Stories by Audra Krieg

Outer Banks Mom: The power in reviews

I think it’s so important to take a complaint directly to a business owner or manager and exercise that avenue before you make an online post or review that won’t likely even make it to a manager in order to help improve future service.

Feb 16


Outer Banks Mom: Memories are made here

We still love to take our kiddos crabbing off of the wooden docks in Corolla. The same roar of laughter erupts from my children, and it instantly takes me back to the days I went crabbing as a kid.

Feb 6


Outer Banks Mom: Spanish immersion and my daughter

It’s a big week on the Outer Banks! If you have a rising Kindergartener in Dare County, then you may be gearing up for a Spanish Dual-Immersion meeting at their future school.

Jan 22


Outer Banks Mom: Self care and seaglass

We sat at the light waiting to leave the shopping plaza and saw a young woman waiting to cross the busy bypass. As the “walk” sign lit up, a minivan turned just as she approached the middle of the two lanes. The van hit her and drove off.

Jan 12


Outer Banks Mom: Here’s a high five to teachers

I’d like to raise a glass to the teacher who has handled the teenage banter from 8:00am to 3:15pm. Let’s air-hug the teacher who has assisted in tiny meltdowns, big problems and lost homework sagas.

Jan 2


Outer Banks Mom: The age of the entrepreneur

In a community as tight knit and small as ours, it is pretty amazing to see people supporting their neighbors and friends in their business ventures but if you look a little closer, you will find that the inspiration doesn’t stop with other adults.

Dec 11


Outer Banks Mom: Thankful for seashell turkeys

enny must have had turkey crafts on her mind after her kindergarten Thanksgiving party because she looked at the lines on a shell and commented that they reminded her of turkey feathers.

Nov 21


Outer Banks Mom: Exploring our state through soccer

With three kids and a dog, lots of effort goes into planning for our travel team weekends, but our soccer family has become such a fun part of our lives that we look forward to tournament traveling so much.

Nov 15


Outer Banks Mom spotlights local March of Dimes Ambassador

This Saturday, November 10th, at Dowdy Park in Nags Head, you can join the March of Dimes to raise awareness and money to continue the research that saved the life of this year's Outer Banks ambassador, Bodhi Parra.

Nov 9


Outer Banks Mom: Documentary shines a light on motherhood

Outer Banks Birth Network and The Well Yoga are screening a documentary on postpartum depression, Dark Side of the Full Moon, this Thursday as part of their effort to promote a healthy motherhood experience for local moms.

Nov 7


Outer Banks Mom: Test driving online grocery orders

Both stores charge a small fee, less than $5 to shop for you and deliver the groceries to your car. While the fee was waved this week to celebrate the launch of the program, I didn’t see it as a deal breaker.

Oct 26


Outer Banks Mom: Flooded with love after Hurricane Michael

Forget about our cotton candy skies, glittering ocean water in the morning or the perfect beach day. This display of community love is when the Outer Banks looks the most beautiful to me.

Oct 16