#8: “I Don’t Want You To Bear Children” (part 1 of 2)

At 18, Misty was a college freshman enjoying the freedom of life away from home for the first time. Then she got sick, and her life changed dramatically. One result: she could no longer safely bear children. Instead she and her husband have adopted 3 children—and brought many others into their family as well.

Bonus: Jodie’s Journal

Lots of us turn to writing when life gets tough. It’s a proven form of therapy and it let’s us understand and experience our emotions so that we can untangle them and—sometimes—make something beautiful with them. As Jodie was pregnant with Anna, and realizing that she was not going to be able to raise her, […]

#1: It’s About Being Passionate About Two Things

Our first episode features Mary Jane Callister telling us how she’s handled two things that are both so common and yet so personal to so many women: the challenge of getting pregnant and starting a family, and the challenge of balancing your various passions once you become a mom. The struggle is real. We’d love […]