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Upcoming Events!

Upcoming Events!

RESOLVE Support Group Meeting Monday, July 21, 2014, 7:00pm Ridgedale Library, Minnetonka, MN   Camp Lebanon 2014 Fall Women’s Retreats The Perfect Piece Peace Sept. 26-28, 2014 Oct. 3-5, 2014 I will be presenting a worshop both weekends: The Not-So-Perfect Recipe for the Not-So-Perfect Family—–Cindy Rasmussen This workshop is dedicated to giving hope to those dealing with infertility, adoption, pregnancy ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Who’s with Me?

Take a look at these statistics from the CDC: Infertility (Data are for the U.S.)  Number of women ages 15-44 with   impaired fecundity (impaired ability to get pregnant or carry a baby to term): 6.7 million Percent of women ages 15-44 with impaired fecundity: 10.9% Number of married women ages 15-44 that are infertile (unable to get pregnant after at least ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesday:  For Friends and Family

The Truth about Trying Tuesday: For Friends and Family

You probably know someone who has been affected by infertility.  Maybe it’s a close friend that has suffered a miscarriage.  Maybe there’s a co-worker that is still childless after many years.  There may even be a close family member that has chosen to remain silent about their struggles but are still devestated by the heartbreak of dealing with infertility. Part ... Read More »

Resolve to Know More…101 Ways to Have a Baby

Resolve to Know More…101 Ways to Have a Baby

“This is our oldest son, Joey, I gave birth to him…” I begin to introduce my children to the curious lady at the check-out lane.  She furrows her eyebrows as if this is an oxymoron.  “This is Josh and Johnny, they joined our family through adoption.  They were born in Ukraine, they’re the same age but not biological brothers.  We brought them ... Read More »

Welcome to my New Website!

“What do you write about?”  people ask. “I write about becoming a mom and being a mom.” I answer.  I want to give hope and compassion to those who are struggling with infertility and loss, but I also want to provide light-hearted encouragement to those who are now moms.  I have decided to combine my two blogs (Barren to Bonkers! ... Read More »

Faith-Based Infertility Support Group

I will be teaching a workshop on Faith-Based Infertility at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, MN, on Saturday, Feb. 8, 9am-12pm. If you or someone you know would benefit from some HOPE then pass this along! Faith, Fertility, and Family Building Infertility Support Group -Cindy Rasmussen www.cindy-rasmussen.com       Read More »

National Adoption Awareness Month: A Sweet Story

National Adoption Awareness Month: A Sweet Story

As part of National Adoption Awareness month the Today Show has been highlighting adoption stories. Read this sweet story of a couple from the Netherlands that adopts from the U.S.: Dutch Family Adopts Daughter from America -Cindy Read More »

The Thursday Thinker

The Thursday Thinker

Life is uncertain. One of our preschool teacher’s grown daughters woke up one morning and saw black and spots. She went in to get it checked out and found out she has stage 4 brain cancer. She is in her late 30’s has a 3-year old and 15-month old twins. How can that be? I don’t know if her twins ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesday: Multiple Miscarriages

“Experiencing a miscarriage is a tremendous shock. Infertility is defined as 2 or more consecutive miscarriages. The joyful feelings resulting from a positive pregnancy test give way to feelings of disappointment and sadness. A feeling of unreality – “this can’t be happening to me” – is mixed with a deeper sense of having lost something precious – a baby.” This ... Read More »

While you Wait Wednesday, July 24

Consider reading this book to help guide you through the waiting process. It is written as a 30-day study and would be a great resource to help you get through August: Waiting on God by Andrew Murray Here is the Overview: “Has the life of God’s people reached the utmost limit of what God is willing to do for them? ... Read More »