Pro-life Feminism

October is such a beautiful month, and this year has been no exception. Every day, the colors of the leaves seem to be more brilliant and amazing against the blue sky. We associate many things with fall; leaves, pumpkin spice lattes, mums, sweaters, and cute boots, but perhaps most of all, autumn brings the word … Continued

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This is NOT your Grandma’s Pregnancy

Blog 11: “This is NOT your Grandma’s Pregnancy” Written By: Abby Custer   There’s something about pregnancy that seems to bring out all sorts of unsolicited advice among people. And while most of the time that advice is well-meaning, it can feel a bit overwhelming, especially when half of the time, these “words of wisdom” seem … Continued

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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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