Life, Love, & Laundry — children

We Did One Thing Right

Posted by Lisa Stevens on

We Did One Thing Right

I am going to tell you a story about our youngest daughter.  I describe her life, right from the moment of conception until today at 13 years old, as just a whole lot of surprises.  Allora was 9 months old when I discovered I was pregnant again. This was a complete shock to us, for several reasons. 1 - Our last two children had taken years to conceive, with active trying....and 2 - we were actively trying to prevent pregnancy....I was breastfeeding, and we were using a barrier method birth control. I was also using NaProTechnology as a way to...

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The Cursed Blessing of Parenting

Posted by Ben Stevens on

The Cursed Blessing of Parenting

The one thing I can say for certain is I have experience when it comes to parenting,  since I have five children.  Now I have to say that even though I have five kids, I have never been a fan of babies, which I know is not popular to say.  The most common response when I share is "But babies are so cute, how could you not like babies".  Interestingly enough, I never get that response from people who currently have a baby in their home, more often the response then is "I get it, babies are hard".  That truth...

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