Children’s Health & Wellness

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...
Sometimes Being a “Quitter” Can Be the Right Decision

Sometimes Being a “Quitter” Can Be the Right Decision

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing I’ve always been a mother with the mindset of “once you commit to something, you commit.” I am all about sticking things out, honoring your word, and being a team player. But last year, as my daughter started high school, I was placed...
Finding the Answer to “Why Me?”

Finding the Answer to “Why Me?”

By Guest Blogger Tabia McKinize I distinctly remember lying in the hospital bed asking out loud, “Why me?” My life has never been ordinary, so I laugh at my thoughts that my daughter’s birth would be… In my last semester as a senior at UNC Greensboro, I was 8 months...
Some “Basic” Tips for Coping with Stress (Yours and Your Child’s)

Some “Basic” Tips for Coping with Stress (Yours and Your Child’s)

By Guest Blogger Heather Adams Children flourish in a world that feels safe and predictable. And we know that the world has been less than predictable in the past year. Believe it or not, even the youngest children are deeply affected by the emotions of people around...
Triad Youth Sports Programs

Triad Youth Sports Programs

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger High Point Swim Club is a non-profit organization specializing in competitive and instructional swimming for ages 3 to adults. The club has been operating in High Point since 1962 and has produced swimmers that have gone on to...
Dominick’s Smile: Our Cleft Lip and Palate Journey

Dominick’s Smile: Our Cleft Lip and Palate Journey

By Guest Blogger Suzanne Santomieri We were twenty minutes into our 19 week ultrasound and something felt wrong. The technician continued to switch back and forth to different views and was talking a lot. I kept thinking how many more details she was giving us than I...
Triad Area Support Groups

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by Michelle Barson You never know when your life might take a turn that feels too difficult to navigate on your own. That’s the time to find some support. We hope this list will help you find that support quickly in your time of need.  Whether the...
A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

By Guest Blogger Gina McCarn I became a mother again when we welcomed two more children into our family through foster care. You can read about our journey here. We welcomed Antony home only a few days after he had been discharged from the hospital. Uninhibited, we...