Why do I love the Gabb Wireless Phone and the Gabb Watch? They’re completely safe, there’s no internet access, no social media access, and it’s a great way to introduce kids to technology.
“You’ll never get pregnant again.”
Our hearts broke as my fertility doctor dropped those cold words on me and my husband when our daughter was two and a half, several months after experiencing a devastating miscarriage from an ectopic, or tubal, pregnancy. The fertility treatment I’d tried failed miserably…
The invitation arrives when you least expect it, folded neatly like fresh towels warm from the dryer and wraps, unexpectedly, around your heart. The invitation reads something like this:
You are cordially invited to a party. An After Party.
Your children are growing up. They’re heading out of the nest and all those years of love and sacrifice, cooking and cleaning, disciplining and discipling–are coming to an unceremonious end. This is your invitation to Act 2.
Mother’s Day can be the hardest day of the year if you’ve dealt with miscarriage or struggle with infertility. But no matter what, God knows exactly what you’re going through. He knows your pain and He feels your loss and He cares deeply about the child you never held.
It’s a push me/pull you, this mothering thing. Holding tight and at the same time, letting go. It’s a long, long journey of catch and release. We have these tiny, soft, helpless babies, and we vow to hold them close, keep them safe, and never let the world and all it’s fear and worry and …