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Tag Archives: infertility
I know I’m supposed to be taking a blog break right now but I can’t NOT post on Mother’s Day. The reason I can’t stay is away is not because I need to wish mothers a wonderful day and tell … Continue reading
One of the most valuable things I learned through going through infertility and our miscarriages was what real loss felt like. This has been so valuable for me because it taught me how I desperately need Jesus. Now only that, … Continue reading
Last year, as Easter was approaching our family was brimming with excitement. We had been matched with a birth mom who was expecting a baby boy in just 3 short weeks!! I had slowly began filling up my nursery closet … Continue reading
I wonder when most people would say they became a mom? Would it be when they first saw their positive pregnancy test? First heard their baby’s heartbeat or first held their baby in their arms? To be honest my motherhood … Continue reading
I don’t know where you live but here in the Midwest we’ve had an absolutely brutal winter so far. (And actually I know it’s been a cold and snowy weather everywhere– the other week I read there was snow in … Continue reading
A little more than a year ago we closed the door on infertility treatment for good. (You can read our story here.) I remember for a time, my fertility doctor felt so safe. There, I was just like everyone else. … Continue reading
I was talking to a friend recently about my blog. He mentioned it’s been neat to see the change of tone here reflecting the change of tone in my life. I kept thinking about that phrase after he said it … Continue reading
Our sweet son is ours. He had some minor health issues at birth so was in the NICU for a while. We were there all day every day and a few nights sleeping in an uncomfortable recliner by his bassinet. … Continue reading
So many answered prayers we’ve seen in the past month and a half since Bryan’s birth- some we didn’t even ask for but the Spirit filled in with groans too deep for words. It can be so easy for me … Continue reading