Category: Religion

A Little Bit of Light in the Darkness

By Guest Blogger Hillary Zaken “Once upon a time, there was a mythical man named Jewa Claus. Jewa Claus helped the Jewish children celebrate Hanukkah by bringing light...

The Perfect Christmas

By Guest Blogger Tim Roberts Merry Christmas! Our friends at Forsyth Family magazine allowed us permission to run this piece they featured a few  years ago. We love the...

FAQ: Hannukah Edition

By TMoM Team Member Dani Luft Being Jewish and living in the North Carolina, I get A LOT of questions about being Jewish and especially around this time of year when it...

Thanksgivukah

By TMoM Team Member Dani Luft What do you get when you combine the American holiday of Thanksgiving with the Jewish holiday of Hannukah? Well, “Thanksgivukah,” of...

Mother ‘Hood

By Debbie Wilkins ~ Today I have broken up 18 fights and it’s barely noon on a Saturday. ~ Breakfast was met with an “Is this it?!” and lunch had the response of...

Study Says Faith-based Schools Make a Difference

By Karen Hornfeck, OLG Director of Marketing and Admissions Students in religious schools show a significant academic advantage over students reenrolled in traditional...

Whatcha Think~ Circumcision

Last spring I was fortunate to attend my first bris to celebrate TMoM member Dani’s newborn son. I had no idea what to expect, and to be honest, I was really nervous....

Older Child Adoption: Relying on Faith and Sauvignon Blanc

By Tanja Ragonesi “Race, blood, lineage, and nationality don’t matter; they’re just the way that small minds keep score. All that matters about blood is...

The Goodness of Grief

By Debbie Wilkins “Don’t make me a single mom. You know I couldn’t handle it.” This was the phrase I always told my husband Aaron before he’d go on camping...

On the Seventh Day…..Recharging Your Battery

By Karen Dyer with Covenant Church I know that every parent needs a “fill-up” to get them through the week. Between work, meetings, school activities, music lessons,...