Learning to Fly

I live in the middle of nowhere.  This means that I have to drive, a lot.  When I moved to England I had visions of red buses and rolling, green countryside.  We ended up in the “Kansas” of England.  Flat everywhere – you can see for miles.  And, while it has a unique beauty, there…

My Defining Moment

 DEFINE:transitive verb a :  to determine or identify the essential qualities or meaning of <whatever defines us as human> Interesting little word, isn’t it?  Those two syllables can do so much.  That word categorizes you.  It decides who you are, who your friends are, what you are going to do, who you are going to be and how you…

Marriage Takes Work

Marriage takes work. This is old news, but many couples in the throes of infertility don’t expect marriages to struggle more while going through fertility treatments, or attempting the adoption process. And then finally, if LDS couples decide to stop pursuing children, many are surprised to find out that there are special struggles in store…

A Not-a-Mother’s Thoughts on Mother’s Day

I am beyond thrilled at the launch of this new website, and to have been asked to contribute regularly, along with these lovely women who emulate faith and strength, honesty and humor. They are my childless sisters, and I know others will come to love them as much as I have. We feel so blessed…