Catholic parenting diverges from many denominations of christian parenting regarding whether IVF is good or bad. Today I tell “Mary’s” story about why HER parenting choice to have her newborn twins baptised has been rejected by the church. It seems the IVF catholic church view is fraught with judgement about whether or not IVF babies are a violation of god’s will. In spite of this hot mess – i still believe you as a parent have a right to raise your children in accordance with your faith – or lack of faith if you don’t have one – & ultimately the kids’ll make up their own minds when they’re older.
You can view or buy the gift I gave Mary’s twins here: https://teespring.com/stores/parentingchoices
Find the 10 most surprising things you can’t do with foster care children here: https://youtu.be/mngCZUyvMls
Here are your guides to CHOOSING how YOU want to parent:
PARENTING GUIDE TO POSITIVE DISCIPLINE
THINGS YOU SHOULD TEACH CHILDREN
PARENTING HELP & PARENTING YOURSELF
HOW TO HAVE A HAPPY FAMILY
WHEN TO HAVE CHILDREN
HOW TO HAVE CHILDREN
HOW MANY CHILDREN TO HAVE
HOW TO EXPLAIN YOUR FAMILY STRUCTURE
RAISING FATHERLESS CHILDREN
FOSTER CARE OPTIONS EXPLAINED
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BACKGROUND: I had an only child for nearly 9 years before giving birth to 4 more children within 2.5 years. In addition to my own 3 sons and 2 daughters – which include 2 sets of twins – I fostered 20 children over 7 years in 2 states, including twins and sibling groups – before my own boy/girl twins were born. Before being formally, medically retired by the Medical Assessment Tribunal (in March 2014), I worked in child care (4 years), created/delivered professional development level courses in behaviour management philosophies & strategies (3 years), plus worked in public schools (2 years), and the child protection sector (8 years). Whilst I am permanently, medically unable to resume my prior profession, I believe my years of raising children plus working with child clients and their families enables me to provide useful, generalised, lived experience information in YouTube’s pre-recorded format.
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