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What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

Hi, folks! Indy here.

INDY - NOV. 1, 2012

Last week, Mum told you I’d pick one winner to receive a Juju Band and five of Mum’s adorable greeting cards. 

I had so much fun sticking my nose in Pop’s Harley Davidson Motorcycle hat, and then grabbing a scrap of paper with my teeth.

Indy! Tell the truth.

Actually, Mum pleaded and coaxed, but when those papers crinkled I ran and hid under my blankie. My big brother, Patches, covered for me. He reached in with his teeth and pulled out the winner’s name.

And the winner is…LAURA BENNET. Yay! Please click on the word Mum. I know she’s waiting for your address.

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Love You Forever

Love You Forever

“And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manager, because there was no place for them in the inn.”

Luke 2:7 (ESV)

On December 17, 1990, one week before Christmas Eve, I gave birth to my firstborn daughter. I’m not comparing my experience with Jesus’ birth, but I’m certain Mary experienced the same pains of childbirth. Continue reading “Love You Forever” »