Archives for April 2016

7 tips for having “the Talk” (discussing human sexuality) with your daughter

After spending months preparing for “the Talk” with my daughter, I finally bit the bullet and did it last weekend.  My daughter has been asking to attend the upcoming birth of our baby and while she didn’t necessarily need to know about the birds and the bees before then, I started to notice more questions coming […]

Talking about “the Talk,” episode 2

A few months back, I began preparing for a discussion on sexuality with my oldest child.  I spent quite a bit of time researching and wrote a post called Talking about “the Talk”, which turned out to be a really big hit with many of you.  I got such wonderful feedback that I decided to put […]

New Life: Theme Thursday

Good morning, lovelies. For New Life I was envisioning adorable baby chicks, puppies, or baby lambs. I was daydreaming about flowers budding and leaves on trees unfurling. What I got was this: Sometimes new life isn’t that pretty, you know?  Sometimes it feels heavy and burdensome, a weight that pulls you forward, pulls you downward. […]