It’s Tuesday. And around here, Tuesdays are RealTalkTuesdays. Today, though, there’s more than just the normal affirmations on my mind. Today, I’m thinking about the five years that have gone past as this blog has grown, and just how monumental it actually is. Five years ago, when I started my blog, it was out of […]
For the past few weeks, I’ve been going back and forth with a couple friends and family members about how to get over the hump that finances have placed smack dab in the middle of reproductive progress. I had qualms about applying for grants, for fear of taking those resources away from someone else who […]
Often we have to address organizations not understanding the feelings of those dealing with family-building barriers, so I think it is a joyful opportunity to finally address someone for doing something RIGHT.
Everything that I believed about myself has been called into question as I walk through this.
But I’ve said all this before. So why am I sharing it right now?
Quite simply, because someone needs to hear it.
What IF we were careful to encourage the appreciation of all family types, and family building options. What IF my family structure was acknowledged and respected? What IF infertility were acknowledged?
I wish I was content to live a life without children in my home that didn’t get “returned to sender” at the close of the weekend or workday. But try as I might, I can’t turn this off.
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