Moms & Dads

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ August 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ August 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Win a book of your choice from today’s blog!  Was it just me, or did the summer fly by? Soon, yellow school buses will be on the roads and we will be making trips to purchase school supplies. As much as we welcomed the lazy days of...

New School Year Transitions

New School Year Transitions

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko When it was time to consider whether or not to send my oldest child to preschool I had what I would consider a mild case of Holy Moly, his entire emotional, physical, spiritual, and intellectual development and self-confidence hinges on...

My Spouse is Driving Me Crazy!

My Spouse is Driving Me Crazy!

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, PLLC My clients come to me often sharing that their spouses are driving them insane. It never fails. A couple will come to me and tell me about the things that attracted them to one another and inevitably, one will share stories...

Making Mom Friends

Making Mom Friends

By Guest Blogger Anna Keller Here’s a “duh” statement: Becoming a parent brings big lifestyle and priority changes. But here’s another, equally true statement: Becoming a parent doesn’t change who you are*. *Yes, of course it changes you in many ways. But what I mean...

Being a Young Mother in a Judgmental World

Being a Young Mother in a Judgmental World

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty, author of the blog Redemption Red: The Haggerty Life Six months into my marriage, at age 19 I found out we were going to have our first child. Living off of close to minimum wage income, and only enough food in our refrigerator to...

Give Yourself Grace

Give Yourself Grace

By Guest Blogger, Julie Fritz There I was, in the parking lot of the DMV, crying my eyes out. A full on ugly cry that I could not control. But why, why was I sobbing so hard on this day? Well, I was in a place I think a lot of us find ourselves in. I had hit my limit....

“Old Fashioned” Things My Kids Will Never Understand

“Old Fashioned” Things My Kids Will Never Understand

By Guest Blogger Lisa Witherspoon A couple years ago, my husband and I took our three daughters to an event on a local college campus. While there, we walked through one of the older buildings and passed by a bank of payphones. “What are those?” the girls asked. I...

Summer Mom Guilt

Summer Mom Guilt

By Guest Blogger Jennifer Turner Long days at the pool, chasing after the ice cream truck, staying up late catching lighting bugs and sleeping in. That’s what summer break is all about, right? That’s how I remember my perfectly imperfect childhood. But, for my kids,...

Raising Toddlers Ain’t for the Faint of Heart

Raising Toddlers Ain’t for the Faint of Heart

By Guest Blogger Jessie Ballard, author of mombunsandmoscato.com You ever feel like you’re just wingin’ it with this whole parenting toddlers thing? Same. So, what do you do when those sweet, chubby, cuddly babies turn into sticky, raging, megaphones of drama and...

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