7 Ways My Miscarriage Made Me a Better Mom

Two months after turning 40, my husband and I "pulled the goalie." Approximately 15 days later, I was pregnant. "But that was our first try!" I cried. "Who does that?" "This guy," my husband said, thumbs pointing at his chest. ...more
pinesandpalmettos Congratulations on your pregnancy! And thank you for sharing your story! Best ...more

Baby Loss: Holding On and Letting Go

"A lifetime ain't no time at all." -Mary Gauthier, "Lifetime""Heaven in Woodwork” by Richard Easterling, 2014“I like to look at my baby’s pictures every day.”...more

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Faith is something I am not accustomed to  Trusting other people's something I don't really love to do  I've never been a fan of it, I act tough but  Really my shoulders they ain't built for this and I don't have nothing ...more

Celebrating ALL Moms

so incredibly blessed with these two monkeys - they test me everyday but I wouldn't have it any other way...more

My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

This Thanksgiving was supposed to be the day that we announced our joy to the world, that what we were most thankful for this year was the new addition soon to be added to our family. But God had other plans. Instead, on Wednesday, at 11 weeks and 1 day of my pregnancy, we rushed to the emergency room with light bleeding. A few hours later, we learned that our baby measured at just 9 weeks and had no heartbeat. In moments, I went from being an anxious young mother preparing to meet my first child to a heartbroken young mother, experiencing the loss of my first child....more

Dear Mom who has recently miscarried

I know you have found my blog even though you never comment. I see it in my Google search referrals every day: “miscarriage quotes.”  Well I am writing to you today because there are a few things I want you to know.It’s been thirteen months since my miscarriage and it still hurts.But it doesn’t hurt all the time....more

Sharing My Story - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness

I have two babies that died.I don't really talk about it and I don't think I've ever written about it before. Not because I'm ashamed, but because what happened seems so intensely private to me.I have come to realize though, that I have found healing in hearing the stories of others and realizing that I'm not alone. It is my hope that my story will help someone else....more

How to Get Through Mother's Day When You're Infertile

Mother's Day can be a difficult holiday for women (and men) experiencing infertility.  When you're having trouble building your family, a holiday celebrating parenthood can be salt in the wound.  Even if you can focus your attention on your own mother (and not every infertile woman can), it is hard to go through a day of constant reminders of a state that you can't reach. If you are infertile, you're in good company.  7.3 million, or 12.5% of the child-bearing age population, is infertile.  And a lot of infertile women are online, writing about Mother's Day.  I rounded up some of the great posts that have been popping up this week to help you get through the day. ...more