One Love

Ferris is turning one on April 20th.  My baby boy will have breathed life into his body, and Dan and mine essentially, for one full year on this incredible planet.  I have had some people say, “Do you miss your baby?”  Other people, “Are you sad?”  Still others, “Slow...

Hope Is Not A Strategy

Hope Is Not A Strategy Come again? What did she say? How dare she! I am probably going to upset a few people with today’s post but truth be told, I don’t like the word “hope”. I actually avoid the word in my home at all costs. Back in corporate America life once upon...

When IVF Doesn’t Work

Failure.   Anger.   Jealous.   Why, God?   These were a handful of emotions that ran through me when IVF wasn’t working.  Yes, Ferris is my last embryo, and by the grace of faith, love, and science, he took to my body, and now I have a beautiful baby....

When Cheers Mocked Infertility

I had a moment alone the other night and rather than run back into my home office, I took a 20-minute break and watched an episode of Cheers on Netflix.  I am usually the last one to watch a classic television series, but better late than never, right?   I was on...

Men of IVF

I recently overheard a conversation about a father who conceived his children with IVF but “doesn’t want them to ever know about it.”   Huh?   Being an advocate for in vitro fertilization, I immediately tried to think like this person I was hearing about....

Finally…A Children’s Book about IVF

If you want to change the world, start with yourself.  It’s not going to be easy.  Many will think you are wasting your time.  Some might even try and discourage you not to shake things up.   But, it’s those that dare to dream that the world remembers.   My...