A Memoir of Our Child: The Journey of Mourning

Pregnant? I didn’t think so highly of my capabilities to think that I could “handle it”. Yet, I felt peace that I would learn and delight in the process. I also prayed and asked God to tell me what this little one would be like. In every previous pregnancy, I had always gotten a clear indication about each baby early on, and each had proven to be true.

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Sorry, Not Sorry About Having Lots of Kids

Sorry, Not Sorry About Having Lots of Kids

I’ll never forget the nurse in the maternity ward who called me “brave” when she found out that the gap between my twins and this next baby was only 18 months. 

“Thanks for not calling me crazy.” I said with a tremble in my voice as I walked slowly down the hallway in between contractions. My water broke a few moments later. I’ll never forget her, because she didn’t hint at the often unspoken question, “Why would you do this to yourself?”

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How We Talk to Our Boys about Porn (Without Actually Talking to Them About Porn)

How We Talk to Our Boys about Porn (Without Actually Talking to Them About Porn)

Mindsets regarding what is normal and healthy have shifted, and we, the adults in the situation, are surrounded and inundated with so much sexuality that the desensitization has led to a darker and darker subsection within pornography. North America has lost her ability to blush. Statistics show that we are also losing the ability to be intimate and vulnerable with real people, in real life because of it.

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