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He Remembers the Barren GIVEAWAY

I’ve written many times about our struggles to conceive our son.  In addition, we are still praying for a sibling. In some of our darkest times, I have often found comfort in Katie Schuermann’s book: He Remembers the Barren.  This book, and the website, have given me comfort that goes beyond struggling with just barrenness.…… Continue reading He Remembers the Barren GIVEAWAY

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Infertility Hurts.

  I’ve mentioned before that we struggled to conceive our son.  We had a lot of heartache to get him in our arms, but it was all worth it. So, why does it still hurt AFTER we had him?  I’ll try and explain… It hurt when I nursed him for the last time.  It hurt…… Continue reading Infertility Hurts.

Faith · family · infertility

Miscarriage Compassion

Has your friend or family member miscarried and you don’t know what to do?  A recent interaction with a friend of mine made me realize that even a small gesture can mean so much. I have dinner with two other moms around once a month.  We met at church and have recently made a point to get…… Continue reading Miscarriage Compassion

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The Best Of 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, it’s fun to look back on the year and all that we were blessed with.  Today, I spent some time looking over what you all are reading on my website.  I wanted to know what posts were searched most and read.  As I’m planning for 2017, I want to…… Continue reading The Best Of 2016

Faith · family · Homestead · infertility

Infertility Aftermath & A Pediatric Cardiology Visit

It took almost five years to conceive our son.  We miscarried prior to conceiving him and struggled with infertility.  We had a rough pregnancy with more than one miscarriage scare and ultimately a delivery at 36 weeks.  When he was delivered, we were shown the full knot in his umbilical cord.  He spent a few…… Continue reading Infertility Aftermath & A Pediatric Cardiology Visit