The story of how we went from nowhere to live to the perfect living arrangements in 12 hours flat, and the reason why the temple is the miracle everybody needs in their lives.
I had an epidural birth then a water birth. I break down the differences in my preparation, the procedures I had, and my overall thoughts. Plus, a list of things I wish I’d heard before my first birth.
This is the ironic story of how I came to choose water birth at the same facility I had laughed at and how it went.
I always believed that a standard, hospital, epidural route was the way for me. It worked, but I learned that it was not necessarily the easy route I had been sold.
Your convenient starting point for learning about natural childbirth, courtesy of a gal who trailblazer her way from hospital/pitocin/epidural birth #1 to a full on midwife/doula/water birth for birth #2. You’re welcome.
I believe everyone has at least one reason to leave the Church.
This is my story of when I was inactive.
Don’t worry, this isn’t a post about how I’m pregnant!—just why. (A sequel to “The Right Time to Have Kids”)
When I told a friend about how overwhelmed I felt about my new calling, she chuckled. “You said you wanted a calling!”
She was right. I had prayed for this for a year and a half, and I got what I asked for.
I’ve been trying to understand why I, a person prone to intense anxiety, have had fairly typical anxiety levels, even though much of the world is panicking, and for good reason. So why am I not so afraid?
We’ve only been married a year. We’re waiting for my husband to finish his bachelor’s program and living in a tiny on-campus apartment. And frankly, we’re dirt poor.
So why did we decide to have a baby?