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Dirt and Sky, Part III

“Life is simple, it’s just not easy”

The words have stopped flowing easily lately. If they come at all, they are forced. It feels like running uphill. 1,264 more words


Every time in the last year I’ve begun to doubt our surro-journey, something amazing happens. The run of garage sales we did in June exhausted me to my core. 795 more words

The Promised Update  

You wouldn’t know so by my absence from posting, but these last several months have been full of bustle and hussle in Team Dream Baby land. 416 more words


“Reality, yeah, sometimes life
Ain’t all that it’s cracked up to be”

– Kenny Chesney, “Reality

Wow, that didn’t take long…

The vision is the easy part, a bright and shiny ideal, a new beginning, a fresh start in a new house, relationships building on a strong foundation already laid. 1,916 more words

Diverse Families: Writing Our Family Narrative

One thing I love about the country I live in, is that society is continually becoming more accepting of alternative families. Families are no longer created only from heterosexual parents, with an average of 2.2 children. 476 more words


My Infertility Journey - Told Through Bitmoji Of Course

I’ve been kinda down and knew I needed to laugh. What makes you laugh? Someone next to you accidentally farting? Dogs running towards you and accidentally tripping? 726 more words

Infertile Ground ...

This post has been simmering just beneath the surface for me over the last 2 weeks.  Well over the last 10 years really.  There was a post on a forum I follow asking will you ever forget your infertility when becoming a parent through adoption?. 617 more words