Life After Baby

Blog 10: “Life After Baby” Written By: Abby Custer Out with the old, in with the new. What will my new life as a mom really look like? I’ll never forget some of the comments that I received during my first pregnancy, regarding how different my life would look after my sweet girl arrived. I … Continued

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Be The Light

Blog 09: Be The Light Written by: Abby Custer There’s a lot of discussion about how to be healthy during pregnancy, such as various foods to eat (or not eat), an appropriate amount of exercise to engage in, or how much sleep you should aim for each night. But rarely do we think about our … Continued

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So you have some news to share

Blog 08: So you have some news to share By: Abby Custer Deciding both when and who to share your pregnancy with is a big decision. You may be bursting at the seams with both excitement and nerves, wanting to tell everyone right away. Or maybe you are still processing this momentous occasion and aren’t … Continued

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Lonely Hearts

Blog 07: Lonely Hearts By: Abby Custer Six months ago, when I sat down with Nancy Strader, the executive director of Compass, and we made a timeline of possible blog topics for the coming year, I never could have imagined how this month’s topic of loneliness would be so perfectly aligned. As I sit here … Continued

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Expect the Unexpected

Blog 06: Expect the Unexpected By: Abby Custer   “When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for the joy that a human being has been born into the world.” John 16:21 Isn’t it awesome how … Continued

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Identity Crisis…or Not?

Blog 05: Identity Crisis…or Not? By: Abby Custer Like most new moms, as soon as I became pregnant, I wanted to learn more about the process of what exactly was happening inside of me. I picked up a book that compared the fetus each week to some sort of food item…I’m not sure why I … Continued

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