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October 2012

Infertility Story – An Interview and Guest Post

This is a piece that has been written by a friend of mine who lives in Ontario and went through in vitro fertilization (IVF) after infertility. I asked her to write it as a guest post for me here on thriftymommastips.com because she has always been extremely supportive of the Conceivable Dreams goal to grow awareness of the human and financial impact of infertility in Ontario. She supports the campaign …Read More

Is This Time of Year Harder

At this time of year, as we gather to give thanks for what we have in our lives, we are also reminded of the things we don’t have or perhaps struggle to obtain. It is usually after these wonderful family gatherings that we sit and reflect about what really matters in our lives. For some of us, it would be the inability to conceive a child of our own. The …Read More

Infertility and the Holidays

This Thanksgiving weekend we enjoyed a delicious turkey dinner here at home, just the six of us. And after dinner we played a ridiculously long game of Monopoly before the kids headed off to bed for the night. It was a perfect Thanksgiving, and I am grateful to have spent it with my family. Not all holidays have been this great though. There was a Christmas eleven years ago when …Read More

The “What ifs” of Infertility

This time of year it is always the time to reflect on what you are most thankful for. Most of us will say our family and more importantly our amazing children.  I am so very thankful for my beautiful boys and for the miracle of how I came to be their mommy.  In fact, I am thankful everyday for my sons, for their impact on my life and for the ways in which they …Read More