Love Your Childless Life (you are allowed!)

You are allowed . . . – to have a fullness of joy. Now. Right now, in your childless present, without a footnote about waiting for blessings to be fulfilled in the eternities. – to glory in uninterrupted sleep, dry-clean only clothes, poisonous ornamental plants, nice furniture, and electronics on low shelves. – to cuddle babies…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Becoming me

I like to feel productive. I like the feeling of getting things done and like what I’m doing is important. Motherhood is tough because so much that moms do is repetitive and can get monotonous. I wonder if that’s one of the reasons that I’ve come to love working so much – though there is…

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…