I’ve always been an avid reader, and once I became pregnant, I knew that I wanted to focus on reading books that would prepare me for childbirth and parenthood. However, I also wanted to spend most of my time on books that would do so from a Christian perspective. These books touched my heart deeply as they revealed God’s heart for pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood, and I know that they’ll touch your heart, as well. Keep reading as I share with you my top 3 life-changing books for the Christian mom-to-be.
Midwives are a wonderful alternative to a traditional doctor and offer so many benefits that doctors do not. If you are considering choosing a midwife, I encourage you to explore my Why Should I Choose A Midwife? post for all the different reasons that midwives are amazing! If you have already decided to use a midwife, congratulations! You’ve made a wonderful decision! Now comes the hard part: how do you choose your midwife?? If you’re anything like me, you’re looking at your options and thinking, what should I ask a potential midwife?
Prayer is one of the most powerful tools that God has given us. It has the power to move mountains and to break strongholds, and that is the kind of power I long for in each of my children. Praying over our babies when they are in the womb is powerful because it places God’s Spirit upon them before they are faced with the evil of the world. I’m praying each of these over our little one, and I hope you’ll join me in lifting up these 8 powerful verses to pray over your unborn baby.
Two pink lines appear on the test, then BOOM! Suddenly, you are faced with so many choices. Pink or blue? Separate crib or co-sleeping? Salty or sweet? 😉 One choice that you may not have considered is that of choosing between a traditional doctor (OBGYN or family practitioner) or a midwife. Many people don’t know this, but midwives are becoming a much more popular choice these days. For me personally, given the choice, I would pick a midwife every time. Why? Keep reading to explore with me as I answer the question: why should I choose a midwife?
This post is sponsored by Wild Cedar Co. All opinions are mine alone. 🙂
When you’re expecting a baby, the nursery quickly becomes one of your favorite places in your home. It’s a place to prepare for your little one, to decorate, to dream. Will she want it painted pink someday? Will he fill the bookshelves with cars and robots? It’s such a special place, the room where your little one will grow. I want our nursery to be special for our baby girl, but I’d also like to be able to afford our mortgage. 😉 Let’s look together at some tips for decorating a nursery: on a budget! (And get a peek at OUR nursery!)
Pregnancy is an absolute blessing! There is a precious little life growing inside your body and you get the joy of feeling kicks and flips and hiccups. It is the most joyous of occasions. But you know what’s not so joyous? Spending $45 on a pair of maternity jeans that you’ll wear for approximately 4 months. But with that ever-growing belly, do you have another option? YES! Maternity clothes can be expensive, but not if you know the right places to shop! Keep reading to find out my top 9 places to buy cheap maternity clothes!
Pregnancy is a beautiful, magical, special time in a woman’s life when she has the honor and blessing of growing a sweet baby inside of her. At least that’s what they want us to believe. 😉 In all seriousness, pregnancy is an absolute blessing and a wonderfully special time, but it can also be really rough on your body. Between morning sickness, exhaustion, and stretch marks, just to name a few, you can feel beaten up and worn out before your baby is even born. That’s why it’s so important to practice self-care during pregnancy. You need to take care of your body so that your body can take care of that sweet little baby growing inside of you. As I enter into my third trimester, I want to share with you 8 of my favorite tips for practicing self-care during pregnancy.