Belly Drums

“Hey mom! You have a big ol’ belly! It looks great for playing the drums!” I look up at my three and a half year old daughter, and she is wearing the biggest grin I have ever seen and her eyes are bright with admiration as she begins to pat both our bellies. “Yours is…

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The Light of Hope in Tampa

Recently, The Guiding Star Project added another affiliate to the Guiding Star Family. LifeChoices Women’s Care, a pregnancy resource center, signed an affiliate agreement with us and will be transitioning to become Guiding Star Tampa. LifeChoices recently held an event and the executive director, Ana Hidalgo Stooks, gave a speech that so beautifully articulated the vision…

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Sorry Folks. Contraception Access Increases Abortions. And Here’s the Proof.

This week we have a guest post from Pro-life speaker, And Then There Were None Founder, and Guiding Star board member, Abby Johnson. Every time I post something on my Facebook about abortion, there will inevitably be someone who makes a comment that says something like this, “Don’t women know how to use birth control…

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The Art of Simplified Beauty

This morning, I happened to look down at my belly the moment the light caught my stretch marks just so, illuminating the translucent-purple lines that grace my naval and slink out across the expansion of flesh. I am not pregnant. But I have been. Seven times. My once-flat stomach has stretched itself wide over the…

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