Motherhood

My Very First Birth Experience

In the afternoon I took a walk outside by myself. Then, when Nick came home from work we decided to go to the park and play tennis. Yes, just like in the video...Nick and I played tennis for a good hour. Of course, my "playing tennis" was really just hobbling around trying to fetch the tennis ball and maybe hop a step or two in one direction to hit the ball back if it came close enough to me. At one point Nick said, "I feel like I am abusing you..." but it was my idea! I stopped and stood still every time a contraction came.

Natural Family Planning

Can breastfeeding be a method to prevent pregnancy?

I recently stumbled upon this article:  Natural Family Planning during Breastfeeding: LAM - the Lactational Amenorrhea Method My first reaction is simply, wow!  I realize I know very little about breastfeeding, the affects of it on one's fertility, and natural family planning. I am going to get a little personal here... For those of you… Continue reading Can breastfeeding be a method to prevent pregnancy?

Testimony

A Testimony of Hope, Peace, and Love

I found this story featured on the blog Money Saving Mom and just had to share it. It is a deeply moving testimony of hope in the midst of grief and an amazing celebration of the immense value of life.  It is evident that God has blessed this family with His peace.  My favorite parts… Continue reading A Testimony of Hope, Peace, and Love