I Wanted to Be Her…

I noticed her in front of me as I began putting my groceries into the car.  She looked younger.  Her hair was shinier, her arms were more tone.  The outfit she was wearing looked like something straight out of a magazine.  I even noticed the vehicle she was driving; it is the same one I…

The Perfect Family Picture

Laughter is a powerful antidote to the challenges we face and the stress that accompanies them because it helps lighten our burdens, inspire hope, connect ourselves to others and best of all–keep us grounded.  With that being said, are you ready for another edition of this week’s Monday Funnies?  Are you ready to start your…

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Honored.  Speechless.  Humbled.  Those three words can be used to best describe my thoughts and feelings after seeing my nomination for the “Very Inspiring Blogger”award from the amazing lady over at My Perfect Breakdown.  When I saw ‘waiting for baby bird’ listed as one of the blogs that inspires her, I couldn’t believe it!  My…

The Unknown

Typically my day begins with me quietly tiptoeing into the kitchen as I do not want to wake up the three-year old cutie patootie we have been hosting since January through the Safe Families for Children program.  Once she does wake up from her slumber, I usually grab two bowls out of the kitchen cabinet…

You Might Be an Infertile If…

After months of trying to conceive without success you might begin to wonder, “Am I infertile?”  The best way to answer this question is not by taking the quizzes online or checking off 8 out of the 10 symptoms listed on WebMD.  It’s also not through the results of your most recent blood work or…

My Name Is…

Last week while I was thinking about Josiah, I began to daydream on what he would one day look like, act like and how he would change the world around him.  Would he have my blue eyes and Daniel’s dark black hair?  Would he love math and go to school to be an engineer like…

Did You Just Tell Me No?

Bananas, Milk, Bread, Chicken Nuggets, and a box of First Response Early Responder Pregnancy Tests filled my Wal-Mart shopping basket one afternoon.  I decided on the box with just two for $8.98.  I wasn’t feeling pregnant so splurging on the box with three for $12.98 seemed like a waste of four dollars.  Heck, spending the…