Category: From the Heart

Bridget & Me

By Guest Blogger Kelly Hines When my friend Bridget moved into the neighborhood she was 12, just a year older than me, but at least 6 inches taller. She was beautiful,...

A Mother’s Fight

By Guest Blogger Mandy H Imagine this: After almost 9 years of trying to get pregnant, a couple of miscarriages, and a whole lot of serious heartache, you are finally...

Putting Things in Perspective

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton We found out during my pregnancy that our second child would have Down syndrome, and, as you’d imagine, it was a pretty big shock....

So You Want to Make a Comment?

By Laura Simon In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we thought Laura’s post was so fitting to run today as we reflect on, celebrate, and encourage differences...

Together We Rise

By Kelly Hines I went through a phase recently where I just didn’t watch the news. There was too much fighting, too much sorrow, too many people yelling at each other...

It’s OK To Say It’s Hard

By Laura Simon Last Friday was a doozy of a day. My oldest two kids, who are home schooled, were uncharacteristically resistant to anything that resembled learning....

New Mom Live & Learns

By Katie Moosbrugger *With a new year ahead of us, I thought this post would be a great reminder for parents looking to start something new or try something different....

A Better Me

By Heather Miller If I am being completely honest, I am happy to see 2016 go. This has been a rough year for me, and I am ready to greet a new year. That being said, I...

Confessions of a Wannabe Wife and Mom

By Guest Blogger Danya M. Jordan Dear Wife and Mom, As we wind down from holiday festivities, I wanted to take a few moments, from a single woman’s perspective, to...

The Power of Buddie

By Juan Santos, M.S., CRC, LPCA When I married my wife, I also married her childhood dog “Buddie”. It has been almost a year since Buddie left us. Yet, I can spend...