As Halloween approaches, I am thinking about all of you who are struggling with fertility treatments. Halloween was always a bittersweet time of year for me. On the one hand, I have always loved Halloween. I love the concept of getting to be someone else for a night. On the other hand, that holiday is all about children, which is painful for anyone enduring infertility.
I remember sitting next to my husband on our front steps with a large bowl of candy between us. We both loved to see the little children in their cute costumes. I would smile at the cute kids as they walked up and said, "Tick-a-tee," while my heart would break from longing to be a… [more]
Continuing on my copycatting of other blogs, here is a type of post that I picked up from www.antiracistparent.com The Gratuitous Cute Kid Pic! This is Becken on Halloween, displaying only one of a few smiles wearing his frog costume. He couldn't stand the thing. It was actually our back up costume, as our first pick didn't fit and we had to save it for next year. I was then on the mission to find something for him to wear. The plan on the frog outfit was that he would be the frog prince and Miss Ivy would be the princess. Until she then decided that she wanted to be Spongebob, Patrick, and a Baseball player. She… [more]
Hello! I wanted to wish everyone a Happy Halloweeen, but thought that I would be too obvious in repeating everyone else's wishes in the Title line, so I decided to add a little mystery. If your brain isn't working to it's peak on this crazy day, HH and H x 2 is for "Happy Halloween" It isn't even afternoon and we have been enjoying the festivities to the max around this joint. I dressed up as a skater girl, which was pretty easy as that is kind of how I dress anyway. I've been telling everyone that I'm Pharrell's girlfriend! And if you don't know who Pharrell is, you are missing out on the eye candy of Halloween! (Yes… [more]