Category: Parenting & Family

Healthy Relationships: A Simple Concept that People Make More Complicated

By Christine Murray, Director of UNCG’s Healthy Relationships Initiative Building healthy relationships isn’t rocket science. Healthy relationships are within reach...

Are You Team Blue, Pink, or Green?

By TMoM member Dani Luft When I was pregnant with my third child, all I wanted was a healthy, happy baby. But after more than 100 nightly trips to the bathroom, many...

Sassy Kids = Clean House

By Rachel Hoeing I have a great story today from a friend of mine who moved all the way across the country from NC to California. Shortly after she moved, she sent me...

This Olympics, I’m Watching the Parents

By Laura Simon If you need me between now and February 25, you need only check the space in front of my TV. In general, we aren’t a TV-watching family, but I make an...

Maddie’s Mission: Life after Loss

By Guest Blogger Claudia Marini My Worst Days Ever December 29, 2016 will forever be the 1st worst day of my life. It is the day that every parent fears. Two phone calls...

Fun with Tweens and Teens in the Triad

By Kelly Hines I don’t know why my kids wouldn’t want to spend every waking moment with me – but something happened as soon as they hit the tween stage. They...

Being a New Mom is Hard…Why Don’t We Talk about It?

By Guest Blogger Shannon Burghart A few days ago a mom of three with a newborn came up to me looking really wonderful and I asked her how she was doing. She put on a big...

Writing a Better College Essay

By Laura Simon Friends with teenagers, do you know what’s approaching? College. And in between your child and college is one MAJOR stepping stone: the admissions...

Type 1 Diabetes: Our New Normal

By Guest Blogger Jen Seeba This a marathon, not a sprint. But it’s been over a year, we are still running, and there is no finish line. “I wet the bed,” my...

Entertaining Toddlers and Preschoolers in the Winter

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz When it is 19 degrees outside, we all tend to get a little stir crazy. Add an energetic 3-year-old to the mix and, like me, you might feel...