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How Southern Grandmas Say OMG

How Southern Grandmas Say OMG

By Guest Blogger Misty Nichols, author of Back Porch Bliss Words cannot express how much I love and miss my grandmothers. They were raised in opposite worlds and their lives could not have been more different, but they both loved their families beyond what we felt we...
How Can We Re-Energize Our Marriage?

How Can We Re-Energize Our Marriage?

By Christine Murray, PhD, LPC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative Our Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI) team is excited to partner with Triad Moms on Main on this blog series. In this series, we offer general guidance to relationship or family...
The Moment I Exhaled

The Moment I Exhaled

By Rachel Hoeing This time of the year is always difficult for me. In August, seven years ago, I lost my mom to ovarian cancer. Three months later, my dad died in his sleep from a blockage in his heart. The year 2011 was a tornado of events as well as a tropical storm...
On Being a Grandpa …

On Being a Grandpa …

By Guest Blogger David DeCosmo SPOILER ALERT! I’m a happy and proud “spoiler.” I’m a grandpa! I’ve got 6 grandchildren ranging in age from 3 to 20-years-old.Three girls and three boys. If their parents were posting a “Spoiler...
Seven Things To Say To Any Mom

Seven Things To Say To Any Mom

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders How many of you have seen those many, many lists going around along the lines of x amount of things you should NOT say to a working mom, stay-at-home mom, single mom, etc.? Well… I hate those lists. Why? We are all moms just trying our...
Unchecked

Unchecked

By Laura Simon I’m a list person. I’m not sure there’s anything better than methodically checking tasks off a to-do list. Of course, I haven’t completed an entire checklist in at least eight years. Coincidentally, my oldest child is also eight. That’s what kids do to...