Moms & Dads

10 Tips for New Moms

10 Tips for New Moms

By Rachel Hoeing Sixteen years ago I gave birth to my firstborn. There have been many highs and lows and I still can't quite decide which stage of parenting has been the most difficult thus far! I do know that we've survived each stage by having patience, and by...

Am I Overscheduling My Family?

Am I Overscheduling My Family?

By Guest Blogger 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...

When Our Children Feel Entitled

When Our Children Feel Entitled

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty, author of the blog Redemption Red: The Haggerty Life Growing up the oldest of six children, there wasn't any room for selfishness or entitlement. Any trace of that, junk was nipped in the bud pretty quickly in those close quarters....

15 Ways to Teach Kids How to Be Kind

15 Ways to Teach Kids How to Be Kind

By Guest Blogger Amy E. Hughes As parents we want our kids to be the best versions of themselves. We push them to succeed in school, sports, the arts, or whatever their interest may be. Sometimes in the daily rush of life, we forget, it’s also our job to help them to...

Parenting is Full of Changes

Parenting is Full of Changes

By Guest Blogger Julie Fritz I don’t like change. I like things the way they are. I like feeling comfortable and knowing what to expect. The funny thing about that is that things are always changing. Especially since I became a parent. In fact, the only consistent...

Running in the Rain with Tacos

Running in the Rain with Tacos

By Guest Blogger Alyssa Tabacca, author of Driving the Big Van As a college football coach’s wife, I think it necessary to categorize my year into seasons. A lot of how we live our day-to-day life changes based on the season we are in...and it just so happens that...

The College Send Off

The College Send Off

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines Four days before my oldest child went to college, I bought 14 boxes of tampons and then sat and cried in the grocery store parking lot. Did I cry because I’d just spent a small fortune on feminine hygiene products? Did I cry because I was...

7 Ways to Advocate for Your Child at School

7 Ways to Advocate for Your Child at School

By Guest Blogger Neely Turlington If you're like me, the start of a new school year can bring on a range of emotions. There can be excitement for the possibilities ahead, worry about the challenges and confusion about how to get the year started on the right track. ...

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ August 2019

Ellen’s Book Nook ~ August 2019

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd  Win a book of your choice from today’s blog!  Was it just me, or did the summer fly by? Soon, yellow school buses will be on the roads and we will be making trips to purchase school supplies. As much as we welcomed the lazy days of...

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