Just as surely as Tuesday follows Monday, any time infertility is mentioned in an article on the Internet, a “why don’t people just adopt? JEEZ.” comment (or a dozen such comments) will appear.
Being 30 is weird. I finally feel like an adult and that scares me. The last few months have shown me a whole new lease on my life. I have had an ever-increasing desire to have a child which, in turn, has caused all sorts of issues. Am I ready to be a parent? Probably […]
Some of you may remember a post I wrote a few months ago about having Turner syndrome. (If not, it’s cool: I have a link!) In it, I spoke about having the condition, but somehow in my stream-of-consciousness writer ways it ended up having a bit of a focus on one aspect of Turner syndrome […]
By looking at me, you can’t tell. You’d assume I’m just your everyday, average short 26-year-old. (I am, but for the purposes of this article, I’m choosing to differentiate myself.) I may come off as a little goofy and childlike, but that’s all part of my charm, or so my husband says. Unless you are […]
Last week I attended a screening of Disney’s new movie, The Odd Life of Timothy Green. I knew from the television commercials that it was going to make me have feelings. There’s a kid who appears out of the garden and well, I just kind of knew it was going to deal with infertility and […]
As I write this, it is the morning of Mother’s Day. My husband and daughter are asleep, and I am alone with my thoughts, maybe for the first time since Sofia was born two years ago. I should be basking in my untethered time, and, in fact, I’m going to go brew a pot of […]
Welcome back to another roundabout edition of Ladyblogs You Should Be Reading. Time flies fast around here, doesn’t it? We have covered many topics and we are planning to cover a hell of a lot more. This week, I want to highlight some of the best parenting blogs out there that delve into everything from […]
It’s time for a sharing circle, Persephoneers. We talk a lot about motherhood around here, and the choice to not be a mother. Today, we’re going to chat about those of us who aren’t in either the happily parenting or happily childfree demographic.
Parenthood on NBC finally gave us a new episode last night, and it was worth the wait. The Braverman clan continues to work through long-established story lines, and things are getting interesting.