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I got on a Plane…

So last week I got on a plane, by myself, and flew to California with my dream in my carry-on (stuffed in there with a weeks worth of clothes, three pairs of shoes and not nearly enough hair care products for my long curly hair.) I went to a Writers Conference in the mountains near Santa Cruz. I had my ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Easter

Are you prepared for the next holiday? Do you have answers for the inquisition as to the reasons that you and your husband have yet provided your mother-in-law with grandchildren? What if your cousin announces her third pregnancy and rolls her eyes about how bothersome the morning sickness is? Have you though about how to handle the emotions when you ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Baby Dedications at Church

If you are trying to get pregnant or have experienced a miscarriage or pregnancy loss it can be extremely difficult to sit through a baby dedication ceremony at church. If you are going through a time that is very emotional you may want to skip the service if you know a baby dedication may be a part of it. Different ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Embryo Adoption

Have you considered embryo adoption? Or if you have frozen embryos and feel your family is complete, have you considered offering your frozen embryos for adoption? What are the concerns and/or benefits of it? -Cindy Read More »

While you Wait Wednesday: While I’m Waiting (Song)

I know the movie Fireproof came out years ago, but the theme song is a touching one about waiting that also applies to waiting for a baby. The lyrics for “While I’m Waiting” by John Waller can be found here. -Cindy Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Secondary Infertility

This may be a new term for you. You may not even know you have “it”. It simply means you were able to have your first baby without any medical interventions but now you are unable to conceive¬†or carry a baby to term. Thus the term secondary infertility. Getting information about this was helpful for me since we had one ... Read More »

Miracle Mondays: Books on Infertility

You could certainly look on Amazon for a listing of books on infertility but I found another list that is more comprehensive. It includes books on infertility, adoption, egg donation, surrogacy in both non-fiction and fiction. There are faith-based books as well as general audience books. Some are personal stories whereas others are self-help and educational. Take a look: Infertility ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Online Support

Since infertility can be a personal issue and friends and family may not understand, do you find online forums and blogs to be a helpful place to find support? -Cindy Read More »

While you Wait Wednesdays: Sometimes it’s Just Hard

I know when I was waiting to adopt people would assure me that it would happen soon. Well, they didn’t know that. And what is “soon” to someone who has been waiting for years? They meant well and they just want to be encouraging but maybe sometimes what I wanted to hear was, “Wow, all this waiting must be very ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Millions

You are not alone! “Infertility is a disease, and if you have been diagnosed, you are not alone. According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 7.3 million Americans, or 1 in 8 couples of childbearing, age are infertile.”¬† www.resolve.org -Cindy Read More »