Children’s Health & Wellness

Raising a Vegetarian (while keeping your sanity!)

Raising a Vegetarian (while keeping your sanity!)

By TMoM team member Kelly Hines My thirteen year old daughter is an athlete. She is determined, self-regulating, health conscious, and headstrong. She is also a huge pain in my ass. Two years ago, she walked in and said, “I’m going to be gluten free.” She had become...
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...
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...
“Doable” Things To Keep Your Family Healthy & Happy

“Doable” Things To Keep Your Family Healthy & Happy

By TMoM Team Member, Anna Keller This is such a strange season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, and if you’re a parent it can often feel especially trying. You and your kids are together ALL THE TIME, and it’s just…a lot. There are high highs and low lows and...
How Can Big Bird, Elmo, and Friends Help Young Children Navigate this Difficult Time?

How Can Big Bird, Elmo, and Friends Help Young Children Navigate this Difficult Time?

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray, PhD, LCMHC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative in the UNCG Center for Youth, Family, and Community Partnerships Last month, I got to go somewhere that I never even could have dreamed would be possible when I was a...
The Dreaded “L” Word: LICE

The Dreaded “L” Word: LICE

By Angela Smith and Kathleen Kirk There is a dirty little secret at your child’s school, but we know it all too well. When we were asked to write this blog, we considered being anonymous authors. If we used our names, what would our friends think? Would they ever let...