Category: From the Heart

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The Greatest Reward of Being a Single Parent

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders A few years ago, I wrote this blog for TMoM to share some insight into what life is like as a single parent. I shared the trials I’ve...

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It’s Not a Vacation…It’s An Adventure

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon Four weeks before I delivered my first child, my husband and I booked a vacation at a hotel in south Florida…a vacation we figured we’d...

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Bridget & Me

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines When my friend Bridget moved into the neighborhood she was 12, just a year older than me, but at least 6 inches taller. She was beautiful,...

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A Mother’s Fight

By Guest Blogger Mandy H Imagine this: After almost 9 years of trying to get pregnant, a couple of miscarriages, and a whole lot of serious heartache, you are finally...

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Putting Things in Perspective

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton We found out during my pregnancy that our second child would have Down syndrome, and, as you’d imagine, it was a pretty big shock....

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So You Want to Make a Comment?

By Laura Simon In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we thought Laura’s post was so fitting to run today as we reflect on, celebrate, and encourage differences...

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Together We Rise

By Kelly Hines I went through a phase recently where I just didn’t watch the news. There was too much fighting, too much sorrow, too many people yelling at each other...

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It’s OK To Say It’s Hard

By Laura Simon Last Friday was a doozy of a day. My oldest two kids, who are home schooled, were uncharacteristically resistant to anything that resembled learning....

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New Mom Live & Learns

By Katie Moosbrugger *With a new year ahead of us, I thought this post would be a great reminder for parents looking to start something new or try something different....

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A Better Me

By Heather Miller If I am being completely honest, I am happy to see 2016 go. This has been a rough year for me, and I am ready to greet a new year. That being said, I...