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Courtney Reissig

Courtney Reissig

Courtney Reissig is a pastor's wife, freelance writer, blogger, and teacher. She was born in California, grew up in Texas, and did a couple of stints in Michigan before finally graduating from Northwestern College (MN). After doing some graduate study at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, she met her husband and fell in love, and they now make their home in Little Rock, Arkansas. You can read more of her writing on her blog or follow her on Twitter @courtneyreissig.

Why Some Pregnant Moms Don’t Wait to Announce

Greater openness around miscarriage has us rethinking first trimester etiquette.

Dealing with ‘Gender Disappointment’

In the age of girl power, many of us want daughters. Here's why I’m happy either way.

How Wish Lists Affect Our Gift-Giving

Accepting gifts, the ones we asked for and the ones that surprise us, ultimately points us to the Giver.

Hot-N-Ready and Made With Love

Dinner’s about the act of serving, not what’s being served.

Have Babies, Just Not Yet

Resisting pressure to "make something of yourself" before motherhood.

Good Sex Comes to Those Who Wait?

Hook-up sex v. married sex: A warning about incentivizing abstinence with personal pleasure.

Why I Blogged About Our Miscarriage

And how I learned that oversharing brings us together.

Is Motherhood a Job?

100 percent of moms are working moms.

Putting Our Womanhood to Work

Forget the stereotypes: Women get ahead by being themselves.

Does God Wish Adam Lanza Had Never Been Born?

After his father’s recent remarks, Christians are challenged to remember the value of every life.

Extroverts and Introverts in the Body of Christ

Learning from our obsession with personality types.

Engagements Are the New Weddings

When did popping the question become such a big deal?

Love Thy Roommate As Thyself

New living patterns teach 20-somethings valuable lessons about relationships.

The Pressure to Pretend We're Not Under Pressure

Do-it-all women are supposed to make it look easy, but it’s not.

DIY Gone Too Far

God didn’t create us to do it all ourselves.

Why Do We Keep Saying Boys Are Easier?

The unfair, unbiblical double standard that’s hurting our daughters.

The Case for Siblings

In an only-child boom, reconsidering the lifelong value of brothers and sisters.

Grace for the Not-Quite-Happy Homemaker

Gloria Furman’s call to find joy at home, through the gospel.

The Gosnell Case and My Heart For Tiny Babies

Why I couldn't bear to follow the coverage this time.

The Quest for a Bigger, Better, Cuter Pregnancy

In an age of gender reveal cakes and ultrasound parties, it's not enough to just be pregnant anymore.