Moms Have Dreams, Too (& Yes, It’s Okay!)

It’s easy to martyr yourself for the greater good. It’s even easier to resent the greater good because of your own choice to pursue martyrdom. While I wholeheartedly believe in godly submission to your husband and service to your family, there is still room for a mom to be the woman God made her to […]

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A Brief Commentary on the Distinction Between Feminism & Femininity

Much of the world’s philosophies teach us that women are “socially constructed” weak creatures, that women have to fight by men’s rules for the sake of success, and that girls who embrace their femininity rather than reject/exploit it are simply victims of the patriarchy. Because could you imagine being a girl who enjoys typically girly […]

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Why I Love Being a Girl Mom: Feminine Not Feminist

Being a girl mom is a lot of fun, even when you are not playing dress up! Actually, we don’t ever play dress up. One, I have a 2-year-old who is not interested in skirts and dresses. Two, I’m in no place to be spending tons of money on clothes that only fit for a […]

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5 Ways to Define Your Life Dream

AKA Your Jam, Passion, Calling… For many a reason, people feel disconnected from their calling and spend time “soul searching” to find answers about what it is they should make of their lives. They don’t know what career to follow, what city to set roots in, what hobbies they enjoy, what friends they like to […]

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10 Things I Would do Differently in Natural Birth

I have been talking about Natural Birth for the last month and still have lots to share that I plan on bringing forward sometime in the future! For now, I am ready to touch on other topics for September, fall and the upcoming Holiday season. For more background on this topic and my experience you […]

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before my Natural Birth Experience

At a deeper level, it wasn’t all that I dreamed up because there was a lot that I did not consider beforehand. Which is totally okay, this was my first rodeo and there were many lessons to learn. That’s why I want to share the things I wish I knew before.

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My Natural Birth Experience (the REAL story)

The sequence of events during my natural birth from an honest perspective. This is not the picture-perfect story but it considers other things you might expect during natural childbirth. I did not get the water birth experience I wanted but I did deliver a precious baby au naturale.

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My Natural Birth Story (the Before)

It has been a year and a half since I gave birth to my daughter. I announced I went natural but didn’t share much detail in a short post about called Labor of Love. Part of me tends to be private about personal and family things. The other part of me did not want to […]

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