A Childless Mother’s Most Dreaded Question

I never imagined this question would be so difficult. It’s one that I am asked often, most especially as a military wife. In this world, it seems like everyone has children. “Do you have kids?” Two years ago, without hesitation, I would reply “No!” Then, a year ago, without a second thought I would say

How to Have a Grateful Heart During a Season of Sadness

As we approach another Thanksgiving holiday, it’s time to shift our focus on family, gratitude, and thankfulness.   This is the time of year that most of us pause to count our blessings. While this is the right thing to do and the season for it, it can be quite difficult for someone battling a

How to Be a Friend to Someone Experiencing a Miscarriage

Unfortunately, I’m part of a large club of women who have experienced pregnancy loss.  During my eighth week of pregnancy, our baby’s heartbeat was gone. I had no symptoms or warning that our baby was in danger, which is referred to as a missed miscarriage. The devastation is unlike anything I have ever experienced in