Not Alone <3

If you'd like to read some of my stories about Motherhood, Miscarriage, & Changing Expectations, look at my book on Amazon (available in Print or Kindle)~ (Print) https://www.amazon.com/Flying-Labor-Motherhoo…/…/ref=sr_1_1… (Kindle) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076GGB3Z7/ref=sr_1_2… My short book is set in the beautiful countries and cultures of the Himalayas ❤ It is full of funny stories, with some sad moments …

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Marriage & Miscarriage. A Conversation with My Husband. Part 2.

-Here is the second part of my post from last week-   4. In the months and years following the miscarriages, were there any subjects in our marriage that were sensitive to discuss?  Daniel: Yes. Whether we wanted to try to add more children to our family. We had very different opinions about the issue …

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Marriage & Miscarriage. A Conversation With My Husband. Part 1

My husband and I had a good conversation this week. I asked him several questions to better understand his perspective on the last few years of our lives. He chose a few parts of our conversation for me to share in this post. We pray it is a source of encouragement  for people who have …

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What I Have to Know About Myself. Responding to Unwelcome Words. Part 3

Why do unsolicited words about the size of my family sometimes hurt so much? Do I fear others may be right—that my family should be different? Maybe I did something wrong to cause the miscarriages even though the doctor said otherwise?  Do their thoughtless words remind me of something I don’t like— that there are …

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Responding to Unwelcome Words. Part 2.

Here is the second part of my post about responding to unwelcome words. James 1:19 "...Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry."    When I was jotting down thoughts, I realized there are three things I usually think about when responding to uninvited comments about miscarriage or having …

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Responding to Unwelcome Words. Part 1. You have GOT to be kidding me!

“Which ones are yours?” asked the man at the picnic table to the left of mine during soccer practice. “The one with strawberry blonde hair and freckles.” I was getting ready to ask about his family, but he interrupted. “Only one? Why? Why don’t you want more kids than that?” He asked with an unblinking …

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Part 2. My Preschool Age Daughter & My First Miscarriage

I want to finish my post from last week by sharing some specific things that helped our preschool age daughter after my first miscarriage. I'm not a professional when it comes to helping families deal with grief, but I'll share from my experiences as a parent. Daniel and I made sure our own emotional and physical …

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