Moms & Dads

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...

Parenthood: Relishing the Present while Preparing for the Future

Parenthood: Relishing the Present while Preparing for the Future

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt Last fall, I binge-watched the twelve episodes of the “Mad About You” reboot. Even though I was familiar with the premise of the show, I never watched the original series, as it aired when I was a teenager. I found myself intrigued by...

Mom’s Balancing Act: Quality Time is Everything

Mom’s Balancing Act: Quality Time is Everything

By Guest Blogger Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. It was 2 am when my eyes popped open. I could hear a faint moan coming from the other room and I knew that I had to get in there quickly. If I waited too long, that moan would turn into a roaring scream from my...

Results of the “Embarrassing Questions” Survey

Results of the “Embarrassing Questions” Survey

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger Thanks to all who participated in our "Embarrassing Questions" survey! This survey was completely anonymous, and so we asked respondents to be as honest as possible since there was no chance for judgment. We came up with this idea...

My Only Shot 

My Only Shot 

By Guest Blogger Pam Hondros I was in my later 30’s when I got married and had my son. My hilarious friend has always bumped our ages up to the next decade. In our 20’s, she’d say “We 30” or at 35, I was already 40 according to her! So, she scared me to death about...

To the Mommas With Toddlers, I See You

To the Mommas With Toddlers, I See You

By Guest Blogger Rachel Haggerty with The Witty Uterus Momma with anxiety and a wild toddler, I understand. I understand what it's like when you have go somewhere with your toddler. You break out into a sweat and immediately start to panic. I wonder what this place...

Mother’s Day Celebration of the Ordinary

Mother’s Day Celebration of the Ordinary

By TMoM Team Member Laura Simon When I was old enough to know better, I spent the better part of a week picking at a tiny bump in the drywall next to the toilet in my bathroom. It really was tiny, but it bothered me. I wanted it to be smooth like the rest of the wall....

When We All Need Some Calmly-ing

When We All Need Some Calmly-ing

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko There is an energy around this current state of being that we are in that is awfully reminiscent of the time when my kids were really young. You know, those years when they were all under the age of four. Maybe it’s the smallness of our...

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