Category: From the Heart

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An open letter to my youngest child

By Heather Keenan Dear Number Three, “Your third will be so easy!” “Your third will just go with the flow!” These are the lies that were told to...

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A Breath of Fresh Divorce

By Guest Blogger Heather K. With my separation papers signed and recorded and my move to a new place complete, I am now able to sit back and enjoy all of the things that...

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August

By Kelly Hines To say that things get a little loose around our house in the summer is a gross understatement. I regularly wander into our younger children’s rooms at...

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I Am Not a Little Kid Person (And That’s OK)

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon I am not a little kid person. I gave birth to three kids in four years.  Right now, the tiny people in my house are 6, 4, and 1.  I love...

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The Divorce Fairytale: Part 4 “Blending Families”

By Guest Blogger Clare Jordan Today’s post completes a 4-part series that Clare has generously shared with TMoM readers. If this is the first day you are tuning...

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Chaos at Dinner Can Result in a Warmed Heart

By Guest Blogger Whitney Webster I am a mother of 14 month old twins and a 3 1/2 year old daughter. My life can be fulfilling, comical, exhausting, and blessed all in a...

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Just Be and Let Be

By Heather Keenan I have three amazing daughters.  When people find this out, there are a handful of comments that are usually thrown my way.  “All...

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By Kelly Hines Things I should not be allowed to do: ~ Watch dog food commercials ~ Listen to Sarah McLachlan songs ~ Attend school functions Because all of these things...

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When My Daughter Graduates, Who’s Gonna Help Me Clean this House?

By Guest Blogger Dennette Bailey My daughter is graduating high school this year. I wish that I could grovel about how much I will miss her when she goes off to boot...

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A Dad’s Advice to the Class of 2016

By Guest Blogger Keith Tilley When I think about the advice I’d like to give this year’s graduating class, it comes from a position of experience. If you want to...