Mother’s Day 2019

Since I won't be around this year on the blog for Mother's Day, I wanted to share a few thoughts. This will be my second Mother's day with my son. Though, to be fair, last year was a blur because I was still hopped up on pain pills recovering from delivery. This past year has… Continue reading Mother’s Day 2019

My Mother’s Day

We have done different things in the past on Mother's Day.  Up until my first miscarriage, Mother's Day was a day to celebrate all of the mothers in my life - my mom, my mother-in-law, my friends.  I would make little gifts or write cards to them.  I enjoyed it because I really enjoy encouraging… Continue reading My Mother’s Day

An Addendum to Advice for Next Weekend

I'm writing this on Saturday and posting on Sunday.  Today (Saturday) marks the four year anniversary of our first miscarriage.  Over these last four years, I've had a lot of conversations with family, friends, and strangers about pregnancy loss, children, infertility, etc.  In fact, three years ago, I wrote a blog post about some of… Continue reading An Addendum to Advice for Next Weekend

Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day coming up, I’ve spent a lot of time in reflection this past couple of weeks.  Recently, I was asked if it bothers me that all the women of the Bible who suffered with infertility ended up having babies.  The short answer is no.  Just the fact that these stories were included in… Continue reading Mother’s Day

A Quick Word of Advice This Weekend…

I know that a lot of people who have gone through infertility or miscarriages have written blog posts about Mother's Day in recent years.  I appreciate their strong words of encouragement and understanding, and I thought I would add to the list a few thoughts of my own. First of all, I want to celebrate… Continue reading A Quick Word of Advice This Weekend…