Infertility, Jelly Bean, and Our First Big Loss

DianeApril 24, 2016 is a day that holds significance for many reasons. It was the first day of Infertility Awareness Week (in 2016). It was the day of our first miscarriage. It was a day that changed our lives forever. I feel like I had to get this blog post out today. Right now Brian… Continue reading Infertility, Jelly Bean, and Our First Big Loss

Adoption Lingo (What NOT to Say)

Diane -I am quickly learning about all of the acceptable and not acceptable words and phrases used when discussing adoption, and I'm going to try my best to share some of them here. First off, if you have used any of the "non-preferred" or "bad" phrases, please don't feel bad. I myself have used all… Continue reading Adoption Lingo (What NOT to Say)

Why Open Adoption?

Diane - Although our story hasn't had its happy ending (yet), I want to take the chance talk a little bit about open adoption and what led us to choose open adoption in the first place.There are a lot of misconceptions about open adoption. Brian and I had the chance to learn more about the… Continue reading Why Open Adoption?