Posts tagged parenting
Discovering Lydia

I always thought that I would be a mother. I grew up having this vision of the white picket fence, the charming husband, and children running around my yard as I stand there with a ten-mile smile and a pie in my hand calling everyone in for dinner. I couldn’t have been more far off with the understanding of what I actually wanted for myself. I grew up with very Christian views that this was the way things were supposed to be. You could say that I have mixed feelings about Christianity right now. I believe in God; however, I am not so partial to the limited belief system. Because of the people that I chose to surround myself with there was an understanding that you DID NOT have sex before you were married and that there was only one special person out there for you.

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