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    Giving Grace

    The reactions you receive when discussing our journey TTC with people can be quite amusing. I wonder if this is because we are accustomed to keeping personal matters personal, not burdening anyone with difficult subjects. And believe me, TTC is a difficult, personal matter. In the past couple of years, I have cautiously opened up to others about this topic. Each time I open up to a new person or group, it feels like a step of trust and faith. For the most part, our story has been received with love and grace, but occasionally this hasn’t been true. Through this experience, I’ve learned a few things about others and…

  • Family,  Pregnancy

    Acronyms

    I think the first time I really experienced all-things acronyms was in college, which is probably true for many people. I remember wondering what the SDR was and what people did when they had a DTR with another person. But, pretty soon, these and other acronyms were part of daily life. With each stage of life, different slang, acronyms, and lingo naturally emerge. But I’ve sometimes wondered if we also use acronyms as a way to distance ourselves from emotion. This thought came to mind recently after I stumbled across another post that included an acronym I’ve encountered countless times over the last couple of years. Honestly, I had no…