Category: Raising Children

I Quit Sorting the Socks

By Laura Simon Shortly after my third child was born, my neighbor, herself the mother of five children born in quick succession, shared a piece of advice that...

Something About a Boy

By Guest Blogger Pam Hondros So I ordered this snazzy new “poppy” lip set from a friend who’s my “dealer” (like I pull up at her crib and she takes my money...

Raising Kids in a World of Hurt

By Guest Blogger Erin Althaus These days it’s hard to turn on the television. It can be scary to turn on the news or look at your Facebook feed. And it’s not...

Sharing the Load

By Laura Simon When I decided to homeschool, I envisioned myself doing, well, everything. I’d discovered that most curriculum will pretty much walk the most clueless...

It Takes a Village

By Anonymous It Takes a Village … … not advantage. Let me start off by saying that I am all for helping people out. I really do think that the phrase,...

My Greatest Privilege

By Laura Simon When I got married, the pastor who officiated asked us to take a quiz to determine our love languages. It turns out that I am very much a “words of...

Kids Say the Darndest Things: How to Open Up Dialogue

By Guest Blogger Lisa Doss *Thank you to Forsyth Family Magazine for letting us republish this post on TMoM today! Young children often appear as mesmerizing...

A Girl Would Be So Easy, They Said

By Laura Simon When I was pregnant with both my boys, everyone from my first cousin to the stranger in the grocery store had something to say about life with boys....

10 Ways to Dress Your Kid in the Morning

By Guest Blogger Ginny Olson, author of the blog www.MothersRest.com You know how it goes, “No shirt? No shoes? No service!” So we mommas gotta rally the troops and...

What Teachers Really Want You To Know

By Rachel Hoeing We hope your children are ready for a terrific 2017 – 2018 school year!  Whether your child is in preschool or high school, we have a helpful...