From the Heart

Two Hearts Under Pressure

Two Hearts Under Pressure

By Lauren Segers/The American Heart Association (Photo of Zavious, TaShenma and Zalani Mack) This week is Black Maternal Health Week. Therefore, the American Heart Association and Novant Health are raising awareness for Black women with their increased risk for high...
5 Habits for the Successful Mompreneur

5 Habits for the Successful Mompreneur

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey A mompreneur is a mom who operates a business while also maintaining her family household. She usually wears many hats in her business and at home. The business compliments her household. While her household motivates her to do her...
Doing Good Things: Reading Revolution

Doing Good Things: Reading Revolution

By Amy Lawson Reading Revolution, Inc was born when two friends having coffee decided that they had a dream for children in the Winston-Salem community living in book deserts to have access to a selection of free books. Nikki Francis, a veteran WSFCS teacher, found...
Leap Day Activities for Kids and Adults

Leap Day Activities for Kids and Adults

By TMoM Team Member Michaela Reynolds Happy Leap Day! Did you know that the earth takes 365.24 days to revolve around the sun? Overtime, those extra numbers after the decimal add up to 24 hours, creating Leap Day on February 29th.  An extra 24 hours? Well, we know...
Ellen’s Book Nook — February 2024

Ellen’s Book Nook — February 2024

By TMoM Team Member Ellen Bryant Lloyd From a young age, I have loved being in the kitchen. I remember begging my mom to teach me how to cook at the age of six. So, I told her I didn’t want to “pretend” cook while standing on a chair beside her as she cooked. I wanted...
Gathering With Intention

Gathering With Intention

By TMoM Team Member Anna Keller A couple of years ago, I was listening to a podcast featuring Priya Parker discussing her book, The Art of Gathering. The topic, and her approach to it, grabbed my attention and I quickly sent the episode to my husband for him to hear,...
Celebrating Black History Month – Book Recommendations for Kids

Celebrating Black History Month – Book Recommendations for Kids

By Anique Fredrick This post contains affiliate links. You won’t be charge and additional to shop them, but we may get a small commision. Black History Month is a time to honor the achievements, history, and culture of African Americans. One of the best ways to...
A Mom’s Perspective: The Benefits of Seasonal Living

A Mom’s Perspective: The Benefits of Seasonal Living

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt When my son was little, wintertime posed a challenge of keeping him occupied during stretches of undesirable weather. Often bored at home, we would seek fun and cost-efficient indoor activities. These activities included gymnastic...
Unique Valentines for the Class

Unique Valentines for the Class

By Michaela Reynolds Looking for a creative Valentine for your kids to pass out to the class? Tired of all the candy that comes home on February 14th?  We’ve compiled a list of 5 creative candy-free classroom Valentines. Check it out! Takis, the fiery, chili-powdered...
For the Hearts of Moms & Daughters

For the Hearts of Moms & Daughters

By Sarah Fedele/American Heart Association Heart disease has been a part of Stephanie Bowden’s life for as long as she can remember and now, she is sharing her heart story to help other moms, sisters, and daughters. Her grandfather Harden Stevens and her mother...
Celiac Disease and Pregnancy

Celiac Disease and Pregnancy

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders When I was first diagnosed with Celiac Disease, my oldest daughter was already two, so I had no clue what impact it’d have on being pregnant. I found out quickly though it makes quite a difference when I was pregnant with my...
Adopting Hygee Rituals in the New Year

Adopting Hygee Rituals in the New Year

By Guest Blogger Tracy Huneycutt Hygge is a Danish concept defined as the quality of coziness in one’s life (feeling warm, comfortable, and safe) by doing simple things like creating rituals, lighting candles, baking, and spending time with loved ones. Hygge has been...
The Journey Ahead

The Journey Ahead

By Guest Blogger Hannah Tollison I wanted to share four snippets to help prepare us for success, and get us on the right foot as we dive into 2024! 1. Start the decluttering process now. You don’t have to wait until Spring Cleaning. My kids know that I am notorious...
5 Ways to Make New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

5 Ways to Make New Year’s Resolutions as a Family

By Guest Blogger Whitney Barnard There are many ways to approach the New Year. For many of us, it means to assess our lives and change something we’re unhappy with. Whether it’s our diet, exercise routine, or our tendency to procrastinate, there’s always room for...
Simple Guide to Helping Your Teen Set Realistic Goals for the New Year

Simple Guide to Helping Your Teen Set Realistic Goals for the New Year

By TMoM Team Member Britney Dent The New Year is the perfect time to start fresh. If there’s any aspect of life that could be improved, setting some clear and attainable goals can help! Sometimes it’s hard for teens to set goals, especially realistic goals....