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This morning a friend of mine put up a touching social media post paying tribute to her cute dachshund that had recently passed away. It was very sad news since I know how much her dog meant to her. It got me thinking about our furry friends, the loving bonds we share with them and…

  For the most part of this unusual and somewhat challenging year, I’ve been listening to various audiobooks for a bit of inspiration. I’ve settled into the lovely routine of taking a break from my computer in the afternoons and going to sit in the sun with a cup of tea while listening to something…

Dear brave and resilient woman, May is upon us and Mother’s Day is around the corner. You’ve probably seen the Mother’s Day adverts and specials everywhere – in your social media feeds, on television and radio, and in the grocery stores. Are you dreading the day? When you’re facing fertility issues it’s not unusual to…

  Self-blame. It’s a quiet little voice always lurking somewhere at the back of my mind. I could almost forget about it until it catches me unaware and pounces. Sometimes it surfaces when I see how amazing my husband is with our nieces and nephews, or when I notice how much our friends’ children love…

  It’s been a whirlwind of a month, and many of us are still trying to get our heads around it all. At the end of February, my husband and I travelled to the UK to visit family in London. Despite the cold weather, it was a really lovely trip. We spent quality time catching…

  It’s difficult to make sense of things right now. The world is awash with a frantic sense of chaos. The space that we find ourselves in has sparked a lot of fear, anger, panic and grief. Various industries have come to a standstill, ‘social distancing’ is a new norm. It has completely disrupted life…

A popular pregnancy test brand recently posted its first photo of a negative pregnancy test result on Instagram and infertility awareness advocates within the TTC community celebrated it as a significant gesture. Sharing this simple picture on their social media account was viewed as a nod towards the community of women whose fertility story doesn’t…

  Do you ever have moments where you notice how sometimes the life situations that challenge you the most have somehow also taught you valuable lessons as well? I’m unsure whether it’s more a matter of self-preservation than it is the reality of my situation, but this is something that I’ve been reflecting on a…

  February 2020 marks 20 years since my husband and I first met. It’s always so strange for me to think of how that one that fateful day and a great conversation about interesting worldviews and common interests led to what it has. When people discover long we’ve know one another and the fact that…

It’s easy to be happy some days. It’s easy to be optimistic, hopeful and positive that at some point things will turn around again. On those days, I have this inner knowing that eventually I will wake up feeling alive, blessed and centred in the family focused life I’ve always dreamed of. Yet, at the…

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