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….

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Through the Prism of Mother’s Day

When I went back to university a couple years ago to finish my degree, I took Physics 206: “Waves and Optics”. We learned a lot about light, to say the least. One of the most basic concepts is that the light around us, white light, is a combination of all the visible wavelengths of colored…

What’s Riding In Your Back Seat?

This is Bear. When he’s in the back seat, it’s full, and then some. We love this fuzz face! But for almost sixteen years, it was Jethro. He rode with us in the back seat all over Southern Alberta, merrily barking at cows (but never horses or buffalo!) He spent almost three years riding with…