Pregnancy and Miscarriage - My Story

Pregnancy and Miscarriage - My Story

Mother’s Day 2007 I saw two pink lines on a pregnancy test for the first time. It was a mixture of excitement, shock and fear - our attempts at starting a family had been met with quick results, and I had never quite felt the mixture of trepidation and bliss that flooded over me in waves of excitement and questions of “what did we just do??!!”. I sat in a church pew that day smiling and overcome with gratitude that I had a miraculous secret growing inside of me. When other women stood to be honored for Mother’s Day I wondered what it would be like the next year when I stood there with them. How would I announce it to friends and family? What would our baby look like - would it be a boy or a girl??


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Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Pregnancy and Infant Loss

As I debated on sharing my story now, I kept coming back to that feeling eleven years ago that I needed someone, anyone, even a stranger to know what I was going through. Over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing my journey through pregnancy and loss because I believe that there are women out there who need the same thing today.

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Five Tips For Dealing With Worry and Anxiety

Five Tips For Dealing With Worry and Anxiety

For as long as I can remember, I have been an anxious person. It’s something that I thought I was coping with well, until I began to see my patterns repeating themselves in my kids. I’ve found a number of things that help me and wanted to share in case you (or someone you love) struggle with the same thing!

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