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Parenting

Okay Fine, I’m the Messy Parent

You know how you see those posts on social media from moms sharing their house-cleaning woes? The ones where their husband’s dirty socks didn’t make it all the way to the hamper or where they leave their husband with the kids only to come home to paint on the dog and teetering dishes in the […]

Food

Fresh and Simple Baked Stuffed Apples for Dessert

Apple picking is one of our favorite fall activities. The only trick to apple picking is using up all the apples when we come home because we tend to pick more than we need. We keep some for lunches and apple pie in a jar, and we always keep plenty on hand to make our favorite dessert, […]

Parenting

I Have a Child, but I’m Still Infertile

There’s this misconception that having a child after infertility means the entire situation has been resolved. Now that you’re holding a baby in your arms, you’ve been cured, and you can now move on with life. That couldn’t be further from the truth. I’ll never forget the day a friend and I were having lunch […]

Trying to Conceive

From IVF To Pregnancy-My Story Part 5

Eggs and Embryos. If you’ve been following my IVF story, you’ll know I’m now at the point in trying to conceive, I’ve started the stimming medication, which is what we hoped would prompt my embryos to produce plenty of follicles, yielding a decent number of eggs to be fertilised into viable embryos.