By Katie Moosbrugger

In today’s Sunday Spotlight….

~ Mark Your Calendar for Pregnant in the Piedmont
~ Calvary Day School: Is Your Child Ready for Kindergarten?
~ High School Resources


Mark Your Calendar for Pregnant in the Piedmont!

Pregnant in the Piedmont is our area’s premier pregnancy, baby, early childhood and parenting expo presented by Piedmont Doulas, a local business that offers birth doulas, postpartum doulas and childbirth education. Triad Moms on Main is a presenting sponsor of this FREE event which will take place Saturday, February 29 from 10 am to 1 pm at Novant/Forsyth Medical Center. Pregnant in the Piedmont showcases medical resources for pregnancy and baby, nonprofit and community resources, and also presents the many businesses in our area, that are focused on families. But this event isn’t only for pregnancy!  It encompass babyhood, early childhood, and showcases general parenting resources as well.  Mini workshops are offered throughout the event as well as activities for children. Bring the whole family!  

Is Your Child Kindergarten Ready?

Join Calvary Day School as Dr. Melanie Powell shares guidance with parents of preschoolers on how to know if your child is ready socially, physically, academically and emotionally for Kindergarten at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, January 31. During the seminar, Dr. Powell will give parents practical ways to assess their child and things to do to help prepare them for their first year in elementary school. Join CDS for this informative event and a light breakfast in Dining Room B. To register, visit

Dr. Powell received a B.A. in psychology from Furman University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in school psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology from the University of Georgia. She is a licensed psychologist and health services provider and a nationally certified school psychologist.

K-12 Open Houses:
February 25, 2020, 5:30pm-7pm;
April 15, 2020, 10am-12pm
Preschool Open House:
March 10, 2020, 9:15am-11am


High School Resources

If you have a rising high schooler, or one that is already on a high school journey, this directory is for you! As you know, it’s never too early to start planning for life during and after high school – whether that means college, military, travel abroad, or the start of a career – the considerations, choices and information can be overwhelming and downright daunting. It’s our hope that this new TMoM directory will become a growing resource that you can turn to often. For this directory, we identified what we thought were the key categories for success during the high school years. Click HERE to view our list of high school resources.


Today’s Sunday Spotlight is sponsored by Pregnant in the Piedmont and Calvary Day school. 

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