How to Prepare for IVF in 10 Steps

After two fresh IVF cycles and one frozen cycle, I feel like I have a pretty good idea of what it takes to get ready. I thought I'd share my top tips on how to prepare for IVF as smoothly and stress-free as possible. ...more
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5 Things Never to Say to an IVF Patient

So you think you can empathize with someone going through IVF?  Maybe you held your best friend's hand as she went through the madness.  Spoke to her in her deepest lows about adoption or what if's?  You cried with her before and during treatments, and after her baby was conceived, you worried with her until he/she came.  This is all great and I am not here to discredit anyone's experiences with or friendships with someone going through a hard time conceiving a baby. ...more
Eggcellent Post! I'll be sharing this on my FB page this week. While going through my own ...more

Chick That Laid the Golden Egg

Chick That Laid the Golden Egg...more


I am a cancer survivor.  At 34 I was a single sales professional, trying to find Mr. ...more
I agree!!!!!!!!!!!! I was not able to see the symbol...We do need to be recognized.I am on meds ...more

The Day the World Stopped: Angelina Jolie Used In Vitro!

There I was, my back to the front door, Twittering about the Wonder Pets (what do you guys think about the Ollie character who pops up in the "Saves the Skunk" episode? A little grating...right?) when my husband burst through the door, flinging the grocery bags brimming with half-and-half and veggie chicken nuggets to the ground to brandish the shocking evidence. "It was in vitro!" he roared, shaking the cover of Us magazine in my face. And the world stopped. And that was the moment that everything changed. ...more

Okay. As someone who had tried unsuccessfully for over a year, with countless doctor's ...more

Brangelina "Not Defective," Just Impatient Is All

Enough! Give me back the gossip magazines of old. Where's Bjork? I want Thelma and Louise! I long for days when fashion snafus on the red carpet and stars on their exotic vacations filled the covers. Give me Barbra Streisand as a political commentator. Where are the gossip mags that offer the pure, unadulterated joy of escaping the more predictable work-a-day world that doesn't involve parenting tips? What do we get today? Bumb watch. Pregnancy announcements. Baby shower gift guides. Baby name speculation. Blow-by-blow delivery stories. What the ?? ...more

Something has happened to gossip rags and call me old fashioned but I miss the good old ...more