Posts in category "motherhood"

Letters to a New Mom: Coffee Will Get You Through Until It’s Acceptable to Drink Wine

Dear New Mom, You have probably heard it before, “it’s the hardest and most rewarding job you will ever have”. WOW that the truth. I’ve only been a mom for 3 years, 3 months, and 2 days, and here is my best advice (to date). This says it all: “the days are long, the years... Read more »

Celebrate National Infertility Awareness Month: My Personal Journey

Infertility – it affects 7.3 million people…that’s as if infertility took over New York City.  That is how big it is! I write a special post every year to honor to National Infertility Awareness Month. It is a time to dedicate a post to all those currently dealing with infertility and for those who have... Read more »

Why Do Women Feel The Need To Judge Each Other (No More Judging)

As women, why are we always judging OTHER women! Especially decisions.  Emotionally charged topics. It seems the more emotionally tied the subject is the more we are judging. ******************** Why are you focusing on her career?  How could you be a stay-at-home mom? Why aren’t you breastfeeding?  How could you use formula? Why wait so... Read more »
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Thankful for Lurie Children’s Hospital and the support it gives our kids

Today is the Eric & Kathy Radiothon for Lurie Children’s Hospital.  When this amazing event happens each year I get teary eyed for the stories.  I am a mix of emotions, sad for the families that have to deal with such hard times but also happy for the families I personally know who have been... Read more »

You Never Know: Fertility Challenges and The Blossom Method

I am honored to be a part of The Blossom Method‘s Chicago campaign so perfectly titled - You Never Know! Why “You Never Know”? The answer is simple. We often never know who among our family and friends is having difficulty getting pregnant, has experienced a loss, or is dealing with postpartum issues. Moreover, we chose You... Read more »

it’s OK to not be perfect

I have to remind myself of this several times throughout the day. Especially when it comes to parenting and motherhood. My road to motherhood was a long and bumpy one that had detours and pit stops. I think because I had to go through so much to be a Mom, I put immense pressure on... Read more »
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    I am a wife to the love of my life and best friend, mommy to my Scooter, entrepreneur, infertility consultant and survivor, friend to women I think of as sisters, only daughter, cat lover (and furr mom to my two girls), city dweller, marathoner, fitness instructor, coffee-a-holic, pizza lovin, cookie connoisseur, iTunes junkie, overly organized, sports lover (I-L-L, I-N-I, BEAR Down), superstitious, glass half-full type of girl…who is immensely passionate about all things women’s health – ESPECIALLY infertility and overcoming it!

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