• 3 Tips for Staying Sane, Happy, and Humorous While Trying to Conceive

    Ovulation tests, fertility diets, basal thermometers, soft-cups (don’t get me started…) An overwhelming number of options are at your disposal that promise to help you get your...
  • Help Me Tackle My “Before Baby Bucket List” One Bad Decision At A Time

    A “Do Not Touch” sign, like in a museum or an expensive store, always conjures up the same feeling in me: I must touch that immediately! And realizing I’ll have to give up certain...
  • I Need A Vacation… From Getting Pregnant

    I have a number of new mom friends that have begged me to enjoy the fact that it’s taking some time to get pregnant. It’s easy to focus on what you don’t have and forget how much you do...
  • Ovulation Tests Are Totally Accurate at Being Inaccurate

    I always think of my friend Angie when I use ovulation tests. Angie and I met last summer, learned we were both planning on getting pregnant soon and instantly became friends. And as soon as...
  • 3 Things That F Up When You Are F’ing To Make A Baby

    Once you are trying to conceive, the mental list of times and places that you have absolutely zero desire to have sex seems to grow. Most would agree that sex is awesome. So why isn’t more of it even more awesome?
  • Everyone’s An Expert When You’re Trying To Get Pregnant

    At no other time is this saying more true than when you are trying to get pregnant. Once it’s discovered you’re “trying”, people will literally cross the street to tell you what worked for them. Or their friend. Or their...