In the past, those who promoted natural family planning (NFP) almost exclusively focused on the benefits it would bring to your marriage. But in recent years, there’s been a call from faithful lay Catholics to be more realistic about using NFP, lest couples be blindsided by … Continue readingA Story of Love, Sex, and Sacrifice
“I hope you’re not planning on any more children. Tell Bradley to get snipped, he’s got enough kids. And you better be on some good birth control because we all know the rhythm method doesn’t work.” The text above details what someone close to me, said to … Continue readingWhy Is the Catholic Sex-Life Everyone’s Business?
I came out on Facebook last week. Came out as practically-a-Duggar, that is. More specifically, I revealed that I am having a fourth baby by posting my 20 week ultrasound picture. In my real-life social circle, four children does not a large family make. … Continue readingFour Reasons I’m Welcoming a Fourth Baby
Ever wonder how birth control exists if God is the Author of Life and has the power to do anything according to His Will? The Almighty could create every human being the way he did Adam and Eve; no need for our compliance, ever. Yet, … Continue readingTrumping God by Controlling Birth
I recall five years ago when I was working at a Catholic hospital as an RN, contraception was not covered by our insurance. Yet, none of the female employees realized there was a silent ‘war on women’ taking place. The women who wanted birth control were … Continue readingDispelling the Myths about Emergency Contraceptives and IUDs