Tag Archives: motherhood

April 10

THE SCARIEST “WHAT IF” ABOUT ADOPTION

  For couples who are considering adoption, I’m sure there may be times where things feel scary, and I’m sure there are a lot of “what ifs” that you may ask yourself. “What if I don’t love the child I adopt?” or “What if the child doesn’t love me?” When I watched the video above […]

March 14

2 MONTHS PREGNANT, SHE AGREED TO ADOPT 5 CHILDREN SHE HAD NEVER MET

  There is much to be said about someone who helps someone else. There is more to be said of someone who helps someone else for an extended amount of time. There is much much more to be said of someone who helps five other people and not for a moment, but for a lifetime. […]

October 26

WE REMEMBER THE PRECIOUS BABIES WE CARRIED, BUT NEVER HELD

By: Rhea Anae-Agapay As October is pregnancy and infant loss awareness month, I have decided to share my story. I’ve learned over the past few months that this stuff happens so often to so many women. We as women just keep it to ourselves and bottle up all the emotional trauma that goes along with […]

October 17

I WISH SOMEONE TOLD ME IT WAS OK TO STRUGGLE

Editor’s Note: This post was first published on the blog, Mothering Beyond Expectations.  By: Brittany Rollins Before I had kids, I was an expert in parenting. I’m not sure what gave me such confidence in it because I hadn’t been around babies all that much, but I was certain that it would come naturally. There […]

August 08

A LETTER OF APOLOGY TO MY LAST BORN

  I don’t know how I found the following post. I stumbled upon it somehow, and I’m glad that I did. You see, I am a “last born,” a last born by far. Before entering kindergarten, my days were spent at home with my mom. She would let me drink leftover cold coffee (for which […]

July 24

I’ll Buy My Own Dang Boat

Melissa Macarages used to be offended when people asked how she would go fishing without a man. Her response: I’ll buy my own boat. Read more to learn about her adventures and how she balances being a single mother without losing herself.