Social Media and Childlessness

As we hear in most LDS General Conferences lately, social media can be used for so many wonderful uses but can also be used inappropriately. I greatly appreciate social media, and use it in one form or another daily. Lately, I’ve been using it to connect with family members who I’ve never lived near. Finally…

HGTV and Resolution Number 2

So, in my last post, I talked about my resolutions for 2015 and focused on the first one, forgiveness. I’d like to report that I’m still working on it and being kind of successful. And now, it’s time to get to the second resolution- Offering Christlike love and service. Service is easy for me…it’s the…

Happy and Healthy – The Benefits of a Healthy Lifestyle

Today we get to hear from Carrie again.  Carrie is a certified health coach and has generously offered to answer some health and wellness questions.  She is going to be blogging for us two times a month, for several months.  She will be answering questions, focusing on childlessness, but her advice is so helpful to everyone…

Sound Familiar?

A few of the questions that often come up when I speak with other LDS married women who are new to this life of being childlessness-by-circumstance are: It hurts so much; will the pain ever go away? Why does it feel like I’m so alone and like no one understands what I’m going through? I…

Happy and Healthy – Finding Motivation

Today we get to hear from Carrie again.  Carrie is a certified health coach and has generously offered to answer some health and wellness questions.  She is going to be blogging for us two times a month, for several months.  She will be answering questions, focusing on childlessness, but her advice is so helpful to everyone…

Praying for an Answer

In my experience, praying for an answer to a question can be hard. Really hard. I remember being taught as a child to study my question and ponder and then pray. But I don’t ever remember having that feeling that I’ve heard described for years– the warm fuzzy feeling that indicates the presence of the…

Happy and Healthy – Depression

I am so excited to get to introduce you to our guest blogger, Carrie.  She is going to be blogging for us two times a month, for several months.  She will be answering questions about health and well-being, focusing on childlessness, but her advice is so helpful to everyone who wants to lead a happier, healthier…

Resolutions, Part 1

Ah, January. A time to start fresh, to start over, to begin again. It’s interesting that it should be my turn to post this week. It’s almost two weeks after the new year has begun and four days since a new year in my life has begun. Last week I celebrated my 34th (gasp!) birthday….

Happy and Healthy – 7 Key Areas for Weight Loss

I am so excited to get to introduce you to our guest blogger, Carrie.  She is going to be blogging for us two times a month, for several months.  She will be answering questions about health and well-being, focusing on childlessness, but her advice is so helpful to everyone who wants to lead a happier, healthier…

New Year, New Goals

Well, I survived the holiday season and now we all get to move on to a new year.  The year ahead is filled with possibilities, challenges, changes, and hope and many of us make resolutions to keep us on track for the coming year. I have never been able to keep the resolutions I make…