How Will A Baby Change Our Marriage?

When my husband and I set a goal shortly after marriage that we’d wait on starting our family for five years, I wasn’t expecting five years to go by as quickly as it did. Many of our friends from college got married years after us but brought beautiful babies into their homes long before us… Some even had two.

In the first few years of marriage some family and friends would jokingly recite the famous commandment to “multiply and replenish the earth.” We weren’t worried about disobeying because we’re also commanded to be self-reliant and good parents. For us…we knew waiting could help bring us in a better situation for parenthood.

Finally, September last year we decided to take a leap of faith three months before our goal and try to expand our family.

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