Dear Teenage Self

Dear Teenage Self, Today, as you sit surrounded by your friends in Young Women’s, you’ll hear a lesson about preparing to be a righteous Mother.  I know you’ll love this lesson, Teenage Self.  You’ll hear references to raising children and your thoughts will drift to the movie in your mind.  You’ll be singing lullabies to…

Mothers Day Advice from Last Year

When we started the website last year, we knew that we’d really want to focus some extra support around Mother’s Day.  We know that Mother’s Day is one of the hardest days for childless women, and even those that are at peace with their childlessness can often feel that twinge of sadness around this holiday….

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…

Childless Woman Q and A – By Claudia

Note:  Below are the answers to questions that several members of the Childless Mormon Support Group for Women Facebook Group have asked.  You can see Claudia’s Story here. **** Can you tell us how you feel about being childless? I am at peace with it.  Of course I feel that I am getting older as I…

My Story: Guest Post by Claudia

Note:  The spirit truly has guided Claudia to contribute the Childless Mormon Support Blog. She found us through a recently written article and, it turned out, is exactly what we are looking for.  Claudia tells her personal story in this post followed next week, by a Q and A she so kindly filled out.  The questions were all asked…

Childlessness and the Young Women’s Theme

I loved Young Women’s.  I was lucky to be supported by wonderful and wise leaders.  I attended Young Women’s in Utah and was with a group of girls who I still call some of the best women I’ve ever known and the truest friends I could have wished for. I remember Sunday after Sunday standing…

Creating Culture

I always talk about my blog posts with my husband, and quite often incorporate his comments into my posts. This post however is from him, his words, his impressions. I’m honored to present to you my wonderful husband: Rick. What comes to mind when you think of “Culture”? For me, it’s a sense of community,…

Why I Should Go To Church – Guest post by Heather

As I sit here on a Sunday morning I struggle with the feelings and thoughts of not wanting to attend my church meetings.  The thoughts of, “No one will miss me or even notice that I am not there.” Or, “It doesn’t matter if I go or not, one Sunday will not hurt.” The list…

A Note About Fathers Day

As childless women we dread the knowledge that it is nearing Mother’s Day.  We avoid certain shops and conversations – but what about our childless spouses and Father’s Day? Because men tend to be less vocal about their childlessness we sometimes forget that Father’s Day can be a very difficult holiday for them.  If they…