Waiting for Baby Bird

Why Giving Up Cheese (and other things) Was the Best Decision I Ever Made for My Fertility

Bread?  Nope. Milk?  Nope. Cheese?  Nope. That creamy Ranch dressing I love to dip my carrots in and the only reason why I even bother to eat carrots?  Nope. (Insert sigh) As someone who for the last ten years has dealt with the struggles of PCOS---irregular cycles, infertility, facial hair that grows faster than my… Continue reading Why Giving Up Cheese (and other things) Was the Best Decision I Ever Made for My Fertility

Soul Food

When You Need Peace in the Middle of Life’s Storms

  Five years ago, I started a new journey in life. A journey to become a mommy. I knew at the time that my doctor diagnosis of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome would make it harder, but not impossible. I knew with a bit of hope and a lot of faith, I would succeed in my endeavors.… Continue reading When You Need Peace in the Middle of Life’s Storms

Waiting for Baby Bird

Sweet Sister, Don’t Let Go of This Hope

Hey there sweet sister, Can I lean in and whisper something to you? It's the beginning of the New Year and everything is still fresh. I can still sense your overwhelming hope for the weeks and months ahead. I can still see you fist pump the air as you shout, "THIS WILL BE OUR YEAR!”… Continue reading Sweet Sister, Don’t Let Go of This Hope

Tales of Fostering

It’s “Gotcha” Day! {A Letter to My Foster Princess}

Dear sweet baby girl, You might not know what today is but its “Gotcha" day.  Two years ago on this very night God chose to write a new chapter into the story of our lives. And I’ll never forget the first few sentences, or moments, in which we first met. You were only 34 inches… Continue reading It’s “Gotcha” Day! {A Letter to My Foster Princess}