Finding My Lost Faith During Infertility

There is a John Lennon quote that says "Everything will be okay in the end. If it is not okay, it is not the end." If you would have asked me a year ago if I believed in that, I would have said "no". My husband and I struggled to conceive for a while. The … Continue reading Finding My Lost Faith During Infertility

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Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

I remember sitting on the front porch with my mom, the summer after I graduated from high school. My friend had just had a baby, and my mom was reminiscing about when she was pregnant with me. I had always pictured myself as a mom, even as a kid. But that night was the first time … Continue reading Infertility: The Monthly Road To Hope

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive

As a sophomore in college, I was the girl that had a life plan. I'd graduate, move down south, fall in love, get married, and start a family by twenty-five. I did all of the above, but not the way I had originally planned.I graduated with a degree in communications, and fell in love with an … Continue reading First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Struggling To Conceive

Being A Step Mom When You Have No Children Of Your Own

It was my first week at my new job. I was so excited to meet new people and have new opportunities. One day, while on break, I overheard a coworker talking about being a step parent. “ Being a step parent is awesome, because you don’t have to be a real parent.”  I was livid, but … Continue reading Being A Step Mom When You Have No Children Of Your Own