Tag: Infertility

National Foster Care Month: Supporting Foster Families in Pensacola

National Foster Care Month In Northwest Florida, there are nearly 600 children in foster care and over 407,000 children and youth in foster care within...

Pregnancy Loss and Infertility: Our Silent Journey

"When are you having another one?" "When is your daughter going to be a big sister?" "Ready for #2?" Or the best one of all,...

This Was Not Our Plan, but It’s GRAND!

“Look at my new tattoo!”  This was the text message I sent to my sisters and niece. I had just gotten a heart tattoo with...

Surviving the Wait of Infertility: A Letter to My Former Self

Dear Self, You are heartbroken right now. There was yet another negative pregnancy test result. You just received the news from your kind, almost apologetic...

Infertility: Searching For Answers When There Is No Explanation

From the earliest days of our relationship, my husband Bryan and I knew we wanted to have children and often talked about how excited...

The Day I Lost It in Walmart

There I was, standing in a long line at the Walmart pharmacy with a prescription for $1,000 worth of fertility drugs. I remember it...

Lessons Learned From a Life with Endometriosis

I remember being 13 years old and reading an article in Seventeen Magazine (yep, we all had them...) about endometriosis. It was a short...

Celebrating National Adoption Month

In 2011 and 2016, my husband, Marc, and I adopted our now 9 and 5-year-old sons. We spent ten years and over $30,000 on...

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