The two little girls see us come into the bowling alley and their faces light up with the childlike smiles I love and yearn for each day. Granted I am holding a shiny present in my hand for them, so that excitement is most likely for the gift and our presence is just an added …

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Most of our closest friends have three kids. Three! Three seems to be the new 2.5 kids in our culture. We love those big families of five even if sometimes we look at each on our way to the childless quiet of our home and say to one another, “Man, three kids! The kids literally out number …

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A long weekend without many plans. So much time to get things done; do a bit of work, serve at church, work around the house and relax. Sleep in. Play with the dogs. Take care of the caterpillars and butterflies. Swim in our pool. Quiet, nice relaxing, low key weekend. And then your one real plan …

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The invisibility of infertility is part of my normal. As I have written, I never expected to feel invisible during my own community’s awareness week though. Couple that with this piece by Lisa over at Life Without Baby and reading Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos’s latest e-book Finally Heard (which I HIGHLY recommend) and it all has me thinking  and feeling quite a …

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