Bring Back ’80s Mom

Bring Back ’80s Mom

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon Every morning when I get dressed, I pull on my athletic leggings that haven’t been worn for athletics in months, throw my hair into a messy bun I hope will look like intentionally-rumpled beach waves to my colleagues on Zoom, and finish...
Back to Work Pandemic Style

Back to Work Pandemic Style

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon On March 1, nearly one year into a pandemic that has upended life for working moms everywhere, I did a crazy thing. I went back to work full-time. After five years of homeschooling – by choice – and juggling freelance jobs,...
Quarantine “Mommy-ing” Mishap

Quarantine “Mommy-ing” Mishap

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon They say laughter is the best medicine, so if the day all my quarantine “mommy-ing” caught up to me will help you feel better, then it’ll all be worth it. It all started at swim team practice. It’s not like the old days where I dropped...
Homeschooling 101

Homeschooling 101

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I just want to start with this: I see you. Maybe you’ve always wanted to homeschool. Maybe this is your worst nightmare. Maybe you’re a SAHM mom and you’re throwing everything you have into making sure your kids keep learning. Maybe...

TMoM Podcast

— Introducing the “Triad Moms on the Mic” podcast! This series is brought to you by Triad Podcast Network and features four of our TMoM team members: Kodia Byers, Laura Dydek, Kelly Hines and Laura Simon. Each of these ladies bring a unique perspective to the...
Welcome to Homeschooling, Moms

Welcome to Homeschooling, Moms

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I’m sorry you had to meet it this way. And right up front, I want to let you know that this isn’t how normal homeschooling looks. For kids whose “socialization” is questioned by every well-meaning elderly woman in the grocery...