Two Croc-laden feet, tucked under to boost him to the table. Tiny chambray shirt holding onto his mama’s arm. He asked “Pretty please, sit by me?”. She obliged. I thought of the baby we didn’t know. And the one we don’t know yet. I thought of my girl, feet now dangling towards the floor. I […]Read More Mother’s Day – 2018.
It. is. happening. I am having a baby. And I would say I don’t believe it but that would be a bold faced lie. I do believe it because I am moody as hell, I have a four month bump (I am not four months along, yet) and too many turns in the car makes […]Read More When You Finally Get Pregnant–and You Feel a Little Bit Guilty.
When I hear that someone is pregnant again, someone who was pregnant when I was or even after, I find myself thinking, “Wow! That was fast”. In my mind, so little time has passed since I was pregnant with my daughter. But as friends lap with me with their second, third, or even fourth baby, […]Read More The struggles and acceptance of secondary fertility
Ten percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage–yet many women feel like they have to deal with the emotional and physical fallout on their own. I spoke to Lisa O’Dell, mother of four, about her miscarriages. Below, she gives us some insight into her experiences and how to support friends you may know in a […]Read More 5 Questions: How to support a friend when pregnancy ends in miscarriage
Infertility is defined as trying unsuccessfully to conceive for more than a year. For many couples, however, the struggle continues much longer — and through a great deal of heartache. I spoke to my friend, Hannah Clements, about her difficult journey to motherhood. Below, she gives us some insight into her experiences and how to […]Read More 5 Questions: What to do when friends are dealing with infertility