Adoption Heartbreak

For reasons I won’t specify, we recently decided to withdraw from the adoption opportunity that was presented to us in January. It was an extremely agonizing decision with numerous discussions with doctors, nurses, and people that have been in similar situations. Definitely one of the toughest decisions we’ve ever made. Even after we decided, we still couldn’t make it official by letting the adoption agencies … Continue reading Adoption Heartbreak

Monday Thankfulness

Today I am thankful. Thankful for my lovely family and that we are healthy. I genuinely admire my amazing husband for being the devoted father that my cherished son and I are so lucky to have in our lives. Our incredible jobs naturally take us away from spending all our time with our adorable son, but they generously provide us the opportunity for affordable health … Continue reading Monday Thankfulness

Kudos to Social Media Moms

Hats off to the moms that show family pictures with everyone looking at the camera smiling in the beautiful, picturesque outdoor setting! Congratulations to those who work out which in turn possess fit bodies, even after children! Cheers to those who enjoy their picture taken and have perfect makeup and hair every day! I am amazed and inspired by all of you! That is not … Continue reading Kudos to Social Media Moms

Be Grateful

I was sitting here thinking of everything in my life I am grateful for. There is much more to this list, but I figured I’d share some with you. Today I am grateful for: My husband Our precious son, Little Q Our new adoption opportunity Family Friends Our jobs Our home Food on our table Clean water to drink Our health Pets Heat, especially this … Continue reading Be Grateful

Adoption 101

Infertility affects an overwhelming number of people. According to resolve.org, 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. (2006-2010 National Survey of Family Growth, CDC) When dealing with infertility, it seems like you are the only one, but it also seems like the numbers should be considerably higher. One option to assemble the family you’ve dreamt … Continue reading Adoption 101