Moms & Dads

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...

A Euphonious Yawp: A Teacher’s Covid Reflection

A Euphonious Yawp: A Teacher’s Covid Reflection

By Guest Blogger Summer Riley I can still remember how heavy my arms felt as I laid my students’ spring writing in a semicircle around me at 5:29 on Friday the 13th of March. I was mourning that evening. After all their hard work writing and editing and giving...

The Role of Mothering Is Not Static, But The Title Is

The Role of Mothering Is Not Static, But The Title Is

By TMoM Team Member JamillahNeeairah Nasir “Mama J” We all know that letting go is a very necessary part of the parenting process, but the effect these changes have on us can be devastating to the way we see ourselves and the value we place on what we’ve done for our...

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