Combating The After Holiday Weekend Fatigue

For my family, Labor Day weekend is just like any other weekend. Except it's one day longer. So for us, it's just an extra day of doing housework or yard-work or, as was the case this year, doing work at my family's farm. Cutting and splitting trees that had been removed and also broken trees …

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ANOTHER Office Baby Shower: How To Cope When You’re Still Waiting For That BFP

Susie has just announced that she is pregnant with her third baby and the office party planner has decided to throw her yet ANOTHER baby shower. Which, for someone who isn't struggling with infertility or who hasn't had a miscarriage, might just be another office event. However, for you, it seems like torture. After trying …

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What NOT To Say To Someone Struggling With Infertility

When you are struggling with infertility, you are already a mess of emotions. The last thing that you need is to hear unkind (although well-intentioned) things from others. In this article, we'll cover not just what NOT to say, but also some things you might say instead and also other ways to help support a …

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How To Support A Loved One After A Pregnancy Loss

When I lost my last baby in 2019, I really didn’t have anyone to turn to. A couple friends, no family, and definitely no one that I didn’t feel like I was bothering by talking about it. This was my 7th miscarriage after having 4 live births. My family told me after each of my …

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Relax And Recharge: Yoga

We all know that exercise is essential to our health. Too much is detrimental, however, and can actually inhibit ovulation and therefore lower your chances of getting pregnant. Plus, if you're anything like me, once you find something you like doing, you're not going to want to give it up once you do succeed at …

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7 Day Social Media Detox Challenge

I don't know about you, boo, but I have been spending WAY more time on my phone the last three months while quarantined. And in doing so, I have found myself to be seriously slacking in other areas of my life. I haven't been doing anything active, have seriously slacked off on my eating habits, …

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Relax And Recharge: Adult Coloring

When someone suggested that I try coloring for my anxiety, I thought they were crazy! I thought only children colored. But once I tried it, I was hooked!! It varies from person to person, but I personally have found that using colored pencils is my favorite way to color! I love being able to do …

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Relax and Recharge: Stress Reduction

Just as stress is different for each of us there is no stress reduction strategy that works for everyone. Jogging and other aerobic exercises, different types of meditation, prayer, yoga and tai chi are great for many people but when imposed on others, prove dull, boring and stressful. There is certainly no shortage of stress …

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Are You Sabotaging Your Own Conception?

You're eating healthy, you're exercising, you've quit smoking, quit drinking, quit taking your birth control, and you're having sex like rabbits. But you still haven't gotten that Big Fat Positive (BFP). What is going on?? If you've ruled out all the normal causes of infertility, it may be time to look inward. The expression “you …

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Relax and Recharge: Meditation

We all know that relaxing and reducing stress are super important. Not just important to the process of conception, but important to our overall health. One of the ways that I have found that work best to help me with relaxation is using meditation techniques. I will use meditation as a way to calm my …

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Relax and Recharge: Incense

One of my favorite ways to bring light scents into my home when I am trying to relax is by using incense. There are a myriad of scents available and they are sod almost everywhere. What some people don't know is that there are also different types of incense. Before continuing, I want to note …

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Relax and Recharge: Home Aromatherapy

We all know that trying to get pregnant can be extremely stressful. If you don't have the chance to take a full day off to pamper yourself and relax, then why not light a few candles or wax melts in relaxing scents throughout your home? If you keep doors closed, you can even use different …

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5 Ways To Invite Positivity and Fertility Into Your Life

Every day is not going to be all sunshine and rainbows. We all know that. But what most people don't realize is that they don't have to suffer through as many rainy cloudy days as they do. But how does one change the weather? Literally speaking, you can not change the weather outside. But just …

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