Good Parenting Means Remembering I’m a Child

It was a Monday in every sense of the word.  I was up earlier than usual, and so were the kids. My 3 year old and I were downstairs, wandering around the house aimlessly as I guzzled my coffee, half pleasant ritual, half absolute necessity.  I peeped through the dining room window, and was caught…

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Mary’s Virginity: Hope for the Hyper-fertile and Infertile

A child she didn’t plan. Children she never bore. What Mary’s motherhood reveals about the crosses of hyper-fertility and infertility.

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A Day for All Mothers

For this Mother’s Day, I invited four mothers to share a short story related to their struggle with infertility. I wanted to give them a chance to speak when it can be difficult to do so. And I wanted to give us all a chance to listen so that as we celebrate our mothers tomorrow, we can remember these women as well.

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Home is Where We are Healed

It was only our second weekend looking at houses. We were going quite a bit further geographically than we were wanting to live, but we had found homes in our price range that were nicer and larger, so we felt it was worth a look. We had resigned ourselves to the reality that in order…

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