Moms & Dads

Yes, Virginia, There is a Winnsboro

Yes, Virginia, There is a Winnsboro

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing Picture it. 1995. I had just graduated from Appalachian State University with my Education Degree. I was ready to conquer the world! I landed my first teaching job in Charlotte, filling in for a first grade teacher who was on...

Leaving for College: How Did We Get Here?

Leaving for College: How Did We Get Here?

By Guest Blogger Chanel James July 2020. How did we get HERE? I mean, I do have a few guesses, but that might start some drama. Specifically, how did we get here… the place where your baby is leaving for college. Away from you. Away from your protection. Into a world...

On Being a Mom

On Being a Mom

By Guest Blogger Jai Wallace Tracy Sometimes I think social media is the worst thing to have happened to a mom. Think about it. You can now get a look at the life of every mom you call "friend." AND it's all delivered instantly right to your phone. Now moms have a...

A Father’s Reflection on Time

A Father’s Reflection on Time

By Guest Blogger Moose Lester Being a father is by far the best job of all time!  Let us be honest, time truly does fly by. I can distinctly remember when my oldest, Jack, was born as if it was yesterday. Yet here I am, over 15 years later, realizing that time has...

Why I’m Up for the Challenge

Why I’m Up for the Challenge

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, PLLC Last night I found myself responding to a friend’s post about how sad and disheartening Facebook and the media have become over the past weeks. In my response I realized just how much my views have shifted and how I really...

30s Are For The Lessons!

30s Are For The Lessons!

By Guest Blogger Suzy Fielders Birthdays are always a great time to look back not just over the years and memories, but over the lessons you’ve learned. One of my favorite quotes comes from the first Sex in the City movie. “Enjoy yourself… that's what your 20s are...

Friend vs. Foe

Friend vs. Foe

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey As an African American woman, I have many feelings regarding the deaths and maltreatment of so many people of color in the United States by people in authority. However, my primary thoughts tend to focus on the future. Future...

What We Can All Do Now

What We Can All Do Now

By the TMoM team Over the past week our TMoM team has felt a wave of emotions. We've felt heartbroken, angry, helpless and hopeless. But as the days have progressed and we've seen the community coming together, we've also felt inspired and emboldened. Let's do our...

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