Will The Men of the Natural Fertility Revolution Please Stand Up?

It is becoming increasingly clearer with time and research that the magic birth control Pill sold to women as the answer to all sexual inequity is merely a cancer causing, stroke starting, problem masking, and fertility decreasing mess of a “medication”. It hasn’t helped women become any more self actualized and in reality has created…

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The Disempowerment of Women

Parenting experts often discuss the importance of how parents talk to their children. Parents are reminded to keep discussions positive and to uplift children by our encouragement and trust in their abilities. Call a child stupid or worthless often enough, the child will believe it and live up to the label. On the other hand,…

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NFP Benefits

As many of you may know, many people celebrated NFP Awareness Week recently.  There were so many great articles floating around the blogosphere, and I wanted to share a little bit about the many ways NFP has blessed our marriage. Going into our marriage, there was never a question as to whether or not we…

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Get Thee To An Instructor!

I have a confession to make. I wasn’t always so confident in tracking my fertility signs as I am now. Ahaba Marriage Meter app Not the sort of saucy and sordid confession you were hoping for? Sorry. But that’s my confession. Anyone who has used Natural Family Planning for some time knows that it takes…

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“It doesn’t concern you!”

“(Insert name here), it doesn’t concern you!”  This is a phrase I find myself uttering often throughout my 13-14 hour days with the hooligans.  I have one with a particularly busybody temperament who is the recipient of this phrase more than the others.  While the others are somewhat oblivious to their surroundings, this child always…

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Desperately Daddy

(Adapted from this post here.) The sighs and cooing of an overtired baby are a constant symphony in our bedroom late at night. I roll over to see my equally-tired hubby rocking my youngest as his lamb-like lowing floats across our king-sized bed. Baby was just asleep; rocked there on the soft lullaby of warm…

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Infertility and Loss

If my eighth grade sex ed class had not solidified my pro-life stance, my infertility would have definitely done the job. All newlyweds experience the constant questioning: “How’s the married life?” ” When are you having kids?” “Are you pregnant yet?” “I bet your parents can’t wait for those grandbabies!” We were no different. It…

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