Recent Posts by Ginger Garner
The following is a sponsored post by Merck for Mothers
A woman will never forget the moment she became a mother. Birth is one of the most transforming and important experiences in any woman's life, but unfortunately for many women in this country and around the world it ends tragically.
Maternal mortality is one of the oldest and most preventable medical tragedies on the planet, but despite medical advances, maternal deaths continue. And while globally, rates of maternal mortality are going down, in the U.S. rates have increased over the past 20 years. In fact, 49 countries around the world...
In 2012 the National Association of Mothers’ Centers asked me to write a letter to my children in recognition of Mother’s Day, as a way to impart to the world what wisdom I would like to pass on to them. This is the hardest thing I’ve ever written, by far, especially since it is only 650 words or so.
This letter to my children is a letter to all children - in hopes that it can help parents everywhere pass on wisdom they embody to realize a more peaceful and compassionate world.
Dear Michael, William, and James,
If I pass any wisdom to you, I want it to be love. I love you greatly and pray,...
Recently I wrote about the shameful state of women’s health care in America and how America’s broken health care system affects women.
National Association of Mothers' Centers Advocacy Coordinator and mothers’ rights advocate, Valerie Young, is a bright light and constant champion for improving the status of women and care giving in America. Valerie has guest posted for Breathing In This Life, a blog of support for mothers, many times, and I echo her sentiment of needing a Mother’s Bill of Rights in the US, something I wrote about in 2010.
I encourage you to take some time to revisit these...