A Playmate for Patrick

By Sharon Munroe...more

Courage in the Unknown

I sat in the passenger’s seat, looking out the window and taking in the beauty of the rolling hills near our home on the outskirts of Austin, Texas., and a smile crept across my face.  It was one of those stop-and-smell-the-roses moments that makes me take stock in everything I have and am grateful for.  My mind flashed back to my state of mind a year prior....more

Text Book Pregnancy - an Earlier Chapter

By Sharon Munroe...more

No Regrets

 There was a time, not long before I met my husband, when I had developed a sort of acceptance that having a child might not be a part of my reality.  I was 37 years old, single, and quite enjoying where I was in my life....more

Carrie's* Story

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Let's Expand on the Advanced Maternal Age Conversation

Not too long ago, I wrote a humorous post about getting the AMA (Advanced Maternal Age) stamp on my medical chart when I was pregnant (at age 40) and how it affected me. It was hard for me, at the time, to reconcile the fact that I was actually in this category. I guess I am not unlike a lot of people in that I haven’t quite wrapped my head around the fact that I kept aging past my 30th birthday....more
 @lauriemann57 That's wonderful news!more