SPICE, Part 4 (Creative)

This series always makes me think of "Ice, Ice, Baby" because it is so close to "SPICE, SPICE, Baby." Perhaps that's why I'm writing...

Loss and Infertility: A Man's Perspective

Infertility is not only something which hurts the hearts of women as they struggle to get pregnant or carry a pregnancy to full term. The...

You want me to chart WHAT?!?

I’ve clients get REALLY excited over the thought of learning about their cycles, or preparing for marriage, or just learning about their...

In the beginning

My birthday is one of my very favorite days of the year. Mostly because I love to celebrate...anything! Although birthdays are awesome,...

The Author of Life

As a Creighton Practitioner, we are trained to help couples to both achieve AND avoid pregnancies. As a lot of people know, Creighton has...

"Catholic Contraception"

“Catholic contraception”, an oxymoron if ever there was one. But there are many people who use this term to define Creighton Model...

On the purpose of human sexuality

Volumes have been written on this topic and a blog post can only barely scratch the surface, but hopefully this can be a first step in...

Grit

“Grit is a prerequisite to a beautiful life… without grit, we stay on the surface of what is possible, without grit we miss the wisdom...

What about the men?

When I present the Introductory Session, I like to highlight that Creighton is a shared system of family planning. It’s one of the many...

What about someone like me?

You may be wondering what do if you have been experiencing difficulties with your cycles, menstrual flow, infertility, or serious health...

Charting as an Engaged Couple

Many new clients that practitioners see are engaged couples. These couples may have found the Creighton Model System on their own, or it...

When should I start charting?

A question we get often as practitioners is "when should I begin charting?" or "when I should I start learning Creighton?" The quick...

Infertility (Part II)

"When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place" - C.S. Lewis In the post, Infertility (Part I), I...

The Birth Control Pill: Worth it? (Part 2)

Women who are on the birth control pill come to a FertilityCare Practitioner for a variety of reasons. The most common include: They are...

The Birth Control Pill: Worth it? (Part 1)

This post is the first of a 2 part series on the birth control pill (“the pill”). I’ll explain how the pill works in your body to prevent...

Effectiveness for Avoiding Pregnancy

Let’s talk numbers! How well does Creighton Model System (CrMS) really work for avoiding pregnancy? Let me first reiterate that CrMS is...