Have you ever been in a situation when you felt the walls of your life closing in on you; pressing against your hope, your faith, your peace? I know what that feels like. My family suffered a series of back-to-back blows. My son was diagnosed with autism on a Thursday, and the next day, my husband lost his job. We were pawning, scraping and doing everything we could think … [Read more...] about How Jasinda Wilder Saved Her Family’s Home Writing Steamy Romance Novels
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The following is a guest post by Alice K. CrisciWhen I met my son for the first time his eyes were wide open. His little eyes locked onto mine with such love and intensity, I knew then the concept of “my life would never be the same” was now a reality. My heart exploded with love, gratitude and joy, permanently captured by this 7 pound squishy baby with such long hair it could … [Read more...] about Cancer Forced Me To Take An Unlikely Path To Parenthood
The following post is sponsored by Robitussin®During my junior year in high school, I was given the lead solo in our school's musical. It was the day of the big performance and I was nervously pacing back and forth behind the sprawling red velvet curtain. It was the only thing standing between me and the eager eyes of the 800 audience members who awaited my debut. The curtain … [Read more...] about Don’t Let A Cough Or Cold Ruin Your Big Night!
On the way home from spring break, I sat in the back of a certified “completely full flight” surrounded by my husband and three kids, ages 11 to 16 (my husband is 47, just to be clear). Behind me sat a cute mom and two super cute, albeit plump, blonde kids with adorable freckles. A boy and a girl. During the flight, one of the kids kicked my seat as if determined to drill … [Read more...] about Airplane Encounters: The Cute Mom
Pregnancy and childbirth exact an enormous toll on a woman’s body. It is transforming and beautiful, but when a mother does not get the physical and emotional support she needs, the effects can be devastating. I am a new mother, three times over. Each time after I have given birth, I have benefited enormously from physical therapy afterwards. I could not stand … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons New Moms Need Physical Therapy