Category: From the Heart

Thanks to the Step Dads

By Anonymous Parenting is hard.  Whether you are doing it alone or with a partner, it is hard work. I have been doing the single-parent thing for a while now but I was...

The Story of Our Boys

By Guest Blogger Amelia Caudle Although my husband and I just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary (gulp!!), I can still remember what it felt like to be newly...

Motherhood and Self Image

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon I spent the vast majority of my teen years at the pool. I was a competitive swimmer, and when I wasn’t practicing, I was teaching swimming...

Be A Yes Mom

By Heather Miller Once upon a time, I had a clean house. My floors were spotless, my shower had no ring, the toilets could have been used as tables as I refused to let a...

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...