Choosing a Heart Attitude of Thankfulness

Choosing a heart of thankfulness begins when one recognizes just how blessed they are. November… the month of Thanksgiving. It brings out a new attitude and inspires a healthy perspective in most people. But this is the thing, we should be choosing this same heart attitude everyday. As I share this picture of my sixth […]

Childbirth is Not a Curse, It’s a Blessing

Time for a Few Ice Breakers: Q: How do you know if you are pregnant or if you have the flu? A: If it’s the flu, you’ll get better Q: Does labor cause hemorrhoids? A: Labor causes anything you want to blame on it Ba-dum-tish Ok so now it’s time for serious. 😉 Yesterday we […]

Pregnancy is NOT an Ailment, Childbirth is NOT a Curse, and Children are NOT a Burden

What would you say or think if a friend of yours told you the fantastic news that she was expecting? Now what if that friend already had 3 children? Or seven children? Or what if your friend doesn’t have a steady income? Would you honestly be happy for that friend? What would you say or […]

Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness

As a sister in Christ who has experienced the joys as well as the trials that can come “being with child,” I have longed to write to you with some practical advise and encouragement on dealing with morning sickness. If you have read, “Redeeming Childbirth” or glanced at the Table of Contents, you would have noticed the […]

Give God Your Childbirth Plan

It’s part of our human nature; isn’t it? To take control… to attempt to find peace in “planning out our days.” Childbirth is no exception. From the day a woman finds out she is pregnant she begins dreaming, thinking, and planning about the day of her birth. Where will she birth her baby? How will […]

Birth Planning Resources Giveaway

Today’s giveaway was inspired by the FREE pdfs & resources available here at Redeeming Childbirth. Have you got your copy of Redeeming Childbirth: Experiencing His Presence in Pregnancy, Labor, Childbirth and Beyond? Growth & Study Guide Available FREE this week only!It will be a Reader-only download! Password is inside book at the end of the […]

Finding Christmas Joy During A Difficult Pregnancy

Seven years ago on Christmas Day I was about 9 weeks into my first pregnancy.  It was our first Christmas season as a married couple, and I had high hopes of starting new and meaningful traditions of our own. Instead, I found myself in a hospital bed, struggling through the early stages of a life […]

Are we fully surrendered?

When women are talking about pregnancy and childbirth one of the most disregarded words today is the word surrender. I have observed conversations with women rolling their eyes at the sound of the word and even simply fidgeting in their seat as though the mere mention of the word brings discomfort. But why? Isn’t surrender something […]