15 Newborn Essentials to Make Life Easier


Blog, Littles

So, you’ve planned your whole nursery on Pinterest and maybe you’ve already put it all together perfectly. But what newborn essentials do you actually need when you bring your baby home? There is so much marketed for new parents and babies and it is all SO CUTE and hard to resist. I’m not saying don’t […]

July 31, 2020

Walk to Remember


Pregnancy & Infant Loss

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month and yesterday Dylan and I attended the P.S. Walk to Remember for the first time. The family friendly event is put on by P.S. Parent Support to honor and remember all children who have passed far too soon. The walk was short and very sweet through the […]

October 15, 2018

The Summer of IUI’s


Pregnancy & Infant Loss

It has been the summer of IUI’s. June’s IUI was unsuccessful, and the beginning of July we had our fifth IUI attempt with 5mg of Letrozole and 75iu of Gonal-F. It was like deja vu going through the motions around the Fourth of July again, as that was when we started any kind of medical […]

August 20, 2018

IUI 3 (Attempt 4)


Infertility

I thought for sure this IUI would be it. But to be honest, I think that for each one and every time CD1 (Cycle Day 1) shows up it is just as heartbreaking. We just found out IUI number 3 was yet again, unsuccessful. This was our third one, but fourth attempt; we had one […]

June 28, 2018

Due Date Anniversary


Pregnancy & Infant Loss

June 12. A date engraved in my mind and heart. The day our little girl was due to arrive in this world. 2 years ago today.   Adeline was born on February 20 instead. Her body born and delivered into my arms Her soul born and delivered into Heaven. Our little Angel.   Today is […]

June 12, 2018

A Small Moment


Pregnancy & Infant Loss

Have you ever had apart of your story be minimized so badly that you feel yourself erupting? It is Thursday morning which mean I am in a classroom with 38 other aspiring teachers, sitting at cafeteria tables with benches that were not designed for the size of my rear end. I am working towards my […]

May 15, 2018

The Fertility Journey Continues


Infertility

As our fertility journey continues, it continues to have me strapped in. I hold my breath as I go up the rickety old wooden roller coaster, the chain clinking. Towards the top, a new round of medication starts, a treatment happens, HOPE happens. I reach the top, I throw my hands up in the air […]

April 18, 2018

10 Ways to Survive the Two Week Wait


Infertility

You would think after nearly two years of practicing how to not go crazy during a two week wait, that I would be getting pretty good at it, handling things pretty well, getting the hang of things, have things totally under control. But, ladies, that’s not the case here at all. After two years of […]

February 27, 2018