Children often face challenges when their daily routines change, leading to increased uncertainty, anxiety, and physical complaints. It’s important for parents to recognize and address these stressors, using a brain-based...
Grand Opening! Elizabeth Hepler Speech Therapy is Now Open! 

Grand Opening! Elizabeth Hepler Speech Therapy is Now Open! 

Grand Opening of Elizabeth Hepler Speech Therapy! 8004 Linville Rd, Suite A1, Oak Ridge, NC 27310 (336) 223-4792 ehspeechtherapy.com Grand Opening! Elizabeth Hepler Speech Therapy is now open in Oak Ridge, NC. Bringing you Speech Therapy that’s Fun and...
Our One Baby Experienced All Four of These Common Infant Medical Issues

Our One Baby Experienced All Four of These Common Infant Medical Issues

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders My second-born daughter, who is now 11 months old, is the happiest little baby. If you saw her you’d never guess this poor kid has had pretty much all the common baby health issues – and some not so common. I want to lead this blog to...
Keep Your Sluggers Safe from Common Injuries this Baseball Season

Keep Your Sluggers Safe from Common Injuries this Baseball Season

By Guest Blogger Dr. Kevin Corrigan, Medical Director of Novant Health-GoHealth Urgent Care As a healthcare provider working in North Carolina, I see a lot of strained shoulders and sprained ankles this time of year. In fact, youth baseball and softball caused 1.4...
Don’t Let Pee & Poop Stop Your Summer Fun!

Don’t Let Pee & Poop Stop Your Summer Fun!

By Karen L. Smith, PT, of Peace Physical Therapy LLC Before you know it, summer will be here, and the kids will be out of school. It is the perfect time for that cross-country family adventure! Or maybe you want to send your kids to camp so you can have a week of...
How to Better Respond to a Toddler’s Negative Emotions

How to Better Respond to a Toddler’s Negative Emotions

By Guest Blogger Andrea Miller with The Basics Guilford Megan Fields-Olivieri is Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a mother of two young children. Dr. Fields-Olivieri has specialized training in early...
Back-to-School Guide to Keeping Your Kids Healthy

Back-to-School Guide to Keeping Your Kids Healthy

By Guest Blogger Betsy Armentrout, pediatrician at Ford, Simpson, Lively and Rice Pediatrics At the start of the school year, parents can check off one important item from their to-do list: how to keep their kids healthy. Atrium Health Levine Children’s...
Five Tips for Raising a Confident, Capable Child

Five Tips for Raising a Confident, Capable Child

By Guest Blogger Gillian Goodman, Lower School Director at Greensboro Day School Every parent hopes to see their child grow into a capable and confident young person. Fortunately, there are some simple things that you can do to help your child learn to become more...
Increasing Mental Health and Suicide Awareness

Increasing Mental Health and Suicide Awareness

By Guest Blogger Brittany J. Todd, NCC, LCMHC, NCIP, CLC September is National Suicide Awareness Prevention Month, therefore this post is dedicated to increasing knowledge with the hope of initiating a deeper conversation about mental health and how our children are...
Explore Through Movement and Play this Summer

Explore Through Movement and Play this Summer

By Guest Blogger Shelli Scott We all love giving our children playtime, as it’s a chance for them to relax and have fun. It also acts as the perfect chance for enrichment and learning, especially in the youngest children! Science has found that 80% of brain growth...