Waiting for Baby Bird

All I Wanted for Christmas Was Two Pink Lines

I know it was hard. You weren't sure if it was nausea you had been having, the sudden bursts of tears you had been shedding, or simply the magic of the season you had been feeling, but you thought this was it. And that this month...this time...THIS test would be different. But as it turned… Continue reading All I Wanted for Christmas Was Two Pink Lines

Waiting for Baby Bird

Failed Christmas Expectations (when you hoped to be pregnant)

Every year I have that dream...that hope...of wrapping a positive pregnancy test up in cutsie wrapping paper and giving it to my husband on Christmas morning with the video camera rolling and my family unsuspectingly watching. And this year, that dream and that hope was no different. My body is never consistent and my monthly… Continue reading Failed Christmas Expectations (when you hoped to be pregnant)

Waiting for Baby Bird

To the One Who Can’t Buy the Baby’s First Christmas Outfit

Do you remember the other day? I do. I couldn't help but notice how you stopped and admired the display of "Baby's First Christmas" outfits before picking one of them up to hold. It was so tiny and cute, wasn't it? Especially the one with the reindeer footsies? At first glance I thought you would… Continue reading To the One Who Can’t Buy the Baby’s First Christmas Outfit

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An Infertile Woman’s Guide to the Holidays

Every holiday season for the last five years my heart has told my head that this time next year everything would be different. An extra person would be added to our Christmas card photo. An extra stocking hung by the fireplace. An extra reason to smile and give thanks. But as “this time next year”… Continue reading An Infertile Woman’s Guide to the Holidays

Just for Fun

It’s a Hillbilly Hootenanny Family Christmas Par-tay

YEE-HAW!  Howdy ho frendz! - welcum to my dino-mite hillbilly hootenanny Christmas party that is...errr...almost a year late posting. But better late than never, rite? For a little back story, let me explain the "why" behind this crazy shindig. 1st of all, I LOVE to throh me a goodin' par-ty and three yearz ago win… Continue reading It’s a Hillbilly Hootenanny Family Christmas Par-tay