Moms & Dads

That Fourth Child Though

That Fourth Child Though

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty with The Witty Uterus One of my favorite comedians, Jim Gaffigan says to the crowd, ”If you ever wonder what it is like having four children, just imagine you are drowning, and then someone hands you a baby.” Watching this act with two...

The First Decade

The First Decade

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon Ten years ago, I was pacing the worn wood floors in my first house, trying to figure out how on earth I was supposed to do this parenting thing. It was our first night at home, my first night without the convenience of the hospital...

Recommendations Needed!

Recommendations Needed!

By Facebook Mom Group Addict Hey mamas! I’m pregnant, but please don’t tell anyone if I know you in real life! My family, my coworkers, my neighbors, my kids – no one knows. My husband doesn’t even know! So I’m coming to you been there done that mamas to help me...

20 Ideas for a Couple’s Getaway Weekend

20 Ideas for a Couple’s Getaway Weekend

By TMoM Team Member, Rachel Hoeing Do you have an anniversary coming up? Do you and your significant other need to reconnect? Do you just need to escape for a while? North Carolina is not at a loss for amazing weekend retreats for couples. We've polled our friends and...

Finding Love Later in Life

Finding Love Later in Life

By Guest Blogger JamillahNeeairah Nasir Recently, I was at brunch with The Committee when the topic of love and relationships came up. Usually, I take this moment to use the ladies' room, check my email, or get another bagel and top off my coffee. I usually don’t have...

When Your Child is Sexually Assaulted

When Your Child is Sexually Assaulted

By Anonymous I think we’ll all agree that, if your phone rings or buzzes after a certain hour, it’s 99% a guarantee that it’s not going to be a pleasant conversation - especially if you have kids who drive. If you’re lucky, it will be their number coming across your...

The New Cone Health Women’s & Children’s Center Opens

The New Cone Health Women’s & Children’s Center Opens

By Guest Blogger Juanyetta Beasley, DHA, RN-CNML Nursing Director, Neonatal ICU  The Cone Health Women’s & Children’s Center at Moses Cone Hospital opens Sunday, Feb. 23, at 5:30 a.m. Hospitals construct new buildings all the time, but Cone Health has very...

Learning to Parent Alone

Learning to Parent Alone

By Guest Blogger Rob Ainbinder When my wife passed away on August 22, 2019, from Glioblastoma multiforme (a fancy name for brain cancer), my life and my daughter’s were changed forever. We were no longer an intact, two-parent family with one child. I was, with some...

Dear Tailgating Driver

Dear Tailgating Driver

By Guest Blogger Lisa Witherspoon Dear Tailgating Driver, Hi! I know you probably have somewhere really important to be. Maybe you have an appointment. Maybe you are on the way to pick up your children or your elderly grandmother. Maybe your day hasn’t gone quite as...

When Past Trauma Impacts Your Current Parenting

When Past Trauma Impacts Your Current Parenting

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray, PhD, LPC, LMFT, Director of the Healthy Relationships Initiative Domestic violence. Child abuse. Natural disasters. As we’ve become more aware of the impacts of these and other traumatic experiences on people throughout their lives,...

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