Why I Can’t Back Employer-Provided Birth Control Mandates

Hello and welcome. I'm about to wade into this topic because it is near to my heart, and because I'm seeing a lot of aggression towards business owners who have moral or religious beliefs that prevent them from maintaining their integrity and providing birth control to their employees. I think it's really difficult for those … Continue reading Why I Can’t Back Employer-Provided Birth Control Mandates

Skinny Vs. Strong. Managing A Postpartum Body While My Young Daughter Watches

I purchased a bathroom scale for the first time in my life just over a month ago. It actually was kind of a difficult decision. I've never been super focused on the number on the scale. I know what a healthy weight range is for me, and, realistically I know I'll end up back there … Continue reading Skinny Vs. Strong. Managing A Postpartum Body While My Young Daughter Watches

A Letter to My Infant Daughter

Dear Mary, From the moment of your conception, you were genetically distinct from me, your momma. You were not an extension of my own body, but were your own self. From the moment of your conception, I had an obligation to respect your body, just as I respect mine. I had an obligation to provide … Continue reading A Letter to My Infant Daughter

A Story of Healing

JP's last post, found here if you haven't read it, gave some insight into Jp's journey during  a period of time where our marriage has been transformed. I (Lorelei) would now like to share my simultaneous journey. It's one of the most personal, and, for us, the most powerful in our marriage so far. When … Continue reading A Story of Healing

Some Thoughts On Life, and One’s Right To It (Updated Jan 2019)

A Persuasive Speech I remember in high school, while taking a Public Speaking class, we were asked to write and give a persuasive speech. Another student in my class chose to speak on being Pro-Choice, and I chose to speak on being Pro-Life. We both were able to civilly engage our class in presenting our … Continue reading Some Thoughts On Life, and One’s Right To It (Updated Jan 2019)