Category: From the Heart

On Being a Mom

By Guest Blogger Jai Wallace Tracy Sometimes I think Facebook is the worst thing to have happened to a mom. Well, Facebook and smart phones. Think about it. Because of...

A Q&A on Same Sex Parenting

By TMOM, featuring Guest Bloggers Corinne and Allison Groves-Neal If you’ve been reading TMoM for any amount of time, you have seen us highlight the wonderful...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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....