Category: From the Heart

When Motherhood Changes and You Do Too

By Guest Blogger Anna Hargett, author of This Perfect Mess Three years ago I was lying in bed at 5:45am staring at the ceiling and wondering how long I could let the...

Room 406: A Story of Bravery, Love & Resiliency

By Guest Blogger Kelly Nichols Seems like I have been teaching forever. Although each group of students somehow gels differently, I love putting together the unique...

All For Me

By Heather Miller For seven years I was a stay at home mom. I did absolutely nothing for myself. I did everything, however, for everyone else. At the time it was fine. I...

Transitions

By Guest Blogger Jessie Tucker Mitchell It’s mid-October and autumn has brought falling leaves, pumpkins on front porches, and crisp, clear mornings; the school year...

Lost

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines, author of the blog Southern Fried Children In the bottom of my jewelry box is a small compartment I refer to as the Place of Lost Things....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...