Tag: Help others

National Suicide Prevention Awareness

We can all help prevent suicide.

Become You

Encourage the world to be a better place one decision at a time!

Be Grateful

I was sitting here thinking of everything in my life I am grateful for. There is much more to this list, but I figured I’d share some with you. Today I am grateful for: My husband Our precious son, Little Q Our new adoption opportunity Family Friends Our jobs Our home Food on our table …

Adoption 101

Infertility affects an overwhelming number of people. According to resolve.org, 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC) When dealing with infertility, it seems like you are the only one, but it also seems like the numbers should be …

Christmas Spirit

I have been struggling coming up with something to write about lately and while trying to concentrate on that topic my brain kicks over to what needs to get done before Christmas. Gifts mailed out, check. Christmas cards sent, check. Buy stocking stuffers, somewhat checked. Figure out what we’re doing for little Q’s birthday a few …

Live Life!

Approximately 151,600 people die each day around the world according to ecology.com. That’s 6,316 each hour! I’ve been remembering family and friends who have passed away too early, for me anyway. Lung cancer in a lady who never smoked, a mother with multiple children getting brain cancer, a father’s heart stopping, and numerous others. I don’t …

On a Sober Note…

There are 25 million Americans affected by substance abuse with an additional 40 million indirectly affected including family members per Mental Health America. Newsweek.com says about 42.5 million suffer from mental disabilities every year including bipolar, schizophrenia and depression, which is one in five people. I have multiple family and friends who have substance abuse issues and/or …

Enjoying Little Q

He constantly entertains us and makes us a better family. Sappy, I know.

Real, Genuine People

Recently, I was out of town and encountered a number of people who would renew your faith in the humanity. Countless stories about a selfless lady who pulled over to help someone change a tire without hesitation, a man snow blowing the whole block’s driveways in the winter because he could, and a couple that spreads …

Gotcha Day!

It was a gorgeous, sunny day up in the mountains with a slight breeze to keep you cool from the sun being closer. We arrived early in case there were traffic issues and it was an important appointment not to be late for. After we found a place to park, we fed Q chicken and rice with …

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Angelique and Baby Paige

A Piece of Me

A little like me, a little like you, and a lot like us!

Rinum's blog

Inside the mind of an immigrant

2 Humble Hootchies

Life Begins After 40

Jasmine Stanford - Writer, Teacher, Butt Wiper

Musings, critiques, rants and raves about all things motherhood and writing.

OurGreatestDesire

Our journey with Infertility

mykindofparenting

...I'm just doing my best

When Crazy Meets Exhaustion

My attempt at adult conversation.

Keeping it Real

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The Bloggess

Bizarre thoughts from author Jenny Lawson - Like Mother Teresa, only better.