The Eleven Commandments of Trying to Conceive

Laughing Your Way through Infertility:  I.  Thou shalt not treat thy home pregnancy tests with disrespect.  A used negative test shall remain in a peaceful resting place in thy trash can.  Furthermore, a line doeseth not count if thou drew on it with a felt tip pen.  A home pregnancy test shall also not be…

Got a Case of the Mondays?

Laughing Your Way through Infertility:  A scientific study has revealed that Mondays are indeed terrible, horrible, no good and…well…basically crappy.  I know, I know, you can go ahead and file this information under the things you already knew, but a confirmation by science doesn’t hurt right?   Not to mention the findings for this study…

Trying to Conceive Sniglets

Today, I want to introduce you to sniglets.  What are sniglets you ask?  Sniglets are words that should appear in dictionaries, but don’t.  Basically, they are made up words for those things in life that just don’t seem to have an “official” terminology.  For instance… Musquirt:  The runny stuff that comes out of the mustard…

12 Ways to Survive the Two Week Wait

Since I am in my two-week wait, I can affirm that for any woman who is trying to get pregnant, it can be pure torture.  You promise yourself you will just wait it out, distract yourself with other activities such as knitting, scrap booking, exercising (but not too much as it might disrupt a cozy…

It’s Picture Day!

Laughing Your Way through Infertility:  It’s Picture Day! Let’s face it, picture day is a big deal.  They forever capture a moment in time of school-age awkwardness.  These are the stuff legends are made of and soon your Instagram and Facebook newsfeed will be flooded with your friends showing off their children’s cute annual school…

Labor Day for Men

  Hey there lovelies!  Happy Labor Day!  I can’t believe it is that time again.  The time in which white clothes are now out, sales are in, and people attend one last backyard barbecue or pool party as they say sayonara to Summer and hello to hoodies, bonfires, hayrides, and of course…all things pumpkin spice!…

I Must Be Pregnant Because…

Let’s face it, it is a well-known fact to any woman trying to conceive that the millisecond something new happens to your body during the dreadful two-week wait, you automatically think BAM! I must be pregnant! You know that your logical reasoning tells you a pregnancy can’t be confirmed until you get the two pink…