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Posts Tagged ‘practicing NFP’

Live the Love of your marriage vows

It’s always amazing to hear from couples who have realized that, once they got the nuts and bolts of their NFP method down, they saw further benefits for their marriage. Natural family planning brings couples closer together by increasing respect and communication skills. As many couples say, if you can talk about cervical mucus you can pretty much…

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A new kind of New Year’s resolution

Are you like millions of other Americans who resolve to live a healthier lifestyle in 2016? Are you afraid that despite your enthusiasm and motivation to make lasting changes in diet and exercise you might lose steam after a few weeks because…well…you have in the past and there is always some occasion to celebrate? Don’t…

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CCL and the Year of Mercy

Rejoice! The Year of Mercy is upon us! We have a tremendous opportunity over the next twelve months to experience God’s mercy for ourselves and the whole world. Couple to Couple League wants to take full advantage of the graces offered throughout the year and so have decided to offer prayers each month for a…

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Self-paced online course update

As you may have heard, CCL launched a new Self-paced Online Class in September, and we are starting to hear from couples who have completed it: Loved taking class from home Teachers encouraging and easy to understand Website easy to navigate and videos worked perfectly LOVED the couple LOVED, LOVED, LOVED the course This new class…

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Thanksgiving turkey…hold the hormones, please!

Thanksgiving is just around the corner — a time for thanks, family, football and food! So, the search may be on to find the perfect ingredients for your delicious meal, and today that likely includes choosing ingredients that you either avoid or know is healthy for you and your family. For example, more of us have a…

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Adventures in charting

By Leah Darrow Life can’t always be planned, and natural family planning hasn’t always been a perfect process for my husband, Ricky, and me. Don’t get me wrong: I actually love the idea of planning, organizing, making lists, Post-It notes, Ikea and The Container Store. But the reality is that I am president of the Procrastinator’s…

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NFP primer for learning couples

By Vicki Braun Why is it so challenging for us humans to adopt a new diet, take on a new sport or learn new job skills? Maybe it’s because we like rhythm and predictability; we enjoy constancy in our lives and learning a new habit or skill takes time to make it a regular part…

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Pope Francis’ talk on families

Since Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. in September, he has still left quite a “buzz” throughout the country, and I continue to be amazed at how such a short trip has made such a large impact. His welcoming and friendly demeanor truly encompass everything that is great about the Church, and even secular people…

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Coffee battling with your waking temperature

Wake up. Take temperature. Make coffee. In that order. Perhaps this is the beginning of your morning routine since you’ve started practicing NFP. Coffee may be a matter of survival for you. We understand. It seems like Starbucks has succeeded in convincing us to rely on caffeine more and more to get through our daily…

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