“Babies” Out on DVD!!

ChelseaCute Baby Blogging, Pro Life, Sexuality, Women1 Comment

If you wanted to, but did not get an opportunity to see the documentary “Babies” when it opened in a limited number of theaters earlier this year, your wait is finally over! It’s been available on iTunes, Apple TV and DirecTV for a while, but now the cuteness of “Babies” is available everywhere on DVD! The trailer, if you’ve never … Read More

TOB Tuesday: The Mystery of Woman

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Over at Catholic Exchange, Fr. Samuel Medley, SOLT has a beautiful article in which he reflects on the “mystery” of woman: Woman is a wonderful mystery. Often even to herself, she is an enclosed garden, a fountain sealed. When approaching the topic of womanhood, and especially when approaching women, what is most important is to reveal that each woman is, … Read More

St. Monica, Model Wife and Mother

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Today we celebrate the feast of the mother of one of the Church’s most celebrated saints. St. Monica, mother of St. Augustine (whose feast day is tomorrow), prayed unceasingly for the conversion of her famous son, and, as we all know, was happily obliged by Our Lord. Not only that, but her husband, Patricius, a pagan with a terrible temper, … Read More

Songs From a Mommy’s Heart

ChelseaFaith, Family, Women2 Comments

Rebecca Byrons Donaghy, wife of Theology of the Body speaker, and friend of mine, Bill Donaghy, has a new CD out called Expecting Grace: Songs From a Mommy’s Heart. Her description: Songs written from a place of longing before I was a Mommy, in mourning upon the loss of our precious children and in celebration of the infinite gift of … Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!

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The very soul of a woman is meant to be maternal. –Alice von Hildebrand God bless all of you mothers out there – biological, adoptive, spiritual – and thank you for choosing life, love and maternity in a world which tends to shun all three. Mary, our Mother, Mother of God and the Queen of all mothers, we love you! … Read More

Bill Cosby on Having Children

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The Art of Manliness has quite a few motivational posters for Black History Month. One of my favorites: This, of course, reminds me of Cosby in possibly one of the greatest stand-up acts of all time. We all know that children are a blessing, but, let’s face it, often it doesn’t feel that way during the actual birthing process: You … Read More

“Dr.” Tiller Speaks from the Grave

ChelseaAbortion, video, Women5 Comments

In these never before seen videos, released last week by Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health, Dr. George Tiller explains why he became an abortion provider. They are outtakes from Voices of Choice, a 2001 documentary by PRCH. Ironically, in the second video he talks about how “everything has a risk” and “more people get shot” in other professions – … Read More

Another Good Reason to Have Babies & Breastfeed!

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From the American Cancer Society (Article date: 2002/07/19): Having more babies and breastfeeding longer can reduce a woman’s risk of breast cancer, according to a study reported in the July 20 issue of The Lancet (Vol. 360: 187-195). Related Post: Breast Feeding Benefits


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Happy New Year, dear readers! Today Catholic’s celebrate the Blessed Virgin Mary in her most important role – Mother of God. Mother – is there any sweeter title in all the world?! Motherhood is the sublime calling for all women, without exception. Spiritually, biologically – maternity is, Alice von Hildebrand writes, the very soul of a woman. May all pregnant … Read More

Abortion is NOT Good or Loving

ChelseaAbortion, Love, Women5 Comments

In a new ad campaign Northland Family Planning Centers of Michigan touts the “essential goodness of our work” and encourages women to feel good about choosing to end the life of their unborn child (h/t Creative Minority Report). This is diabolical: Despite abortion being a legal “procedure” for over 35 years and and relatively normalized in our society (based on … Read More