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...

SPICE, part 2 (Physical)

As Karoline discussed last week, the Creighton Model System isn’t just a system that approaches human sexuality from a strictly genital...

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...

Diet and Fertility

It seems like food is a theme for Groesbeck practitioners isn’t it? What we have is a glimpse into the life and reality that a lot of our...

Holiday Blog: Queen of Alternative Diets

I am the queen of alternative diets... according to Karoline, that is. And she’s not wrong. I can pretty much handle anyone’s dietary...

Stress and Your Cycle Part 1

With the holidays coming up, you probably have a lot on your mind. Whose family are we visiting when? Will the gifts I ordered online...

Should teenagers chart their cycle?

Isn’t NFP just for engaged and married couples? It’s just for avoiding and achieving pregnancy, right? While the Creighton model can...

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...

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...

Hope

Hope. Why should any woman care about the Creighton Model FertilityCare System? One of the main reasons: hope. And that is a reality....

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...

The Beauty of the Feminine

I realize that this title might be troublesome for some. However, there is a beauty to the dignity of being a woman. A woman’s cycle and...

What if my chart is "abnormal"?

Sometimes when women begin charting their cycles, they notice that the biomarker pattern they are seeing on their chart doesn't look like...

Why chart as a single woman?

One of the things that most people are most surprised to hear is that not all of my clients are married or engaged. And I am so happy...

Life as a FertilityCare Practitioner Intern

Some may wonder what it’s like to be a FertilityCare Practitioner Intern (FCPI). As an FCPI, I have had the opportunity to learn so much...

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...