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Protected: A brother’s response to his sister’s infertility..

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Because sometimes you have to laugh at the journey you’re on..

Marriage. Baby making. Good stuff.

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The fertility struggle, the race to catch ovulation and the greatest husband ever

This is grounding. This is love.

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Paris: A lil bit of vava voom and a touch of ooh la la!

“I like The Eiffel Tower because it looks like steel and lace.” ― Natalie Lloyd   A few months ago, I randomly booked Paris because I was dying to see my favourite band play live. Mr.Husband agreed to it, mainly because he

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Marriage, infertility & the sex therapist

I don’t know where to start with this post. It’s hard to share details like this because nobody likes admitting something isn’t quite right in their relationship but I am slowly learning that this is common and it’s an important

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The infertile, the 4 year old and Halloween

It can quite easily be summed up as this. My sister got married and asked me to look after my nephew for two weeks so she could go on her honeymoon.As a woman whose life is pretty much upside down

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Introducing Date Night – 1001 of them

If someone suggested date night to me when I was two years into my marriage, I would have laughed it off and said ‘Don’t be so silly! We don’t need date night!’ Now almost eight years into my marriage, I

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Originally posted on jenn mcclory, novelist:
About a year ago, I made a short cut for this sound effect on my laptop.  I click it liberally when the boys chat with me. “Mommy, I’m out of goldfish.” DunDunDunnnnn “Looks like…

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Divorce – being despised by your brother’s wife .. fun!

I’ve done so well at not grieving or mourning over infertility but then despair crept into the house tonight disguised as my brother’s divorce. Sister-in-law is busy hating me right now. Hating me for speaking my mind and not taking

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Infertility: The moment your sister falls pregnant before you

I responded to ScaredNot2FollowHim about coping when you find out your sister is pregnant before you. I ended up writing an essay of a response but I hope it helps someone and shows the happy light lovely good side of

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Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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