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The Tests of Mother Love
Parenting

The Tests of Mother Love

By Renée Henning Does an adoptive mother deserve a baby shower?  Recently a church women’s group had to make a decision.  A childless member of the group had adopted a child, and the women were unsure whether to give her the baby shower customarily honoring first-time mothers in the group.  […]

After the Tassel Turns:  Freshies!
Home and Family / Parenting / Uncategorized

After the Tassel Turns: Freshies!

When most mothers join this special club of women, they do it under the glare of hospital lights, a doctor, nurse, beeping monitors and if lucky, an upright husband who has not fainted during the process of childbirth.  I became a mother in a totally different way:  in a barren […]

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