Family, Wednesday Stories

Strength in Stories

Today I wanted to share some of the Wednesday stories from last year. I didn't want to have anyone working on sharing a story over the holiday break for one, and for another, I love everyone who shared a Wednesday story last year. If you click on the Wednesday story tab, you can scroll through… Continue reading Strength in Stories

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

Family, Wednesday Stories

A Familiar Name

My third child's name is Lydia.  My husband and I have always loved that name, so we knew one of our daughters would be named that.  Here she is just a few hours old back in 2008.:) It wasn't until after she was a couple years old that I realized we had an ancestor named… Continue reading A Familiar Name

Family, Monday's Posts

Heaven Is Cheering You On

This past weekend, my husband's family is mourning the loss of a cousin who took his life on Friday.  There are not many things more heartbreaking than hearing someone was struggling so much with life, that they decided to end their suffering, and not many people even knew they were is such a state of… Continue reading Heaven Is Cheering You On

Family, Wednesday Stories

A Woman to Watch

Today's post is going to be short and sweet because this is one of those weeks that I am crazy busy.  And sometimes, I need to spend more time on other things besides blogging.:)  So, I haven't had time to find more Wednesday stories for you.  But I hope you will enjoy this post anyway.… Continue reading A Woman to Watch

Family, Monday's Posts, motherhood

A Witness

One of my favorite stories in the Book of Mormon is that of the people of Alma when they were being persecuted by Amulon and his "task-masters".  Alma's people were feeling just SO SAD.  They didn't know how they could go on any longer.  They started praying outloud--"cry{ing} mightily to God" for help.  Of course,… Continue reading A Witness