If you wouldn’t say it to a pregnant woman, don’t say it to a bereaved one

 When your loved one has a miscarriage -- knowing what to say, how to say it and when to say it can be tricky. On the one hand, you want to support her in her grief. On the other hand, you want to offer something that will comfort her.Unfortunately, so many of the things people say

A very different post: the best soup recipe ever (that is not an exaggeration!)

Excuse me while I take a huge detour from my normal blogging voice. Today,  I bring you.... Thai Chicken Noodle Soup (or Quateel as we call it in my family.)(Aka the best soup ever)I can see that it might take some convincing for you to try this. So let me give you some back story . My dad

Juxtaposition

 My heart is overflowing with emotions right now. That of course is nothing new for you readers. But there is this juxtaposition of everything in my heart.  On the one hand --  We had a fabulous day. I love my new moms group I'm a part of.  As an "infertile" mom, I usually avoid these kinds

Why “I’d get too attached” just doesn’t cut it

"I can never be a foster parent. I'd get too attached."         If I had a dollar for every time I heard this. In fact, I hear it almost every single time me being a foster parent comes up. So, I want to clarify a little something. 1) I am not some