Mother’s Day

This is Not Your Typical Mother’s Day Story

May 12th, 2011
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For Mother’s Day my husband and daughter treated me to a wonderful dinner at one of my favorite Italian restaurants. My daughter who is six years old still needs to be reminded to use her utensils and not her fingers and to sit properly in her chair from time to time. In other words, she [...]

Welcome to the Fertility Blog A-Z and Everything In Between

April 6th, 2011
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Welcome to the new series of Fertility Blogs! As a Mom and a woman who had some of the most excruciating experiences with my infertility treatments, I can empathize and sympathize with every woman, man and family during these emotional times. A friend once asked me to describe myself, using one word, starting with the [...]

Confessions of a Protester

May 4th, 2010
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I belong to a church that has a beautiful focus on families and the sacredness of them. This is a wonderful thing, except when you’re infertile and feel like you’re going to hell if you don’t have a kid by age 25. I don’t mean to bash the teachings of my church; I’m just trying [...]

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Coping With Mother’s Day Part 2

May 11th, 2007
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Coping With Loss on Mother’s Day Plant a tree in her honor Ask God to Help You Through Spend the Day With Family Now I think that the family idea is great, but only if they are sensitive to your feelings. I believe that many times, even the nicest people can make you feel worse [...]

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When Mother’s Day Hurts

May 11th, 2007
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Coping With Loss on Mother’s Day submitted by Beliefnet Readers. It’s no secret that Mother’s Day can be the worst for want to be mommies. Although a lot of the hints from the above article were meant for other losses besides infertility, I believe that some can help out in a lot of different situations. [...]

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Mothering Day

May 12th, 2006
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During my infertile years, which may not be over, I was lucky enough to have a mother, sister and husband who realized that although a was not a Mother, with a capital M, I was a motherer, as a verb, not a noun. This quality was honored by them on Mother’s Day, not the title [...]

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