Being Happy & Healthy for Me

I’m sure that any woman, LDS or not, has probably read or heard at least one of these while struggling with infertility: -Lose weight -Gain weight -Exercise -Reduce your stress level -Just relax -Take this vitamin/herbal supplement/etc. -Make sure you get enough sleep -Reduce (or eliminate) your intake of caffeine/sugar/processed foods/etc. -Limit your exposure to…

Survival

This post was originally written and posted by Katie on February 20th, 2014 Let’s be honest.  Sometimes, in the LDS culture, us gals without kids feel like we’re on Survivor: Mommy Island, right?  We compete in challenges like diaper changing, freezer cooking, arts and crafts, removing crayon from walls, getting 4 kids ready for church and still…

Embracing Your Inner Mother

This past Mother’s Day wasn’t as hard as the rest have been. In the past, I’ve used it as a day of mourning, as a day of self doubt, of negativity and hurt. I spent the day with the children that Heavenly Father gave me. After church, I went home for my usual chocolate binge…