Raising Children

Connecting with Your Teen this Summer (In the Middle of All Their Screen Time and Friend Time!)

Connecting with Your Teen this Summer (In the Middle of All Their Screen Time and Friend Time!)

By Guest Blogger, Christine Murray, Ph.D., LCMHC, LMFT As a mom to one pre-teen and one teenager, I often find myself thinking that I’ve only got a certain number of summers left with my boys before they head off to college. Although this thought can make me sad, it...
Prom Redefined Through the Eyes of a Father to his Son

Prom Redefined Through the Eyes of a Father to his Son

By Guest Blogger Keith Lawley Prom, traditionally a practice of children morphing into adults for one night, where the ladies dress to the nines, and the gentlemen experience getting fitted for a tux for the first time, wondering to themselves “what in the hell have I...
Explore Through Movement and Play this Summer

Explore Through Movement and Play this Summer

By Guest Blogger Shelli Scott We all love giving our children playtime, as it’s a chance for them to relax and have fun. It also acts as the perfect chance for enrichment and learning, especially in the youngest children! Science has found that 80% of brain growth...
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...