Is Hammacher Schlemmer just messing with us?

Hammacher Schlemmer is one of my favorite catalogs. Truly. When a new one arrives in the mail I flip through it swiftly, then I return back to page one and savor each product slowly ....more

Where do I fit in W’s donor story? Part 4

Donor Story Links: Read Part 1 of Where do I fit in… Read Part 2 of Where do I fit in… Read Part 3 of Where do I fit in… The absolutely comical bit about this happens to be the fact that my mother recorded Delivery Man onto our DVR this last week. I saw […] The post Where do I fit in W’s donor story? Part 4 appeared first on Creating Motherhood ....more

Where do I fit in W’s donor story? Part 3

Read Part 1 of Where do I fit in… Read Part 2 of Where do I fit in… What was presented to me on the DSR was information, numbers, data, and reporting. A family reveals small nuggets to share, little breadcrumbs, and it is up to you to decide how much to pick up or […] ...more

Where do I fit in W’s donor story? Part 2

Read Part 1 of Where do I fit in… The first thing I did was talk to my friends in the IVP. These are internet friends I have known for nearly ten years. Most of us met in a donor sperm thread on a fertility forum ....more

Where do I fit in W’s donor story? Part 1

I am going to be treading lightly here as I feel like I am on the fringe of things. One of the more challenging aspects about writing about life in an online medium is properly figuring out where your life story is vs where another life story is. We are all constantly bumping into each […] ...more

Happy Compus Day!

Having to explain a holiday that does not involve cake or the giving of gifts is harder than I anticipated. That doesn’t mean I don’t do my part to talk about the history behind observational days. Columbus Day has been a bit tricky for us ....more

more than the moon

We went to look at a potential rental yesterday evening. It was nice, it checked many of the good boxes, but it is just out of our price range. Our real estate person is going to see if there is any wiggle room with price, but if there isn’t, we are ok with walking away […] ...more

she taught me

I woke up so early this morning. Millie was on my mind. Today marks five years since she left us ....more

the October situation

We’ve been finding coins more often than usual. Our family accepted several years ago, back when my grandfather passed away, that the coins were simple winks and hellos from another ripple. When Millie died it was common for us to find a pair of coins next to each other ....more

having a seat at the table

I was recently invited...more