Are you going to adopt again? (Part 1)

Oh boy! All those questions people ask when you have a baby. You’ve just had one, and they are asking if you’ll have another. I’m actually surprised how much we get this particular question, because we waited so long for our first. No joke; a nurse in the NICU Read More »

I hid you on Facebook and I’m not sorry…

You want names?

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Music Monday #2 {Jess}

I can’t believe a month has passed already! I’ll let you know a secret though…I already knew which song I would pick for this month.Read More »

Music Monday #1 {Jess}

Hi, y’all! Just Jessica today! I’ve been hoping to share posts with you about something that I love: music. I’m not necessarily musically inclined, but I love to connect with lyrics and rhythm. During our infertility journey, music was very comforting. I browsed youtube for hours finding songs that captured my emotions, hopes, and fears. It’s interesting when the same song Read More »

Hurry Up and Wait

During infertility, there is this phenomena that happens with waiting, especially when seeking treatment. You go to all the doctors appointments, have all the blood work, and have any necessary procedures done. You are very excited/nervous during this whole process, but you are super focused on hearing good numbers for a successful procedure. Then, the treatment is done, and you’re left to wait. Waiting to see if you’ll be a Mommy and Daddy. We call this the “hurry up and wait” feeling. You can’t wait for X to happen, but you have to wait to see if it’ll all work out. With adoption, it’s not all that different.

hurry up and wait

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Seeing Signs

People from all walks of life look for signs. Is this the right guy for me? Should I take the job? With infertility, we tend to look for signs a lot. If a cycle starts on or near so-and-so’s birthday, it’s meant to be. If a estimated delivery date is around an anniversary, it’s meant to be. During our infertility journey, most of these signs we’re let downs, and they left a lot of possibilities unseen. Despite all of that, we still have hope, and we still see signs. Read More »