The Power in Experience – “It was never about me, it was about them”

It is human nature to feel sorry for oneself, and fall deeper into the abyss of emotions when we aren’t in a good place. But if we can find the strength within, to pick ourselves up and find the lesson in each experience, it will bring you closer to peace, closer to yourself, and closer […]

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Courage Doesn’t Always Roar

This quote made me think of so many women whose courage has given me strength over the past several years. It makes me feel proud and inspired by seemingly ordinary women, accomplishing the extraordinary each and every day. Know that your bravery is acknowledged, shared and celebrated.

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Audra’s Story

The journey a woman takes trying to conceive, is her own. It is her story, her pain, her heartache, her battle and hopefully her triumph. The journey and the road are different for everyone, and I want to create a place where these narratives can be shared. Whether you have experienced miscarriage, you were unable […]

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Social Media and Infertility – The Things We Want to Post…but Don’t

It seems like every time I open up Facebook or Instagram, another woman is posting a pregnancy announcement, a gender reveal, pregnancy photo updates, or the birth of her child. Social media began to plague me with frustration, hurt and anger because it seemed so easy for everyone else to get pregnant, and I’m over […]

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For the Families and Friends

I hear the phrase, “my friend/family member read your blog and said it was so helpful.” I want to share that this blog is not only for the women experiencing infertility, but also for the friends and family who are looking for understanding as well as helpful tools to be supportive to their loved ones. […]

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Keeping the Faith

Every woman struggling to get pregnant has reached the point of feeling like giving up. We’ve all felt the feeling of defeat, the feeling of being overwhelmed, over worried, over stressed, and wanting to crumble to the floor and give up. It’s a natural and organic response to the challenges you were chosen to face. […]

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Practices to Strengthen Your Marriage While Navigating Through Infertility

I remember the extreme loneliness I felt at times once I found out we were not going to be able to conceive on our own. I felt the mounting pressure of our situation being my fault, I was broken, I’m the reason my husband doesn’t have children, I can’t give my husband and our families […]

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What Not to Say to Someone Experiencing Infertility

Not everyone has experienced the harsh reality of infertility, so often times the response related to the topic from friends or family members can come off as rude or malicious. The truth of the matter is, that unless infertility directly affects you, you are ignorant on the topic, as well as how to handle it. […]

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Getting Pregnant…who knew you needed a book these days.

It’s just not that easy, and truth be told, it’s been difficult for many women for many years. Like many women, I began to look forward to starting my family and decided to detox my body, cut back on caffeine and sugar, and visit my local book store to stock up on as many pregnancy […]

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Compliments

It’s National Compliment Day! Let’s take this opportunity to lift each other up and support one another!

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Make a Vision Board

Seriously…make a vision board. Use the philosophy of the law of attraction to bring positive experiences into your life. They are a powerful tool that helps to focus your energy on the things you want, they help define goals and bring clarity to those goals, and they help you distance yourself from the negative thoughts […]

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