An Open Letter to My Fertile Family

As we all gathered together around a cozy campfire to devour our roasted hot dogs, bowls of chili, and mounds of pasta salad, I could hear to the left of me talk of a nursery and the upcoming baby shower. Directly behind me I overheard someone discuss the struggles and joys of going from one…

Will You Rejoice With Those Who Have Children?

When you are struggling to conceive for months or even years, hearing the good news of someone else getting pregnant can be difficult to swallow.  You put on a fake smile and tell them “Congratulations”,  but it stings.  Their amazing news, the news you wish was yours can cause bitterness.  It can cause fear.  It…