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Review: Instant Mom by Nia Vardalos

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I will have to buy this book, so that I can highlight parts, and extract quotes. I will then have to buy an extra copy so that I can wrap it in a note and give it to someone as oxygen. My review of Nia Vardalos’ “Instant Mom…

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Dear Braxton Sisters…

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The season finale of Braxton Family Values opened with a fertility discussion for Tamar and Vince. The result was a hopeful and honest look at the discussion of fertility issues in a close-knit family. An important discussion and visual representation worthy of note…

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What I Wish YOU Knew

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This week, I am completely and totally floored by the amazing outreach initive of Redbook Magazine.  Through partnerships with Resolve: The National Infertility Association and First Response, Redbook has launched a massive no-shame campaign entitled “The Truth About Trying“.   From behind the scenes, I’ve known about this campaign for a couple months now, but even as I got excited and prepared for it, I had no idea how absolutely amazing this movement would really be.

If you haven’t seen it, let me explain a little about what it is.

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Dear Sherri Shepherd,

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Dear Sherri, I don’t know if you’re aware of how important your humor and honesty is for Black women dealing with infertility, but please, let me enlighten you…

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Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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Congratulations are in order for Mr and Mrs. Cannon, but where does their story fit in the land of infertility? Does it fit at all? Who decides, and who is in charge of sharing these stories? The Egg explores and contemplates…