Nobody Likes Fundraisers

If you know me at all, then you know I am PUMPED about the Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center’s annual Walk for Life event taking place tomorrow morning. It’s going to be a ton of fun, complete with a 5K walk, free food, prizes, and of course raising money for the center. This place is dear…

An Open Letter to Cecile Richards, CEO of Planned Parenthood

Dear Ms. Richards, You don’t know me, and I suppose you never will — but I feel compelled to write to you because you’ve been at the forefront of my mind as of late. Some might say that you and I are on opposite ends of a seemingly neverending battle — you, a well-known figure,…

The Choice

Whether intended or not Two worlds collide. And whether you feel me or not The heart inside Beats, it beats again and again Growing, expanding, helpless to defend.

Ignoring the Need

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go back to work at Greensboro Pregnancy Care Center for a short period of time. It felt strange temporarily trading in diapers for data entry and cuddles for client files. And I have to say, there was something quite magical about making it through an afternoon…

Compassion in Crisis: A Pregnancy Story

No matter how prepared you think you are, there is something a little frightening about those two solid little pink lines. Matt and I are so excited about our baby boy, coming in February 2015.

What do you think?

Female Gendercide: “The targeting of females for extermination through infanticide, and most often, the aborting of pre-born girls, just because they are girls.” Gendercide is an issue that, for many, immediately summons thoughts of China, India, and other foreign countries that have or have had such practices.  In many countries girls are less desirable than…

an informed decision

With the next presidential election coming up this November, there has been no shortage of political and social issues floating around on the news and other media.  Everyone has an opinion about everything from same-sex marriage laws to protecting endangered Arctic puffins.  (Ok, I actually have no idea if they’re endangered or not – but…