Day in the Life: Rachel (Waiting for God’s Plan)

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Written by Rachel, Contributing Writer I remember last year I shared my day with you; it was much different than a day of this year. I was very busy, and–not to say I am not now–it was just a different kind of busy. Last year I told you that “I went from being a stay-at-home mom to a working mom and was then a part-time working mom with the intentions of being a stay-at-home mom once again” and guess what??? With much patience, prayer and waiting, God […]

Embryo Adoption: A Unique Option to Give a Child Life

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Guest Post Written by Erin Odom Although Tiffany and Micah Childs have two biological children, the couple has always felt led to adopt. But the costs and steps necessary to go through an adoption agency were overwhelming. “Lord, if this is for us, you need to make this simple,” Tiffany prayed. And God answered in a way the couple would have never imagined. Image courtesy Tiffany Childs Giving God Glory through Embryo Adoption Tiffany and Micah have been friends of mine since high school. When […]

Hormone Imbalance: Recognizing and Resolving It Naturally

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Written by Sharon Kaufman, Contributing Writer Note: Because so many readers of Keeper of the Home are of childbearing age, it is important to clarify that hormonal imbalance is not exclusive to older women. Even teenagers can be affected by it, PMS being one of the symptoms. Please keep reading. Me? Imbalanced? A little over ten years ago, I encountered premenopausal problems that included, emotional ups and downs, sleepless nights, difficulties with my cycle, hot flashes and more. At one point I thought I might […]

At Simple Organic: A Natural Approach to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

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Today I’m over at Simple Organic, sharing about my journey with PCOS and natural ways to treat it through lifestyle changes. Call me naive. I didn’t know that there was something terribly wrong about going 6 months without a cycle. I was 20 years old and in my last year of university. My health was far from superb, but I certainly didn’t think that there was anything seriously wrong with me. A friend suggested that I just get myself checked out, and I was surprised […]

Winner of the Naturally Knocked Up eCourse!

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The lucky winner of this fantastic eCourse is: Hannah O. Registration for the Naturally Knocked Up eCourse will be continuing only until July 16th, so if you’re thinking of signing up, do so quickly! Did you miss the first post and want to know more about what this course is all about? Read my overview of the course, or visit the eCourse info page!

Charting Primer: Using the Sympto-Thermal Method to Predict Ovulation

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Guest Post Written by Kimberly Racic Hi, I’m Kimberly and I’m behind a project called Fertility Flower. Stephanie asked me to prepare a primer on fertility charting using the Sympto-Thermal method and I was happy to oblige. First off, let me say that charting is really, really easy. Once you get the fundamentals down, it becomes second nature. Charting is also incredibly valuable. It can be used to maximize the chances of a pregnancy or it can be used to avoid a pregnancy naturally without […]

Naturally Knocked Up Ecourse Giveaway!

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Are you one of the countless women who has suffered from infertility or miscarriages, and is looking for natural help with conceiving or carrying a baby to term? Or are you currently pregnant or planning for future children, and wanting to know how to best prepare your body and give your baby the very best chance of a healthy start? For women in either situation, I am so excited to announce to you that my dear blogging friend, Donielle of Naturally Knocked Up, has created […]