Family, Wednesday Stories

The Striving Momma

I'm so excited to share Mandy's story today.  She is a mama of four, a blogger at The Striving Momma, an inspriation on IG as @thestrivingmomma, and she loves salsa.  We are all sent to earth to learn.  And sometimes learning is hard.  Finding JOY in the journey and STRIVING for those goals to find… Continue reading The Striving Momma

Family, Monday's Posts, motherhood

Miscarriage

October 15th was National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  I was taking a bit of a social media break, plus we had sick kids here, so I was needed for my most important task of comforting my kids. If you are new to my blog, I have had a lot of miscarriages, TEN to… Continue reading Miscarriage

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Allergies? What Allergies?

Today's Wednesday story comes from a dear friend from the days of my first college experience at Snow College.  What fun times we had!  One particular adventure caught us trying to get to college in a blizzard.  We couldn't see a thing, and ended up stuck in a tiny town where Nicole remembered she had… Continue reading Allergies? What Allergies?

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Five Two Love

Today's post makes me SO happy!  You will see as you read, they are a very busy family right now!  I hope you will enjoy their story.  The following words are quoted by Amanda Scott, a sister-in-law. "Skyler and Jamie married in 2004 and were overjoyed to bring their first son, Shayden (12), into the… Continue reading Five Two Love

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Dear Baby Enoch

Nine years ago I watched my best friend from my Snow College days and her husband go through one of the hardest things a parent can go through.  That of losing a child.  I had called Sally on the 17th of July 2009 to check on her.  I was planning on going up to take… Continue reading Dear Baby Enoch

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Three Rainbows

Today's post is special to me.  I reached out to Steffani on IG and asked if she would share her story.  I was beyond thrilled when she said yes!  Her father, Elder Von G. Keetch, spoke to our stake at stake conference a few years ago.  He was such a great speaker!  My kids even… Continue reading Three Rainbows

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My firework boy

Fifteen years ago today, my son Joshua was born.  His birth was different from all my others.  My labor that morning was different.  My contractions were not regular, but they were very painful.  After calling my mom several times, I decided to call my husband home from work-he worked an hour away at the time.… Continue reading My firework boy