CTBHHM: Daycare is Adopting Your Kid Out

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by Libby Anne cross posted from her blog Love, Joy, FeminismCreated To Be His Help Meet, pp. 184—185We are still in Debi’s chapter on loving one’s children. Last week we got to the first part of the chapter that actually contained some actually good advice. This had to do with the importance of a mother working one on one with her children, and teaching them little things all through the day—what goes in soup, how to sound words out, and how to fold laundry. I really did like that Debi said a mother should work directly with an individual child even in a large family, though I felt she didn’t follow that up with helpful how-tos and risked leaving overwhelmed mothers of large families … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: The Dangers of Being Alone With a Guy?

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by the Duggar daughters in their book "Growing Up Duggar" - Par 127-128 Here are some cautions to think about before putting yourself in a situation where you are alone with a guy.First, if a guy cannot control himself with you before he is married, how are you going to trust him about other women after you marry him? … [Read more...]

Child Sexual Molestation and Evangelical Christianity’s Completely F’ed Up Response

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 by Suzanne Titkemeyer cross posted from her blog True Love Doesn't RapeI was saddened but not surprised to hear this morning that actress-singer Vanessa L. Williams (my favorite on the show "Ugly Betty") had been sexually molested at ten years old. She came out and told the story on "Oprah's Master Class"Vanessa explained how her experience had played out in the rest of her life, her early sexual experiences, bad choices in relationships, the guilt and shame, the bout of promiscuity. … [Read more...]

Hormonal Therapy, Medical Treatment and Birth Control

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by Samantha Field cross posted from her blog Defeating The DragonsOn Monday, Rachel Held Evans ran “Why I Use Birth Control,” which featured my story with ten other women. What I wrote for her focused on the fact that I use the NuvaRing to manage my PCOS/endo and painful periods. I focused on that part of my story for a few reasons; first, it’s the only reason I’ve really had to use the NuvaRing up until recently, and second because the time in my life when I couldn’t afford it and had a cyst rupture was extremely relevant to what’s happening with the Hobby Lobby decision. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Without God Home is Just a Pig Sty?

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Posted at Ladies Against Feminism and Scott Brown Online by Martin Luther - How to Avoid Having a Household of Uncouth Godless Pigs Martin Luther tells us how to avoid having a household of uncouth godless pigs in his comments on the fifth commandment: … [Read more...]

Separated at Birth Part 2

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The ladies over at Free Jinger pointed this one out. Scott Brown and Liberace.Scott Brown - The man poised to take over and wear Doug Phillips crown in the Evangelical world and flamboyant pianist Liberace … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Daughters Intimidating Suitors?

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by Jenn Wilkin at her blog the beginning of wisdom - on daughters and dating: how to intimidate suitorsHere’s the problem with shotgun jokes and applications posted on the fridge: to anyone paying attention, they announce that you fully expect your daughter to have poor judgment. Be assured that your daughter is paying attention.  And don’t be shocked if she meets your expectation. You might want to worry less about terrorizing or retro-fitting prospective suitors and worry more about preparing your daughter to choose wisely. And that means building a wall.Instead of intimidating all your daughter’s potential suitors, raise a daughter who intimidates them just fine on her own. Because … [Read more...]

Preparing To Be A Help Meet: The Priest Part 1

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Preparing To Be A Help Meet: The Priest Part 1by Mel cross posted from her blog When Cows and Kids CollideI like this chapter - especially compared to the Visionary Man chapter and the King chapter.  The Priest/Steady Man seems to be a nice, calm, down-to-earth kind of guy.Most of the chapter focuses on explaining additional negatives about being married to a Prophet or King because if you are reading her book you should be preparing for marriage to a lunatic.  You have been warned. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Kid Collecting?

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by Michelle Swanson from her blog One Big Connected Family - Why Do Homeschooling Families Have So Many Kids??? The big question remains: why do homeschooling families have so many kids?Some families are part of the "quiver-full" movement. You know, the Duggars and the Bates kinds of families. The ones that believe you should always be seeking and never preventing the blessing of children from God. You can google that whole philosophy for the next few years and have some fun. Our family doesn't fall into that category. … [Read more...]

Quoting Quiverfull: Mormons Worship Satan?

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by Steven L. Anderson pastor of Faithful Word Baptist Church from his personal blog - Satanic Rituals of the Mormons Exposed They also place themselves under the curse of Lucifer at other times in the ceremony by making covenants promising not to commit various sins. Then Lucifer makes it clear that if they do not live up to every covenant they make in the Temple that day, they will be under his power (42:52-43:05). Since everyone is going to sin at some point, they are obviously going to be under the power of Lucifer according to this ceremony. One of the things they promise not to do is "laugh loudly." (50:07-50:17) What in the world?! A Mormon was at my house recently and laughed loudly, … [Read more...]


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