Moms & Dads

Prank Wars

Prank Wars

By Laura Simon I was digging through my minivan the other day, looking for something I told my children to put in a safe place, when I found all the socks in our house. I’m only slightly exaggerating. It seemed that literally our entire stash of children’s socks – and...
A Season of Gratitude

A Season of Gratitude

By Guest Blogger Lauren Bowen As I stand at the edge of this mountainside I remember back to that crisp fall day in 2007 when I tearfully said “YES!” to the man on one knee. The man who would become my husband, the father of my child. The one who I would spend forever...
How Can We Re-Energize Our Marriage?

How Can We Re-Energize Our Marriage?

By Christine Murray, PhD, LPC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative Our Healthy Relationships Initiative (HRI) team is excited to partner with Triad Moms on Main on this blog series. In this series, we offer general guidance to relationship or family...
The Moment I Exhaled

The Moment I Exhaled

By Rachel Hoeing This time of the year is always difficult for me. In August, seven years ago, I lost my mom to ovarian cancer. Three months later, my dad died in his sleep from a blockage in his heart. The year 2011 was a tornado of events as well as a tropical storm...
On Being a Grandpa …

On Being a Grandpa …

By Guest Blogger David DeCosmo SPOILER ALERT! I’m a happy and proud “spoiler.” I’m a grandpa! I’ve got 6 grandchildren ranging in age from 3 to 20-years-old.Three girls and three boys. If their parents were posting a “Spoiler...
Five Questions that Make Me Cringe

Five Questions that Make Me Cringe

By Katie Moosbrugger Most of you reading this are moms, and while we may be in different stages of motherhood, I’m guessing we’ve shared similar experiences. From being pregnant to losing the baby weight. To celebrating our child’s milestones. From choosing a school...