Waiting for Baby Bird

Grieving the Life You Planned

Vulnerable Post Alert:  Grief hits you at weird moments, doesn't it? For me, it happened this morning as I stood facing my bathroom mirror. I was mindlessly putting on my makeup and getting ready for the day when the thoughts of what I imagined my life would look like recklessly hit me like a Mack… Continue reading Grieving the Life You Planned

Waiting for Baby Bird

36 Years Old and Still Barren

I turn the big 3-6 today (a baby to some...old to others) And I can't believe it. Never in my plans as a high school student, college student, or career woman in my middle 20's did I imagine life would look like it does now. Is my life bad? No. But does it look anything… Continue reading 36 Years Old and Still Barren

Tales of Fostering

The Tickle Only Her Biological Momma Can Give

On this day, five years ago, a 34 inch tall cutie patootie with the softest blonde curls stepped foot into my home. For nearly 1,273 days she shared my love and home until she began to share my last name. I'll never forget that day. Much like I will never forget the moment the judge… Continue reading The Tickle Only Her Biological Momma Can Give

When Someone You Know Is Infertile

Encouraging Your Loved One Through Infertility

I used to receive them all of the time in the beginning when I first announced our struggle to conceive. You know, those random texts that someone was praying for me. Or a card sent to my mailbox with words that spoke Truth into my heart. Or sometimes even a surprise gift of faith that… Continue reading Encouraging Your Loved One Through Infertility