Tag Archives: parenting classes

friend facing unplanned pregnancy

GUEST BLOG: Align Pregnancy Center When a close friend tells you they have accidentally become pregnant, you may want to offer them support, but you may not know exactly what that support should entail. After all, learning that you’re pregnant can be extremely overwhelming; what can you say to comfort someone in that situation?  Ultimately, the most important thing you…

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book recommendations

Family relationships take work! No one is a perfect parent, child, spouse or sibling, and there’s always room for growth and change. At Life’s Choices, one of our goals is to provide our community with the necessary and supplemental resources needed to develop into the best person they can be! With the right books and classes comes learning and maturing.…

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motherhood adventure

The path to motherhood is one that can start at many different entry points. For many it begins at conception. For some women, it begins with the generous and selfless gift given by another mother, or perhaps through one’s own generosity to open her home to a child in need. Rest assured, no matter how a woman’s motherhood adventure begins,…

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baby sleep tips

The expression “sleeping like a baby” is often used to mean getting a great night’s sleep. But if your baby is like any other baby, that is probably not what is happening. If you are interested in learning more about helping your baby to sleep more soundly, our BrightCourse course shares helpful information and tips. The truth is babies don’t…

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unexpected pregnancy support

Life’s Choices is dedicated to being a place of support for women and families experiencing unexpected pregnancies as well as an educational resource for those seeking to foster healthy relationships. With offices in both Kutztown and Hamburg, Pennsylvania, we love serving the Berks County community by providing free resources and creating an environment of hope and healing for our clients.…

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parenting tips

Life as a new mom can be filled with many challenges and blessings. Trying to keep everything straight while running on little sleep can easily leave you feeling frazzled. Please know that you are not alone — every mom has been where you are right now. After chatting with many women about their past struggles as young mothers, I created…

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budget-friendly fall fun ideas

When my children were in elementary school, our finances were tight but our need for fun family outings was high. We came up with the concept of “Fun Fridays” with a simple premise: if kids and parents did a good job meeting their responsibilities during the week, we would set aside several hours plus a modest budget to do something…

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adoption information

When a woman or couple finds out they are unexpectedly pregnant, adoption is one of the options they may consider. At Life’s Choices, we are not an adoption agency, but we have lots of valid information to offer a woman when she considers if adoption is the right choice for her. Adoption is a complicated, difficult and wonderful choice for…

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school options during covid-19

There’s no lack of confusion when it comes to what education looks like this fall with COVID-19 restrictions. Parents need to evaluate what’s best for their family, schools need to plan for any scenario under the sun and pleasing everyone is an impossible task. We contacted local education consultant, Marci Howell of Marci Howell Educational Services for an inside look at school…

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help a pregnant friend

Pregnancy is a big deal, and whether a woman was hoping to become pregnant or was caught completely off guard, that woman needs support from her friends more than ever. Here are some ways you can help your friend process the news that she is pregnant. 1. LISTEN Honestly, we all need someone to listen when we are coping with…

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