My Heart · Trying to conceive

She’s Longing For a Child This Christmas

Christmas can be the most joyous time of year. The pitter patter of little feet running out on Christmas morning. The squeals and shouts, the laughter and excitement. . .
Not everyone will feel such joy. For many this day is a sharp wound. Piercing deep in the mother who has yet to hear herself called by this name. She who has tried and tried again, only to see another negative stick, another baby lost in the womb. The adoption at a standstill–again.
If you know someone who is longing for her own child this Christmas. This one’s for her. . .

Category #2 · Encouragement · featuredpost · Inspirational

You’re Doing a Good Job Mom

“My head hangs lower and I begin to cry. I need to try harder, to be more disciplined, more structured. I somehow need to find more energy. This coffee isn’t cutting it anymore. I am tired. I am spent. I am a failure and the day is only half through. The tears begin to flow faster.

Then, I stop to look around. . .”

Toddlers

Breakfast in Bed

Today is my husband’s birthday. Watching the excitement on my toddlers’ faces this morning has left me full. They made their dad cards earlier this week, hiding them in their secret places to make sure he did not see them too early. Every day they would go and look at their creations, laughing and placing… Continue reading Breakfast in Bed