Category: From the Heart

Caring for Our Parents & Lessons Learned

By Guest Blogger Becky Wright I recently received a text from a friend asking about my experience as a “family caregiver.”  Basically, the text read “How did you...

When I Realized I Wasn’t OK

By Laura Simon I remember the day I realized something was wrong. My daughter was an infant…so young that I was still in my eight weeks of maternity leave…and my...

The Struggle Is Part of the Journey

By Guest Blogger Michelle Griffith I never wanted to be a mommy.  I’ll wait while you reread that to make sure you read it correctly. Good? Ok, here goes… As a...

Falling Down the Rabbit Hole

By Suzy Fielders I’ve had plenty of hard times throughout my life. As a single mom for all of my daughter’s almost 11 years of life I’m sure you can imagine it’s...

My Circumstantial Happiness

By Guest Blogger Dennette Bailey I am currently in a trial period that I thought would be a great story to write about when it was over. My exact thoughts when the trial...

Back to School: It’s Not Just for Kids

By Laura Simon I’ll start with a confession. I’m an unapologetic book-sniffer. It’s one of the reasons I struggle use the library like I should…library books...

Month Number Eight

By Guest Blogger Andrea Ropko August and I have a complex relationship. Something happens to me that does not occur during any other month of the calendar year. I think...

My Story of Ectopic Pregnancy

By Katie Moosbrugger Just the other week, I was chatting with friends and the topic of miscarriages came up. Of the five of us, three of us had had...

Keeping My Eyes On Where I Want to Go

By Guest Blogger Laura Simon My oldest son finally learned to ride a bike over the weekend. And when I say finally, I mean finally. It’s been four years since we...

My Son is a Biter

By Guest Blogger Michelle Barson My sweet, little baby boy is a hazard to others and while it doesn’t faze him it’s something I am forced to wear like a scarlet...