Whether you yourself are a bereaved mom, a woman dealing with infertility, or a friend of someone who wants to be a mom, read this. Read it. Share it. Today is International Bereaved Mother's Day. It's a day that was set aside in 2010 to honor moms who have lost a child, whether it be through miscarriage, stillbirth, infant loss, or loss at another time. It's a day to honor the moms who ache to be moms, but have struggled with infertility and may not have ever been pregnant. Who ache for ... Read More about Celebrating the Moms who Aren’t
Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book as a member of the NCBP Blogger Launch Team. I was asked to write an honest review – and it will be (you know me) – but all the extra stuff was totally extra, and totally my choice to share it with you. It's here! As mentioned in my intro post, a new book has just come out called The Christian Parenting Handbook, and let me tell you - it's awesome. Wait - no, it's WAY AWESOME. Let me tell you why... Not only is it a great book, which I'll share ... Read More about The Christian Parenting Handbook Launch Review & HUGE Giveaway
So, I'm now part of the Texas Women Bloggers community, which is pretty awesome if I do say so myself. The first order of business? I have to do a self-interview and link-up with other members so we can learn about each other. I figured, why not, this would probably be fun for my regular readers, too! So, here goes... 1. What part of the state do you call home? I live in Cypress, a suburb of Houston. I've lived in these parts since my family moved here from St. Louis, Missouri when I was 5 ... Read More about A Self-Interview (Texas Women Bloggers Link Party)
So, I love conferences. I love social media. And, I love learning. Ever since Blissdom, I'm all about attending conferences. It renewed my excitement. You can read more about that experience here. But, I'm not working - the babies still need me focused on them. No work means less extra spending money to go around. And, I have to be selective when I choose a conference now. I'll definitely go to Blissdom every year. And, I really like Bloggy Boot Camp. This year, I'm adding Declare to my list ... Read More about So Many Blogging Conferences – Which Do I Choose?
Look at my babies. My beautiful, surviving triplets. You would think that I have my happy family; one boy, one girl (plus an angel in heaven to watch over them). What you don't see is the three years it took to get them here. Or the fact that I'm 1 in 8. Here's what I would tell my infertile self now... an open letter in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week (Apr. 21-27). To read more about infertility, including facts, resources, and my story, visit my post over on ... Read More about Dear Infertile Self