NIAW: You Are Not Alone Dealing with Secondary Infertility

As I sit and type this post, our 11-year-old son is doing one of his after school chores, unloading and loading the dishwasher, and our 5-year-old daughter is playing quietly in her room. Really? Seriously?! ...more

Eight Years in Eight Words

Eight years ago yesterday, on April 10, 2007, I began blogging. On past...more

Shades of Gray

I have a love/hate relationship with gut feelings. When they come over me, they are so hard to ignore. I feel pulled to embrace them and yet struggle with other factors that play into my perspective ....more

Today You Are 40

You are a wife. You are a mom. You are a daughter ....more

Anticipatory Grief

I was sitting across the table from her, in their kitchen. I asked how she was doing. She said, “really busy.” I said, “I know what you mean.” She replied, “I’m not sure that you do…” And then she told me ....more

45 Seconds

If you watched the Oscars last night, hopefully you got to hear The Imitation Game screenwriter,...more

Grace and Decisions



It’s my word for today. Really, it should be my...more

My Comments Are Back!

So I realized awhile back (I think it’s actually been a few months or more) that the comments here on my blog were not showing up. I could still see them in my dashboard (behind the scenes) but not on my website for all to see. I was too busy to do anything about it, until yesterday when I looked into it ....more