The viral post "Men Prefer Debt-Free Virgins Without Tattoos" claims that women should submit to their husband, raise children, run the home and not attend college because it is counter to these ideals and will encourage women to have careers. As a a Christian woman, Bible study leader and full-time employee at a university with two degrees to my name, I felt compelled to respond.
Incredibles 2 nails the conflicting emotions of a working mom: from guilt and concern about not being with her family to elation and pride with her achievements and recognition.
Happy Mother's Day! Happy Mother's Day to my fellow working mamas, to my sisters who have decided to stay at home to raise their kids and to the women whose babies have babies now. Happy Mother's Day to all of those amazing women who have been like a mother to someone. From me and mine… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
You are not alone! According to research done by the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 8 couples will have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. That's the same percentage of women who are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime according to the American Cancer Society.
At the time, I didn't realize how many women struggled with infertility. No one talked about it. It wasn't until after we'd had our children that we realized how many others had gone through this struggle before us. That is why I want to share my story. I want women who are struggling with infertility to know that you are not alone! And I want women who don't struggle with infertility to be sensitive to the possibility that a dear friend or relative might be facing fertility challenges.
Women can be so critical of ourselves. Would your best friend ever tell you the things you tell yourself when you look in the mirror?
Last year, my husband and I had the pleasure of hearing Bob Goff speak at our church and he said something that really resonated with me. He said that he was a terrible evangelist because he believes that God saves people, we don't save people; our job is just to love everyone. I am not… Continue reading Happy Easter