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Cheers, dear readers,   A couple of months ago (my how time flies!) I had the opportunity to meet up with not one, not two, but three wonderful women I have met through our Global Sisterhood community of women who have survived infertility. What an absolute pleasure and treat! They all happen to be in…

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Cheers, dear readers,   I am so proud and happy to share with you that a member of a community that I am involved with – The Global Sisterhood – has had the opportunity to give a TedX Talk surrounding women’s struggle around childlessness and motherhood. I have watched Jody Day’s outstanding presentation video three…

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Cheers, dear readers,   In my last post, I focused on the power of incantations which are affirmations on steroids that help bring more resolve and emotion into creating your intentions and your beliefs about what is possible in your life. We discussed how going through IVF treatment or seeking adoption definitely requires a lot…

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Hi everyone! Eric here this week with more musings from the <cue movie announcer voice> “male perspective”. In a lot of pop culture and conventional wisdom, men are characterized as being boorish, insensitive, and often emotionally flat-footed. And I know at least a few women who’d agree. I beg to differ. I don’t think this…

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Cheers, dear readers,   I wanted to take a timeout to write and thank many of you for the great discussions that transpired after my last post. Apparently I hit a nerve and a conversation-starter that many wanted to chime in and speak about in some of the support group forums. In that last post,…

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Cheers, dear readers,   I was recently having a deep conversation with a great friend where we discussed our childhood experiences. The conversation took many twists and turns and gave me much food for thought. As recently as this morning, I was still pondering the nuances of that conversation. It reminded me how much my…

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Cheers, dear readers,   I hope that you have been enjoying our latest audio interviews with authors and advocates Lisa Manterfield and Mary Wong. It was an absolute pleasure interviewing both of them and getting to really dig in to their experiences as well as their wisdom and even humor as it relates to each…

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I was just re-listening to the awesome interviews Cathy did recently with Mary Wong, author of Pathways to Pregnancy and Lisa Manterfield, creator of LifeWithoutBaby. I also recently had a wonderful conversation with one of my dear friends who has been through infertility and IVF treatment. Sometimes when I’m reading a book or listening to…

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Mary Wong has been in practice for more than 20 years helping thousands of couples conceive. She is the founder of ALIVE Holistic Health Clinic and was an expert panel advisor to the Canadian government on infertility and adoption (where the province of Ontario funds IUI cycles and 1 IVF as a result amongst other…

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Lisa Manterfield is the creator of LifeWithoutBaby.com, the online community that provides resources, community, compassion, and support to women facing a life without children. She is the author of Life Without Baby: Surviving and Thriving When Motherhood Doesn’t Happen and the award-winning memoir I’m Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to…

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