Yesterday was my 22 week appointment with the doctor. Everything is going really well. I’ve been having pregnancy side effects, so she gave me some things to try to help relieve them. Bleeding Gums: I’ve noticed since the beginning of the 2nd trimester, that my gums feel somewhat swollen and bleed every few times that … More Oops!

7 Quick Takes Friday!

Today’s QT’s are devoted to sharing: links, books, things that I have found recently and think are worth knowing about! Check out Jen at Conversion Diary for more awesome quick takes! **** 1 **** The worst place on earth to be a woman. That’d be the Democratic Republic of Congo, where thousands of women have … More 7 Quick Takes Friday!

Our Bumper

We had a pro-life bumper magnet. It showed a child with hands folded saying, “Pray to end abortion.” It wasn’t my favorite one, but someone gave it to us and I wanted to use it. Then, one night I was having dinner with some girlfriends at…how shall we say…a somewhat progressive establishment (with killer pulled … More Our Bumper

Lead Me

We were driving home the other day, listening to our favorite radio station, K-Love, which is such a positive, uplifting Christian station. Sometimes, they play a lot of the same songs. But I heard one the other day for the first time, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. As women, we’re called to … More Lead Me

Reporting for Duty

Lately, I have been reading some very sad things. Our local paper is doing a series called “Our City, Our Children” and highlighting local problems, mostly relating to educational issues, and also giving people resources for how they can get involved with the children who are being impacted by these issues. The first one that … More Reporting for Duty