Category: Just for Dads

Cheers to Dads!

By Jessie Peele, author of Cupcakes and Running Shoes The other afternoon my husband and daughter were on the back porch playing while I got dinner ready in the kitchen....

Fatherly Fridays

Happy early Father’s Day! It’s a perfect weekend to introduce a new blog series on TMoM. This summer we are searching for a different perspective on...

Gift Ideas for the Men on Your List

If you are like me, you still have plenty of holiday shopping to do. It seems that every year I always put the men off until last. My husband, my father-in-law, my...

Under One Roof

By Jill Osborn Living at home with my parents to save some money for a house, wasn’t exactly how my husband and I pictured our lives when we got married, it does have...

‘Recess’- It’s Not Just a Grade School Thing

By Guest Blogger Leigh Anne Hunt “Forty four percent of adults would participate in recess, if offered at their workplace.” ~ Karla Walsh,...

The Sunday Funnies ~ When Single Men Give Opinions on Playtime with Kids

Time for another Sunday Funny.  We hope you all had a great holiday week and enjoyed the 4th of July celebrations! As I scrolled through Facebook the other day I ran...

Father’s Day Map

By Scott Rigdon, father and author of the blog ThreeFiveZero Remember maps? Waaaaaay back in the 1900’s, when you were a kid? (That’s what my kids say- as if...

Father’s Day Gift Idea: Quality Time that Lasts a Lifetime

By Guest Blogger Andrew Plyler, Director of Adventure Guides for YMCA of Northwest North Carolina Father’s Day is just around the corner and you’re probably starting...

Making Your Bucket List a Reality

By Shannon McGinnis Koontz Like many of you with small children, New Year’s Eve was a quiet evening at home. My husband and I sipped wine and watched The Bucket List....

Survive the Holidays and Stay Healthy

Wellness Tips from the YMCA of Northwest North Carolina The holiday season is in full swing. Between shorter days, long shopping lists, and a bustling social calendar,...