Why We Didn’t Wait to Announce Our Pregnancy

In the past 5 years there has been an increase of people waiting until they are over 12-18 weeks to announce their pregnancy. In fact, our announcement of our latest pregnancy was even met with some interesting responses after people would ask how far along I was. While I think this is a personal decision for each […]

Dear Sister Struggling with Fear Before Birth

Dear Sister Who is Due and Struggling with Fear, You are not alone. I know that you may feel, at times, like you can’t do this– this unknown experience of birth. You may even be believing lies or struggling with negative inner talk. I don’t believe that, if Jesus were here, standing right in front […]

The Heart Behind the Birth Plan

Hear me out please. I am was going to share an article on epidurals in this post, but then I realized how very easy it is for you to simply google any article yourself. In fact, it is your responsibility to gain knowledge, both pros and cons, in making a decision regarding your health and your […]

Christian Homemaking Online Conference

A few months back you may have remembered a new online Facebook community that I introduced to you, The Christian Homemaking Community. It consists of about 21 top Christian bloggers who write on a wide variety of topics. We decided to team up to help encourage other women, working as a team, especially since the Lord […]

Join a New Christian Homemaking Community Online

 Enter to win an Ice Cream Maker bundle (Worth $120+) below!! Introducing a New Like-Minded Christian Homemaking Community on Facebook! We all need community: a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.  As women, and as Christians, we are called to be in constant community with one […]

Protected: Am I Going to Be Pregnant for Eternity? Be Thou My Vision Lord

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Natural Birth: Empowering & Humbling

A bride doesn’t expect to buy maternity pants six months after her wedding – but there I was, six months after my wedding day, waddling into Target, and buying maternity pants. I wept when I saw those two pink lines in the spring, partly from shock and partly from overwhelming dread. I don’t think I […]

Be Holy, Because He is Holy

Holiness in Childbirth Holiness in Pregnancy Holiness in Mothering Holiness in Womanhood “but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, “Be holy, for I am holy.” 1 Peter 1:15-16 In All Your Conduct? Be holy? Today I was so blessed to join my dear sister in the Lord, […]

Give Yourself Some Grace Mama

Nine years ago our family was blessed with our third baby, a little girl. What a joy to receive such a gift at Christmas time. Yes, she was a gift. But this postpartum season was different from my others, as all postpartum experiences are different. I now have a special place in my heart for […]

Holiday Special

With all the Christmas shopping happening this weekend, I thought I would offer you a holiday special. I think this is officially the very first post that I have even sold the Redeeming Childbirth books. Ha. That’s probably because I am NOT a salesperson. Just ask my husband. I don’t like selling to anyone. BUT, […]