Goals for Time in Nature

by Triad Moms on Main Co-Manager Sandy Harper Individual goal setting is often hard to keep up with after about a month. Typically, goal failure is due to not having an accountability partner. Hence, why not make a goal where the entire family gets to participate? Try setting a goal that holds interest for everyone […]

Having Adult Children is the Reward for the Teenage Years

by TRIAD MOMS ON MAIN GUEST BLOGGER KRISTEN DAUKAS Raising teenagers can be a challenging experience! However, what if I told you that there is a fantastic payoff at the end that does NOT include grandkids, at least not yet? While I’m still struggling a little bit with being an empty nester, I’m here to […]

A Mindful Mom: “Moms Never Let Go First”

by TRIAD MOMS ON MAIN BLOGGER ELLEN BRYANT LLOYD “Moms never let go first.” I will never forget my mom speaking these words into my ear as she gave me a huge, especially meaningful hug. She had waited until I saw her in person to share a positive medical report, then gave me one of […]

Involving Kids in Giving Back this Season

By Triad Moms on Main Blogger Anna Keller This time of year, giving back is especially top of mind for many. For those of us who are parents, looking for ways to share some of our resources or time with others is an activity we also want involve our children in. After all, there’s no […]

What No One Tells You about the 40-Somethings

BY RACHEL HOEING, CO-FOUNDER OF TRIAD MOMS ON MAIN The 40-somethings. Some people call it “over the hill.” Some people call it “mid-life.” Know what I call this stage of life? “Hard.” Really freaking hard. And I’m not just talking about the fact that you’re popping Ibuprofen like Skittles, watching your weight fluctuate like a blowfish, […]

Meet the Halloween Switch Witch

BY TRIAD MOMS ON MAIN GUEST BLOGGER AMANDA STAHL If you ask my kids what their favorite holidays might be, they’ll yell out with excitement…Christmas, Easter, and Halloween! Halloween is around the corner, and I remember clearly from last year a quadruple dose of trick-or-treating: at school, at our community party, and going door-to-door in […]

7 Ways to Advocate for Your Child at School

BY TRIAD MOMS ON MAIN GUEST BLOGGER NEELY TURLINGTON  If you’re like me, the start of a new school year can bring on a range of emotions. There can be excitement for the possibilities ahead, worry about the challenges, and anxiety about how to get the year started on the right track.  As the parent of a […]

Back to School: Everything I Wish I Had Known About Kindergarten

By Triad Moms on Main Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt I remember the weeks leading up to my son’s Kindergarten year last summer. We had all of his school supplies purchased and ready, he had a new book bag and lunch bag picked out. He had completed two wonderful years of preschool, so as a family […]

A New Military Mom Reflects on Memorial Day

By Yvette Boland, Guest Blogger for Triad Moms on Main  My son, TJ, just completed his plebe year (first year) at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. I know many other moms of 2021 high school graduates, and they were busy earlier this summer picking up their freshman from school. On the flip […]

Day Trip Idea: Dan Nicholas Park

By Laura Dydek with Triad Moms on Main Dan Nicholas Park is so much more than just a park! This is absolutely worth the day trip and something everyone in your family will enjoy. I even skipped my son’s (very necessary) nap for the day trip, and I don’t regret it one bit. We had heard […]