You may or may not have heard my own story of starting a family. The thing is – my husband and I got pregnant on our honeymoon. Surprised?!?! Yes we were!
The two of us had NO experience with babies. We didn’t have baby brothers or sisters, we’d never babysat anyone under the age of 3, and if someone asked us, “Do you want to hold the baby?” we’d put our hands behind us and back away, stammering, “Uh…no thanks!”
So there was no one really less prepared to start a family than we were.
I suppose that’s why I read everything there was to read about parenting – especially the Bible. And you know what I found out?
Even if you’re surprised by parenthood, or even if you can’t see right now how it’s all going to turn out, God has a vision and a plan for your family.
Here’s how I know: