Save Money on Baby Shopping with These Seven Minimalist Tips

Parenting

Save Money on Baby Shopping with These Seven Minimalist Tips

When it comes to having a baby, the world tells us that we need a lot of stuff. As small as they are, babies seem to require a ton of gear! From cribs to strollers to clothes, there is a seemingly endless number of things that a new baby needs, and that can often come with a jaw-dropping price tag.   But for some families,[...]

Supernatural Childbirth

Pregnancy & Birth

Supernatural Childbirth

Before I became pregnant with my first child, I was afraid of childbirth. Then I learned about natural birth, and began embracing the truth that women’s bodies are made for birthing. I began to feel confident and capable about experiencing pregnancy and birth for myself. But the real clincher, the reason I finally decided that I was going to become a mother, was learning about[...]

Your Basic Guide to Natural Family Planning

Marriage

Your Basic Guide to Natural Family Planning

Birth control can be a controversial topic. Some very conservative individuals believe that contraception is "sinful" or wrong. If that's you, then you are certainly entitled to your opinion, and you can choose to ignore my suggestions about contraception, or simply skip this post altogether. But if you are a person who just wants to find a godly way to prevent pregnancy while still enjoying[...]

8 Vital Safety Skills to Teach Your Child

Parenting

8 Vital Safety Skills to Teach Your Child

As parents, one of our primary jobs is keeping our children safe. No parent wants to see their child hurt, and most of us would gladly put ourselves in between our child and any threat coming against them. Sometimes, though, threats come against our children in ways that are less obvious. Sometimes, they are unexpected, or we aren’t around to protect them. It is our[...]

Simple Keys to a Healthy Pregnancy {and a Better Birth}

Pregnancy & Birth

Simple Keys to a Healthy Pregnancy {and a Better Birth}

Did you know that having a healthy pregnancy can affect not only your baby’s health, but the ease or difficulty of your birthing time?   This is why one of the main components of the Hypnobabies program is teaching women and their partners about how to stay healthy during pregnancy. Healthy pregnancy encourages the best possible outcomes for birth and beyond. So what are the[...]

How to Know You Are Ready for Marriage

Marriage

How to Know You Are Ready for Marriage

“Marriage changes everything.” Have you heard that one before? I have. But I’ve never understood or agreed with that sentiment. “Marriage is hard,” they also say. If you believe those things, marriage sounds like a pretty scary thing! But I don’t think marriage is scary. Big, yes. Scary? No. Here’s why I feel this way, and more importantly, how you can know if you’re ready[...]