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Summer Scavenger Hunt

By Guest Blogger Kelly Guzenhauser and originally posted on Triad Moms on Main I have one of THOSE kids…one who hates the great outdoors. I have begged, threatened, pushed, fussed, and forced, but he would rather stay inside than go out on even the most beautiful day. Very little can entice him to stick his nose out the door. It stinks, ... Read More »

Coach Debbie Meet-and-Greet

It’s time for another get-to-know Coach Debbie post!   What time do you wake up each day?   Pre-dawn, which is on weekdays.  It’s so worth it!  I lead a group workout at 5:30am at my house and it brings me such joy to have these awesome women exercising and fellowshipping.  It also makes me want to nap by 1:00pm. What are ... Read More »

WIDOWED AT 35

by Coach Debbie I prayerfully hesitate writing this article.  I’ve put it off.  I’ve wondered how to put thoughts into sensible sentences.  Yet I feel led to write to you about grief.  My grief.  Not your grief.  Because I know the second I start trying to explain it, you may shake your head in disagreement because that’s not how your ... Read More »

Holiday Heart Check

“But the Lord said to her, ‘My dear Martha, you are worried and upset over all these details! There is only one thing worth being concerned about. Mary has discovered it, and it will not be taken away from her.’” Luke 10:41-42 (NLT) I have many cherished childhood holiday memories.  One of my favorite things to do was to pin ... Read More »

The BIRDS and the BEES

by Coach Debbie On Saturday mornings I like to catch some extra zzz’s and take my time easing into the day.  For those of you with young babies, hang tight, these days ARE coming.  So that means my kids are awake when I finally decide to de-filth myself and shower (I normally shower at 4:15am).  You know how kids are, ... Read More »

A Guest Post: Favorite Childhood Books- Oh, How They’ve Changed

Favorite Childhood Books ~ Oh, How They’ve Changed By Katie Moosbrugger with Triad Moms on Main Tikki Tikki Tembo-no Sa Rembo-chari Bari Ruchi-pip Peri Pembo. Remember him? Tikki Tikki Tembo was my favorite children’s book character growing up, and to this day I can still recite his name in its entirety. The story is about Tikki falling down a water ... Read More »

Between the Sheets

By Coach Debbie I need to ask you a personal question. Do you withhold sex from your husband?  I wonder if you have a mental list of justifications happening right now.  “You don’t understand, he makes me mad.”  “Well maybe if he could get home before 7 from that all-consuming job.”  “Do you know how long I’ve been asking him ... Read More »

Mother ‘Hood

By Coach Debbie Today I have broken up 18 fights and it’s barely noon on a Saturday. Breakfast was met with an “Is this it?!” and lunch had the response of “Yuck, I don’t want this.”       My house looks like I was robbed. Silence is a sound I miss almost as much as sleep. Violence seems to be the norm ... Read More »

Teaching Your Kids to Pray: The 5 Finger Method

Do you ever feel like God is far away?  Many Christians have a hard time praying- sometimes even those who have been praying for a long time.   Feeling separated from God or like you can’t find the words to say or that you don’t want to sounds selfish is not unique to you.   I encourage you in times ... Read More »

The Perks of Playing Cards with Kids

The Perks of Playing Cards By Rachel Hoeing at Triad Moms on Main – http://triadmomsonmain.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/MomsOnMain I love a nice fresh stack of playing cards. Magic tricks, Gin Rummy, Black Jack, Solitaire, Spades … if it involves a deck of cards, I am probably going to love it.I remember how much I loved playing spades with my suite-mates in college, but one ... Read More »

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