Monthly Archives: March 2015

Time out with friends..

Today I had time out, time with good friends. Both have a young family, with busy schedules, and are parents, with the joy that babies, toddlers and young children have to offer. Yet everyone needs time out. We talked, gossiped and just enjoyed a relaxing afternoon. A mum with kids is non-stop, 24-7, and even when they do take this… Read more →

Pregnant? Don’t Ask….

How many of us have been asked ‘that dreaded question’ when greeted by a friend, a relative or a stranger? The question that makes your stomach flip, your throat get tight, and your eyes dart around for a quick escape….. ‘Are you pregnant?’ Regardless of whether you do or don’t want children, whether you are trying to conceive, or worse,… Read more →

Strength and Resolve

The entire concept of fertility and infertility is such a closed subject. Women and their families hesitate before telling anyone they want to start a family, for fear of things that could go wrong. So many keep their struggles a secret, sometimes never even talking to close family or friends, and silently grieving when things don’t go to plan.  … Read more →

What are you grateful for?

Amidst the past two years dealing with my personal misfortunes, and perhaps in an attempt to retain my sanity, it’s been important for me to focus on the positives, the aspects of my life that I’m truly grateful to have. ‘Every cloud has a silver lining’; ‘What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger’; ‘When god closes a door, somewhere he opens… Read more →