Exploring FindaGrave

FindaGrave is a website run by a community of volunteers who take their time to photograph and document graves around the world. FindaGrave was established in 1995, and features over 170 million graves from across the world. Members of the community are able to photograph and upload photos of gravestones from around the world, along …

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A Year Long Battle with Post Partum Depression

It's hard to admit that you have fault of any kind, and even more so if you're ashamed of that particular fault. The year after I had my daughter was one of the most difficult years of my life. I struggled with an array of emotions and hormonal changes after giving birth, and I suffered …

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Struggles and Successes (Journalwithme#40)

This week's Journal with Me entry touches on the topic of personal struggles. Everyone has their own challenges that they face on a day to day basis. I find that every person has their own successes, and areas within their life where they have no difficulty, and then there are areas where we continuously struggle. …

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Mom Views: Working Mom Vs. Staying at Home Mom

It is more and more common for mothers to return to work soon after their maternity leave ends. This issue of the “Our Differences” series is focusing on showcasing how different moms handled the end of their maternity leave. Did they return to their career after maternity leave, did they change their career path, alter …

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Recipe Review: Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

It's a rainy, damp Monday morning and I needed something to engage the two toddlers I have accompanying me today. What always cheers one up on a rainy day? Freshly baked goods. For some reason our bodies are programmed to immediately feel cheerier when the smell of sweet baking fills the house. Now it was …

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