Why I Take Joy in the Silence of Folding the Laundry

"My hands are full, but so is my heart." Until you become a parent, the word "busy" only means that you didn't understand your limits, and you allowed more responsibilities and commitments to enter your life than you probably should have. Like anyone else, I've always been busy.  To add to my busyness, I spent … Continue reading Why I Take Joy in the Silence of Folding the Laundry

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Debunking Common Myths about Pregnancy and Birth

[ Written on July 7, 2016 ] After the birth of our second daughter, I have even more reason to believe that God has given women the ability to birth babies naturally and smoothly, even to disprove beliefs and medical opinions about birth. Myth: Women who experience heartburn might indicate that the baby will have … Continue reading Debunking Common Myths about Pregnancy and Birth

Eve’s Excruciatingly Painful, but Lightning Fast Birth

June 20, 2016 On Sunday, June 19, 2016, we went to church. I was struggling a lot because we were three days late, and each passing day was getting more and more uncomfortable.  It was just a waiting game.  Nothing unusual happened, but we were just waiting around for the real contractions to come. Darren … Continue reading Eve’s Excruciatingly Painful, but Lightning Fast Birth