Category Archives: Fertility Struggles

The Bubble

The Bubble

My husband and I have this joke about putting me in “The Bubble”. You see when we were trying to conceive we really were ready to do ANYTHING to have a baby. So I gave up alcohol, caffeine, sugar, exercise, sushi, etc. for months at a time. There was a time where my husband wouldn’tRead More

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The Pregnancy Fire Drill

The Pregnancy Fire Drill

This fire drill happened a few months back. But it was definitely a fire drill for our family. Wait, what is that? Why is that happening now? I am seven days early in my cycle. OMG, is that implantation bleeding? No, it can’t be! The timing is not right. Where is my tracker……Sex on thisRead More

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Being Comfortable as a Family of Four

Being Comfortable as a Family of Four

We are…..comfortable. Our little family of four…well five if you include the dog. I love sitting on the couch, Papi, son, Mami, daughter, dog. All snuggled up. I love that even though my daughter still wakes up at night, we snuggle and we can all goes right back to sleep without much disturbance. Everyone eatsRead More

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The 40 Year Gap

The 40 Year Gap

This is a continuation of my journey through the thoughts, feelings and experiences contemplating adding a third child to our family. My initial post provides a glimpse into the reality and the joke of this question for our family. If I have a third baby….we will have 40 years between us. I feel pretty awesomeRead More

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Are you going to have another baby?

Are you going to have another baby?

“So are you going to have another baby?” This seems to be the question that people ask right after you have a child. This question can bring up lots of emotions if you struggled to have the child you are holding in your arms. Having dealt with infertility and losses, adoption and having a rainbowRead More

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Our Adoption Story Part 2

Our Adoption Story Part 2

I loved sharing the first part of our adoption story. Reading the words and feeling the emotions again have been the highlight of this month, National Adoption Month. I am also very grateful to be featured on Dallas Mom’s Blog and discussing Love for a Child: Overcoming the Fear of Adoption. Here is the second partRead More

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Nicole Featured on Dallas Moms Blog

Nicole Featured on Dallas Moms Blog

In honor of National Adoption Month I was contacted by Dallas Moms Blog to write a blog about adoption. This was such an honor as a new blog write and something I am passionate about. I loved sharing the first part of our adoption story yesterday and will share the rest tomorrow. The topic ofRead More

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Our Adoption Story Part 1

Our Adoption Story Part 1

Our adoption story starts years before we heard about or brought our son home. It started because I always felt like I wanted to adopt. So when my husband and I were dating and discussing the future, I made sure that our future included adoption….and our future did include adoption, just not the way IRead More

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Why We Need to Talk about Miscarriage & Infant Loss

Why We Need to Talk about Miscarriage & Infant Loss

This is a repost, you can find the original post here. I have referenced before how I had wonderful dreams of surprising my husband with some sort of cute way to say “I’m pregnant” but instead came back from a doctor’s appointment saying the words “I’m pregnant” followed by “They can’t find a heartbeat”. This has beenRead More

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Linking up for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day

Linking up for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day

Today we are taking a very special moment, something close to home, to talk about, post about and share with others in the hopes of offering support in several ways. Click here to see today’s post for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Rememberance Day. Thank you for supporting us and those who have lost a babyRead More

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