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Leaving

By Teresa Renee Bain It may be hard to imagine living in an empty, quiet house if there are children in your home. Children and all their toys, blankets, books, snacks, shrieks, laughter, demands, and never-ending curiosity. As a mom with young children, I remember being bone tired as I attempted to juggle so many […]

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Having Brave Conversations with Children

By Teresa Renee Bain As parents, we may feel the desire to protect our children, while at the same time wanting to prepare them for the inevitable bumps they will encounter along life’s road. Children are learning all the time. They learn from what they see, hear and experience. They also get messages about what […]

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Parenting Through Difficult Times

By Teresa Renee Bain   My great, great, great, great grandfather lived through several deadly bouts of influenza in his small farming town in the mid-1800’s. He turned a corner of his farm into a family cemetery after influenza claimed the lives of three of his children and two of his grandchildren. Since March, when […]

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Response to COVID-19

Although we closed our physical doors in mid-March, Mother Mentors has continued to offer Playscape circle times complete with sing alongs and art activities to families on our Face book page through live streaming. We have continued to offer Virtual Playscape weekly during the month of July and intend to resume our online presence in […]