From the Heart

Nurturing Strength: Medical Advocacy for Your Medically Complex Child

Nurturing Strength: Medical Advocacy for Your Medically Complex Child

By Guest Blogger Marilyn Beaver Embarking on the journey of parenthood is filled with joy and hope. But for some parents, it takes an unexpected turn when they find themselves caring for a medically complex child. These children face ongoing health challenges,...
Navigating Grief During the Holidays

Navigating Grief During the Holidays

By Guest Blogger Bethany Godwin LCMHC, PMH-C This time of year can be bittersweet for many, grieving those that are no longer with us while experiencing the holiday season can be challenging. A sentimental time of year universally, memories of past years and...
From Full House to My House: Becoming an Empty Nester

From Full House to My House: Becoming an Empty Nester

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas I remember last fall, a couple of months after my youngest had moved into her own apartment, feeling completely out of sorts. I was wandering through my days and nights feeling some sort of funky, and I didn’t know why. My business was...
Holiday Activity Bucket List

Holiday Activity Bucket List

By TMoM Team Member Dennette Bailey The holidays offer many of us what is hard to come by any other time of the year – extra time. As a result, this time of the year is when we most likely get the time to do something or go somewhere new. However, trying to...
Home for the Holidays – A Guide for Peace and Sanity When Your College Kids Come Home

Home for the Holidays – A Guide for Peace and Sanity When Your College Kids Come Home

By Guest Blogger Kristen Daukas Ah, the holidays – a time for joy, laughter, and endless family gatherings. For parents of college students, the holiday season is particularly special because it means that their children will finally be back home. But let’s not...
The Home School Journey I Never Intended to Take…

The Home School Journey I Never Intended to Take…

By Guest Blogger Whitney Preslar Prior to the monumental earthquake that shook our lives almost 4 years ago, if you’d asked me whether I would consider Homeschooling my son, my answer would be similar to 95% of you. Heck to the NO! I loved the moment I lovingly walked...
Naked and Afraid: Parenting Edition

Naked and Afraid: Parenting Edition

By Lindsay Pace A few years ago I became uncharacteristically hooked on a show called Naked and Afraid. I was reluctant to watch a show with Naked in the title, feeling fed up with the tactics of using sex/sexuality to gain viewers. For whatever reason, I gave it a...
From a Naive Father to Be

From a Naive Father to Be

By Guest Blogger Will Scarbrough Stay calm…It’s happening. I’m having a baby! Well, technically, my wife will be having her but the title of “Dad” will be mine come December. I’ve always known that I want to be a parent. I often picture myself coaching little league,...