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My Mother’s Day Miscarriage – In God’s Hands

Mother's Day Miscarriage

My first miscarriage happened on Mother’s Day weekend about ten years ago.  We had two young children at the time and we were excited about the thought of another child. I had another miscarriage years later but it did not affect me as much as my “Mother’s Day miscarriage”(Maybe because it was my first, but likely…

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And I Thought I Loved You Then…

There is a beautiful song by Brad Paisley with the lyrics “We’ve come so far from that day, and I thought I loved you then…”  Whenever I hear these lyrics, I think about my husband and our journey as parents. [kad_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81on1ZFE63w” width=300 height=200 ] Before we had children, Mike had no experience with babies.  He was…

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Cranes For Cancer – Catholic Mommy Blogs

cranes for cancer

Have you ever heard of “Cranes for Cancer”?  I did not know about it until  my sister-in-law sent me the link to this blog: Cranes for Cancer and I read more about The Legend of 1000 Cranes (emphasis added): Thousand Origami Cranes is a group of one thousand origami paper cranes held together by strings. An ancient Japanese legend promises that anyone who folds a thousand origami cranes…

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My Dear Child, You Were No Mistake

pro-life baby mistake

THAWhen I announced that I was pregnant with my fourth child it took many people by surprise, including us.  Our other three children were 11, 9 and 6 at the time so it seemed as though our family was complete.  I was also approaching  41 years old.  Many people asked if it was a mistake,…

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