by: Lauren Mulvey After just celebrating one year of marriage, my husband and I weren’t necessarily “trying” to get pregnant, but I had reasons to speculate that maybe…just maybe; after several pregnancy tests and those two pink positive lines staring back at me each time, it was official. I was pregnant! I was humbled, in shock and full of excitement. “Why do we have children?” has been the question that has continually surfaced in my mind since I have been pregnant. Mankind throughout generations has had this innate desire to multiply and parent that I believe God created within […]
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Everybody has a different post baby body. Some look like models (all though they could point out the flaws). And some still look pregnant even though their kids are potty trained or in the throws of puberty or having babies themselves! We all have different shapes, genetics, and activity and nutrition priorities. This isn’t a post on nutrition or exercise. (So don’t worry, there will not be 5k plans or squats at the end of the post.) Nor is this a post knocking nutrition or exercise. (Sorry.) For those of us that aren’t naturally thin, that have to work to not […]
On the outside, everything seemed fine. I had a happy marriage, healthy three-year-old daughter and new baby baking. My husband had a great job, and I was able to fulfill my dream of being a stay-at-home mom. Yes, it appeared to be all bliss. Inside, I was dying. I was stuck in a real hell. I cried
When Daniel (our oldest) was a little over a year old, I realized that the baby stage was quickly turning into the toddler stage. My concerns were suddenly switching from: Did he eat enough fruits and veggies today? to: How do I direct this little person on the right path? I watched as his
So, I posted a thread to my Facebook last night that I just had to share. Seriously, read through these. They are hidiously great! If you’ve ever bee pregnant, what was your most offensive comment? ***Also!! Mary Kay giveaway contest ends tomorrow! All commenters and subscribers entered!*** Here’s
When I looked at the moon, as a young girl, I never saw the man. Instead, a baby – curled in her mother’s womb. Softly, warmly. The miracle of life, unfolding and expanding. From a fleck of dust to a recognizable child – in just a few weeks’ time. And baby grows. And grows. And grows. And