Raising Children

Mother’s Day Events in the Triad

Mother’s Day Events in the Triad

Mom’s are amazing people. For most of their mom life they are continuously giving. Giving birth, giving nourishment, giving love, giving support, giving hugs and kisses, giving bandaids, giving and giving. And usually giving with a smile (though sometimes a...
DIY: Outdoor Kid Play Spaces

DIY: Outdoor Kid Play Spaces

By TMoM Team Member Sandy Harper It is no doubt that kids are spending more time indoors than any other previous generation. Yet, we are well aware of how important it is for children to playing outdoors. Granted in this day and age it is almost unthinkable to just...
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...
What Will You Do When Your Child Wants a Part-Time Job?

What Will You Do When Your Child Wants a Part-Time Job?

By TMoM Team Member Britney Dent  Some studies show that teens who work part-time jobs have lower grades and higher risk for issues like alcohol and drug abuse. Other studies show that early employment leads to higher graduation rates and increased lifetime earnings....
Celebrating Black History Month – Book Recommendations for Kids

Celebrating Black History Month – Book Recommendations for Kids

By Anique Fredrick This post contains affiliate links. You won’t be charge and additional to shop them, but we may get a small commision. Black History Month is a time to honor the achievements, history, and culture of African Americans. One of the best ways to...
A Mom’s Perspective: The Benefits of Seasonal Living

A Mom’s Perspective: The Benefits of Seasonal Living

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt When my son was little, wintertime posed a challenge of keeping him occupied during stretches of undesirable weather. Often bored at home, we would seek fun and cost-efficient indoor activities. These activities included gymnastic...
Practicing Service Learning to Enrich the Lives of Our Students & the Community

Practicing Service Learning to Enrich the Lives of Our Students & the Community

By Terrial “Terry” L. Aiken, Director of Student Life, and Jessica Beaumont, Art, Gardening, Service Learning We aspire to develop leaders who will leave HPFS and make a positive difference in our community and the world. We practice service and grow...
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...
5 Ways to Make New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

5 Ways to Make New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard There are many ways to approach the New Year. For many of us, it means to assess our lives and change something we’re unhappy with. Whether it’s our diet, exercise routine, or our tendency to procrastinate, there’s always room for...
Equipping Children to Avoid Bullying

Equipping Children to Avoid Bullying

By Doug Stark of Gracie Barra Greensboro It is heart breaking to see a child struggling with bullying. The fear, anxiety, low self-esteem – bullying can have big mental, emotional and even developmental impacts. As parents, we can equip our children with confidence...
Simple Guide to Helping Your Teen Set Realistic Goals for the New Year

Simple Guide to Helping Your Teen Set Realistic Goals for the New Year

By TMoM Team Member Britney Dent The New Year is the perfect time to start fresh. If there’s any aspect of life that could be improved, setting some clear and attainable goals can help! Sometimes it’s hard for teens to set goals, especially realistic goals....
Cultivating a Welcoming & Inclusive Community at High Point Friends School

Cultivating a Welcoming & Inclusive Community at High Point Friends School

By Pamela Horn, Assistant Head of School at High Point Friends School High Point Friends School cultivates a community that is welcoming and inclusive of people from all backgrounds, perspectives and experiences.  Equality and the belief of “there is that of God in...
If The Very Hungry Caterpillar Hosted a Birthday Party…

If The Very Hungry Caterpillar Hosted a Birthday Party…

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders  The Very Hungry Caterpillar was always one of my favorite kid’s books and still is to this day. My middle daughter also loves it, and the many spin off books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s First Fall. For her first...