Endometriosis and Infertility

After posting Infertility Struggles, many of you responded with your own experiences and empathy.  In the next two weeks, you'll hear from four women who either have faced or are facing various degrees of infertility and miscarriage.  I think it's important, especially during Mother's Day weekend, to be mindful of this heartache so we can give support and be better … [Read more...]

Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me?

Pregnant with baby #4, it's kind of fun to think back to my Brand New Mama days.  What surprised me about pregnancy, birth, and a newborn.  What I was and wasn't prepared for.  What I wish I would have known! Fortunately for me, I have a pretty large close-knit family.  I babysat alone from the time I was 12 years old, and was constantly around small children.  (I even … [Read more...]