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Helping Those Dealing with Pregnancy Loss

Helping Those Dealing with Pregnancy Loss | Life as Mom

Pregnancy loss can be such a difficult experience. It’s an important opportunity for us to help friends and family dealing with that loss. One of the most significant seasons of my life was 1999 when we experienced three miscarriages. We already had one child and were desperate to have a second. That year was a […]

When Your Heart Breaks for a Friend

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We all know someone who’s hurting. How do we care for them and help them know they’re not alone? Recently, an old family friend shared the sad news of her miscarriage via Facebook. She is a young mom whose mother once comforted me many years ago — fifteen, in fact — when I had my […]

Gambling on Jesus

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Take some risks this week. Gamble on Jesus. His ways are spot on. The world admires risk takers. You know, people who drive fast, live loose, and otherwise push the limits. There’s this admiration for the guy in the leather jacket, that rebel without a cause, that James Dean kind of dude. Or at least […]

How to Show a Blogger You Love, Care for and Respect Them

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This month, show your favorite bloggers how much you appreciate what they share day in and day out. Life as MOM contributor Prerna has some ideas on how to do just that. Valentine‚Äôs Day is in the air and whether or not you celebrate it, February is a great month to renew our love for […]

Love.

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photo source: D Sharon Pruitt I have a good friend who is very much like me. We have the same name; we both speak French; we both love bleu cheese on a grilled steak. We both have dads of Norwegian heritage and short stature. It’s fun to share these odd similarities. And yet, why do […]

Go for Coffee with Someone You Love

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We are coffee and cocoa and tea people around here. Hubs leans more toward coffee, half the kids toward cocoa, the other half toward tea. I sway back and forth among all the choices. The point is we like to be cozy with a hot drink, especially in colder weather. Lately, I’m getting the chance […]

Practical Ways to Bless a New Mother

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Do you have a friend with a new baby? Contributing writer, Lauren suggests some sweet ways to bless the new family. Those first few weeks of having a new little one at home are so precious. As a new mom, you just want to soak in each second because you quickly learn how fast those […]

Handling Grief at the Holidays

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The holidays can be a rough time for families who are grieving or dealing with sickness, injury, or financial hardship. Here are some ideas on how to reach out to them. It’s now been three years since my mother-in-law lost her battle with cancer. She passed away about a week before Christmas. It was a […]

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