Motherhood

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Just weeks to go

Christina Tuns My Darling Baby: Over the past couple of weeks I have been reminded how quickly one can go from saying I can’t wait for this pregnancy to be over to I just want to be pregnant as long as possible. ... (Continue reading)

Vancouver woman chose for her baby’s life before succumbing to cancer

LifeSiteNews.com Special to The Interim Gabriele Helms, an assistant professor of English at the University of British Columbia, died on New Year's Eve of breast cancer, but not before giving life to her much-awaited daughter, who was born at 26 weeks - just before her mother's death. ... (Continue reading)

Letters to an unborn child: Ten weeks and counting

My Darling Baby: I can hardly believe that it is only 10 more weeks until your long-anticipated arrival. The last couple of months have been busy with birthdays, Christmas holidays, your brother's exams and a celebration in recognition of your dad publishing his first book. It seems like there has been no time to stop and get things ready for your arrival. In fact, we have been so busy re-arranging rooms and ... (Continue reading)

Jesus’s story and ours

My Darling Baby: Christmas is quickly approaching and we are preparing our house for your arrival, as well as to celebrate the arrival of baby Jesus. Throughout this pregnancy, there have been many times when I have wondered how I will make ... (Continue reading)

A Little Person’s Prayer

My days were numbered before they ever came to be. Psalm 139 Hi there! I've just arrived, body and soul in the upper reaches of my mom's right fallopian tube. Thank God, nothing prevented my dad's sperm from swimming all the way to reach my mom's egg and no chemicals ... (Continue reading)

Even the 21-month-old knows

My Darling Baby; As you continue to grow and we continue to prepare for your arrival, I am constantly amazed at the excitement and participation your brothers show. Michael is more outward in talking to you and making plans for what he ... (Continue reading)

It’s obvious I’m pregnant

My Darling Baby: I can't believe it has been a month since we found out about you. Throughout the past month, we have been sharing the news with our family and friends, dreaming about you, planning for your arrival next April, considering how things will change in our house and marvelling at the changes in my body. As everyone can see, I am growing quickly. I know that with each pregnancy, your body changes more quickly than in ... (Continue reading)

Critic founds website to tackle the feminist agenda

Henry Makow is not an individual likely to receive much approval from the feminist lobby. "Women were designed to find identity and self-fulfillment in their husband and family. This is positive. Ultimately, women do not get satisfaction in worldly achievement. They find fulfillment from giving and receiving love. They are creatures of love, God's creatures. … In order for union to take place, a woman must identify her self-interest with her husband's. She ... (Continue reading)

Here we go again

My Darling Baby: I can't believe I am sitting here once again. About two years ago, I first sat at the computer to write my first letter to your older sister, Kathryn. It is amazing to believe that we have been blessed with you so soon. It is fair to say that your arrival into our family was most definitely a surprise, but one that we are finding more exciting every day. About a month ago, I was ... (Continue reading)

The lady with a Dutch accent

When Joanne Dieleman answered the phone at Aid to Women one hot summer day two years ago, a woman asked to speak to "the lady with the Dutch accent." A weary Joanne replied, "That's me." Then, intuitively, the woman said, "Well, maybe you're having a bad day. I want to show you something to make you feel better." In town from Regina for a few ... (Continue reading)

Out of the mouths of babes

My Darling Michael: What an interesting couple of months it has been. As always, your curiosity and quest for knowledge has led you to ask many questions and resulted in my searching for the best answers. It all began in April at the March for Life. You knew we were going to Ottawa for the March for Life and you understood that by participating in this event, we were saying that we supported ... (Continue reading)

Pregnancy helps women live longer

Interim Staff Scientists believe that the passing of stem cells from an unborn baby into the mother's bone marrow during the early stages of pregnancy may be the secret to why women live longer than men. A study, published in a recent edition of The Lancet medical journal, suggests that the stem cells of an unborn baby could benefit ... (Continue reading)

What about “Rape and Incest?” “Life of the mother?”

In the debate on regulating abortion in Canada, some people have suggested that access to abortion should not be restricted in "hard cases" - pregnancy caused by rape or incest, or when a pregnancy appears to threaten a woman's life. In responding to such proposals, we must consistently return to the basic principle of the pro-life movement: the direct taking of innocent human life is wrong, regardless of ... (Continue reading)

A loving alternative to abortion

Pregnant? Alone? Scared? Require unconditional support? Birthright provides advocacy in a non-judgmental, compassionate, and active listening environment. It is a confidential crisis pregnancy service in Canada, which provides free counselling, resources and referrals to women seeking an alternative to abortion. Birthright's objective: "It is the right of every pregnant woman to give birth, the right of every child to be born." Birthright was founded in 1968 by Louise Summerhill, a Toronto housewife with ... (Continue reading)

Feminist group in financial trouble

By Eli Schuster The InterimCanada's most prominent pro-abortion, radical feminist lobby group, the National Action Committee on the Status of Women (NAC), is in serious financial trouble and may be forced out of business. In March, the National Post reported the group has been so burdened by debt over the last two years that it "has been effectively closed" as it struggles to pay its bills. The group's problems began in the late 1990s, ... (Continue reading)

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