Author Archive | Anne

When Mother’s Day Isn’t Happy

When Mother’s Day Isn’t Happy

I sat in church on Mother’s Day, with tears streaming down my face. Our church was sensitive to the fact that Mother’s Day isn’t always a happy holiday, saying “Happy Mother’s Day to all of you wishing to be mothers, all those who have lost their mothers…” I heard them, but I didn’t feel the […]

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Gratitude

Passing On Gratitude This Thanksgiving Season

It’s the time of year where “giving thanks” is the norm. Well, at least talking about being thankful. Most days we don’t spend our time thinking about all our blessings, but there are so many things to be grateful for – health, home, family…just to name a few. I could go on and on!

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Surviving Bedrest - How I Spent 8 Weeks on the Couch

Surviving Bedrest – How I Spent 8 Weeks on the Couch

Bedrest can seem EXTREMELY daunting. Every November 22nd, I remember the day that bedrest began for me… During my twin pregnancy, I knew that carrying two babies increased my chances of going on bedrest. While it was always in the back of my mind, I prayed it wouldn’t actually happen. As my belly grew bigger […]

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Taking Time for YOU

Taking Time for YOU

We all need a brief “break” from being a mom to help us remember who we are so we can continue to love ourselves and then love our families. While it’s easier to have a break away from home, here are some things I have been trying to add into my life on a regular […]

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