I'm excited to be back to blogging and getting back to normal, whatever that is. If you follow me on Instagram or have followed this blog for a time, you know its been kinda quiet around here. Like, ghost town quiet. Not just for a week or a month. Maybe Mama was silent for a … Continue reading Real Talk: I’m Not OK. Infertility and Depression
In the infertility world, we talk a lot about doing what's best for you to make it through this crazy journey. This was the first time I truly did what was best for me no matter how anyone else felt about it. I skipped a friend's baby shower. I never thought I would be one … Continue reading I Skipped My First Baby Shower…And I Don’t Feel Guilty
As we walk, sometimes crawl, though this infertility journey, we have to keep our minds and hearts open. Of course, there is nothing like carrying your own baby, but as we all know, sometimes that's not possible. That doesn't mean you don't get to have a family. Maybe you use a donor egg. Maybe you … Continue reading November: Adoption Awareness Month
This week kicks off the American Holiday season: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Eve. Plenty of food, parties, shopping sprees, drinks, and time with family and friends. Time with family and friends usually means people want a life update: How's School? How's Work? Did you get the job you interviewed for? When are you going … Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home (And Endless Questions) for the Hoilidays
We're halfway through November (how did that happen?!) and I can't let this month go by without acknowledging that its National Adoption Awareness Month! I was not aware that there was such a thing, until this year, so now I have to enlighten everyone else. The focus for this year's month is adopting older youth … Continue reading November’s Not Just for Turkey.