Failed Christmas Expectations

  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…

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”…

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…

To the Childless Woman at Christmas…

Somewhere tonight there is a woman, sitting next to the twinkling lights of her Christmas tree and staring at the fireplace mantle. Year after year, her heart tells her head, “Here’s another Christmas with no children’s stockings to hang or cookies to bake for Santa.” I can see the tears fall on her sweet face…

Christmas with the Stars

Lights! Camera! Action! How do you take your mind off the fact another year has gone by and there isn’t a baby bird on the front of your Christmas card or snuggling up in your arms while looking at the glow of Christmas lights?  You throw a Kearns’ Whobalation of course! I love Christmas.  I…