Moms & Dads

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon I spend hours of my day in the car. Hours. Every. Single. Day. My kids play sports, and in this weird Covid reality, that means driving back and forth between two locations four times in a given day. I literally spend four hours each...

The R Word: When You Know Better, You Do Better

The R Word: When You Know Better, You Do Better

By Guest Blogger Tracy Beatty I am the mother of a special needs child. My first born child, Evan, has Fragile X Syndrome. Fragile X is the most inherited form of intellectual disability and autism. Fragile X can cause a range of disabilities from mild learning...

Tracing Your Roots with a Family Cancer Tree

Tracing Your Roots with a Family Cancer Tree

By Guest Blogger Amy Hughes My great grandmother died of ovarian cancer at just 39 years old. Her daughter, my paternal grandmother was diagnosed at 39 with breast cancer, and died before her 50th birthday. Two of her daughters, my aunts are currently in remission...

On Sending My Children Off to the Military

On Sending My Children Off to the Military

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey I grew up in a family especially familiar with the armed forces as several of my family members were in one branch or the other of the United States Military. As a result, I have always had a tremendous respect for military...

Postpartum During a Pandemic

Postpartum During a Pandemic

By TMoM Team Member Kodia Byers Isolated. Alone. Overwhelmed. Emotional. In love. Helpless. Hopeful. Changed. All of these words describe postpartum, but being postpartum during a global pandemic? That takes these feelings to an entirely different level. Our second...

Foster Care – Our Story

Foster Care – Our Story

By Guest Blogger Gina McCarn Phil and I were both raised in the Triad and moved to Atlanta in 2016. Currently I am living the dream in Norcross, GA married to my husband of 20 years and raising our family. We have been parents for almost 18 years. We have five...

How I Started My Own Business After Having Kids

How I Started My Own Business After Having Kids

By Guest Blogger Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. I come from a family of entrepreneurs. My grandmother decided that she no longer wanted to be a maid, so she got her cosmetology license and opened her own salon. She retired when she was around 80 years old. My mother...

Making Time for Intimacy During a Pandemic

Making Time for Intimacy During a Pandemic

By Guest Blogger Gray Moulton, LMFT, PLLC It’s a question I have been asked numerous times over the last six months, “How do we manage sex during Covid 19 quarantining with the kids?” Now some of you might be thinking, “Sex?!? Are you serious? My partner is driving me...

Open Letter on Virtual Learning from a Frazzled Mom

Open Letter on Virtual Learning from a Frazzled Mom

By TMoM team member Kelly Hines Dear Principals Everywhere, First of all, let me say THANK YOU. For real, my gosh. This whole e-learning thing has really thrown a monkey wrench in everything, and I really appreciate all the teachers and staff have done to try to keep...

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