How my love for my son who is adopted and my son who is biological is the same, yet different

Only one person has had the chutzpah to ask me if I love my son whom we adopted less than I love my son whom I carried and birthed. She didn’t phrase it that bluntly, of course. And I knew she was inquiring out of genuine curiosity, as she was contemplating adoption after having twoContinue reading “How my love for my son who is adopted and my son who is biological is the same, yet different”

Infertility Index: Blogs, books, podcasts, and more

Blogs Waiting for Baby Bird In Due Time It’s Positive I Am Fruitful Hope During Infertility Hilariously Infertile Shelley Writes Joy During Infertility Finding Joy in Infertility Funny Girls of Fertility Ever Upward Our Misconception Embrace Bravery Faith Through PCOS Grace Awaiting For the Love of Joy Infertility and Faith Dreaming of Diapers WARNING: TheContinue reading “Infertility Index: Blogs, books, podcasts, and more”

Listen up: Let’s make the world less crappy for those struggling to have a baby

The world is a lonely place for couples having trouble getting pregnant. It’s hard to feel like you fit into a society where everyone and their giraffe is knocked up, posting pics of their bumps like they’re the universal outfit of the day. Instead of further isolating those who are struggling to grow their families,Continue reading “Listen up: Let’s make the world less crappy for those struggling to have a baby”

Blogspiration and the nudge-nag phenomenon

People blog for all sorts of reasons. Political, religious, financial; about sports, about entertainment, about how to cook beef bourguignon, or solve the Syrian refugee crisis, or upcycle a thrift store-salvaged dresser into a shabby chic armoire. IMHO, the ultimate motivation underlying all these reasons for blogging is rooted in a universal human presupposition. WeContinue reading “Blogspiration and the nudge-nag phenomenon”

How my blog was almost called ‘My A Cup Runneth Over’

Lemme tell you about this brilliant intro I wrote for the post that I had planned to publish when rolling out my new blog name. It was distinctively captivating, inspired and innovative, bursting with terrible puns suggestive of Top Chef writers with Tourette’s. I had planned to publish Heart to Pen: The inside story, butContinue reading “How my blog was almost called ‘My A Cup Runneth Over’”