• The Mother Cord – Parenting Without Fear

    May 8, 2013

      She draws me rainbows and colourful swirls and announces to me “This what heaven looks like, Mummy. My big brother is there. He died. But he is in heaven now, so it is okay. He has special lights on his hands”. River, my daughter, sees things that I cannot. She tells me stories about…

    Continue...
  • Sunshine

    May 7, 2013

    Guest Post by Sharon Chatham At present I am looking at the desktop wallpaper of our computer that my husband chose. To paint a picture, it is, what I can only guess is a sunset into an island horizon over the ocean. In the image, the sun is rising or setting on the right side of…

    Continue...
  • Motherless, Childless, Grateful on Mother’s Day

    May 6, 2013

    Guest Post by Laura Beck Mother’s Day. It was always a difficult day for me growing up. It was always a reminder of what I didn’t have and a reminder of what others did have. When I was a newborn I was put up for adoption and given to a couple that truly wanted me.…

    Continue...
  • This Mother’s Day

    May 3, 2013

    Guest Post by Robyna This won’t be my first mother’s day. It will be my first without my precious second born son in my arms. Up until now, mother’s day has been about sticky kisses and carefully crafted cards. About my husband trying to let me sleep in whilst my son hugs me and encourages…

    Continue...
  • 10 Commandments for Surviving Mother’s Day

    April 25, 2013

    Mother’s Day, a hallmark event filled with joy and happiness, can be a sad reminder of what some women are not holding in their arms. I’ve spent the past four Mother’s Days hoping and praying that I would be celebrating Mother’s Day with a baby in my arms but here, in the year I turn…

    Continue...
  • 10 Gift Ideas for a Bereaved Mom on Mother’s Day

    April 20, 2013

    Mother’s Day can be difficult for bereaved mothers and tricky business for those trying to support her. Below are a few gift ideas out of the normal flower sending tradition. We hope this list helps you in trying to support the bereaved mother in your life. Most of these gifts are created with love by…

    Continue...
  • Healing Mother’s Day

    April 10, 2013

    “A Mother is not defined by the number of children you see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.” – Franchesca Cox I’m not sure that I have ever read truer words. Oh how I wish all of humanity could read Franchesca’s quote. There is so much unrest surrounding Mother’s Day in…

    Continue...
1 20 21 22