Wise Moms Share How to Mother Without a Manual

If only there were a manual for motherhood! The internet overflows with tips. Your friends may offer all kinds of advice. But like most mothers, you may wonder, “Is that right for my child, in this situation?” To help build your confidence as a mom, we asked a few moms we know to share a […]

Mothers Day: Celebrating the Moms We’ve Met

Here at Choices Pregnancy Center, we honor mothers all year long. But with Mother’s Day approaching, the moms on staff want to celebrate the many mothers who have asked us to walk alongside them on their journeys through motherhood. Ladies, you know who you are. So sit back and let our praise wash over you. […]

The Christmas Baby: Why Choices Pregnancy Center Cares

For those of us working here at Choices Pregnancy Center, Christmas holds a special place in our hearts. That’s because the story of the first Christmas inspires us. It’s the story of an unexpected pregnancy and how it changed a lot of lives. Because of that story, we work all year long to pass on […]

If Not for Your Courage: a Salute to Unexpected Mothers

This is for all the women we know who didn’t expect to be mothers, but dared to embrace that privilege. Today we’re singing your praises, for you have willingly embarked on a courageous journey. …a journey whose outcome is still invisible in the mists of the future …an adventure that comes with no guarantee of […]

6 Things Every Mother Needs to Hear

You’ve probably heard people say lots of things about motherhood. Some of those things aren’t so nice. Others truly are. You’re heard that motherhood is sweet. It’s thankless. It’s loving. Self-denying. Beautiful. Exhausting. Nerve-wracking. Career-ruining. Fulfilling. Satisfying. Endless. Over too soon. . . If you are a mother, what words would you use to describe […]

Getting Ready for Your First Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is on its way. And so is your baby. How does that combination of events make you feel? Can you picture yourself on a future Mother’s Day, receiving a little crayoned card, or a craft project dripping with glue, or a bunch of freshly-picked dandelions—handed to you by your child’s tiny hand? Do […]

The Marvel of Motherhood

When we women stand at the brink of motherhood, we have no real idea what we’re getting into. Now that I’m several years beyond that brink, I’m aware of a strange paradox: If someone had told me how hard motherhood would be, I might not have considered it. And if they had told me how […]