The Decision to Mother. My infertility Story. 2 kids later, dreams, heartache, and depression. miscarriage #2

I know I’m a little late this week with my infertility story (The Decision to Mother) but I just had to get in the book club book (Desperate)  PLUS I’ve just started “eating through the rainbow” with the kiddos this … Continue reading

{all things can be used for good} pain brings empathy and compassion; my infertility story continues

The Decision to Mother. My Infertility Story Continues. A reader asked me if my miscarriage, followed by an immediate pregnancy caused me any emotional guilt as the grief was replaced with a new joy, new baby.  In answering her question … Continue reading

{Infertility and Adoption Etiquette}. what to say to help your waiting friend

My good friend Amber and I are teaming up again to finish our series on Infertility and Adoption Etiquette. We often get asked our opinions on how to care for someone who is struggling with infertility or transitioning to adoption. … Continue reading

join the movement. Part TWO of {when you’re fertile myrtle but your friend is waiting wendy. how to care for your friend who is walking the road of infertility, miscarriage and adoption} National Infertility Awareness Week

Today is another wonderful opportunity for me to co-author a posting with my good friend Amber @ Bumbers Bumblings.  Amber and I have known each other for 10 years now and walked alongside each other during infertility and the grief … Continue reading

Join the Movement. National Infertility Awareness Week. {The Dreaded Question…When Are You Having Kids? And How Do You Respond If You’re the One Who Is on the Receiving End?}

So, when are you guys going to have kids? You’re in your 30’s? What are you waiting for? If you’re TTC and not having much luck, these two questions are some of the hardest to field.  They rip your heart … Continue reading

Join the Movement. National Infertility Awareness Week {When You’re Fertile Myrtle But Your friend is Waiting Wendy} How to Care for your Friend Who is Walking the Road of Infertility, Miscarriage or Adoption (post 1 of 2).

Over the years, people have asked me how they can care for their friend who’s hurting.  I’ve asked my good friend Amber @ bumbersbumblings to co-author this post and try to hammer out “what to say and what to do … Continue reading

{baby bumps and baby showers at every turn}The Decision to Mother. my story with infertility, miscarriage, and motherhood

I left off in this story, crying and wondering how the mechanics of making a baby could be so complicated.  And truth be told, the mechanics were not the only struggle I had on the decision to mother. The emotion … Continue reading

(going to the specialist)The Decision to Mother: My Story with Infertility , Miscarriage, and Motherhood.

When women decide they’re ready for motherhood it seems that many people fall into one of two categories…. #1  You’re the girl who is planning on keeping TTC a secret.  You don’t want watchful eyes staring at your possible baby … Continue reading