Category: Motherhood

Jason Needs Jesus

You see that little boy in the picture, jumping happily without a care…  He needs Jesus!  For many believers, this is a given, but the realisation that my son needs Jesus to be good, and not just me to raise him right, came as a little shock to […]

As If Pregnancy Isn’t Hard Enough…

Pregnancy.  Ummm…  There are no words.  People say the funniest and the most foolish things to pregnant women, all in the name of being “understanding” or “thoughtful” or even “friendly”.  Many people just don’t know what to say to a pregnant woman, aside from the classic “congratulations!” and […]

I Don’t Want Everything

What is the perfect life? I believe it is different for every single person, but the media tries to get us all to want the same things… We are socialized to have certain expectations from life, and follow a specific pathway to happiness. We all know the pathway. […]

New Mama Drama

Motherhood is uniquely hard, but it’s made so much harder by the pressures of others who disagree with your methods, or who push their ideas on you. Sure, we ought to seek advice, and learn from the mistakes of others.  We ought to know what to expect, so […]

I am Pro-Life, but… (Part Two)

In my previous post, I concluded my discussion by ending with an appeal for women to take the sacrificial route, rather than demand their right to their bodies and life in the abortion debate.  However, I thought more on it and realised that the debate doesn’t end there. […]

I am Pro-Life, but…

Yes, there’s a but.  There was no ‘but’ before I got pregnant myself and experienced the reality and the mystery of it all.  Before, there was no argument in my mind about it.  I was – and still am – Pro-Life, because of my fundamental belief in God […]

Don’t Let Me Fall

(Originally published on ufuomaee.tumblr.com) Don’t let me fall! Though I throw my head back And I scream and I shout And I act like I don’t want you around… Don’t let me fall! I don’t know what I do When I do these to you But you should […]

Dear Mama

Thank you for giving me the best of you… Even when I didn’t appreciate it. Though I didn’t always understand your discipline, thank you for chastising me in love and for teaching me what it means to be a woman. Thank you for being a living example of […]