The Comic Section, Waiting for Baby Bird, When Someone You Know Is Infertile

25 of the Worst Expressions to Say to Your Infertile Friend (and the responses I would like to give)

Since coming out of the infertility closet several years ago, everyone including the male cashier scanning my ovulation prediction kit has offered me their words of comfort, their awe-inspiring stories of hope, as well as their golden nuggets of advice. This is why if I had a dollar for every time I was educated on… Continue reading 25 of the Worst Expressions to Say to Your Infertile Friend (and the responses I would like to give)

Tales of Fostering

The Night She Tore Down My Wall

Last week I was asked by a close friend if I would miss Goldilocks when she returned home to her mother. My response was "Ehh."  This "Ehh" is the same answer I always give whenever I am asked if I will be sad when a child leaves our home to be returned to their family. … Continue reading The Night She Tore Down My Wall

Soul Food

Are You Constantly Feeling Defeated?

We have all heard the nursery rhyme about the three little pigs, right? If not, let me do my version of a quick recap... The story goes a little something like this... Mother pig decided her three little piggies were not so little anymore and kicked them out of her pigsty...uhhh...I mean sent them out… Continue reading Are You Constantly Feeling Defeated?

Waiting for Baby Bird

Diary of an Infertile: Am I Ready for a Child?

Three months ago my time, energy, and schedule were my own. Most mornings I had the luxury of waking up whenever I wanted and I had the joys of quietly listening to the birds chirp on the back patio while I enjoyed my hot cup of coffee, warm piece of toast, and Jesus Calling devotional.… Continue reading Diary of an Infertile: Am I Ready for a Child?