My answer to “Do you want more children?”

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When people see me out and about with my four young children, one of the most common questions I get is, “Do you want ?” (Or, accurately, “DO YOU WANT MORE?!?!?!?!“) I’m never sure what to say. “Yes” doesn’t sound quite right. Our fourth baby in four-and-a-half years is only eighteen months old, so… [Continue Reading]

Thank God for surprises, part II

This is a Part II to this post. So there I was a few weeks ago, moping around the house, nauseated and exhausted, thinking: How could it possibly be a good thing to have a baby right now? Is it not a bit of a stretch to say that “it must be God’s plan” when… [Continue Reading]

An exciting life

This isn’t the Part II to my last post, it’s actually an older post that was originally published on August 27, 2007, the day before labor was scheduled to be induced for baby #3. I wasn’t planning on doing another post in the Flashback Series this week, but given the subject matter and that it… [Continue Reading]

Contraception and a woman’s self-image

On the rare occasions that I used to think about the prospect of having a large family before my conversion, one of the first things that would come to mind is, “Just think of what my abs would lo like! And years and years of nursing babies wouldn’t exactly leave me loing like a Victoria’s… [Continue Reading]