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Miracle Mondays: Eucharisteo

I just started reading Ann Voskamp’s, One Thousand Gifts, and I was drawn in by the use of the word Eucharisteo. I’m not that familiar with the biblical term but as she describes it, it is finding blessings and being thankful. She goes on to write about how to find joy right now, where you are, in what ever situation ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Premarital Conversations about Kids

Did you and your spouse talk about having kids before you got married? Did you agree that you both wanted children? Did you talk about when you might want to start a family and/or how many kids you would want? Has any of these changed over time? -Cindy Read More »

While you Wait Wednesdays: Spouse Check

If you have set some time aside this Wednesday to talk with your spouse take a few moments to walk in their shoes. I know I was always anxious to rattle off my latest let down or how sad I was to see THREE pregnant gals at Target, but I rarely sought out my husband and asked how he was ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesdays: Ovulatory Disorders

Have you been told that you have a thyroid issue? Is it affecting your fertility? Read this article from RESOLVE about Ovulatory Disorders. “The major effects of abnormal thyroid levels relates largely to changes in ovulation and menstruation. Ovulation may be impaired by changes in the production of: sex hormone binding globulin (SHBG), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), estrogen, and androgens ... Read More »

Miracle Monday: Pray for Patience

Sometimes we just don’t know what to pray for anymore.  We’ve asked (sometimes begged) God for a pregnancy, a baby, an adoption and yet we still have empty arms.  We’ve prayed for direction, what should we don next?  Who should we see?  Who can we get help from?  At a Bible Study last week the speaker recommended when our faith is weak ... Read More »

Financial Fridays: Thrift Shop IVF?

I like to be financially responsible and live pretty frugally, but what about when it comes to paying for IVF or other infertility treatments?  I found this website claiming it offers discount IVF treatments and more.  What do you think about this?  http://www.medicaldiscounts.com/fertility.htm When it comes to something as important as getting the right egg/sperm to make a baby I ... Read More »

The Thursday Thinker: Fortune Teller

If you could see into the future and found out that yes, you would become a parent (or have another baby) but it would take two full years from today how would you feel? -Cindy Read More »

Miracle Mondays: Battling the “What if’s…”

It’s three a.m., you got up to use the bathroom and now you can’t fall back asleep.  This is when our mind and heart like to play the “What if…” game.  “What if I never get pregnant?” “What if we can’t afford Assisted Reproduction?” “What if the birth-mom changes her mind?” “What if my husband never agrees to adoption?” “What if ... Read More »

While you Wait Wednesdays: Baby Hour

I have posted before about how important I think it is to manage your emotions during this trying time of waiting for a baby. One of the techniques I recommend is to choose one day a week (I recommend Wednesdays) to postpone all your worries, concerns, questions, discussions with your spouse, to one day a week. This gives you the ... Read More »

The Truth about Trying Tuesday: New IVF Technique

This is excellent news for those who may need to do IVF. Although the research is new and may take awhile to become manistream this is a wonderful breakthrough! New IVF technique giving women better outcomes -Cindy Read More »