Tweens & Teens

Leap Day Activities for Kids and Adults

Leap Day Activities for Kids and Adults

By TMoM Team Member Michaela Reynolds Happy Leap Day! Did you know that the earth takes 365.24 days to revolve around the sun? Overtime, those extra numbers after the decimal add up to 24 hours, creating Leap Day on February 29th.  An extra 24 hours? Well, we know...
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...
Head to an Open House and Journey Around the World!

Head to an Open House and Journey Around the World!

By TMoM Team Member Sandy Harper In today’s Friday Finds: Middle School and High School Open House – February 20 The 2024 TMoM Choice Awards Finalists are Announced! Journey Around the World with The North Carolina Brass Band Have You Entered the RhinoLeap...
Triad Independent & Private Schools Directory

Triad Independent & Private Schools Directory

This private school directory is sponsored by Calvary Day School. Calvary Day School has a passion and a commitment to provide an encouraging, safe, and engaging school community. Students, from preschool through high school, are challenged to fulfill their God-given...
Unique Valentines for the Class

Unique Valentines for the Class

By Michaela Reynolds Looking for a creative Valentine for your kids to pass out to the class? Tired of all the candy that comes home on February 14th?  We’ve compiled a list of 5 creative candy-free classroom Valentines. Check it out! Takis, the fiery, chili-powdered...
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...
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....
Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Volunteering & Giving in the Triad

Although some organizations may have changed their volunteer opportunities since the pandemic, there are still plenty of ways to get involved in the community and give your time and support to those who need it. Over the past couple of years, we’ve compiled this...

Connecting with Your Teen this Summer (In the Middle of All Their Screen Time and Friend Time!)

By Guest Blogger, Christine Murray, Ph.D., LCMHC, LMFT As a mom to one pre-teen and one teenager, I often find myself thinking that I’ve only got a certain number of summers left with my boys before they head off to college. Although this thought can make me sad, it...
Coloring Contest for the 2nd Annual Gwyn Services SummerBration!

Coloring Contest for the 2nd Annual Gwyn Services SummerBration!

By Guest Blogger Marissa Joyce, Gwyn Services The school year is drawing to a close, and here at Gwyn Services, we think that is a pretty good reason to celebrate! We are hosting our 2nd Annual Gwyn Services SummerBration Coloring Contest! One lucky entrant will score...
Tips for Relieving Test Anxiety

Tips for Relieving Test Anxiety

By TMoM Team Member Sydney D. Richardson, Ph.D. End of grade testing (aka EOGs). I remember first hearing that it was time for my child to engage in the EOGs. Then, I felt my stomach drop and my heart clinch. I knew that it was coming because she was entering the...
Fun & Resources for All Developmental Stages

Fun & Resources for All Developmental Stages

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders In today’s Friday Finds: Don’t Miss the Piedmont Earth Day Fair on April 22! Brain-Building Support For Your Baby Through The Basics Guilford Krossroads Playhouse Presents a Teen Performance Summer Camp Win a Week of Summer...
A Mindful Mom: Go Ahead and Play That Game

A Mindful Mom: Go Ahead and Play That Game

By TMoM Team Member Ellen Bryant Lloyd An older friend once shared some advice that significantly impacted me as a parent: go ahead and play that game. She was essentially telling me to never pass up an opportunity to play with my children. She went on to say that the...