We know that our time with Pearl will be brief, so we do everything we can to prepare for our daughter’s birth.
I throw myself into making arrangements for the end: a care plan for Pearl at birth, as well as how we will hand her into the arms of Jesus.
Ron and Genie’s third pregnancy was something of a surprise, and they chose to recognize it as a blessing. But then the concerns started piling up, including markers for Down syndrome and significant heart defects.
Before my daughter’s diagnosis, I held out hope that everything would be OK once we figured out what was wrong. But God had a different plan for Taylor’s life. For our lives.
When you lose a baby during pregnancy, not only do you have to accept the fact that you’re not going to bring your baby home, but you also have to deal with massive hormone shifts and unpredictable emotions that hit you like a wave you never saw coming.
In a culture that values strength and normalcy, it can be difficult to accept weakness or differences – especially with our own children.
Kara Tippetts on shepherding the hearts of our children amid the stress of life.
A diagnosis of breast cancer will impact your marriage. Watch for God’s blessings amid the suffering that comes from breast cancer treatment. A great blessing could be found in your marriage.
Raising a child with a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder involves dealing with a range of emotions, embracing faith and cultivating a community of support.
When a terminal illness requires a family’s change of direction, parents can still find ways to focus on all their children and grow closer as a family.