Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. ‘Why I kept quiet about my infertility for five years’ Kayleigh Evans and her husband had been trying to get pregnant for three years when she decided to record small video… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

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Six years

Dates are important to me. I keep a running list of anniversaries in my Google Calendar. It's the easiest way to keep track of them for me. I just set it on repeat and have it never end. We have the usual suspects - wedding anniversary and birthdays, but I also have the day we… Continue reading Six years

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. How Infertility and Depression Made Me Reconsider My Parenting Dream This is a beautiful, personal article about the reasons why Stephanie Auteri decided not having another child after dealing with over… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

3 Lessons I Learned From Change

I am not a big fan of change. Even good changes can stress me out. But change is inevitable in life. Change is growth. But my natural response to change is to either resist, avoid, or deny that it is even happening or try to control that change through organizing, planning, and scheduling. In America,… Continue reading 3 Lessons I Learned From Change

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. New Book Explores the Unique Experience of Grieving Miscarriage as a Couple Another book is coming out to help couples! The couple who wrote this particular book experienced both infertility and… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

You’re Not Late

Waiting sucks. According to the New York Times in 2012, Americans wait 37 billion hours in line each year. In a world that values the quick and immediate, waiting just seems to be something abnormal. I never thought I would have to wait for children. There were so many things to grieve when I lost… Continue reading You’re Not Late

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. 3 Things to Say (and Not to Say) to Friends Experiencing Infertility An article from Marriage and Family Therapist Kelsey Chun. She gives some really good advice on what not to… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. 8 Ways to support a woman after she’s had a miscarriage Post from a WordPress blog written by a Catholic priest, Fr Michael Rennier. It's good advice and a great post… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

Be Kind but Don’t Rewind

10 points to your house if you get the above reference (and 20 points if you get that and the second reference I just made). Even though we have a beautiful, healthy baby boy in our home now, pregnancy loss is still prevalent in everyday interactions. People still ask questions that are pretty socially acceptable… Continue reading Be Kind but Don’t Rewind