Children’s Health & Wellness

Sometimes Being a “Quitter” Can Be the Right Decision

Sometimes Being a “Quitter” Can Be the Right Decision

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing I’ve always been a mother with the mindset of “once you commit to something, you commit.” I am all about sticking things out, honoring your word, and being a team player. But last year, as my daughter started high school, I was placed...
Finding the Answer to “Why Me?”

Finding the Answer to “Why Me?”

By Guest Blogger Tabia McKinize I distinctly remember lying in the hospital bed asking out loud, “Why me?” My life has never been ordinary, so I laugh at my thoughts that my daughter’s birth would be… In my last semester as a senior at UNC Greensboro, I was 8 months...
Some “Basic” Tips for Coping with Stress (Yours and Your Child’s)

Some “Basic” Tips for Coping with Stress (Yours and Your Child’s)

By Guest Blogger Heather Adams Children flourish in a world that feels safe and predictable. And we know that the world has been less than predictable in the past year. Believe it or not, even the youngest children are deeply affected by the emotions of people around...
Dominick’s Smile: Our Cleft Lip and Palate Journey

Dominick’s Smile: Our Cleft Lip and Palate Journey

By Guest Blogger Suzanne Santomieri We were twenty minutes into our 19 week ultrasound and something felt wrong. The technician continued to switch back and forth to different views and was talking a lot. I kept thinking how many more details she was giving us than I...
Triad Area Support Groups

Triad Area Support Groups

Updated by Michelle Barson You never know when your life might take a turn that feels too difficult to navigate on your own. That’s the time to find some support. We hope this list will help you find that support quickly in your time of need.  Whether the...
A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

A Mother’s Perspective on Teenage Suicide

By Guest Blogger Gina McCarn I became a mother again when we welcomed two more children into our family through foster care. You can read about our journey here. We welcomed Antony home only a few days after he had been discharged from the hospital. Uninhibited, we...
Triad Counselors, Psychologists and Therapists for Your Family

Triad Counselors, Psychologists and Therapists for Your Family

Updated by Katie Moosbrugger This directory is sponsored by Lewisville Family Counseling. Their caring counselors each have different specialties, so you are likely to find a good fit for counseling for you or your loved one. Their passion is partnering with...
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...
Are Screen Time Limits Even a Thing Anymore?

Are Screen Time Limits Even a Thing Anymore?

By Guest Blogger Christine Murray* During pre-COVID times, screen time was scarce in my family. We watched TV a couple times a week for a family movie night or for time to relax on a rare night when we didn’t have an extracurricular activity or other outing scheduled....
Tutoring Services, Local Counselors, and Advertising Options

Supporting YOU and Our Community During This Pandemic

By TMoM Team Member Rachel Hoeing In this week’s Sunday Spotlight we focus on local resources to help you and your loved ones during what may be a very stressful time in our lives. BestHealth Podcast Lewisville Family Counseling Journey to Brave Annual Event...
Athletic Injuries – Heartbreak and Recovery

Athletic Injuries – Heartbreak and Recovery

By Guest Blogger Eric Whittington “Growing up we heard about athletes getting injured, and when it happened to us, it was heartbreaking.”    — Christina Chavez, 17-years old Brother and sister Gonzalo and Christina Chavez share more than a family connection....