If Not For Me, Do It For Him

“If not for me, do it for him.” That’s all I could cry out in my desperation as I could barely catch my breath while pressing my forehead to the wall of our shower one late summer evening after hearing the news of a friend’s pregnancy. Infertility is so hard and after nearly six years…

I am Unashamed: Taking Off My Mask to #StartAsking

For days I have sat staring at a blank computer screen unsure of what I should write for National Infertility Awareness Week. To be quite frank, I wasn’t fond of the theme #StartAsking.  In fact, I hated it.  But after some soul-searching, I realized it’s because over the last year it has become increasingly difficult…

To the Childless Woman at Walmart

To the childless woman at Walmart… I saw you as we stood together in check out lane number three.  I was holding the precious hand of my foster child and trying to talk her out of the ring pops and candy bars.  We made eye contact, you and me, before you smiled at her and…