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Guys, you don't have to fear the V-word

Guys, You Don’t Need to Fear The V-Word

Guys, you don’t have to fear the V-word anymore! No, not THAT V-word, the OTHER V-word. You know, the ✂ ✂ V-word. I don’t know about you, but I think the scariest part about a vasectomy was the unknown. Would it be awkward lying there half-naked with people staring at my baby-makers? What would it feel […]

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I Am You

I see you. The couple going through an infertility battle. Leaving the clinic while my loud, sweet baby waits with me in plain sight in the middle of the lobby. I see her tensed face move into a wide, joyous smile, even if it’s painful to do so; surely it was full of tears a […]

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Deciding to Adopt

I can distinctly remember the day my husband and I first discussed the possibility of pursuing adoption. We had been dating for a couple of months. Ha! Now, I’m not sure what the normal “talking-about-kids-while-dating” timeline is, but we knew from very early on that we were on a fast track to the altar and […]

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Family Planning & the Gift of Life

You know that feeling, when you both decide you’re finally done having kids? That weight off your shoulders, its a bitter-sweet feeling. My husband and I made that final decision a few months ago. We have twin boys that are 2.5 years old. I always pictured us with two boys, and here we are… we […]

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Our Domestic Adoption Journey – Part 2

First off, wow! I am completely humbled by the positive responses and supportive words regarding Part 1 (which you can read HERE) of our Domestic Adoption Journey.  Sharing our story is always one that you hope will be welcomed with open arms and you guys definitely didn’t disappoint. For that I want to say thank […]

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The Broken Road to Parenthood

April is Infertility Awareness Month and while my struggle with infertility is now behind me, I still felt compelled to share my journey with those who may be in the heat of the battle. Infertility is very real (1 in 8 couples are affected by it). Infertility is extremely unforgiving and unfair. While it’s part […]

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