Married Young

She Was Born Three Weeks Early! My Bradley Birth Story (Pitocin, Preeclampsia, and Birth Plans Awry)

Saying the birth of Abigail didn’t go according to my perfectly laid birth plan would be quite an understatement. Caleb and I learned everything there is to know about natural childbirth through about 9 weeks of Bradley Method classes. (I highly recommend the Bradley Method, y’all. It was an amazing learning process and incredibly stress-relieving during …

She Was Born Three Weeks Early! My Bradley Birth Story (Pitocin, Preeclampsia, and Birth Plans Awry) Read More »

marrying young and why you should do it

The Complete Catholic Guide to Getting Married Young💍

Young Marriage = Divorce (a Lie) With the prevalence of divorce in the world today, many young people ask themselves: ‘Why should I get married young?’ Their concern often hinges on the assumption that the younger you get married, the greater the chance your marriage flops. But where is the logic in that? Divorces do …

The Complete Catholic Guide to Getting Married Young💍 Read More »

10 Important Questions Christians Must Ask Before Marriage–Part 2

Before Caleb and I were married, we went through extensive pre-marital counseling to help us discern whether God willed us to be wed.  In the first important questions to ask before marriage post, I shared 5 questions to ask your boyfriend/girlfriend/fiancé/fiancée about their spiritual beliefs: 1. To what extent does faith play a role in …

10 Important Questions Christians Must Ask Before Marriage–Part 2 Read More »

13 Things to do As Soon As You Find Out You’re Pregnant

You’re pregnant . . . congratulations! Whether this baby was meticulously planned for or a total surprise, you’ve been given a gift from God. Rejoice! When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby this past October, I was SHOCKED–sorta. My husband, Caleb, and I use the Creighton Model of Natural Family Planning …

13 Things to do As Soon As You Find Out You’re Pregnant Read More »

What Is It Like to Plan A Wedding in College? Plus some helpful tips to ignore the #haters 😉

My husband Caleb and I got married in a super busy time of our lives. Our wedding was only a month after he graduated college and a week before I began 15 college hours in the summer (with a 19-hour fall semester to go)!  Originally, we planned to get married in May 2019 so he …

What Is It Like to Plan A Wedding in College? Plus some helpful tips to ignore the #haters 😉 Read More »

10 Important Questions To Ask Before Marriage

10 Important Questions to Ask Before Marriage–Part 1

Before Caleb and I were married in May of 2019, we went through extensive pre-marital counseling to assist us in discerning whether God willed us to be wed. (Also because it was required!) In the Catholic Church, a couple does not partake in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony with that popular secular ‘wisdom’ in the …

10 Important Questions to Ask Before Marriage–Part 1 Read More »