Can someone please explain to me why the split second your first child leaves your womb, there’s a line of people out the door ready to bombard you with unsolicited advice? You have barely even decided what your own parenting style is going to be (let’s be real, there’s the style we thought we would […]
Read More Thanks, but I Didn’t Ask
If you are part of the IVF cool kids group, you know all about the dreaded “two week wait”. It should honestly be called the 500 year wait, because that is exactly what it feels like. Layer on the most insane anxiety you’ve ever had on top of a shit ton of hormones and a […]
Read More The Dreaded 2WW
Between 2011 and 2014 I experienced losses that there was no way I could have ever braced or prepared myself for. They also shook who I was and my belief systems down to the core. I’d always felt very strongly that everything happened for a reason, and that sometimes it would take a long time […]
Read More When You Stop Believing Everything Happens for a Reason.
We changed Thea’s toddler bed out into a double bed last weekend and while it was exciting to see her so overjoyed, it was also excruciating for me. Why you ask? Because it was a milestone of motherhood that I’ll never get to experience again. Some of you know a lot about our struggle to […]
Read More The Heartache of When all of Your Firsts are also Your Lasts.