Moms in the Making

I’ve run into a couple of friends lately who either just had their first baby or are about to. I see in their faces everything that must have been on mine for the last year and a half: fear, excitement, happiness, sadness, exhaustion, confusion: You can still smile with tears in your eyes. That’s what it’s like to be a first time mom. As they say, #AlltheFeels.

Here are a few things I’ve learned over the past year and change. I am sure someone told me these things, but maybe you’ll never really understand until you go through it.

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Infertility & the Trouble with Me

Even as I’m writing this, I’m trying to decide if it’s a good idea. But something lately has been pulling on my heart strings.

Maybe it’s because, when we decide to have another child, it won’t be easy.  Maybe it’s because, I feel like there are so many other people going through the same thing.  Maybe it’s because, this week, I found out my insurance would no longer cover infertility.  Maybe it’s because, I know the pain of wanting to be a mom so bad it hurts and feeling like you’re at the end of your rope.

So here goes….

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