White Lies We Love to Tell

White Lies We Love to Tell

By TMoM Team Member Katie Moosbrugger I think one of the best perks of being a parent is the ability to tell a white lie when you need to – and not feel guilty about it (at least try not to). We all tell white lies to our children, and if you say you haven’t, then...
Main Street Moms on the Move ~ April 2014

Main Street Moms on the Move ~ April 2014

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing I think I say this every month when it comes time to run our “Moms on the Move” feature, but I am honestly amazed at the women in our community who are constantly giving and doing for others. These women have hearts of...
The Good in Goodbye

The Good in Goodbye

By Jennifer Richwine, author of The World Spins Madly On Today I threw away an entire pantry shelf, and it felt amazing. I bought this house fifteen years ago, and for over a decade I’ve been fighting with this shelf that never performed the one duty for which...
Are You Going to Eat That?

Are You Going to Eat That?

By TMoM Team Member Kelly Hines, author of Southern Fried Children There are moments in your life where time stands still. When it seems you are a disembodied spirit, floating above, peering down at your corporeal self doing something incredibly stupid. From the...
What Are You Watching Now?

What Are You Watching Now?

I’m a total bore when it comes to pop culture TV. I’ve never gotten hooked on a reality show. I have no idea who any of the Real Housewives are, and just recently learned who the Long Island Medium is. I don’t get the allure with The Bachelorette, The Bachelor, or any...
A Boy and a Girl

A Boy and a Girl

Lately I have been struck by how different my kids are. I realize this is not exactly a profound thought, and actually kind of an obvious one. So let me explain. When I was growing up, I always thought it would be perfect to have a husband, then a boy child, and a...
Spanking: Do You or Don’t You?

Spanking: Do You or Don’t You?

“If you stand next to the deep end one more time, you are going to time out for the rest of the day.” That was pretty much my daily, or twice-hourly, mantra to my three-year-old son several summers ago. He absolutely loved the water (still does!) and wanted nothing...
You might be a housewife if …

You might be a housewife if …

By Annah Matthews, author of Things Momma Told Me Strength and dignity are her clothing, and she laughs at the time to come. Proverbs 31:25 (ESV) My three children have proven to me over and over again that I really have no clue what I am doing but I am humbled and...